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Islabikes founder Isla Rowntree on stepping back after 15 years

Islabikes founder Isla Rowntree tells Rebecca Morley why she’s stepping back after 15 years, how the children’s bike market has changed and being a woman in the cycling industry The importance of getting children cycling young is clear – but so is ensuring they have the right model that suits …

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Evans partners with cycleGuard to offer discounted insurance policies to customers

Evans Cycles has formed an exclusive partnership with specialist insurer cycleGuard to offer discounted insurance policies to its customers. With over 20 years of experience, cycleGuard provides a range of insurance plans designed specifically for cyclists, regardless of how frequently they ride, their style of riding or the type of …

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Rapha expands flagship London Clubhouse

Rapha’s first UK Clubhouse, located in London’s Soho district, has reopened its doors following a complete refurbishment. The flagship destination has relaunched at almost twice the size, offering a premium shopping experience for men and women, with a bigger product range, personal shopping and upgraded fitting rooms. It will also …

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Bike Rental Manager moves closer to B2C goal following crowdfunding campaign

Creators of bike rental software Bike Rental Manager (BRM) has surpassed its crowdfunding target, raising 123% of the initial £250,000 goal. The team has started to implement its plans for growth by hiring two sales consultants and a customer success manager, who, along with recently appointed marketing agency Digital Ethos, …

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Muc-Off to sponsor enduro rider Lewis Buchanan

Muc-Off has signed Lewis Buchanan to its growing roster of athletes and teams for the 2021 season. “It’s always exciting to add a new rider to our ever-growing roster, especially one racing at the very highest level like Lew,” said Alex Trimnell, CEO at Muc-Off. “His results have been super impressive …

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Top five jobs of the week – 9th April

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Workshop manager – Certini Bicycle Company Ltd. – Specialized Concept Store Bristol We are looking for an organised, self-motivated and ambitious individual who wants to make their mark …

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Bafang receives UKCA certificate for M200 Central Motor Drive System

Bafang has received a UK Conformity Assessment Marking (UKCA) from TUV SUD Certification and Testing (China) Co., an international third-party testing, inspection and certification institution. It indicates that Bafang’s Central Motor Drive System M200 (M200) conforms to the latest market access requirements of the UK. It is also the first …

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Shimano extends collaboration with Unipublic

Shimano is extending its collaboration with Unipublic, offering its neutral race assistance service to all professional riders in Spanish road cycling races. Beginning formally in 2001, Shimano and Unipublic have been working together for over 20 years to support the work of teams and riders in professional cycling races. Following …

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ADVNTR Media Group teams up with komoot for gravel webinar

ADVNTR Media Group has teamed up with komoot for a one-hour webinar next week. The webinar will take place next Thursday, 15th April, at 1pm. About the event: What is gravel? How do I find it? How do I link up bridleways? Join Katherine and Eleanor as they show you …

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Fox Racing supporting BIEA in three-year commitment

Fox Racing has announced a three-year commitment to support the Bicycle Industry Employers Association (BIEA) with its aims to grow, diversify and create a pathway to professional bike education certification. Kelly Carioti, general manager NA, said: “We believe in all the great work BIEA is doing for the bicycle industry …

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