The Electric Bicycle Company

ANNUAL DEALER GUIDE:
Adult Bikes

Our March Annual Dealer Guide on Ebikes and Cargo Bikes
includes stories about the latest products in the Australian market

HIGHLIGHT

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Latest Import Data Reflects Covid Bike Boom Import Surge

As we all know, dealers and wholesalers have been short of bikes since not long after the pandemic broke out. But the...

Not Happy Jan! Please Update Your Yearbook Listing Now!

In the spirit of the iconic Yellow Pages ad that gave birth to the saying, ‘Not Happy Jan!’, we are letting everyone...

Bianchi ANZ Launches, Announces Manager

We announced here back in October that Bianchi was changing its distribution structure for Australia. Previously Bianchi was distributed...

You Can Subscribe to our New Micromobility Report Now!

On Friday 12th February we’ll be launching a second monthly newsletter - The Micromobility Report. What is Micromobility? Click to find out!

BikeExchange ASX Float is Underway Seeking $20 Million

Following on from our article last month in which we reported that BikeExchange appeared to be preparing to float on the Australian...

BMX International Has Space to Spare – For Now

Anyone for tennis? BMX International could have gone into the indoor sports business just before Christmas 2020 when this...

How’s Business? March 2021

Welcome to our monthly chat with bicycle store owners and managers across Australia and New Zealand. Recently we’ve seen...

Bike Industry Share Prices Surge in 2020

Perhaps unsurprisingly given the huge covid induced increase in demand for bicycles and related products, 2020 was a banner year for share...

SRAM Buys Time

SRAM has completed the purchase of the Time Sport pedal business from Rossignol Group. The acquisition adds another brand to SRAM's portfolio...

BBC Produces Documentary on the Bike Boom

In December 2020 the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) released an interesting new 23 minute documentary about the global bicycle market and its...

Young American eBike Brand Raises $194 Million in Funding

Rad Power Bikes, which lays claim to being North America’s largest e-Bike only brand, has attracted US$150 million (A$194 million) in investment...

Booming Share Price Prevents Dorel Going Private

As we reported previously in the bottom section of an article here, Canadian based Dorel owner of major bike brands including Cannondale,...

Shimano Takes Over from Mavic as Neutral Support for Tour de France

Shimano will be taking over the neutral support role at the Tour de France and other marquee races this year, replacing long-time...

Cycling’s Friends Speak Up in Federal Parliament

On Tuesday 16th February the second ever Parliamentary Friends of Cycling event was held within Australia’s parliament house in Canberra.

Team Changes at The Latz Report and Micromobility Report

Effective from today, Ed Price is taking over from Mel Doyle as Media Sales Manager for The Latz Report, The Latz Report...

New Federal Legislation Appears to Ban Throttle Powered Ebikes

Ebikes legally ridden in Australia have until now had to confirm with one of two standards which could be broadly summarised as...

2020 Numbers Reveal the Bike Boom’s Impact

By Marc Sani Set aside any doubts: The insurrection that swallowed our nation’s Capital Jan. 6 will reverberate for...

Santos Festival of Cycling to Fill TDU Time Slot

As we announced previously here, the 2021 Santos Tour Down Under has been cancelled due to the logistical problems in getting the...

Santos Tour Down Under Cancelled for 2021

On 1st November 2020, the Santos Tour Down Under organisers announced there would be no international event in January 2021. However, there...
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Alchemy Cycle Trader Branches Out From its Used Bike Roots

As every bicycle dealer knows, supply of new bikes is tight right now, it’s possibly going to get even tighter during 2021.

Here’s a Great Way to Gain a Competitive Advantage for your Store

- Sponsored Content - Many leading bicycle retailers have been running a computerised POS (point of sale system)...

Drive More Customers To Your Shop With Podium

- Sponsored Content - In today’s hyper-digital world, having an online presence is key to a business’s success....

Three Retailers Share Why They Offer Consumer Finance

- Sponsored Content - Should you be offering consumer credit in your store, and if so, through which...

Opinion

What Will Happen to Bicycle Demand in 2021 & 2022?

Just before Christmas I shared with you my opinions about what would happen to bicycle supply over the coming year.

If You Read Nothing Else, Read This! My Predictions for 2021 Bike Supply

"If you're a bike shop without bikes you're like a pub with no beer."

Is It Fair We’ve Virtually Legislated the Necessity to Own a Car?

By Christian Haag* Decades of transport planning policy that has given the car unchallenged primacy of place has proved...

Let’s Seize This Golden Opportunity!

Clearly we’ve seen a global tragedy unfold over the first half of 2020. At the time of writing this (23rd July 2020)...

Equipping Your Customers for Their Next Adventure

In last month’s blog, we heard from two local retailers about their identification of the need to equip local cyclists for new...

Two Dealers See Opportunities Ahead for Bicycle Tourism

By Anna Gurnhill This month I spoke with two local bike retailers about their perspectives on bicycle tourism, and...

Customers Who Stay Longer in Your Shop Spend More!

How do you create a welcoming space where cyclists, including bicycle tourists, will visit more frequently, stay longer and spend more?

Three Simple Ways to Attract More Bicycle Tourists to Your Business

Those elusive bicycle tourists – Who are they? Where are they coming from? How do they hear about you and support your...

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What Will Happen to Bicycle Demand in 2021 & 2022?

Just before Christmas I shared with you my opinions about what would happen to bicycle supply over the coming year.

How’s Business? March 2021

Welcome to our monthly chat with bicycle store owners and managers across Australia and New Zealand. Recently we’ve seen...

Latest Import Data Reflects Covid Bike Boom Import Surge

As we all know, dealers and wholesalers have been short of bikes since not long after the pandemic broke out. But the...

Not Happy Jan! Please Update Your Yearbook Listing Now!

In the spirit of the iconic Yellow Pages ad that gave birth to the saying, ‘Not Happy Jan!’, we are letting everyone...

New High Performance Shoes Landing Soon

Supacaz Kazze shoes combine all of the features that your customers are looking for in a high performance road shoe.

Ebikes and Cargo Bikes

Only five years ago, very few dealers had an ebike for sale on their floor. Today, there’s hardly a bicycle brand or...

Cargo Craft Offers 50 Million Kilometres of Proven Reliability

- Sponsored Content - For the first time, Australian bicycle dealers can now stock and sell one of...

Cargo Bikes Offer Great Upsell Opportunities

- Sponsored Content - Some dealers have been hesitant in stocking cargo bikes due to their relatively niche...

Passion, Expertise and Lived Experience Make Dutch Cargo Bike Your Perfect Partners

- Sponsored Content - Dutch Cargo was founded in 2010 by Jurgen and Emmy Heikamp, two Dutch nationals...

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