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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...

From the Top Podcast: Building Canyon Bicycles

In my latest episode of From the Top, I'm thrilled to be able to tell the remarkable story of how fellow VeloClub member, Roman Arnold, f...

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...

From the Top Podcast: Building Rapha

I'm thrilled to introduce our new podcast, From the Top. It tells the stories of the founders and personalities in the cycling industry, ...

From the Top Podcast Launch

I work in the best industry on Earth - the cycling industry. I've met more inspirational, clever, interesting people during my 12 years i...

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...

Wahoo acquires Speedplay pedals

Wahoo Fitness, a company best known in cycling for its indoor smart trainers and GPS bike computers, has announced its acquisition of Spe...

Wahoo acquires The Sufferfest training platform

The Sufferfest has come a long way from its early days of offering basic ride-along videos to become one of the most loyally followed ind...

Retail is changing: Decathlon Sports to open first full-scale USA store

As the world’s largest sporting goods retailer, the French company Decathlon will soon open its first full-scale store in the USA. Known ...

What's happening at Rapha? An interview with founder Simon Mottram

Rapha recently turned 14. Like many 14-year-olds, the apparel brand is spending a lot of time thinking about precisely what it is, and wh...

Commentary: Cultural appropriation on two wheels, and why representation matters

Like most of you, the bicycle has been a part of my life since I was a child. It saw me through my teenage years with pre-suspension moun...

Bikes imported to Australia to be hit by unexpected 5% tariff

The Australian Department of Home Affairs has ruled that, as of today, power-assisted bicycles imported into Australia will attract a 5% ...