May print edition now online

Issue 52 hot off the printers and now live on Issuu and downloadable
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The May edition of BikeBiz is now online and can be downloaded here, or read on web flipbook, Issuu, here.

Editor, Jon Harker kicks off the magazine with a pre-election comment on how now is the perfect time for the industry to lobby fresh faces to push cycling to the masses.

Among the news, BikeBiz discovers slight unrest at the management of the London Cycle Hire scheme, even before its launch. Transport for London gives its version of events too. Other stories include the CTC calling for the trade to 'vote bike'.

Jake Voelcker of Jake's Bikes explains in chain reaction why he chooses to operate a business below the VAT threshold, depsite having staff on board.

Clarks Cycle Systems has the main interview this month on page 19 and 20.

Meanwhile, Mystery Shopper hits the Southend seaside in search of a touring bike. Was your shop visited last month by an inquisitive wannabe tourer?

Madison annoucnes a 'Summer Icebike' on page 24. The distributor also discusses B2B and show schedule changes.

Surf Sales new brand Pronghorn is in focus on page 25. Looking for a new high-end bike brand? These could be your dream come true.

One of the more pertinent issue of the month relates to anti-dumping issues. We discuss the possible outcomes with various in-the-know sources on page 27.

That's about one third of this month's content covered, so read on for more topical industry news and articles.

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