Show season has begun, as has the countdown for two cycling industry awards ceremonies. We round up the month's activity, as well as what's yet to come as winter creeps in

BikeBiz’s October issue now readable online

BikeBiz’s October print edition is now available to read online or download as a pdf.

In a month that’s seen the team scattered all over the globe gathering news from trade shows we’ve plenty of product news and trend round ups. These include handpicked highlights from Eurobike, beginning on page 15 and previews of what to expect at tomorrow’s BikeBiz Awards (page 19/20).

The Cycle Show follows the morning after the BikeBiz Awards, so if you need to know which stand numbers the hydration firms are to be found on, flick to page 23.

You may have been hearing rumblings of Halfords re-inventing itself for some time now and we have a bit of insight on the incoming changes, brands and rebranding on page 31/32.

A decade on from its creation, we took time to catch up with Raleigh to find out how the Cyclelife franchise is progressing nationwide. See page 35 for more on how a retailer can benefit from signing up with Raleigh.

Not one to standstill, Knog talks about the evolution of its catalogue and the launch of the new Qudos light on page 36.

Curious about the inaugural Cycling Media Awards and what exactly we’ll be celebrating? Flick to page 39 onwards for a summary of who’s in contention for a gong and why.

Pitching to investors? Many cycle firms have turned to TV’s Dragon’s Den for both investment and promotion. Find out more on 47.

We’ve two retailer profiles in this issue, with 45/50 dedicated to Sheffield’s Russell’s Bike Shed and 63/64 looking at what it’s like to dedicate your showroom to electric bikes with specialists Cycling Made Easy.

There’s plenty more too, with profiles on Moustache Bikes, a post Tour analysis, dedicated guides to the car racking and road bike market, as well as a selection of fresh goods and regular editorial columns.


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