In a show-packed issue we’ve coverage of Raleigh’s Heron show (P4), Zyro’s Open House (P20), The Bike Place (P23), Core Bike (P33), The London Bike Show (P29), as well as a preview what to expect from this month’s IceBike (P16) and Fisher Outdoor shows (P13).
Taipei’s Cycle Show is also previewed on page 18 for anyone heading out to the far-east manufacturing stronghold in March.
Mystery Shopper kicks off the non-show related features (P10) with a visit to Portsmouth, where Velocity Bikes left a lasting impression.
Our regular electric bike pages begin on page 46 for anyone interested in the pedal assist market’s development. Within you’ll find articles on Pedego, Haibike, EZ Rider, GoCycle and Momentum.
Following on from the electric bike section we profile a retailer whose forte is pedal assist bikes. Ray Wookey of Cycling Made Easy believes it’s a different kind of customer looking for an electric bike and when done well, there’s profit to be had from the emerging market. Find out more on page 57.
We have market guides to both folding bikes and helmets on pages 58 and 61, respectively. A new products guide follows on page 65, providing retail with a guide to some of the new gear that’s now available that might otherwise have missed during such a busy month.
Bottlesport are profiled on page 72. If you’re seeking a supplier of customised water bottles for your business, contact the firm on 01603 722682.
Bike Soup’s Anthony Auty has plenty to discuss in this month’s ‘in the saddle’ profile, including the launch of a new cycling festival dubbed Orbital.
Carlton Reid rounds the magazine off with discussion on the history of the UK’s cycling infrastructure and some thinking out loud on what difference the ‘Get Britain Cycling’ enquiry will make to the future of cycling in this country.