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Sea Otter Australia Officially Launched

A new cycling festival experience - Sea Otter Australia - is set to debut at Canberra’s Stromlo Forest Park on 2nd to...

TMO Sports Trials Innovative Social Media Based Marketing Strategy

After many years with a previous distributor, Continental Tyres moved their Australian bicycle tyre distribution to TMO Sports in November 2017.

Adventure Brands Goes Global

On 1st October Jamie Walsh, founder and owner of Adventure Brands announced the sale of his business to Global Fitness and Leisure.

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Bikesportz Takes Over as Bosch Service Centre

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Wiggle CRC Posts A Massive Loss After Writedowns

Mapil Topco Limited, which trades as Wiggle CRC, has just released its financial statements for the year ending 30th December 2018. They...

Earlier Dates Mean Closer Trips for Show Attendees

For those Australian or New Zealand bicycle trade members looking to attend both Eurobike and Taichung Bike Week next year, they’ll not...

Research Shows that Ebike Riders are Not ‘Cheating’

A research paper published by members of Brigham Young University in the USA has concluded that eMTB riders are working their bodies...

How’s Business? December 2019

Welcome to our popular monthly How’s Business feature in which we ask a selection of  bicycle shop owners and managers across Australia and New...

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Current Tariff Legislation is Hurting our Industry

Several major product categories that are sold within the Australian bicycle industry are subject to import tariffs. These are federally imposed taxes...

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I’ve always been an analytical type of person. Show me the numbers! Then I’ll make decisions based upon the data

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Three Simple Ways to Attract More Bicycle Tourists to Your Business

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