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Editorial

Special edition of Bicycling Trade: Phil Latz announces sale of Bicycling Australia

I am pleased to announce that as of Friday 4th July, my wife Catie and I have sold most of the assets of Lake Wangary Publishing Co, that we founded on 1st November 1989.

7th July 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Editorial

Focus Upon the Things You Can Control

This year’s Federal Budget has certainly caused some jitters in consumer spending, which is reflected in some of the feedback in our ‘How’s Business?’ column this month.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

How's Business?

How’s Business?

This month’s responses to How’s Business were widely varied, with some stores seeing a big effect from the federal budget announcements and others not even mentioning them.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Industry Veterans Take Senior Roles at Monza Imports

In order to handle its new brands including Cannondale, GT, Schwinn and Mongoose bicycles and Bell Helmets, Monza Imports has been hiring additional staff.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Bike Box Wins Orbea Distribution

Commencing on 1st July 2014, BikeBox will take exclusive responsibility for the sale and distribution of all Orbea products. BikeBox will also to provide technical support and warranty service to new and existing customers.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Bicycle Imports Down Slightly in April

A total of 48,816 bicycles were imported during April 2014, down from 55,178 last year. April is traditionally the lowest month of the year for imports, being just before the first new model year bikes start landing in May.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Dirt Works’ First Wayward Bikes Landing Soon

You may recall an article from our March 2014 online edition in which Dirt Works announced that they were developing their own bicycle brand called Wayward Bikes.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Kmart Recalls 108,000 Children’s Helmets For Safety Reasons

Kmart has recalled children's helmets after testing found the range failed to meet mandatory safety standards.

The defective helmets, sold nationally between October 2012 and April 2014, are designed to be used with skateboards, bicycles and scooters.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Ausbike Bike Expo Has Been Cancelled

After four years, the first two at the Showgrounds in Flemington followed by two at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton, the Ausbike show has been cancelled. The Ausbike website shows this news in a single line, with no further explanation.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »

Trade Talk

Sydney Show Also Closes But Two New Replacements Starting

For the past few years Sydney has hosted a Bike and Lifestyle Show. This was originally held in the old Sydney Showgrounds in Paddington, then last year moved to the Dome at Sydney Olympic Park.

25th June 2014 · Leave a Comment · More »