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Editorial

Let’s Not Be Complacent!

Welcome to our February online edition of Bicycling Trade!

As always, there’s been so much to write about this month. There are certainly a lot of things happening in the bicycle industry, both within Australia and globally.

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How's Business?

How's Business?

Welcome to our monthly nationwide chat to bicycle dealers where we simply start by asking, ‘How’s business?’

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Letters

Call To Reinstate Motor Assisted Bicycles

Elections are a time to scrutinize the competence of governments.

Please use your skills to get NSW Transport Minister Duncan Gay to rethink his ban on all petrol Motor Assisted Bicycles (MAB’s) (This ban did not include electric bicycles).

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Shop Talk

Well Known Melbourne Bike Shop Destroyed by Fire

One of Melbourne’s oldest and largest bicycle stores caught fire on Thursday 22nd January.

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Shop Talk

Action Bicycles Chermside Closes

Wholesalers hurried to the premises of Action Cycles in the northern Brisbane suburb of Chermside on Friday 16th January to collect their stock.

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Shop Talk

Gateshead Cycles Moves and Expands

Having been established in 1973, Gateshead Cycles is one of the oldest shops in the Newcastle region of NSW.

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Shop Talk

BikeBug Opens in Melbourne

BikeBug started with one retail store in North Sydney, in 2005 but has been rapidly expanding since then.

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Shop Talk

AvantiPlus Wollongong Closes

In late 2014 AvantiPlus Wollongong closed. The store, which was at 4 Regent Street Wollongong was one of four shops within a short radius of the centre of town. Owner Mark ‘Kegs’ Keegan is now working for one of those other three stores, Spearman Cycles.

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Trade Talk

Bicycle Imports Stay Strong in November and December

In last month’s online edition of Bicycling Trade, we reported that bicycle imports for October 2014 were at the very high level of 229,779 units.

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Trade Talk

Fly12 Gets Over $350,000 Backing in First 12 hours.

You may remember reading in previous editions of Bicycling Trade about Fly6, the combined tail light and video camera that has been developed by two friends from Western Australia, Andrew Hagen and Kingsley Fiegert.

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