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Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

JDM Products adds RecovaPro to brand portfolio

Knaap Bikes distributor JDM Products has added percussive massage brand RecovaPro to its portfolio. The JDM team, lead by Steven May in the UK, is starting the push into the cycling category through independent cycle stores that have strong connections with their local clubs and riders. The RecovaPro products are made …

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The Electric Bike Shop expands to six stores across UK

The Electric Bike Shop has expanded to six stores nationwide and a distribution hub in the Midlands – with plans to open three more stores by the end of 2021 and have a total store portfolio of 15-20 by the end of 2022. “We can sit back, relax and pat …

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Velorution partners with Fenwick for new store openings

Velorution has partnered with Fenwick in a deal that will see the retailer, which already has stores in four locations across London, further its growth. Velorution X Fenwick of Bond Street and Velorution X Fenwick in Bentalls Kingston are set to open on 12th April, the first date non-essential retailers …

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2pure appointed new distribution partner for Nuun

2pure has been appointed the exclusive UK and Ireland distribution partner for Nuun Hydration. “We’re so excited to join forces with 2pure to expand our impact and inspire more muuvment through better hydration in the UK and Ireland,” said Nuun CEO Kevin Rutherford. George Bowie, founder of 2pure, added: “Having …

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ZyroFisher to distribute Bryton GPS cycle computers in UK and Ireland

ZyroFisher has partnered with Bryton Sport to distribute Bryton GPS cycle computers in the UK and Ireland. Bryton, with the help of ZyroFisher, will introduce a complete line of GPS cycling computers into the market. Along with its latest entry-level model, the Rider 15 Neo, Bryton will also launch into …

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BikeBiz April edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz April is now available online. This month, we hear how e-bikes can shake up the daily commute, more about Zwift’s Black Celebration Series and how artificial intelligence can improve active travel insights. This month’s sector guides are cycle computers and triathlon. How e-bikes can shake …

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Knaap distributor JDM to open Milton Keynes facility

Knaap Bikes distributor JDM Products is to open a 100,000 sq. ft. distribution facility in Milton Keynes. Opening on 12th April, the facility will offer large scale product distract and all of the logistics and operational solutions that Knaap needs to support its rapidly expanding partner dealer network. With over …

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LEVA-EU marks campaign victory as EC confirms LEV legislation is ‘unsuitable’

LEVA-EU is celebrating a campaigning victory after the European Commission confirmed legislation governing light electric vehicles was ‘unsuitable’. The Commission has acknowledged that the Machinery Directive, in place to ensure a common safety level for machinery placed on the European market, is not suitable for vehicles. LEVA-EU, which has campaigned …

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Madison to distribute AirPop, brand debuting at digiBike*

Madison has announced a new distribution agreement with AirPop – a brand that is making its debut at digiBike* this week. Since 2015, AirPop has been designing face masks with the latest technology to build ultra-high-performance products to provide an ‘unrivalled’ breathing experience. Pre-2020, the brand had a big focus …

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Veer Cycle geared up to disrupt light EV drivetrain segment

Veer Cycle is geared up to disrupt the light EV drivetrain segment with the help of equity crowdfunding. Targeted at the light electric vehicle (LEV) segment, which includes e-bikes, e-scooters and e- motorcycles, Veer’s Split Belt Drive is intended to replace aftermarket metal chains and secure partnerships with LEV manufacturers. …

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