Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Americans at the 2016 Tour de France: Who’s racing, and what are their objectives?; Drapac signs five-year deal as co-title sponsor of Cannondale Pro Cycling Team; hansgrohe joins Bora as co-sponsor for 2017; Sagan joining Bora–Hansgrohe in 2017?; Cycling Canada names team for Rio; Numainville left off Canadian Olympic team; Tiffany …


Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles are set to merge: So how did we get here and what does it all mean?

When bicycle trade website BikeBiz reported last week that Wolverhampton-based Wiggle was seeking to acquire its Northern Ireland rival Chain Reaction Cycles, it precipitated a flurry of near-indistinguishable reports across specialist and general media channels. “Wiggle is on the verge of absorbing its main retail rival Chain Reaction Cycles. It’s said to be highly likely …


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Boasson Hagen wins stage three of the Tour of Qatar; Victory marks long-awaited return to form for Boasson Hagen; Cavendish: People are going to want echelons but we are not f***ing robots; UCI forwards cyclocross worlds mechanical doping case to disciplinary commission; Riders give thumbs up to …


DHB summer clothing review

dhb offers a wide range of clothing for road cyclists to suit different performance needs. In this review, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at jerseys and bibshorts from dhb’s Goldline and ASV performance-oriented collections that are designed for spring and summer conditions.


Wiggle opens Australian subsidiary

We’ve seen many bike shops come and go in the past decade and there’s never been a more competitive time to be in the business of selling bikes. The online market has also been tough with many online stores going out of business while only a few succeeding to meet the margins and demands to …


Local charities partner with online retailers but face industry fall-out

The local bike shop (LBS) vs online retailers debate isn’t new. It’s been common knowledge for years that consumers can get cycling-related products much cheaper online than in store, but local retailers often claim that overseas retailers have an unfair advantage and that they are killing the local cycling industry. While retailers have had to …


Interview with Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Wiggle

Over the past few years Wiggle has taken the worldwide bike industry by storm and has revolutionised the way we shop for our cycling gear. Humphrey Cobbold, the CEO of Wiggle took the time to speak to me last evening and share their story of humble beginnings, future ambitions and his views of the industry …


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