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Posted June 20, 2012
In terms of which brands are tops in which shops and/or markets, it’s not Trek, Giant, or Specialized that leads the pack.
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Posted June 5, 2012
The latest NSGA numbers point to what might be a turnaround for the US bicycle business. Or not.
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Posted May 22, 2012
A darker and often overlooked side to "flat sales."
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Posted May 18, 2012
Holy smokes someone is finally figuring out how to build an ebike.
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Posted May 18, 2012
Are flat bike sales for the past 35 years a good thing or a bad thing?
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Posted May 8, 2012
If the industry is serious about reaching beyond its enthusiast comfort zone, there is no shortage of ways to do so.
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Posted May 1, 2012
For the umpteenth year, the most discussed topic at BLC was: How do we welcome that Casual, Non-Enthusiast rider?
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Posted April 27, 2012
You might get lucky rolling out an alternative to paid advertising and do it less expensively.
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Posted April 24, 2012
A move to embrace non-enthusiast categories may turn out to be a pretty big deal.
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Posted April 20, 2012
BLC-style meetings can act as industry-wide catalysts for change.
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Posted April 20, 2012
Communities across the USA are stepping up to create bike-friendly communities on their own
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Posted April 17, 2012
We've had 20 years of zero net growth in this industry. So what are we going to do about it?
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Posted April 13, 2012
A Kansas retailer responds to Rick Vosper's blog
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Posted April 11, 2012
Why do companies keep advertising bikes that 99% of consumers don't buy in magazines that 99% of consumers don't read?
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Posted April 10, 2012
What the bike biz has to teach Mad Men's Don Draper about the cutting-edge discipline of Content Marketing.
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Posted March 26, 2012
The press is working up a head of steam towards another round of stories about how the Usual Suspects did not invent the mountain bike.
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Posted March 22, 2012
An urban cycling apparel maker responds to Rick Vosper's blog about Levi's.
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Posted March 19, 2012
In much of the third world bicycles are capital equipment. You can change a life for $150.
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Posted March 14, 2012
Periodically some corporate giant decides to step into the bike business to show us rubes how it's done.
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Posted March 13, 2012
I’m turning into That Guy I Used to Hate … The Expert Counselor.
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