BikeBiz October is now available

The October edition of BikeBiz is now available online. This issue looks back at the 11th annual BikeBiz Awards and speaks to Innovation from a Newcomer nominees Hexr and Feva Star Seat.

Taking hold of the fold
By Wayland Austin, founder and director of British performance folding brand Austin Cycles.

To show or not to show?
Kevin Burton weighs in with his perspective on the state of trade shows in 2019.

And the winners are…
The 11th annual BikeBiz Awards took place on 12th September, hosted by writer, presenter and author Jools Walker. It once again celebrated the collective successes of the UK cycling scene, with prizes that honoured independents and distributors through to accolades for innovative brands and those providing essential services to the industry.

Quality, affordability, identity
Hero Cycles has a new face at the helm throughout the UK and Europe.

A new dimension for the helmet market
Rebecca Morley speaks to Jamie Cook, co-founder of Hexr, about 3D printing helmets and what it could mean for the industry.

Fresh team, fresh prospects
Hotlines has undergone something of a restructure in recent months, with new managing director Ewan Pinder bringing a different persceptive to the table. BikeBiz caught up with the team to find out more about the distributor’s evolution.

Fuel in the fire
Kit Radar is an online retailer with a mission to be a one-stop shop for cyclists looking for exciting new brands. Rebecca Morley speaks to co-founder Dr Bryan Roberts about its origins and the impact it could have on the industry.

Five minutes with: Feva
This month, we introduce BikeBiz Innovation from a Newcomer nominee Feva and its Star Seat.

65 years and counting
Ken Foster’s Cycles is celebrating its 65th anniversary this month. Rebecca Morley discovers behind the store and how much the retail environment has changed in that time.

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