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National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme hits 200 sites

The National Bicycle Tyre Recycling Scheme now has 200 collection sites, or Velorim Centres, across England, Scotland and Wales. The scheme is targeting 1,000 collection points by the end of 2021. Bike shops, hire-schemes, bike repair centres and retailers across the UK have signed up to recycle all their scrap …

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Mountain Mayhem cancels 2021 event

Organisers of Mountain Mayhem have cancelled the 2021 event. A statement on the website said that despite the Government’s latest roadmap announcement, the event will still not be able to go ahead this year. “Unfortunately there are still too many variables for Mayhem to go ahead this year,” said Jill …

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Only 1.1% of London bike thefts see thieves being caught, data reveals

Police data has revealed which areas in London saw a surge in lockdown bike thefts last year, with just 1.1% of bike thefts resulting in the thief being caught. Waltham Forest is the borough with the greatest increase at 30.88%, followed by Haringey (27.52%) and Southwark (23.92%). The data, collated …

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2pure raises £10,000 for Sport in Mind in RED January

2pure has raised a total of £10,455.12 for Sport in Mind after participating in RED January. “With our goal set to £2,000,” said George Bowie, MD at 2pure. “The incredible show of support from our friends and family, suppliers, customers and colleagues helped us reach over £10,000 in donations for …

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Lazer, Freewheel supporting Sported with free helmets

Lazer is committing to provide free cycling helmets to Sported through online cycling retailer Freewheel.co.uk, as part of the ‘Buy One, Save Another’ programme. For every ten helmets registered in the UK between today, 1st March, and 31st May 2021, Lazer will donate a Compact helmet to Sported. This is …

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Bafang to establish third subsidiary in China

Bafang is investing in a new facility for the development and production of high-end battery packs. To meet its growing development needs and clarify its business layout, the e-drive systems manufacturer will soon establish a third subsidiary in China, with a working name of Bafang New Energy (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. …

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Top five jobs of the week – 26th February

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Digital marketing executive – Silverfish The digital marketing executive looks after all our activity across multiple channels on a variety of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc) …

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Derek McMullan retires as chairman of IAM RoadSmart

Derek McMullan has retired as chairman of independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart. McMullan will carry on his involvement with the charity as a volunteer masters’ mentor and observer for both cars and motorcycles within his local area. He will be succeeded by Stuart Donald QPM. Having been due to …

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ZEG set to join IAA Mobility 2021

ZEG is set to participate in IAA Mobility 2021. Brands including Bulls, Flyer, Hercules, i:SY, Kettler, Pegasus, and Wanderer will present their latest collections across 3,500 square metres. These brand booths will be located in the B2B2C area of the Summit (exhibition centre). A joint booth at the Open Space, …

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Endura partners with Trash Free Trails

Endura has partnered with Trash Free Trails (TFT). TFT is a community-focused, non-profit organisation that aims to reduce single-use product pollution in and on trails and wild places by 75% by 2025, and reconnect people with nature through purposeful adventure. Its A-Team is a group of volunteer regional representatives from …

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