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Cycleguard on its new cover for bike shops and retailer demos

The bike crime battle is fought on many fronts. It’s not just about consumers getting a decent lock and remembering to use it, it’s also thieves targeting bike shops and ...

Jonathon Harker
High Street

IBD numbers steady while bike shop chains grow

The number of independent cycle shops opening and closing in the UK have remained static, with equal numbers (approximately 126) opening and closing in 2015, according to statistics from the ...

Jonathon Harker
Which are the top 20 IBDs of 2016?

Which are the top 20 IBDs of 2016?

It's time once again to celebrate the independent bicycle dealers of the nation in our annual 'Top 20 IBDs' search. 

Jonathon Harker
Halfords

Cycle Technician
Guildford

Passionate about bikes as you are customers?  Do you possess cycle knowledge, gained through working in the cycle industry or as a hobby? (Ideally Cytech/NVQ Cycle Maintenance Level 2 accredited). Then how about working in one of our Halfords Bike Huts as a Bike Technician? 

Decades old Somerset bike shop up for sale

Decades old Somerset bike shop up for sale

A well-established and popular cycle sales and repair business in Keynsham, Somerset, is up for sale. 

Jonathon Harker

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Lightspeed to run St Patrick's Day event for bike shops

Lightspeed to run St Patrick's Day event for bike shops

"How to make it as an independent bicycle retailer" is the topic of a brand new exclusive St Patrick's Day event being run by Lightspeed.

Jonathon Harker
Myagi releases free training videos for bike shops

Myagi releases free training videos for bike shops

Myagi has launched a new cycle training series of free videos to support retailers already using the service and to encourage new sign ups.

Jonathon Harker
Bike shops ask for fairer pricing and better communication

Bike shops ask for fairer pricing and better communication

At the start of the year BikeBiz polled 100 retailers on one of the key relationships in the bicycle trade supply line - between bike shops and distributors.

Jonathon Harker
Independents feeling the squeeze, warns British Retail Consortium

Independents feeling the squeeze, warns British Retail Consortium

The retail sector is facing the loss of up to 900,000 jobs and the closure of thousands of shops in the next decade,   warns a new report from the British ...

Carlton Reid
Manchester bike shop to host local art event

Manchester bike shop to host local art event

Local bike shop Ken Foster's Cycle Logic is hosting a unique art event this weekend, designed to celebrate the store's community in Chorlton-cum-Hardy.

Jonathon Harker
What do bike shops really think about distributors?

What do bike shops really think about distributors?

2015 was volatile for bike retail and for a particularly unlucky few who were hit by the December floods, went from bad to worse. Unsurprisingly, then, we received some strongly ...

Jonathon Harker

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