The cycle industry turned out in force to celebrate the high achievers in the trade last night at the BikeBiz Awards 2009.
Over 300 members of the trade – including distributors, manufacturers, retailers and press – gathered for the ceremony held in association with Cycle Show at Earls Court.
Madison won two awards on the night, for Bike Distributor and Marketing Team. Evans Cycles scooped the High Street Chain award, while Condor Cycles won Independent Retailer for the second consecutive year.
In a hotly contested category Zyro won Parts and Accessories Distributor. Charge picked up the Manufacturer award, while Wiggle was awarded Online Retailer.
The media categories honoured BikeRadar for Consumer Website and Singletrack for Consumer Magazine.
Stuart Dinsey, Intent Media managing director and publisher of BikeBiz, said: “It’s been fantastic to see the cycle trade gather to recognise and celebrate the talent in the industry at the BikeBiz Awards. Congratulations to all our finalists and well done to the industry as a whole for a hugely successful year.”
The BikeBiz Awards 2009 were partnered by Citrus-Lime and Cube Bikes.
The 2009 BikeBiz Awards Winners in full:
Independent Retailer – CONDOR CYCLES, LONDON
Online Retailer – WIGGLE
High Street Chain – EVANS CYCLES
Distributor: Bikes – MADISON
Distributor: Parts & Accessories – ZYRO
Consumer Magazine – SINGLETRACK
Consumer Website – BIKERADAR
Marketing Team – MADISON
Manufacturer – CHARGE
Over 50 judges from the industry voted for the awards.