WFSGI Bicycle Committee Report 2021 presented by Bob Margevicius at the WFSGI General Assembly 2022.
The outbreak of COVID-19 all over the world has undoubtedly represented the most unexpected disruption of the year. When taking into consideration the growing sentiment and perplexities related to the Urban Mobility ecosystem in Europe, it is not surprising to see that COVID-19 has given a boost to Cycling: what is astounding is the dimension of such a boost.
“I never thought this combination of cars and bicycles in one show would happen,” said Thorsten Heckrath, owner of a leading German omni-channel retailer, Rose Bikes at the opening of the World Cycling Forum this year…
The Bicycle Committee gathers the major leading brands and allows them to have a global representation on all levels (Sport, Social and Environmental issues). The Committee is the voice of the bicycle industry towards the International Cycling Union (UCI) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).