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WiggleCRC makes £100m move on German rival Bike24

WiggleCRC makes £100m move on German rival Bike24

WiggleCRC backer Bridgepoint is closing in on a deal to acquire German online retailer Bike24, reports The Sunday Times.  The private equity firm is expected to pay £100m to acquire ...

Carlton Reid
Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley puts big money into bike retail

Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley puts big money into bike retail

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct is moving into bike retail with the opening of a 25,000 sq ft flagship bike store close to its Nottinghamshire HQ. Ashley has owned bike-brand MuddyFox since ...

Carlton Reid
Ilkley Cycles closes and jokes "told you bike shops don't make money"

Ilkley Cycles closes and jokes "told you bike shops don't make money"

Ilkley Cycles has closed. The shop management  posted a heartfelt message on Facebook today: "Well, the time has come, like all high street retail, we are now closing!"

Carlton Reid
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E-bike subsidy could happen, says UK transport minister

E-bike subsidy could happen, says UK transport minister

Transport minister Jesse Norman has told The Guardian that e-bike subsidy could happen. 

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Data-visualisation charts show the scale & reach of #boycotthalfords

Data-visualisation charts show the scale & reach of #boycotthalfords

A data and systems manager has mapped the social-media reach of the calls to boycott Halfords. Howard Gees has placed a number of #boycotthalfords charts and graphs on Benchheaven.co.uk. The hashtag started trending ...

Carlton Reid
Top five jobs of the week

Top five jobs of the week

With over 660 positions filled in 2016, the BikeBiz online jobs board is going from strength to strength. As the number of listings grows on a daily basis, we’re keeping ...

Kieran Howells
Bike shops should embrace dockless bike-share, say trade veterans

Bike shops should embrace dockless bike-share, say trade veterans

While some bike shops may fear that the arrival of dockless bike share in their town or city will harm sales of new bikes Ofo's Adam Rose believes the opposite will be ...

Carlton Reid
CSG joins COREbike for the first time

CSG joins COREbike for the first time

The organisers of the COREbike Show have announced that the show will be welcoming another major name to the list of distributors and brands attending Whittlebury Hall in January 2018.

Kieran Howells
BikeBiz announced as COREbike partner

BikeBiz announced as COREbike partner

BikeBiz is happy to reveal that we’ll be once again teaming with the 2018 COREbike Show as the event’s exclusive trade partner.

Kieran Howells
Reed Boggs secures sponsorship from Muc-Off

Reed Boggs secures sponsorship from Muc-Off

Red Bull Rampage entrant Reed Boggs has recured a new helmet branding sponsorship deal from mountain bike care and performance specialists Muc-Off.

Kieran Howells

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