26 Mar DAHON Flagship Store Opens in Taipei
Taipei, Taiwan, March 18, 2015 –World leader in folding bikes DAHON announced its return to Taiwan with subsidiary DAHON TW LLP in 2014. This year celebrates the opening of DAHON’s flagship store in Taipei.
DAHON has had a strong presence in Taiwan since the company’s founding in the 1980s, having won the Taiwan/CETRA Outstanding Product Award and at one time been a poster company for manufacturing during the bicycle industry boom years. DAHON has in recent years concentrated more on the global and Chinese market, but has enthusiastically returned to Taiwan with a new subsidiary DAHON TW LLP. The company is established for research and development, purchasing and distribution.
Last year during the 2014 Taipei Cycle Show, KGI, the leading underwriter in Taiwan, announced its commitment to list DAHON in the Taiwan stock market with an IPO slated for 2016 with a public signing. Allan Tsai, VP of KGI said, “We are very bullish on DAHON and its continuing growth in the market. As more and more urban consumers are interested in health and green mobility around the globe, DAHON is in a perfect position to deliver and enhance this life-style. Investors are already showing strong interest in being part of DAHON’s growth and success.”
DAHON is now excited to launch its flagship store in Taipei, located on Ruiguang Road, Neihu District. Under general manager Bryan Gao, the store will serve bicycle enthusiasts and folding fans by offering mechanical expertise, the latest and best in DAHON models, accessories and technology and a series of club riding events and activities around the island. Models available in store range from those equipped with premium components to classic commuter bikes; there is something for every kind of rider. In the same style as existing dedicated DAHON brand stores around the world, the shop contains an open and inviting area for social interactions with staff and other bicycle enthusiasts, a large display of DAHON bikes, components and accessories, and of course a fully equipped and bright workshop. The flagship store is already creating a buzz and bringing together a community of cyclists interested in performance plus convenience, the brand promise of every DAHON bicycles.
In 1982, DAHON ignited the folding bicycle revolution with the introduction of the DAHON Convertible, the forefather of most modern-day folding bicycles. Today, DAHON is recognized as a world leader. Spearheaded by the guiding principles of innovation, reinvention and technological leadership, DAHON is committed to creating quality product, a unique riding experience and green mobility solutions for people leading active, environmentally friendly lifestyles. Headquartered in California, DAHON’s offices, factories, cooperating assembly plants and distributing partner network reaches around the world. For more information regarding DAHON’s products, please visit www.es.dahon.com.