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Topic-icon Most popular bikes in HK & Asian?

7 years 5 months ago #1478

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  • Hi all...
    Just curious....what's the most popular bikes in HK & Asian?
    We're doing some reach about bicycle market in Asian. Your input there'll be really appreciated.
    Keep it rolling :woohoo: ......

    thanks,
    BoogieMan

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    7 years 5 months ago #1479

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  • Given that most HK residents are living in tiny apartments, even if they want a bike, it'd probably be a folding bike.

    I.e. Dahon 20" folding bike is quite popular in HK, as you can see from the display in local bike shops.

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    7 years 5 months ago #1482

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  • Thanks for your info. ang.
    Is that most peoples rides in HK? 20" folding bikes :blink: ?

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  • BoogieMan,

    I dont have any statistical data for bicycles in HK. It is just an un-scientific observation from my window-browsing of HK Island bike shops and fellow bikers in local discussion forums.

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    7 years 5 months ago #1484

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  • What happen those hardcore Mtn bikers or roady?
    I saw the news some hardcore bikers hit by a car at night couple weeks ago. I guess U guys like night rides.

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  • Some of the recreational cyclists do prefer night rides coz in daytime, it's just too dangerous with so many traffic on the street.

    Bikers who ride onroad during daytime are ususally the delivery guys who are making a living.

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    7 years 5 months ago #1486

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  • For me...day time right now. I lives in So-Cal area.
    For you...late night. Don't U "ang" need to sleep? Anyway, thanks for the details info.

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  • For those MTB bikers who want do offroad or DH, they usually do group rides by hiring a van to carry them to the trail entrance.

    Roady usually do their early morning runs to avoid daytime traffic.

    For those HK people who live next to paved bike paths, they can ride their bike to the train station and catch the train to work. However, theft is a serious problem, even a cheapo bike could be gone if you leave it out of sight for just a few minutes.

    I guess So-Cal and HK are just totally different bike world.

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    7 years 5 months ago #1488

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  • Wow...sound complicated.
    How about if U don't have a car. How can U carry your bike to meet those mini van shuttle guy? Interesting :woohoo: ....
    XC ride...I can ride 10 mins from my house.
    Dh...I drive my own car to bottom of the hill/mountain parking lot & pay someone to drive us up with trailer. Or drive to those mountain resort. Seat on the chair lift or gondola relax & come down have fun.
    Just came back from Mammoth past weekend. 4.5hrs driving stay 1 night & rides close to 16hrs in 2 days. Worth it.
    I guess HK & So-Cal are totally different world.

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  • I don't have a car so I'll need to pay extra to get the van to pick me up at my place. Or I take the bike on the subway.

    The nearest XC trail is 30 mins ride from my apartment.

    Haha, there is no ski resort in HK so going to Canada or US for a mountain resort holiday is a luxury.

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