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Insync launches pop-up stand at Selfridges Oxford Street

Insync Bikes has launched a new pop-up stand at Selfridges’ flagship London department store on Oxford Street. The brand’s director of sales and marketing Gopal Krishan said the ‘flash site’ features Insync’s high-end ranges, including the Viking Pro models and Lectro easystep e-bikes. The bikes will retail at between £900-£1500. …

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Top five jobs of the week – 4th December

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Cycling fundraiser – Action Medical Research Are you an experienced and passionate cyclist with a demonstrable interest in events? If so, it’s time to join the events team …

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ArmaUrto partners with Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling

ArmaUrto has partnered with Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling. The partnership will see Ribble Weldtite riders, including Dan Bigham, Jacob Tipper and newly signed Cameron Jeffers, train and race in ArmaUrto’s Impact Pro base layers, which can be worn under regular cycling apparel to provide an ‘unparalleled’ layer of protection. “It’s …

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Geraint Thomas joins Amp Human as shareholder and athlete advisor

Amp Human has added British Olympian and Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas to its athlete roster and investor list. The partnership marks a two-year agreement that will see Thomas as an active advisor to Amp Human as it expands its human performance portfolio. Thomas, who will also be a …

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IAM RoadSmart appoints Greenidge as CEO, targets ‘new phase of growth’

IAM RoadSmart has appointed Tony Greenidge as its new CEO. He will lead the independent road safety charity, which aims to improves driver and rider on-road skills, in ‘a new phase of growth’. Greenidge joined IAM RoadSmart in 2017 as its business development director before stepping up to become interim …

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Gocycle’s GXi named one of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020

Gocycle’s fast-folding GXi model has been named as one of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020. The brand has achieved 50% growth in global sales during 2020, with more people beginning to realise the benefits of electric bikes for healthier and more sustainable journeys. The business has doubled its global …

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Velocio Apparel adds two new hires to bolster European growth

Velocio Apparel has announced two key hires to bolster sales, brand awareness and culture, with a focus on European growth. Friederike (Ricky) Buckenlei has taken on the newly created role of head of Europe, overseeing all elements of the European strategy. The position makes use of her managerial experience and …

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Bafang to continue sponsorship of CST PostNL Bafang MTB racing team

Bafang has confirmed its ongoing sponsorship of the CST PostNL Bafang mountain bike racing team into the 2021 Olympic year and beyond. During the two years of sponsorship to date, there has been ‘intensive’ collaboration between the e-drive systems manufacturer, mountain bike brand American Eagle and the riders of the …

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Top five jobs of the week – 27th November

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Customer service manager – ‘Soigneur’ – J.Laverack Bicycles Ltd As the customer service champion, you will be responsible for managing the customer journey for J.Laverack and ÆRA from …

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Voting closes today for BikeBiz Awards 2020

Voting will close today, 27th November, for the BikeBiz Awards 2020, in association with Tannus Tyres. The results will determine this year’s winners, which will be revealed online on Friday 11th December. The Awards is returning for its 12th iteration this year in a digital format, forgoing a live event …

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