Santini Cycling Wear and Unipublic have presented the official leader jerseys for La Vuelta 22. The jerseys were presented yesterday, 14th June, in the La Grupetta store at the Parque Comercial Rio Norte shopping mall in the Spanish capital. Also unveiled were the four kits designed and made by Santini …Read More »
Planet X looks set to appoint administrators
Rotherham-based bike company Planet X could be set to enter administration, according to documents f…
CONEBI appointed as co-chair of the EU Mobility Transition Pathway
The Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) has been appointed by the European Commi…
Help wanted: How the bike trade is trying to tackle the mechanic shortage
A shortage of skilled workshop staff has been an issue for the cycling industry for many years. So t…
Judges wanted for BikeBiz Awards 2023!
The prestigious BikeBiz Awards return for 2023, once again in a digital format, and we’re looking fo…
Tell us your thoughts: How was business in the first half of 2023?
We’re almost halfway through 2023 and the bike trade has suffered a turbulent start to the year. As …
Community bike shop Westminster Wheels training unemployed residents to become bike mechanics
A community bike shop that was set up in partnership by Westminster City Council, Groundwork London and Cycle Confident has been providing opportunities for out-of-work residents to train as bike mechanics and be paid the London Living Wage while they are learning. Throughout the six-month programme, the trainees work alongside …Read More »
Marzocchi unveils new Bomber Air shock
Marzocchi has launched the new Bomber Air shock. Featuring a purpose-built asymmetrical shock reservoir, the Bomber Air gives a better fit in more frames and easy access to the compression adjuster. The large volume shock rezi increases oil flow and volume for consistent performance on the biggest hits and longest …Read More »
Peaty’s launches Holeshot BioFibre tubeless tyre sealant
Peaty’s has launched the Holeshot BioFibre tubeless tyre sealant, following two years of development. “Sealant might not be the most exciting topic, but Peaty’s have been working super hard on a replacement formula for the past couple of years,” said a statement from the brand. “The result is a totally …Read More »
Saddleback to take over exclusive UK and Ireland distribution of Pivot Cycles
Saddleback will be taking over the exclusive UK and Ireland distribution of Pivot Cycles on 1st July. Upgrade Bikes last week announced that it will cease being the distributor for Pivot Cycles from the start of next month, after picking up sole UK distribution for the US brand back in 2010. …Read More »
Is the gap between high and low-end sales widening?
Dickon Hepworth, MD of Jungle Products pens his observations of buying habits for this month's BikeBizRead More »
COMMENT: Customers going off the (train) rails?
How do rail fare rises affect the cycle industry?Read More »
COMMENT: The world of marketing has gone cycle crazy
Why have creative departments gone mad for bikes?Read More »
Gruppo Media on Rouleur, post MBO
Behind the scenes it has been a big year for Rouleur and Privateer, with the newly formed Gruppo Media at the helm. Jonathon Harker speaks with Bruce Sandell and Guy Andrews to find out how the MBO will change things front of house…Read More »