Issue 55 brings news of a Stanforth electric brand, an off-road Rouleur and Icebike summer

BikeBiz: August print edition now live

BikeBiz’s August print edition is now online and can be downloaded here, or read on web book Issuu here.

In the news you’ll find announcements from Breezer on its revival, news on both Whyte and Oxford’s progression and a bit on the up-coming BikeBiz Awards.

Packed with ‘first look’ articles, the issue carries word on Rouleur’s new off-road title Privateer and we also get a guided tour from the Stanforth brothers on their new electric bike brand. For these artciles, flip to page 13 and 46, respectively.

Another first, BikeBiz headed along to Madison’s debut ‘IceBike Winter’. Flip to page 19 for a look at the distributor’s stock for the dark nights ahead.

The month’s interviews revolve around Halfords’ bcycle division growth and German manufacturing giant SKS. Flip to pages 16 and 23, respectively, for those.

Mystery Shopper battles the M25 in order to make it to Crawley. Did your store make the journey worthwhile, or did the monotonous sound of your doorbell playing classical music make our man of mystery want to leave right away…

Outdoors specialist Gelert reveals its plans for the cycle business to BikeBiz on page 29.

Looking forward to Eurobike? We are and there’s an interview with the show’s organisers on page 33 telling you what to expect from 2010’s instalment.

Seventies’ complete bike brand Subrosa adds a bit of freestyle flavour to the mag on page 35. MD Stuart Dawkins and brand owner Ryan Sher discuss shooting adds in the warehouse, design influences and business.

Carlton Reid reports back on Lanca Camisasca’s US Press Camp on page 37.

Scoop has been busy recently, in fact we’ve posted two stories on the firm just this week. Find out more on the firm’s plans for a few new brands on page 41.

Scott’s press launch is reviewed on page 44.

BikeBiz deputy editor Mark Sutton goes off on a tangent revolving around sausage rolls on page 51, but why?

Independent retailer, Thornton’s Cycles of Coventry discusses recovery from a devastating fire on page 55.

There’s more too, so have a flick through here.

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