Month: July 1988

The 5th Spot

“I am very excited. I want to have the best bike. It is very important to have the best if you want to win the Tour de France. This is why I made it a requirement to have Specialized as the team bike for my return to Astana.” —Alberto Contador. Specialized takes over as the …

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Taiwan Suppliers Predict Flat Year

BY NICOLE FORMOSA TAICHUNG, Taiwan—Taiwan executives project little or no growth in 2010 as the island’s manufacturing industry stabilizes in the wake of the global recession. “It’s been a tough year for everybody,” said Michael Chen, Ideal’s vice president of marketing for North America, commenting on 2009 business. Taiwan bicycle exports fell 20 percent for …

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Hawley 2010 Catalog Released

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company’s 2010 catalog is now available and will start shipping to dealers this week. This year’s Hawley catalog uses stringent environmental standards and chain-of-custody certification established by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This is part of Hawley’s continuing effort to reduce its environmental footprint. The environmental savings via FSC paper of …

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