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Winners of Cyclist Café of the Year Awards announced

Cycling UK announced the winners of the Cyclist Café of the Year Awards at the Big Bike Celebration on the 6th October in Harrogate. After the votes were counted, a panel of judges from across the UK looked in detail at the cafés who made the shortlist and decided the winners. Cyclist …

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Cycle England launches grant scheme in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Cycle England has launched a grant scheme to further enhance cycling facilities across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The £100,000 grant fund will be used to help support businesses interested in improving facilities for cyclists, including cycle parking, storage, changing facilities, route signage and e-bike hire. Chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire, Sir Gary Verity …

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Cycle Expo Yorkshire gears up for inaugural event

The Cycle Expo Yorkshire 2018 will take place from 12th-14th October, beginning with a trade day followed by two days for the public. Having hosted the Tour de France’s Grand Depart in 2014 and the now annual Tour de Yorkshire, the county has also secured the UCI Road World Championships …

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iceBike* 2019 to return in third week of February

Dates have been announced for the iceBike* and Sportline Show 2019 and visitors are encouraged to register now. iceBike* 2019 will take place from 19th-21st February in Arena MK in Milton Keynes. There will be a range of seminars and talks from industry leaders, new products and show offers as well as a range …

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Local Bike Shop Day – 6th October

The inaugural UK ‘Local Bike Shop Day’ is taking place tomorrow, 6th October. This celebratory day is inspired by the success of UK Record Store Day, which is now in its 12th year. The aim is to give smaller, independent stores an opportunity to highlight what sets them apart from …

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Top five jobs of the week – 5th October

Bike Mechanic – customer support, e-bike technical, service manager – Volt Bikes This role will primarily involve managing and resolving customer technical issues, ensuring all tech work is completed in an organised and timely manner, keeping logs of all support enquiries, and associated work carried out, sending out spare parts …

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Carlton Reid departs BikeBiz

Carlton Reid has departed BikeBiz, 22 years after founding the brand in 1996. He will now work as a transport correspondent for Forbes.com. The industry veteran will continue to contribute expert guest posts via the BikeBiz website on an ad-hoc basis. "BikeBiz has been my life for 22 years, and …

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Late Tamworth cyclist’s family donate to Birmingham charity cycling groups

The family of a Tamworth cyclist who died earlier this year has donated the contents of his workshop to Birmingham charity cycling groups. Geoff Cleaver passed away aged 68, leaving behind a huge collection of tools and bike parts in his garage. His family decided to donate them to the …

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Cycle Republic partners with Prince’s Trust for Palace to Palace 2018

Cycle Republic has partnered with the Prince’s Trust for the Palace to Palace 2018. On 7th October, 4,000 riders will cycle between Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to help raise vital funds for the charity. This is the third year that the retailer will be the ‘official mechanical partner’ for …

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Cycle Training UK to close

Cycle Training UK (CTUK) is to close at the end of the October.  CTUK, which has been providing training courses for 20 years, has issued redundancy notices to all employees this week.  "Earlier in the summer, it became apparent that there would not be large enough contract work to see  …

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