BikeBiz May is now available

The May edition of BikeBiz is now available online. Our fifth edition of 2019 looks at this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, cycling apparel brand Le Col, the BA’s Trade Network and the London Bike Show.

Easy as ABC
Simon Booth, founder of Kiddimoto, talks freedom, fun and limiting tumbles.

So, you want to expand?
In the current retail climate, survival is the primary focus for many bike shops. But what if you’re looking to grow? Business finance expert Emily Relph explores funding options.

Growing Local Bike Shop Day
The second UK Local Bike Shop Day took place on 4th May. Dan Jones, owner of Random Adventure, talks consultation, increasing interest and one-to-one support.

For the love of cycling
Yanto Barker, founder of Le Col, talks to Rebecca Morley about his cycling apparel brand.

All together now
In April, the Bicycle Association launched a ‘Trade Network’ to connect independent bike shops with its advocacy work and support programmes. BikeBiz caught up with BA data analyst consultant John Styles to find out more.

LBS ExCeLs under new ownership
Rebecca Morley takes a tour of this year’s London Bike Show.

Small is beautiful
Ex-scientist Paul Higginson, joint owner of SP Cycles and Torm with Alan Parkinson, tells Rebecca Morley why he now runs a bike shop.

The charge of e-bikes
According to Mintel research, 14% of UK cyclists intend to purchase an e-bike within the next 12 months.

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