Late last year I pondered the future of local cycling retailers (https://carbonaddiction.net/2012/11/03/where-do-you-shop/). The seemingly unstoppable march of global e-giants such as Wiggle and Chain Reaction showed no sign of abating, and established Aussie bike stores appeared little more than rabbits frozen in the headlights of a speeding road train – not sure what to do … More Aussie retailers refuse to get dropped
As you may already know, Wiggle, the UK-based online behemoth, are now co-sponsoring a Pro Women’s team with Honda. They’re also beginning to stage major sportifs on the other side of the world, like the Bendigo Belter held late last year. And, as of this week, Wiggle’s main rival, Chain Reaction, has announced it will … More Cyber giants enter the real world
Like all good Aussies, I want to support local businesses. But as a cyclist with only a finite amount of dollars each month, I also want the best gear and deals for my money. Which creates quite a dilemma every time I need something for my bike. Or even a bike itself. The occasional incredible … More Where do you shop?