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Carey O’Callaghan joins Mondraker UK team

Carey O’Callaghan has joined the Mondraker UK team as South East sales manager. O’Callaghan brings a wealth of experience to the sales team having worked within the cycle industry for a number of years. His extensive IBD and market knowledge gained whilst working at a large UK distributor means he …

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Sea Otter Europe presents sporting programme for 2021 festival

The Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava-Girona Bike Show 2021, taking place from 24th-26th September, presented its sporting programme last week at the Hotel Carlemany in Girona. Information on the 15 races in all disciplines, which will take place over the weekend, was announced at the presentation, with some 4,000 cyclists …

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havebike CEO calls for bike mechanic qualifications to be included in free level 3 adult qualifications

havebike CEO Nick Brown has called for bicycle mechanic qualifications to be included in the list of free level 3 adult qualifications in a letter to Gillian Keegan MP, Minister of State for Apprenticeships and Skills. During the Queen’s Speech in May this year, the Government set out its plans …

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Cycling apparel brand MAAP debuts on MR PORTER

Melbourne-based cycling apparel brand MAAP has debuted at global online men’s style destination MR PORTER this month with its range of design and performance led cycling kit. MAAP goes live on MR PORTER with a selection of its cycling jerseys, bib shorts and accessories alongside a number of fashion, lifestyle …

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Top five jobs of the week – 18th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Social media executive – ProBikeKit Our marketing team is growing rapidly, and we’re now looking for a social media executive to expand our reach across all things social, alongside …

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IAA Mobility: which cycling brands are joining and why?

IAA Mobility is fast approaching, and with it the opportunity for the cycling industry to benefit from the event’s international exposure and access to end consumers on-site. Many major complete bike brands confirmed that they will exhibit at IAA Mobility earlier in the year, but more recently components manufacturers – …

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Zwift to be presenting partner of Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift

Zwift will be the presenting partner of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, with the inaugural edition starting on 24th July 2022 in Paris on the Champs-Élysées. The four-year partnership will spearhead Zwift’s broader strategy to grow women’s cycling and lay solid foundations, as the race seeks to establish …

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Perry eHopper to be showcased at Situ Live’s Westfield venue

Experiential retail destination Situ Live has partnered with small business support provider Enterprise Nation to give emerging brands an opportunity to showcase their products in its Westfield London venue this September. Situ Live typically charges brands a subscription fee to showcase their products or services in-store and online, but to …

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Giro expands brand and marketing team with new hires and promotions

Giro Sport Design has expanded its brand and marketing team with several key hires and promotions. Peter Nicholson has joined as brand manager, Giro Bike while Eric Richter has moved into a new role as Bell, Blackburn and Giro commercialisation manager. Additional hires include Merve Aslan for digital planning and …

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Laka appoints Kelly Barnes as CMO to oversee diversity programme

Laka has promoted the current VP of marketing Kelly Barnes to the newly created role of CMO. In addition to driving the next phase of the company’s growth, both in the UK and internationally, Barnes will oversee the creation and implementation of Laka’s own business diversity plan as well as …

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