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How can you get involved in Local Bike Shop Day?

Local Bike Shop Day is back for 2020, taking place on Saturday 2nd May. Local Bike Shop Day is the one day a year when independent bike shops across the UK can come together to celebrate their distinctive culture. It’s the day for local bike shops to showcase their passion, …

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Top five jobs of the week – 28th February

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Casting for communications company ad campaign – Kate and Lou Casting We are casting an ad campaign for a communications company looking for people who may have personally …

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Search for Best Small Shop 2020 begins

2019 was the first year to show an overall decline in retail sales

The search to find the UK’s Best Small Shop of 2020 has been launched. The annual competition, which culminates in a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament, highlights the best of Britain’s independent retail sector, celebrating the commitment and creativity of independent retailers on the UK’s high streets and the …

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ACT to offer free trade entry to London Bike Show

The ACT is collaborating with the London Bike Show to offer free trade entry to this year’s event. The show is returning to London’s ExCeL from 27th-29th March 2020. Earlier this month, the London Bike Show announced that it had sold 23% more exhibitor stands than at the same date …

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‘Transformation of European mobility’ to be the focal point of the 2020 CIE Summit

Cycling Industries Europe’s 2020 Summit, taking place from 28th-29th April, will focus on how cycling industries throughout Europe can transform the continent’s mobility sector and contribute to reaching goals set in the Green Deal. “Cycling has been chosen as one of the megatrends of the 2020s by forward-looking players such …

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Sustainable business competition to invest over £400,000 in winners

Planet-saving start-ups and entrepreneurs can apply to win up to €500,000 (£436,000) and a place on a six-month bespoke accelerator programme. Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge, a sustainable entrepreneurship competition, is open for entries, with green start-ups and entrepreneurs based in the UK able to apply online until 1st April. Postcode …

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Evans to headline sponsor London e-Bike Festival

Evans Cycles will be a headline sponsor of the London e-Bike Festival. The show will be known as the Evans Cycles London e-Bike Festival powered by Shimano Steps and will be coming to London’s Battersea Evolution from 2nd to 3rd May 2020. “We at Evans Cycles are absolutely thrilled to …

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The Bike Project named Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 Charity of the Year partner

The Bike Project has been appointed the official Charity of the Year for the 2020 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46. To date, The Bike Project has provided over 6,000 bikes to refugees living in London and Birmingham, but there’s currently a waiting list of over 800 people in need of a bike. …

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Gocycle to provide fast-folding GXs to British Sailing Team

Britain’s Olympic sailors will be pedal-powered in Japan thanks to a new partnership with Gocycle. The British Sailing Team has joined forces with the brand to provide folding e-bikes to help athletes and support staff get to and from their team base in Hayama to the sailing venue in Enoshima. …

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iceBike* 2020 round-up

iceBike* returned to the Marshall Arena:MK in Milton Keynes last week, with a plethora of brands and products on show… With endless demands on time and often many excuses not to go to a trade show, this year’s iceBike* was keen to reward visitors investing their time away from their …

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