LATEST ARTICLES

G&O Cyclery

Running a Successful Niche Bike Shop in 2018

What is it like to open and run a niche independent bike shop in 2018? What are the high and low moments? We discuss this and more with Davey Oil from G&O Family Cyclery.
Midtail Cargo Bike Article

The Rise of the Midtail Cargo Bike

With so many midtails cargo bikes in for review we couldn't happen to ask ourselves, is there a rise of interest in this "in-between" cargo hauling bike?
Barriers for Women in Urban Cycling

The Barriers for Women in Urban Cycling

Women make up fewer than 25% of the trips taken by bicycle in the United States. What can we do to remove some the barriers for women in urban cycling? Listen to the latest Shift Up podcast for some ideas!
Bridging the Gap Series

Bridging the Gap – Achieving Gender Balance In Cycling Podcast Series

After 18 episodes we are tackling one of the more important topics we can in growing a better bike industry. Can you guess what it is?
The State of the Bike Industry - April 2018

The State of the Bike Industry April 2018

We are back at it with our quarterly "State of the Bike Industry" with Mark Sutton, editor of Cycling Industry News.
SERVICE REIGN

Service Reign: Improving your Customer Service Feedback Loop

Service Reign is a small piece of software that integrates into your bike shop point of sale to receive effective feedback on your customer's experience. Listen in to learn about Service Reign and how we can build a better customer service feedback loop for a bike shop
BRINGING A NEW PRODUCT TO MARKET IN 2018

Bringing a New Product to Market in 2018 with Tern Bikes

We talked with Josh Hon from Tern Bikes about evolving and inventing new products, and what it takes to bring these products to market in 2018.
Bike Shop Talk: The cost of doing business

Bike Shop Talk: What is the Cost of Doing Business?

We are back talking with Jay Townley to discuss his work for decades running analysis of the US bike shops cost of doing business report from the NBDA. We share opinions on how shops could potentially make a better margin and run a more profitable bike shop while briefly talking about the outliers who are doing it differently.
Creating Bike Mechanic Standards

Creating Bike Mechanic Standards with PBMA

The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is a fairly new nonprofit helping create better standards for service in the bicycle industry and defining what it means to be a professional bike industry mechanic. Listen in as we learn about their work and future of the bike industry!
VIDA MTB Series Women's Rider to Racer Enduro Program

Interested in Enduro Racing? VIDA MTB Has a Program for You

If you are in the Denver metro area and remotely interested in trying enduro racing then this new program from the Yeti Cycles VIDA MTB series and Wheat Ridge Cyclery may be for you.