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

The mental health benefits of cycling

A survey by Cycleplan, which aimed to understand the health benefits people experienced after taking up cycling, discovered that three-quarters of respondents noticed an improvement in their mental health...

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The NCN: A national asset

The National Cycle Network could not only provide a potential boost to the cycle industry but also to communities up and down the UK, writes Laura Laker. Leisure and tourist users of the 16,575 miles of the National Cycle Network (NCN) generate £2.5 billion to local economies each year, with …

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Namedsport: Penetrating the UK market

Namedsport managing director David Hannah speaks to Rebecca Morley about the origins of the sports nutrition company and what it hopes to achieve in the UK market. Named, pronounced Na-med, is an Italian company with a 20-year history of selling health food supplements to the pharmacy chain in Italy. In …

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Analysing the bike-sharing economy

Commercialisation and public bike sharing remain prominent trends in the bicycle parking racks market. The rapid pace of urbanisation hasn’t been without its own share of challenges. Increasing air pollution and chaotic road traffic, especially in urban centres, continues to be a challenge for Governments all around the world. Addressing …

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125 years of Magura

Magura managing director Fabian Auch chats to BikeBiz about the company's heritage and reflects on its achievements to date

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Ribble Cycles: From the ground up

BikeBiz heads to Ribble’s store at the Mailbox in Birmingham, to catch up with CEO Andy Smallwood about the premium British bike brand’s new vision

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