For this year’s awards, Taipei Cycle organizer TAITRA is presenting new competition categories in line with global sustainability trends.
October 4, 2021: Taipei, Taiwan – TAITRA (Taiwan Foreign Trade Development Council) today announced that registration for the 2022 Taipei Cycle Awards is now open – click here to register. Now in its 10th edition, the awards this year will be hosted by the Cycling & Health Tech Industry R&D Center (CHC) for the first time. Having spent 24 years hosting the International Bicycle Design Competition (IBDC) and with its close ties to the bicycle industry, CHC looks forward to receiving the talented and innovative nominations for this year’s d & i awards.
The annual Taipei Cycle d & i awards provide a platform for brands producing bicycles and bicycle components to invest and present creative ideas. It encourages the development of unique and innovative products and provides a space for networking and inspiration. This year’s awards are bigger than ever, following the massive global impact of the pandemic and the ever-growing appreciation for the role of cycling in a sustainable future.
Bikes, which have proven to be the ideal transportation option in an age of social distancing, offer great exercise and zero carbon emissions. As a result, states around the world continue to expand cycling infrastructure as the bicycle becomes an increasingly important part of modern life.
As a result of this “green” global development, this year’s competition now includes the categories of smart cycling and green design to broaden the spectrum of possibilities for bicycle design and innovation.
Registration for the d & i awards is now open. The jury session will take place on January 20 and 21, 2022, and the full list of winners will be announced and awarded on March 8 at the pre-show press conference.
Competition categories include (01) complete bikes; (02) parts and components; (03) cycling accessories; (04) electric bicycles and training units; (05) smart cycling; and (06) green design.