Continued Growth a Safe Bet for Scooter Hut

Escooter on display

~ Sponsored Content ~ Scooter Hut is looking to add another couple of stores to its national retail chain by the end of this year – convinced that the market is set to enjoy sustained healthy growth. Headed by recently appointed CEO Josh O’Neill, the company has been busy in recent weeks examining possible locations…

Enduro Bearings Are a Hidden But Vital Key to Bicycle Performance

An Enduro XD15 bearing still looking new in a salt water aquarium, next to two other brands that are rusted.

~ Sponsored Content ~ As every bike shop mechanic knows, optimally functioning bearings are vital to the performance of any bicycle. Australian mechanics will now be able to access the full product range of global market leader Enduro Bearings through its new exclusive Australian distributor, Lusty Industries. We recently spoke with Enduro Bearings co-founder Matt…

It’s Time for the Tour Down Under to Say No to Santos

Cyclist holding up winning trophy

Adelaide, SA If you look back through the Opinion section of The Latz Report, you’ll see I use my prerogative as publisher to voice an opinion very sparingly. There are only a couple of dozen opinion pieces since we started in 2019, most of which are non-controversial and two of which were written by guests.…

Kids Ride Shotgun launches Magura equipped off-road balance bike

Child riding MTB balance bike on bush track

~ Sponsored Content ~ Kids Ride Shotgun has entered the bike game with the launch of its new high-spec Dirt Hero off-road balance bike. Known for introducing kids to mountain biking through its shotgun child seats, the brand’s new runner bike is the next step in a parents’ pathway to raising an MTB kid –…

Pirelli Product Recall for P Zero Race Tyres

Pirelli Store exterior

~ Sponsored Content ~ Pirelli has issued a product safety recall for its P Zero Race TLR and P Zero Race TLR Classic road tyres because of the potential for the bead to become unseated. The recall is for two tyres manufactured between 6th March and the 18th June 2023: Retailers and consumers are advised…

Adding More Spark to Aussie Scooter Industry

E-Ozzie scooters

~ Sponsored Content ~ Melbourne academic and entrepreneur Aldo Vera gained rare insight to the state and needs of Australia’s e-scooter industry when he completed a business PhD in the electric vehicle sector several years ago. His findings – and his experience as a recycling business owner in his native Chile – inspired Aldo and…

Free, Fast and Nationally Recognised Qualifications for Experienced Mechanics

Bicycle mechanic training facility

~ Sponsored Content ~ Experienced bicycle mechanics in NSW can now gain nationally recognised qualifications through a fast-tracked and fee-free course offered through the Bicycle Mechanic Training Institute. BMTI, a subsidiary of 5 Star Training and Consulting, is participating in the NSW Government’s Trade Pathways for Experienced Workers program to enable seasoned mechanics to increase…

Bike Store Wisdom Secures a Decade of Lock Innovation

A parked bike locked to street bike rack

~ Sponsored Content ~ It’s 10 years since KWT Imports general manager and Park Lock founder Eamon Thompson wisely heeded the advice of a Melbourne bike store owner calling for a greater selection of quality U locks for bikes. Eamon was visiting the Bike Zone store when its owner, Mocha Ishay, declared the market was…

Home Grown Excellence from Lusty – Champions Choice and Albek

Various sized bottles of sealant

~ Sponsored Content ~ Champions Choice is a Lusty Industries house brand built from listening to dealers in Australia and around the world for a solution for bulk tubeless sealant that offered exceptional shelf life, high performance and cost efficiency. It limits waste by reducing use of smaller bottles that are thrown away and, most…

TURBA Charging the Eyewear Market with Great Style, Fit and Price

Cyclist wearing TURBA eyewear

~ Sponsored Content ~ Sports eyewear brand TURBA has quickly built a strong and devoted slice of the online market since its launch in mid-2020. Underpinned by a range of very distinctive and eye-catching designs, a hyper-responsiveness to consumer tastes and expertise in digital marketing, TURBA is reaping the rewards of delivering ultra-light, comfortable and…