The State of the Bike Industry April 2018

April 24, 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. In January, we kicked off the Shift Up podcast with this State of the Bike Industry series and I believe it gave us wonderful momentum to have a quickly successful podcast. Listen in to our latest episode and make sure to chime in. We ask a few questions about electric bike share on your shop floor, and what topics you want to listen to!

Recap of Topics Discussed

Top episodes
  1. Bike Shop's Cost of Doing Business
  2. US Bicycle Lobby - the Past, the Current, and the Future
  3. Trek Bikes Takes on Cycling Safety
  4. Why Must We Protect Our Cycling Rights
  5. Current Status of US Bike Shops
  1. E-Bikes
  2. Bike Share
  3. Cycling Industry Chat on FB
  4. Omnichannel
  5. More Available Education and Content within the Bike Industry
  6. Losing Ella CyclingTips
Predictions (Follow Up Articles to Come)
  1. EBikes! - Arleigh
  2. Innovation is going to hit us hard in the next 6 months - Arleigh
  3. Bike Share - Mark

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