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In-depth opinions, analysis and interviews with the key players in the cycling industry

Safe, protective and dealer direct: ArmaUrto on aiding IBDs

ArmaUrto director Chris Battin tells Rebecca Morley about the brand’s dealer direct programme and how it fills a gap in the market for IBDs Safety has always been a key barrier for those who wish to take up cycling. In April, a JMW Solicitors survey revealed that just over a …

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COVID-19: A life-changing moment

Rebecca Morley explores how COVID-19 will impact the way we travel in the UK In just a matter of months, COVID-19 has changed a decade’s worth of habits, even our most entrenched ones. More and more people are turning to cycling for their commutes and exercise, prompting local authorities to …

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What does a greener normal mean for the cycling industry?

By Tom Hares, CEO and co-founder, Buzzbike We’re all too aware of how the coronavirus pandemic has radically disrupted the lives of people living and working in the UK. Perhaps more than any event before it, the lockdown has required us to reconfigure our idea of cities and, in particular, …

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Simplicity, vision and hitting the sweet spot: SPOK’D on making cycling coaching more accessible and affordable

Richard Lang is an ex-professional rider who is passionate about finding ways tech can help people achieve their goals. As a result, he founded SPOK’D, an online app that uses smart algorithms to make cycling coaching more accessible and affordable to everyone...

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How to make your bike shop COVID-secure

During the COVID-19 pandemic, cycle shops have seen a surge in demand. Plastor outlines how these practical storage solutions can make your shop safer and more efficient

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The future of retail post-COVID-19

COVID-19 has shaken up our lives in a way no-one could have imagined six months ago, including the way we shop. Thankfully for the cycling industry, bike shops were a notable exception to stores that were told to temporarily close when lockdown was announced, and while some did shut their …

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Five minutes with: SwissStop

This month, BikeBiz catches up with Christian Heule, international sales at SwissStop, to find out more about a brand celebrating its 85th anniversary

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