Slide BICYCLE

WORKING AREAS

committee focused on the issues that affect saddle design regulations…

The most notable work of this group has been the UCI wheel safety test…

This group was formally the frame design group but is now considering…

This group is concerned primarily with the regulations governing…

This is the largest committee inside the bicycle group and it covers…

Now referred to as the bicycle boardWe covered several topics…

Standards can play a critical role in ensuring the safety…

Bicycle Committee Report 2022

If you want to learn more about the WFSGI Committee on Bicycle Committee contact Michelle Smyth at msmyth@wfsgi.org

Articles

A modern time trial frame is a show case of what’s possible when using cutting edge technology, the latest simulation techniques and the best available materials known to men.

The bicycle industry faces unique challenges: although cycling is “green,” our industry must urgently act to reduce emissions and be responsible for the entire life cycle of our products.

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…

Slide "WE ARE THE VOICE OF THE BICYCLE INDUSTRY TOWARDS THE UCI ON ALL TECHNICAL TOPICS, A REPOSITORY OF VALUABLE KNOWLEDGE, AND WE OFFER AN OPPORTUNITY TO INFLUENCE REGULATIONS AND PROVIDE NEUTRAL INDUSTRY FEEDBACK ACROSS ALL CYCLING DISCIPLINES." Bernhard Johanni, Director Product Development Europe, SRAM Corp.

BICYCLE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

CHAIR

WFSGI General Assembly, World Sports Forum & Dinner am 25.01.2014 in München. Foto: Andreas Gebert

Bernhard Johanni

Director Product Development Europe, SRAM Corp.

VICE-CHAIRS

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Claudio Marra

Vice President, Full Speed Ahead SRL

Mark-Schroeder

Mark Schroeder

Director of Engineering, Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.

BICYCLE WHEEL AND TYRE COMMITTEE

CHAIR

Tim-Gerrits

Tim Gerrits

Product Manager, Shimano, Inc.

VICE-CHAIR

Pierre-Jean-Martin

Pierre-Jean Martin

CEO, Corima

Martin Walthert, CTO DT Swiss AG

Martin Walthert

Vice-President, Chief Technical Officer, DT Swiss AG

BICYCLE SADDLE COMMITTEE

CHAIR

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David Bunce

COO, ISM Saddles LLC

VICE-CHAIR

Piet-van-der-Velde

Piet van der Velde

CEO, ERE Research

EX OFFICIO

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Michelle Smyth

WFSGI Head of Cycling

MANDATE

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).

CONTACT

For more information about the WFSGI Bicycle Committee please contact:

Michelle Smyth, Head of Cycling, msmyth@wfsgi.org