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Top five jobs of the week – 6th August

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Deputy branch manager – Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op You will report directly to the branch manager and will work closely with them in running the branch. You will be …

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36 products selected for Eurobike Award 2021

A panel of expert judges have selected 36 innovative products for a Eurobike Award 2021, with seven set to receive a Gold Award. “We’re delighted by the large number of submissions and the high standards in this year’s Eurobike Award,” said Eurobike project manager Dirk Heidrich. “Despite the long break …

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Eurobike’s Bike Biz Revolution taking place this month

Select experts and industry decision makers are set to meet at Eurobike’s Bike Biz Revolution – Conference for Visionaries, taking place on 31st August. Following the launch in 2019 and the digital event in 2020, the congress, which is a bike industry platform for knowledge transfer, is now going into …

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The Bike Club partners with Bikeability Trust to expand access to cycling

The Bike Club is partnering with the Bikeability Trust to expand access to high-quality bikes and training for the next generation of riders. With 2021 set to be another ‘huge’ year for cycling, the Bike Club and the Bikeability Trust will be working together to achieve their shared ambition of …

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Supersapiens bolsters executive team with Zisser and Ketchell

Supersapiens has bolstered its executive team with Dr Howard Zisser as chief scientific officer and Robby Ketchell as VP of innovation. The US-based company recently finished its most recent funding round, attracting more than $13.5 million from around the world, and will look to the new leaders to help execute …

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Inaugural eBike Demo Weekend coming to Alexandra Palace this month

The inaugural eBike Demo Weekend is set to take place from 14th-15th August at Alexandra Palace, showcasing a number of brands with fleets of demo e-bikes available for testing. Brands in attendance include Brompton, Ridgeback, Saracen, Dawes, Falcon, Specialized, Cannondale, Tern, Apache, Gazelle, Wisper, Electrify, ARCC, Angell.bike, Revolutionworks, Chill eBikes, …

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USG appoints four UK sales agents

USG has appointed four UK sales agents, following on from it taking back distribution of its brands 7iDP, Royal Racing and TAG Metals Racing. To request an appointment please contact the agent directly or UK sales director Matt Yeo on 07971-788353. Sales agents contact details and areas covered: Roy Hunt …

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Bikeability Trust launches new cycling instructor bursary

The Bikeability Trust has launched a cycling instructor bursary, funded by the DfT. All Bikeability cycling instructors must hold a Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training, designed to ensure children are provided with the skills to cycle confidently and competently on today’s roads. A £500 bursary towards the cost …

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Bikmo partners with what3words to improve location accuracy for customers

Bikmo has partnered with what3words, giving its customers a more accurate way to input locations when making insurance claims. Co-founded by Chris Sheldrick in 2013, what3words has divided the planet into three-metre squares with each square given a unique combination of three words. By incorporating what3words into its claims process, …

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Ribble Cycles opens new showroom in Nottingham

Ribble Cycles has enhanced its retail portfolio with the opening of its latest showroom in Nottingham. Building from the success of its recently launched landmark Lancashire flagship showroom, Ribble is bolstering its retail proposition and portfolio with the opening of a new experiential showroom in Nottingham’s Victoria Centre. “Our aim …

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