September 1 2014.

Look out for the 2014 edition of Motorcycle Trader, landing from today.

This month; Bruce Wilson concludes his assessment of the electric bike market and speaks to the manufacturers striving to make battery power appealing to the masses. Alan Dowds questions whether original equipment really offers best quality and best value and shops around to find out. Show time is almost upon us and the trade are invited to apply for free tickets to this year’s International Dirt Bike Show.

Trader’s packed News and New Products pages deliver industry, business and product information. On the Columns front; Williams assesses why purchasing patriotically has become so pricey and in his Next Generation column identifies to a gap in the industry’s internet-age marketing strategy. Sticky talks of the modern-day attitude towards regular servicing and running repairs, and the MCIA’s Stevie Muir has astonished fellow parents for letting her son ride a motorcycle.

Elsewhere in the latest trade-only publication, you’ll find the July 2014 Registration Statistics, an updated 2014 Events Calendar, Trade Mart, The Trader Directory and a Business Journal covering new holiday entitlement and resolving contractual disputes.

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