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LBSD 2021 digital Retailer Promo Pack now available to download

There is now just over two weeks to prepare for this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, taking place on Saturday 28th August. To make preparations as easy as possible for IBDs during this busy time, the ACT has created a digital Retailer Promotional Pack that is available to download here, …

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Top five jobs of the week – 13th August

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Junior e-bike technician – Swytch This role supports the team by maintaining and repairing our broad selection of bikes and Swytch kits stored in our workshop. It reports …

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Busby introduces new Panic Button feature

Busby has introduced a new Panic Button feature designed to allow the user to alert selected emergency contacts should they feel unsafe at any point. This new feature further strengthens the app’s offering as a multi-purpose personal safety solution, in addition to providing added peace of mind for those heading …

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Gravel cycling festival Dukes Weekender set to return next month

Gravel cycling festival Dukes Weekender, based in the centre of Aberfoyle on the edge of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, is returning for its third outing on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th September. The two-day event will include the Gravel Hill Climb, the Gravel Enduro, a 75km gravel …

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Bike boost for Greater Manchester Police’s Transport Unit and local charities

The police and five not-for-profit organisations dedicated to supporting local communities across Greater Manchester have been given a bike boost, thanks to Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and GreaterSport. Greater Manchester Police’s Transport Unit, Sale Sharks Community Trust, One Manchester Housing Association, Wigan Borough Armed Forces Community HQ, Barnardo’s BeU …

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Dolan Bikes appointed official bike partner of Tour of Britain, Women’s Tour and Tour Series

Lancashire-based bike brand Dolan Bikes has been appointed the official bike partner of this year’s Tour of Britain, Women’s Tour and Tour Series. As part of the partnership, two race fans will win a fully custom-built road bike worth £3,000 during this year’s Tour of Britain (5th-12th September) and Women’s …

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Zwift, Vitality partnership to kick off with Vitality for UNICEF Rides Series

Zwift has partnered with Vitality, the global platform for behaviour change. The partnership kicks off with the Vitality for UNICEF Rides Series, held on Zwift between 23rd August and 6th September. In partnership with UNICEF, every ride completed during the series will unlock a life-saving polio vaccine for a child. With …

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Tern announces $45,000 in Give Back Grants to non-profit organisations

Tern has announced the grant recipients of this year’s Give Back Programme: World Bicycle Relief, PeopleForBikes and Trips for Kids. Every year, Tern donates at least 1% of the previous year’s net profits to social or environmental causes. The Give Back Programme reflects its commitment to supporting groups that are …

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Eurobike Travel Talk 2021 to discuss trends in international bike tourism

Eurobike’s Travel Talk 2021 will look into new trends in international bike tourism when it takes place on 3rd September. The 20th edition of the Travel Talk will see the bike and tourism sectors meet up in Friedrichshafen to “discuss, be inspired network and work together”. The term micro-adventure describes …

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Verbier E-Bike Festival taking place this week

The third edition of the Verbier E-Bike Festival is starting this Thursday, 12th August, taking place over four days. With a 20% increase in sign-up compared to last year, e-bikes to test on-site, and more than 30 exhibitors, the Valais resort will be “alive with the buzz of e-biking”. Brands …

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