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Bike Connection Agency collaborates with IAA Mobility for new event

Bike Connection Agency has announced its newest event in collaboration with IAA Mobility, Bike Connection Demo. The event is planned for 18th-19th June in Andalo, Dolomiti Paganella Bike resort, Italy. It will provide an all-categories media testing platform for every brand involved in the bicycle industry, including complete bicycles, parts …

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Knaap rolls out in UK with 120 dealers reached, partners with Nicky Romero

Knaap Bikes has partnered with global DJ and producer Nicky Romero, as it celebrates reaching over 120 dealers across the UK. The brand has created some content with Romero, which it will show and share in the upcoming weeks. “Of course, a bike is primarily a transportation object,” said Romero. …

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David Karneboge joins Human Powered Solutions as senior advisor

David Karneboge has joined Human Powered Solutions (HPS) as a senior advisor. Brad Hughes, managing director and a founding partner of HPS, came up through the original Schwinn bicycle company ranks with Karneboge. “We travelled together almost all the time,” said Hughes. “We were among the original product managers in …

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2Pure, Lizard Skins supporting The Contour Collective for 2021

2Pure has announced a Lizard Skins partnership with The Contour Collective for 2021. As more and more people discover riding, Lizard Skins and 2Pure believe that promoting inclusivity and accessibility in mountain biking is one of the most important issues in cycling. The Contour Collective is a new project which …

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Top five jobs of the week – 19th February

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Hub operations manager and head mechanic – Just Pedal Limited Overseeing all operations at our busy cycle hub in the heart of the Surrey Hills, the hub operations …

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Bafang awarded UL 2849 certificate for mid motor

Bafang Electric has been awarded the UL 2849 certificate, the ‘first’ mid motor UL certificate in China. The certificate awarding ceremony was held on 9th February both online and offline. Qinghua Wang, chairman and general manager of Bafang, Xiukun Yu, vice president of UL, and senior staff from both sides …

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Shift Active Media developing SEO capabilities with Phillip Burns hire

Shift Active Media has taken steps to develop its Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) capabilities over the past year, including the recent new hire of SEO manager Phillip Burns. Previously senior SEO specialist at Oban International, he is joining Shift’s 40-strong team to support its growing portfolio of SEO work. Tom …

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Muc-Off joins forces with Canyon Esports for 2021 season

Muc-Off has partnered with Canyon Esports for the 2021 season. “As cycling evolves, we must too,” said Alex Trimnell, CEO at Muc-Off. “Zwift has become a huge platform for cyclists across the globe, and we’ve already begun to develop some rad new products to help with performance and maintenance when …

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Hutchinson Cycling Dpt partners with Transcontinental No.8

Hutchinson Cycling Dpt has partnered with The Transcontinental Race (TCR). The eighth edition of the self-supported TCR cycling race is planned to depart Brest, France on 27th July, visiting four checkpoints throughout the continent before arriving at the finish in Thessaloniki, Greece. Originally scheduled for 2020, TCR No.8 was postponed …

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£1.9 billion boost from Scotland’s National Walking and Cycling Network

Users of Scotland’s National Walking and Cycling Network (NWCN) spent £1.9 billion in the local economy in 2019, a new report from NatureScot, Sustrans and Scottish Canals has found. The NWCN includes Scotland’s Great Trails, the National Cycle Network and Scottish Canals towpaths and stretches 6,879 kilometres across the country. …

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