By reading BikeBiz June online you might miss out on seeing our new glossy cover in all its glory, but there’s still plenty of news, features, opinions, facts and more to get your bicycle trade teeth into.
This month we tackle security, with a guide to bike locks and a look at cycle insurance. We’ve also got a focus on some of the brakes available to bike shops to stock and a look at EPOS and e-commerce which may not be the most sexy topics in the world, but is there a more important decision for a bike shop than choosing what system to manage their business?
We’ve also taken a closer look at the murky world of ecologically sound product. We ask just how green the bicycle trade really is and interview some of those at the forefront of the green movement in the trade.
We went along to the Bicycle Association AGM to hear about the health of the UK bike market, while a guest columnist questions whether the trade is turning a blind eye to advocacy.
There are profiles on brands like Clarks Cycle Systems and Magura, up and coming magazines like Cyclist and revered retailers like Radlett’s Giant store.
Cyclescheme reveals what women want, on page 87, KTM lets on which of its electric bikes are outstripping expectations, we take a look at a select bunch of New Products and handily list some of the newest bike shops for sales reps to get to grips with. Mystery Shopper goes to Watford in search of good service…