The latest CyclingIndustry.News’ Trade Journal is now available to read online.
We begin this issue by twisting the formula of our usual ‘Ask the Trade‘ feature, this time calling on our friends in the consumer press to talk us through what event organisers need to do to effectively rack up column inches. The controversial issue of embargoes is tackled too!
Bosch CEO Claus Fleischer follows with a run through of his vision for the electric bike market, sharing thoughts on how large the bubble can grow before it pops, right through to explaining why the bike industry has never had a better opportunity to attract new customers.
Having introduced a number of new lines to its catalogue, Weldtite talks us through refining its range to better serve the bike mechanic and enthusiast, as well as fine tuning formulas to a more eco-friendly make up.
Overleaf, our regular contributor Duncan Moore pins down CyclingScore for an interesting read on the changing attitudes landlords have towards accommodating cyclists in the workplace.
Having begun to draw a crowd to its pop-up in Manchester, The Dirt Factory discusses the next step in its journey and a bid to welcome the wider bike industry to take part in creating new cyclists.
With the darker evenings now fully with us, Raleigh, Moore Large, Exposure and Upgrade Bikes talk through their innovations in the lighting arena. Flick to page 26/27 for that.
A further analysis of how the U.S. China trade war is affecting global trade follows, focusing on how Taiwan has become a beneficiary of the spat. Our analysis of imports into Europe sits on pages 28 and 29.
Cycling Industries Europe‘ Policy Director Lauha Fried is our first guest columnist. Lauha discusses the strengths the bike industry has when it collaborates behind the common goal of getting cycling on the political agenda.
Previously detailed online, we catch up with Greenstorm as it bids to make a break into the UK market. Boss Richard Hirschhuber outlines what could well be an attractive proposition for bike shops wanting to do more business both online and with electric bikes.
That’s the first half of the magazine summarised, so hopefully we’ve caught your attention. There’s plenty more thereafter, including analysis of the bike industry’s sustainability claims, a guest piece from MaaS (Mobility as a Service) provider Comodule and an article detailing the basic steps required to give your business a presence online.