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Cowboy introduces free software update to detect crashes and collisions

Belgium start-up Cowboy is introducing Crash Detection – software designed to detect crashes and collisions. Currently available in beta for 1,000 users, the “industry-first” feature will be rolled out to all Cowboy 2 and Cowboy 3 riders by the end of September at no charge. Using sensitive built-in sensors combined …

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Nominate now for Best Independent Bike Dealer

Following the commencement of the nominations process for the BikeBiz Awards earlier this month, we’ll be highlighting each and every category from our list of expertly-curated accolades, designed to reflect the varied and vibrant nature of the sector: from prizes that honour local independents and distribution giants through to awards for …

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Muc-Off’s LOPS pulley wheel system premieres at Tour de France

Muc-Off’s Lightweight Oversized Precision Shifting (LOPS) made its world premiere in the individual time-trial stage on the penultimate day of the 2020 Tour de France. The system, which unites a highly advanced titanium body with supremely efficient coated pulley wheels and bearings, was used by Team Bahrain McLaren leader Mikel …

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Top five jobs of the week – 18th September

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Bicycle mechanic – Handlebars If you are a friendly, driven mechanic who enjoys helping customers and loves fixing bikes even more, then we would love to talk to …

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Nominate now for Best Retailer Services

Following the commencement of the nominations process for the BikeBiz Awards last week, we’ll be highlighting each and every category from our list of expertly-curated accolades, designed to reflect the varied and vibrant nature of the sector: from prizes that honour local independents and distribution giants through to awards for innovative …

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Canyon partners with Revolution Bike Park

Canyon has announced Revolution Bike Park as its first gravity bike partner in the UK. The partnership will be imminently available to MTB fans with bikes to rent in the coming weeks. A launch event is in the pipeline, pending the change in the COVID-19 situation across the country. Riders …

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Litelok strengthens commercial team with three senior appointments

Litelok has made three senior appointments to strengthen its commercial team. Alex O’dell has been appointed managing director, Eve Fernandez is joining as marketing director and Ramon Schelwald will be international sales manager. Together they’ll lead the commercial team, bringing with them a wealth of experience working with leading innovative …

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Less than one month to submit updates for BikeBiz Directory 2021

Time is running out to submit your updates for the BikeBiz Directory. The deadline for submissions to the 2021 edition is 16th October. To provide us with new or altered details, please contact BikeBiz editor James Groves. If you were included in the prior edition and your details remain unchanged, …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 sees record number of bike shops and customers across UK

This year’s Local Bike Shop Day was the “most successful date yet”, with a record number of bike shops and customers celebrating across the UK, organisers have said. The number of bike shops registered on the Local Bike Shop Day website rose by 77%. During the day, the hashtag #supportyourlocalbikeshop had …

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Nominate now for P&A Brand of the Year

Following the commencement of the nominations process for the BikeBiz Awards last week, we’ll be highlighting each and every category from our list of expertly-curated accolades, designed to reflect the varied and vibrant nature of the sector: from prizes that honour local independents and distribution giants through to awards for innovative …

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