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PBV on the News – Why one firm is banking on carbon fibre bikes in Europe

There is growing demand from amateur cyclists for more affordable, carbon fibre bike frames. The material is light and strong, and among other things enthusiasts hope it will improve their speed. In Portugal, Carbon Team and its investors are betting on this appetite for high-end bikes growing in Europe. Read More

11/05/2022 0

Why this city is Europe’s best kept cycling secret

Portugal is the largest manufacturer of bikes in the European Union, a fact many people outside of the country might not know. Last year, more than 2.6 million bikes were made in Portugal, according to official EU figures.

17/12/2021 0

ABIMOTA submits multi-million-euro plan to strengthen bicycle industry

A group of 39 companies and organisations gathered by the industry association ABIMOTA have applied for funding of up to €258 million as part of Portugal’s Recovery and Resilience Plan. The application, called the AM2R Agenda, is part of a set of actions ABIMOTA has been carrying out, such as Portugal Bike Value, aiming at…
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14/10/2021 0

PBV DigitalShow na RadMarket

The German Publication highlights the PBV DigitalShow Event.

22/07/2021 0

Portugal is, for the second consecutive year, the largest bicycle producer in Europe

With 2.6 million bicycles produced, Portugal is, for the second consecutive year, the largest producer in Europe, according to data released by Eurostat on Tuesday, July 20. Portugal achieved the position of europe’s largest bicycle producer in 2019 and in 2020 maintained this leadership, producing two million and 600,000 units, out of the 12.2 million…
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21/07/2021 0

First European carbon frame factory to be opened in Portugal

The initial investment for the Carbon Team project was 8.4 million euros. Construction of the plant, a 9000 m2 pavilion, started in the fourth quarter of 2019 and was completed at the end of last year. The company is headquartered in Campia, in the municipality of Vouzela. The plant generates 120 direct jobs, thanks to…
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09/07/2021 0

News About Portugal Bike Value

A publication in an international magazine

09/07/2021 0