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Shimano to be exclusive official groupset supplier to Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling

Shimano will become the exclusive official groupset supplier to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling. “When you think of cycling, you think ‘Shimano’,” said British Cycling’s performance director Stephen Park. “The brand is arguably one of the most iconic names in the sport and have been at the …

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Apidura Revive launches to ‘return purpose’ to idle packs

Apidura Revive has launched, aiming to ‘return purpose’ to idle packs by investing in returning them to full functionality. The packs come from three main sources: Samples ‘These packs are in perfect working order and were most likely produced as part of our product development process. They may deviate from …

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Restrap’s Solstice Century challenge returns for summer 2021

Restrap has announced the return of its biannual Solstice Century challenge for summer 2021. The challenge will be hosted on its social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, as well as on its Strava club. Restrap is encouraging riders to make the most of the longest days of the year …

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Massimo Fregonese becomes new CEO of Elastic Interface

Massimo Fregonese is the new CEO of Elastic Interface, Berenis and Bikepad, managing all activities of the CyPad Group’s three owned brands. Fregonese comes from SIGG Switzerland where he held the position of international sales director. He has also held the position of international sales and marketing director at CamelBak. “In …

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CABDA Expo partners with National Bicycle Dealers Association

Organisers of the CABDA Expos have announced a new partnership with the National Bicycle Dealers Association. “We are incredibly proud to team up with the folks at the NBDA,” said CABDA show director Jim Kersten. “Its mission is the same as ours – give bicycle retailers the tools they need …

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Laka launches new bike shop membership programme

Laka has launched a new bike shop membership programme, designed to provide retailers with the means, via plug-and-play online technology, to create their own customer membership programme. Laka’s Bike Shop Membership Programme is free to participating retailers who can register their interest via a dedicated page on the Laka website. …

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Top five jobs of the week – 4th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Bicycle mechanic (Cambridge) – Hourbike Ltd Key responsibilities: – Overall maintenance of a fleet of circa 600 bikes – Performing inspections and triage – Use of the team …

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Vittoria partners with mountain bike race Etna Marathon

Vittoria has partnered with Etna Marathon, the mountain bike race on Mount Etna. As partner, the brand will contribute to the organisation of the event. This is a further ‘important step’ for Vittoria in the mountain bike landscape, it said, in addition to the recent partnerships with the UCI Mountain …

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Cycle Together scheme launches in Frome with support from Bike Rental Manager

Frome Town Council has launched a new initiative, Cycle Together, supported by Bike Rental Manager. Cycle Together allows people to borrow an e-bike plus essential cycling accessories for four weeks so that they can tackle Frome’s hills and improve their health whilst reducing pollution and congestion. The scheme is free …

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Big Bike Revival launches to give England’s cyclists “free MOT and service”

Cycling UK has today launched its Big Bike Revival in England, which aims to fix would-be cyclists’ bikes and get the country cycling. The Big Bike Revival will support new and returning cyclists in communities across England as it runs events across more than 300 centres, where people can turn …

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