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Free expert advice and grants to help West Yorkshire employers support more staff cycling to work

Free expert advice, tailored support and grants of up to £5,000 are available to help West Yorkshire employers support more staff cycling to work, which will play a vital role in meeting the transport challenge created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Combined Authority’s Bike Friendly Business scheme, part of its …

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Pippa Wibberley to become global managing director of Accell Bike Parts

Pippa Wibberley will be taking up a new position as global managing director of Accell Bike Parts GmbH, after two and a half years as managing director of Raleigh UK. During her time as MD, Wibberley led a strong Raleigh team to deliver market share growth in key markets such …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 now taking place in September

Local Bike Shop Day 2020 is now taking place on 5th September. The new date was confirmed with a poll among participating retailers. Following the recent possible postponement survey that took place in March, there was an overwhelming vote (94%) in favour of deferring the day to a later date …

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ZIV managing director Siegfried Neuberger passes away

ZIV managing director Siegfried Neuberger has passed away. Neuberger served ZIV for 25 years and has led the association with full commitment for many years. “With untiring energy he has devoted himself to the association and its employees until the very end,” said a ZIV statement. “Siegfried Neuberger has decisively …

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Philly Bike Expo and SRAM present 2020 inclusivity scholarship winners

The Philly Bike Expo has announced the winners of the 2020 PBE x SRAM inclusivity scholarship for framebuilders. The programme is in its second year of supporting women, trans, and POC framebuilders who have been underrepresented at bike shows and in the industry at large. The four scholarship recipients will …

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Selle Royal launches ‘Back in the Saddle’ campaign

Selle Royal has launched a new campaign, ‘Back in the Saddle,’ across its e-commerce and social channels. The campaign aims to support bike owners choosing to cycle as an active and healthy lifestyle choice through promoting its key benefits: Back in the saddle for the earth Cycling to commute to …

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Brompton appoints Shift Active Media as global media agency

Shift Active Media has been appointed as the global media agency for Brompton. Brompton kicked-off the media agency review on the 6th January, receiving requests for information from eight media agencies. Three were selected to pitch at Brompton’s London headquarters in February, which ultimately saw Shift appointed against two undisclosed …

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Halfords appoints new managing director for Tredz

Halfords has appointed Rob Keates as managing director of Tredz, as well as director of transformation for Halfords Group. Tredz operates through tredz.co.uk and two retail stores, stocking over 500 brands. Keates joined the business on 15th June from O2 where he has spent the last seven years in a …

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Muc-Off collaborates with UK laboratories on research project into bicycle lubrication

Muc-Off has collaborated with UK laboratories on a research project into bicycle lubrication, funded through the ‘Analysis for Innovators’ (A4I) programme. The research was carried out by Muc-Off’s in-house R&D team in partnership with National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC. The project was funded …

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Pure Electric appoints Peter Kimberley as CEO

Pure Electric has appointed Peter Kimberley as chief executive officer, taking over responsibility for running the business from founder Adam Norris. Norris will continue to work actively in Pure Electric, focusing on the business’ overall strategy, on the customer retail experience and on developing corporate customers, including the Cycle to …

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