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Counterfeits, fraud, and theft: Why Silca changed its return policy 

An in-depth Q&A with owner Josh Poertner about the real challenges brands and retailers face in an e-comm world.

Shimano has sold off Pearl Izumi

United Sports Brands (USB) has acquired the brand.

Specialized’s founder Mike Sinyard steps down as CEO, appoints former Dyson executive

After 48 years at the helm, Sinyard is taking a chairman role.

Australian industry news: Pushys acquires Bikebug

The two rival Aussie e-commerce giants are now on the same team.

Felt Bicycles acquired by parent of KTM motorcycles

Felt Bicycles is now under the same ownership as Husqvarna, R Raymon, and GasGas e-bikes.

We must work together: Industry leaders' open letter on climate change

CyclingTips amongst signatories of an urgent appeal to the cycling industry to tackle climate change now.

11 tips to keep your bike running through an industry parts shortage

Can't find the part you need in stock? These tips may help.

Shimano expands consumer-direct options, but not for components

First Shimano North America, and now Shimano Australia has followed with direct-to-consumer e-commerce.

Volkswagen is now leasing bikes in Germany: is this just the beginning?

Car and bike industry giants will offer financing solutions to companies and individuals through a network of dealers.

In the fight against climate change, should bikes be more like cars?

Can the cycling industry become more environmentally friendly, sell more bikes and encourage a circular economy?

No Canyons for Christmas: Brexit forces delays for UK orders

Canyon bikes have paused all shipments to the UK as the end of the Brexit transition period on December 31 approaches. In a blog post, th...

Belgian group purchases majority stake in Canyon

Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) has acquired a majority stake in Canyon Bicycles GmbH. The deal will see Canyon founder Roman Arnold retai...

Bikes projected to outsell cars in Europe two-to-one by 2030

Three cycling associations this week announced a new forecast for the cycling sector, which showed that Europeans are expected to buy an ...

Cannondale's new bike packaging is better for the environment, your bike, and mechanics

Cannondale has announced it will move to fully recyclable packaging across its entire range of bikes. Last month we reported that Trek ha...

Canyon eyes future growth as annual sales top €400 million

Today Canyon announced that its co-founder and current CEO, Roman Arnold, is stepping down and will become the chairman of the newly esta...

Cannondale and GT have ditched model years

Cannondale and GT appear to be following the lead of Cervelo and most boutique brands by removing year models from their websites and mov...

Mavic is in receivership, but who owns them? Who knows

Venerable French wheel brand Mavic has just been placed in receivership, according to an AFP report. That means that the business is prob...

Colnago has a new owner

The 66-year-old Colnago brand has been acquired by a privately-held Abu Dhabi investment company, Chimera Investments LLC. According to I...

Boom and doom: Bike shops are in an anxious state of flux right now

While tumbleweeds roll through many major cities in Australia, the nearby suburbs are seemingly a buzz of activity. COVID-19 is changing ...

Zwift lays off senior staff, says it’s a strategic restructure

As recently reported by digital tech website DC Rainmaker, late last week Zwift laid-off a number of senior employees in what’s said to b...

Interview: BicyclesOnline’s founders on Cell bikes, Aldi, and international growth

Australia’s population may only be small, but its cycling industry punches well above the weight of many other, far more populated, marke...