October 11th, 2012
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(CNN) It may be better known for making computers, but Taiwan is a global center for high-end bicycles. Founded as a small local bicycle manufacturer, Giant is now one of the world's largest bicycle manufacturers and produces bikes for the Rabobank pro-cycling team.

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    October 12, 2012 at 8:33 am |
  2. Jefferson Wang

    Even the old manufacture, if the company invest in R&D and advance it. The company can make the difference. Giant is the one of the successful case.

    October 12, 2012 at 2:58 pm |
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    October 25, 2012 at 12:03 pm |
  4. Jack

    I like Giant. Because most of bicycle is left brake, Giant use right brake. It is very comfortable to me

    November 19, 2012 at 3:12 am |
  5. Leo

    Giant is very popular in the world,so i like Giant.

    November 19, 2012 at 3:24 am |
  6. decvinia

    the Giant first goal is people can be more haethly by ride bicycle.

    November 19, 2012 at 3:29 am |
  7. corny

    Giant is awesome . Taiwan is great . NTOU is great .

    November 20, 2012 at 12:59 am |
  8. corny

    Giant is awesome. Taiwan is great. NTOU is good.

    November 20, 2012 at 1:03 am |
  9. Kevin

    I went to school by my lovely bicycle. So,I think the Giant's bicycle is the best one in the world.
    I love to ride bicycle because it can make me not only keep healthy but become slender.

    November 20, 2012 at 1:05 am |
  10. James

    I think Giant is the best brand in Taiwan. Giant is also the Taiwanese favorate. Hope everyone can feel comfortable while using it.

    November 20, 2012 at 1:12 am |
  11. Alan

    If we have more excellent products in the world, then Taiwan will be famous without any introduction.

    November 20, 2012 at 1:13 am |
  12. NYC fitness events

    Bikes are a great way to exercise, Low impact,great on the body. Major money in this industry.

    February 20, 2014 at 2:11 am |

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