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Editorial

Here’s 412.5 Billion Reasons For You to Head to Canberra this March

Over recent monthly online editions of Bicycling Trade, we’ve made an initial announcement about the first annual Australian Bicycle Summit, followed by more details last month about the agenda, locations and other logistical details.

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Shop Talk

Alltrack Bicycles Closes

llAlltrack Bicycles was a relatively new shop opened in the southern outer Sydney suburb of Heathcote by Murray Mackney.

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Trade Talk

Bicycle Imports Surge to Record Levels in October

A record breaking 229,779 bicycles were imported into Australia during the month of October 2014. September/October/November are usually the peak months of the year for bicycle imports, as wholesalers bring in stock for the Christmas and summer season. But this is the highest single month total ever imported into Australia. It’s also the first month ever to exceed 200,000 units.

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New Products

Catlike Leaf Helmet

The Catlike Leaf is aimed at the trail and all-mountain market, offering a little more coverage than a typical road helmet. It still packs plenty of vents and the 260g claimed weight (medium) is definitely at the lighter end of the scale for an all-mountain lid.

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New Products

Pro Tharsis XC Flat Top Di2 Handlebar, Stem and Post

To accompany the long anticipated launch of electronic gear shifting for mountain biking, Shimano’s sister company Pro has added a range of parts designed to integrate the electronic components. The Tharsis XC Flat Top Di2 handlebar is made from unidirectional carbon and has moulded in holes and grooves that allow you to route the Di2 wires internally from the shift paddles to the stem.

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Cycling Advocacy

Bosch to Sponsor Australian Bicycle Summit

Bosch has committed the weight of their global brand to the first annual Australian Bicycle Summit which will be held in Canberra from 3rd – 4th March

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Cycling Advocacy

Knog, Bicycle Superstore Promote Bicycles for Humanity

Bicycles for Humanity provides second hand bikes to third world countries.

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Interviews

Far From Surly

Two key staff from Surly’s global head office in Minnesota, USA recently visited Australia and New Zealand. Bicycling Trade caught up with them for lunch and a chat, just a few hours after they’d landed in Australia. Despite about 30 hours of total travel time, they’d already visited one store and their mood certainly did not match the name of their bicycles.

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Features

Inaugural Australian MTB Summit a Huge Success

On 4th – 5th December 2014 an impressive roll up of 120 delegates attended the first Australian MTB Summit, hosted by Mt Buller in the Victorian Alps.

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Features

SOLA To Offer Direct Servicing for Fox Consumers

SOLA have been busy doing up to 30 Fox suspension service jobs per day that are sent in from bike shops around Australia.

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