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Welcome to Bike 2.0

Published July 13, 2010

 

The old Bike 1.0 business model as practiced by Trek, Giant, and Specialized relies on a shrinking market where a relatively few “smart” retailers prosper at the expense of a majority of “dumb” ones.

In this model, the “smart” retailers capture more and more market share until they (and a few dominant brands) effectively control the market. It’s a pretty good theory…until you look at the actual facts.

Read more of Rick Vosper’s Bike 2.0 blog here.

 

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