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Coros Wearables appoints Ben Clark to Northern Europe market manager

Coros Wearables has appointed Ben Clark to Northern Europe market manager, as the company continues to strengthen its product offering in Europe. Coros Wearables is a performance sports watch brand but is also well known in the cycling world for its smart helmet technology. The Linx, Omni, and SafeSound cycle …

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Cargo bike scheme supporting local and business community during lockdown

The InStreatham electric cargo bike has been supporting the local and business community during lockdown, encouraging many residents to rely on local businesses and keep community spirit up during these times. The eco scheme was initially launched to enable small independent businesses to replace cars and vans deliveries with cycle …

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Olly Wilkins joins the Goodyear Wingfoot Alliance

Olly Wilkins has joined the newly formed Goodyear Bicycle Tyres Wingfoot Alliance global athlete and ambassador programme. Wilkin joins primarily as an athlete but will also provide invaluable feedback on MTB product development. “It’s the dream to work with a brand with such a rich history in creating performance tyres,” …

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Pro Bike Tool turns five this month

Pro Bike Tool is turning five this month. Five years ago, Chris Parr, driven by the need to embrace change and create a meaningful business he believed in, started manufacturing and selling bike tools online. Now, he and his wife Nicole are managing a multi-million dollar family business selling in …

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OnGuard receives Diamond Sold Secure security rating

The OnGuard Pitbull and Brute range are the “first locks in the UK” to be certified to Diamond standard by Sold Secure. Sold Secure recently added a new Diamond standard for testing within the category for bicycle locks. “By increasing our standards to meet this new standard, we have begun …

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Top five jobs of the week – 26th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Company sales manager – Silverfish This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and high performing sales manager that has excellent sales, business development, account management and sales …

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VOLT opens new UK manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes

VOLT has officially opened the doors to its new UK manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes, realising an expansion project one year in the making. The move represents a significant investment by the firm in UK manufacturing and centralises its production within a new facility. At approximately 20,000 square feet, the …

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Double award for Continental tyres made from dandelion rubber

The Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre from Continental has won the Red Dot Design award. It was also recently awarded the E-Bike Design and Innovation Award in the Sustainability and Green category by the magazine Focus E-Bike. While the Red Dot Award is awarded for the design of the tread of …

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Cyclescheme sees ‘all-time high’ in certificates amid COVID-19 cycling boom

Cyclescheme has seen an all-time high in certificates amid the COVID-19 cycling boom. According to the data, employers are heavily investing in cycling as a benefit for their workforce, with a 310.3% rise in employer registrations from 24th March when the UK lockdown commenced to date. With much of the …

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Bollé to provide try-out experience of Phantom lens technology

Bollé has partnered with QReal and M7 Innovations to provide a hyper-realistic try-out experience of its flagship lens technology, Phantom. Within Instagram, the demonstration invites users to try out Bollé’s Phantom lens through one of the brand’s Chronoshield model. After seeing the glasses on their face, users flip their camera …

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