The Bicycle Academy Opens Doors to the Industry

– Sponsored Content – A new training academy for bicycle mechanics is being made available to all employers in the Australian bike industry, to help address a national shortage of high-level training. The Bicycle Academy is now accepting applications from all employers for apprenticeships and Cytech start-up training courses set to begin from June. The…

Advance Traders Creates NZ Based Management Team

Matt Turner

Advance Traders has just hired two key people to run their growing New Zealand based operations.

David Gulliver started on 1st March 2021 as General Manager. David does not come from a bike industry background but has management level experience in wholesaling and importing within the engineering industry.

Bikes International and Five Bike Barn Stores Acquired by The Pedal Group

The trend for closer integration between Australia’s and New Zealand’s bicycle industries is about to continue with a major acquisition by the Queensland based Pedal Group, the entitity includes Advance Traders and 99 Bikes. “We take over five shops on 1st July and we also buy the Bikes International wholesale stock on 1st July,” said…