King Liu

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King Liu (Chinese: 劉金標; born 2 July 1934) is the founder of Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer Giant Bicycles.

Liu was not a cyclist himself before founding Giant.[1] However, in 2007, at age 73, he rode around Taiwan on a bicycle,[2] and at age 75 he rode from Beijing to Shanghai.[3]

Liu was a major participant in the creation of Taiwan's YouBike system.[4]


  1. ^ "Taiwan's Healthy Export".
  2. ^ "A Maker of Bikes Now Makes a Point of Riding Them". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Culture giant: King Liu's goals go beyond sales". Archived from the original on 2014-12-22.
  4. ^ "Cycling Paradise". Archived from the original on 2014-12-22.