Despite protestations to the contrary on the BikeBiz BBS over the last few days, Raw Experience of Edinburgh has floundered. Nobody's answering phones or emails so there's no exact details of whether an administrator has been appointed, and whether the administrator could salvage anything.

Raw goes pop

Raw is the UK distributor for Answer Products/Manitou, Berghaus bike clothing and other brands.

More details when we get them.

In other news...

The cost of living crisis: An opening for opportunistic bike shops?

In the first of a five-part series, The Association of Cycle Traders (ACT), the largest cycle trade organisation in the UK, helps retailers boost their business. This month, a look at how the cost of living crisis will nudge more consumers towards cycling