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Editorial

Look Out For New Business Opportunities!

Welcome to our October online edition of Bicycling Trade.

I didn’t deliberately set out to create a themed edition, but having just completed the last article, I’ve noticed a common thread that weaves through several of our articles this month.

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How's Business?

How's Business?

This month our random selection of six bike shop owners around Australia were all upbeat about their sales in spring so far, but they were also unanimous in saying how much it contrasted with a tough winter.

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Trade Talk

First Look at Monza’s 2015 Dealer Show

Monza Imports recently invited their dealers to their headquarters in Melbourne to see their 2015 product range.

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Trade Talk

Advance Traders Takes on Allen Sports

In a press release dated 30th September, Concord, Massachusetts, USA based Allen Sports announced that Advance Traders would become their Australian distributor from 1st January 2015.

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Trade Talk

Steady Start for Bicycle Imports in 2014/15

After 2013/14 finishing up as being the third highest financial year on record for bicycle imports, 2014/15 has started quietly.

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Trade Talk

Apollo Manager Goes Back to Retail

Long-time Apollo Bicycle Company employee Craig Kilpatrick has left Apollo for a full time position at Bicycle Superstore Hoppers Crossing.

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Trade Talk

Dirt Art Expands From Australia to NZ

For the past seven years Dirt Art has developed mountain biking facilities throughout Australia from WA to far north Queensland.

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Trade Talk

New CEO for MTBA

Meanwhile in other mountain biking news, Mountain Biking Australia (MTBA) the peak body for the sport of mountain biking in Australia have just announced that Mr Shane Coppin has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MTBA for a term through to the end of June 2018.

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Shop Talk

Stuart O’Grady To Open Unique New Bike Business

One of Australia’s most enduring and successful professional cyclists is now looking forward to the next era in his business life.

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Shop Talk

Cycles Galleria Opens Fourth Store in Two Years

Melbourne based Cycles Galleria have just opened a new store inside the headquarters of global cycling brand Knog’s design studio, located at 453 Church Street, Richmond.

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