Mondraker has announced the Crafty Carbon XR LTD, a limited edition model that comes with Bosch’s Performance Line CX Race motor. Mondraker said: “The new Mondraker Crafty Carbon XR LTD is a limited edition model, not only because of its limited production or its very special paint job, but also …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 …
New study reports an estimated 72,445 bike thefts in England by end of 2022
An estimated 72,445 bike thefts are predicted to occur in England by the end of 2022, a new study has reported. The home insurance team at Comparethemarket carried out research on reported bike theft statistics from 2015 to 2021, to determine whether or not this type of crime is becoming …Read More »
Tern announces grant recipients of 2022 Give Back Program with $50,000 donated
Urban mobility specialist Tern Bicycles has announced the grant recipients of this year’s Give Back Program. The selection includes non-profit organisations including World Central Kitchen, World Bicycle Relief, Bike Scouts and Asia Rainbow Ride. This year’s programme also includes the first Give Back Scholarship to promote diversity and inclusion in …Read More »
Puma Private Equity invests further £5.5 million into Le Col
Puma Private Equity has invested a further £5.5 million into premium cycling performance brand Le Col, to support its long-term growth trajectory. Yanto Barker, founder of Le Col, said: “Le Col has always been agile and fleet of foot – constantly exploring new ways of doing things. This is a …Read More »
Telemos Capital to acquire majority stake in Vittoria
Telemos Capital has announced the signing of a binding agreement to acquire a majority stake in Vittoria. Telemos will invest alongside Vittoria’s senior management team and Wise Equity, aiming to build on the company’s leadership position in performance tyres and accelerate Vittoria’s growth globally. Founded in 1953, Vittoria produces bicycle tyres …Read More »
Garmin’s Andrew Silver on the acquisition of Tacx and bringing distribution and marketing in-house
Following the acquisition of Tacx last year, Garmin brought distribution and marketing in-house as of 1st August. James Groves catches up with Andrew Silver, Garmin’s European product manager for fitness and cyclingRead More »
How LBSD provides a chance to get people back to cycling
Researchers have long concluded that the start of a new school year triggers a powerful sense of renewal in adults as well as children. For parents and pupils, the rituals of buying new uniforms, rucksacks, and schoolbooks beckon in a very literal sense of change. Even for those of us …Read More »
What can we expect from this year’s Local Bike Shop Day?
This year’s Local Bike Shop Day is taking place on 5th September – after being postponed from its original date back in May. BikeBiz catches up with the ACT to find how COVID-19 changed its plans and what we can expect moving forwardRead More »
How accessible is active travel infrastructure?
Rebecca Morley catches up with Wheels for Wellbeing director Isabelle Clement to find out why disabled people’s freedom of movement must be prioritised post-lockdownRead More »