Source: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News
Australia’s Bicycling Trade magazine has returned after a five-year hiatus to cover the ins and outs of the industry down under.
Bicycling Australia published the quarterly magazine from 1996 to 2007 but ended it around the same time it canceled the Bicycling Australia Show. Bicycling Australia director Phil Latz recently decided to revive Bicycling Trade as a monthly web-only edition. The industry trade directory, Bicycling Yearbook, will continue in its annual print form.
Latz said the timing was right for a relaunch because there is no other trade publication in Australia and plenty to write about. Circulation will be about 2,500 initially with email summaries of each issue sent to staff of bike shops, wholesalers and manufacturers.
Bicycling Australia also publishes a road magazine with the same title, Mountain Biking Australia, the Bicycling Buyers’ Guide and the Where to Ride guides for Australia, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S.