Features

In-depth opinions, analysis and interviews with the key players in the cycling industry

Five minutes with: Seatylock

As the California-based lock brand plans to launch its fifth generation product, Seatylock CEO Michael Shenkerman offers an update to the industry This piece first appeared in the June edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Can you give us a little background on Seatylock? Seatylock company was …

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Cycle Spirit London: “The team is so solid and proactive, I couldn’t ask for a better bunch”

Cycle Spirit London opened just months before the pandemic changed the course of the industry – Rebecca Morley finds out how the shop’s fared in challenging times This piece first appeared in the June edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Opening a new store can be challenging …

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Headwinds and tailwinds: ABUS on how the future looks for the German brand

Since it was founded in 1994, ABUS kept a firm focus on the commuting and leisure markets, but in 2016 jumped into the high-performance scene. Here’s how the future looks for the German brand This piece first appeared in the June edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here …

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“Carbon fibre is a dark cloud hanging over the cycle industry and it is our responsibility to do something about it”

While cycling is a green mode of transport, bike production may be lagging behind on sustainability. Duncan McCann, IBD Manager for United Wheels, is on a drive to reshape the cycle industry’s relationship with carbon

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Not (just) for kids: Exploring the current state of BMX

The BMX industry may sit on the periphery of the bike trade, but it’s often a portal into cycling for many youngsters. BikeBiz editor Alex Ballinger goes back to his roots to explore the current state of the BMX market

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