Features

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

E-scooters: A matter of when, not if

Pure Scooters recently rebranded to encompass all e-mobility solutions, including e-bikes. James Groves sits down with CEO Adam Norris and international managing director Peter Kimberley – now of Pure Electric – to find out more about how this flourishing trend could fuse with the cycle industry

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How to set yourself apart from the rest

In 2019, Backyard Bike Shop was awarded the BikeBiz Award for Best Independent Bike Dealer, sponsored by Citrus-Lime. Owner Nic Vieri shares his shop’s story along with some best practice...

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Pennine Cycles, Balfe’s Bikes

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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How cycling could help cure the UK’s boredom crisis

With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the nation is suddenly finding itself spending a lot more time indoors. And now that all gyms — and a huge number of parks and gardens — are closed to the public, the question has to be asked: how are we going to stay fit? …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Dave Mellor Cycles

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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Why cycling is good for you during the COVID-19 pandemic

Now that everyone is doing their best to stick to social distancing, another important aspect is often forgotten: adequate exercise. Adequate exercise improves your body’s immune system and thus protects you better against COVID-19. But now that the gyms are closed and outdoor sports in groups are no longer possible, …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Arragon’s Cycle Centre

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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