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The retail business show for bicycle shop owners and managers from Shimano's S-TEC.

The retail business show for bicycle shop owners and managers from Shimano's S-TEC.
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Location:

Irivine, CA

Description:

The retail business show for bicycle shop owners and managers from Shimano's S-TEC.

Language:

English

Contact:

9494704269


Episodes

Ep. 1802: 2017 E-bike Summit Panel 2

1/19/2018
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Do electric mountain bikes belong on trails used by hikers, equestrian riders, and regular mountain bikers? Or do they only belong on trails designated for motorized vehicles? This contentious question was the focus of a panel discussions held at the 2017 E-bike Summit, and the answers were a lot more nuanced than you might expect. Panel members are Dave Wiens, the Executive Director of International Mountain Bike Association, Photographer and trail projects expert Leslie Kehmeier of The...

Duration:00:53:49

Ep 1709: Catching Up with Project Bike Tech

12/26/2017
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Project Bike Tech is a high school vocational program like auto shop, but for bicycle mechanics. Mercedes Ross, their National Director, recently stopped by Shimano North America Bicycle HQ to share the latest news about Project Bike Tech. Follow Project Bike Tech: http://projectbiketech.org/blog http://facebook.com/ProjectBikeTech http://instagram.com/projectbiketech/

Duration:00:11:14

Ep 1708: Road Tubeless Explained

10/30/2017
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Road tubeless tires ride better and reduce flats compared to traditional road bicycle tires. But their higher air pressures make them different from mountain bike tubeless systems, and there's some safety fundamentals you must know. Jim Malta of Stan's No Tubes drills down into tubeless rim and tire technologies so you can reap the benefits of road tubeless tires with confidence. Follow Stan's No Tubes on Facebook facebook.com/notubesfan

Duration:00:24:21

Ep 1707: Retailer Boot Camp

9/28/2017
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In a 20 group, retailers from noncompeting markets meet to help each other improve. Business metrics like inventory performance, sales by category, payroll, marketing spending, and rent are shared and analyzed. Peers help overcome your weak areas, and you'll help them in your strong suits. Build trust, friendships, and learn from allies who've been in your shoes. Follow on Facebook: National Bicycle Dealers Association https://www.facebook.com/NBDA2015/ The Mann Group...

Duration:00:27:22

Ep 1703: Rent Your Bikes

3/28/2017
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Renting downhill bikes is a big summer business for the bike park at Alaska's Alyeska Resort. We talk to shop manager Steve Bartholomew to learn the do's and don'ts of the rental business. Even if you don't have a bike park in your backyard, you can still rent the bikes in your inventory. Spinlister Pro is an app that simplifies the process for bike shops and renters alike. We speak to Spinlister's Marketing Director, Curren Bates.

Duration:00:33:49

Ep 1610: Project BikeTech

11/5/2016
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Project Bike Tech is a high school vocational training program. It's like auto shop, for bikes. Learn how local bike shops coordinate with Project Bike Tech to bring this program to their communities.

Duration:00:31:16

Ep 1608: Suspension Specialist Dirt Labs

8/5/2016
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Our series featuring specialist service providers continues with Boulder-based suspension service experts Dirt Labs.

Duration:00:50:08

Ep 1604: Women's Boutique The Unlikely Cyclist

5/6/2016
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Our profiles on specialist bike shops continues with The Unlikely Cyclist, a women's boutique in Costa Mesa, CA

Duration:00:51:45

Ep 1503: Employee Training and Profitability

12/4/2015
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Does paying for training increase shop profitability?

Duration:00:35:05

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