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Within this final issue of 2014 we’ve gathered the trade’s feedback on the past year’s business, publishing the results of our survey with 100 of the nation’s retailers. Read more on page 21 through 24.
It’s not just front line retail opinions though, as you’ll also find insightful interviews with both Chris Boardman (who talks both brand and advocacy) and Wiggle’s CEO Stefan Barden.
Heading into its second year, we’ve invited enthusiast turned event organiser Simon Bradley back to discuss his next #MTBmeetup. If you’re looking to participate in more off road social rides next year, flick to page nine to find out more about this up and coming event.
Considering making an appearance at the Bike Expo in Manchester? Page 10 has more information on the newly announced trade only day’s activity.
Overleaf we’ve a report from the first International Mountain Biking Conference in Scotland. Find out how the nation intends to cement its reputation for great off road riding on 13.
Missed which writers and titles bagged the Cycling Media Awards? We’ve a quick recap from page 29.
Space on the clothing rails for a performance cycling label? Paligap’s Tessa Jones makes a case for stocking Ale on 34.
All registered for CoreBike? BikeBiz previews what product the exhibitors will be showing from page 37 through 42.
There’s plenty more from here on in, including our regular columns from BikeBiz staff, a look at the Bicycle Association’s driver training video and a preview of the Bike Place show.