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Banging the IBD drum

How valuable are IBDs to brands like yourself?Tandem Group Cycles focuses solely on the IBD market, so IBDs are invaluable to us and our brands. We’ve been banging that same IBD-centric drum for years in the hope that small businesses will listen and show support in return. We’re a small …

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IBD Focus: Reflecting on five years in the business

Can you tell us a little about how Mamachari began?Mamachari started out in 2013 importing and selling second-hand Japanese city bikes and child seats. Now we have two stores and do all kinds of (mainly British) bikes and accessories as well as servicing and repairs. What makes Mamachari a successful …

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What does Local Bike Shop Day need in 2019?

The inaugural Local Bike Shop Day took place on 6th October, aiming to celebrate the successes of some of the best-loved small bike shops in the country, and give them the opportunity to highlight what sets them apart from the bigger national retailers. Many bike shops across the country got …

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IBD Focus: Picking your battles

Tell us a little about the Big Maggy’s team.We set up in 2009, privately owned by myself and Richard Tanguy. We’re both racing cyclists. It just happened! We’re a team of three now with the arrival of friend and race teammate Aaron Gouveia. What makes Big Maggy’s successful?Well, firstly, thanks! …

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