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Kalas, British Cycling extend collaboration to 2024

Kalas and British Cycling have extended their collaboration for a further four years. The Czech based custom cycle wear specialists will continue as the official sportswear supplier to British Cycling and the Great Britain Cycling Team until the end of 2024. “When it comes to performance, our on-bike clothing supplier …

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Ribble Cycles appoints Simon Picton as head of creative

Ribble Cycles has appointed Simon Picton as its new head of creative. Picton has previously worked for companies including BBC, SKY and more recently at Red Bull Media House holding the role of senior creative manager. “After spending five years in Salzburg, directing and producing sports and entertainment content for …

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38 winners crowned at Taipei Cycle d&i awards 2021

The Taipei Cycle d&i awards has announced 38 winning products for its 2021 edition, including six recipients of the Gold Award and one recipient of the Young Enterprise Award. The ceremony was broadcast live from Taiwan as part of a press conference to share the latest news on the upcoming …

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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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