Within this issue you’ll find a comprehensive round up of the show season’s activites, with round ups from the Core Bike Show (starting page 19), Zyro’s Cycle Vision (starting page 28), The Dawes 2014 launch (page 31) and The Bike Place (starting page 51).
Early on in the February edition we catch up with new Fisher CEO James Browning, who talks about his plans to assist the independent sector’s growth. See page 8 for that.
Next up is an analysis of why British brands are choosing to have a presence at the Taipei Cycle Show. We catch up with Clarks, Brompton, Polaris and Weldtite for some insight. See page 13 for more.
Over on page 16 the West Yorkshire borders are the subject of Mystery Shopper’s attention, with six stores from Huddersfield, Halifax and Hebden Bridge visited.
Spin London’s organisers suprised us by talking about overseas expansion in the near future – find out more on page 27.
To mark the distributor’s 40th anniversary, we’ve sat down with Moore Large to discuss the firm’s plans for the next 40 and find out a bit more about this year’s Geared show. (Page 34)
Overleaf Paligap detail how they envisage challenging the market with a far stronger Marin label in 2014.
A preview of what to expect from this month’s IceBike show is found on Page 39.
Another exhibition taking place in this month’s busy calendar is the London Bike Show. In this edition we’ve a handy full size floor plan to help you navigate, as well as a round up of the reasons for retail to swing by. See page 43 for more.
One of the more interesting bike shops we’ve had the pleasure of visiting is profiled on page 67. Stevenage’s Edd’s Bike Shop talks about how he’s managed to break even on his from scratch investment in just eight months. And he shows us his rat too…
from here on in you’ll find all the regular guides to electric bikes, goings on in the outdoor market, new products, comment from BikeBiz’s writers and much more.