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Strava introduces Group Challenges, revamps Mapping tools

Strava has announced two ‘huge’ updates with the introduction of Group Challenges and a revamp of the Mapping tools. New feature Group Challenges will provide the opportunity to recapture personal triumph by competing with and against fellow Strava athletes. Athletes will be able to choose a goal and create a competition …

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Independents’ Day UK campaign relaunches, public urged to “pledge a few pounds” to indie retailers

Independents’ Day UK is to culminate in a full weekend of celebrations highlighting Britain’s indie retailers, across Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July. The campaign’s organisers are asking consumers to “pledge a few pounds” to independent retailers, by spending at indies across the weekend. Independents’ Day UK will be sponsored …

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Haven teams up with Halfords to offer holidaymakers access to bikes

UK holiday company Haven has joined forces with Halfords to offer holidaymakers access to 700 bikes at 11 of its coastal parks across the UK. The retailer’s mobile mechanics will also provide regular fleet assessments and bike maintenance throughout the season. “We’ve seen that when people are getting away for …

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Trek teams up with PRiDE OUT to create more cycling opportunities for LGBTQIA+ people in UK

Trek Bicycle has partnered with PRiDE OUT in an effort to bring greater diversity, equity and inclusion of the LGBTQIA+ community to cycling. The partnership aims to grow the reach and visibility of PRiDE OUT and PRiDE OUT rides in a number of ways that celebrate inclusivity and individuality. Trek …

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Eurobike looking for innovations in cycle tourism for Travel Talk 2021

Eurobike is searching for innovative projects dealing with the interface between the bike and travel sectors for the 20th edition of its Travel Talk. Since 2002, Eurobike Travel Talk has been bringing together international representatives from the field of tourism and the bicycle business as well as media professionals and …

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Raleigh reveals revamped creative workspace, The Hive

Raleigh has revealed its newly revamped creative workspace, now called ‘The Hive’. Located at its headquarters in Nottingham, the new space accommodates Raleigh’s growing team and represents a shift in the way staff work together following the pandemic. The new site provides employees and visitors with a ‘hive of creativity’. …

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Top five jobs of the week – 28th May

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Senior mechanic and salesperson – The Bike Man Job description – general running of the shop and mechanic work. – The repair of bicycles within the shop, either …

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Velio cycling and music festival coming to Cheshire this September

The Velio cycling and music festival is taking place from 17th-20th September, celebrating life on two wheels for three days and three nights of cycling, music, comedy, feasting, wellness, talks, workshops and immersive activities. Situated at the Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire, which is only 45 minutes drive from Manchester and 30 …

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Cycling UK’s Bike Week kicks off this Sunday

Cycling UK is preparing for the launch of Bike Week, the annual celebration of all things bike-related. The event, which has been running since 1923, will run from 30th May to 5th June and focuses on how cycling boosts our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. The past year has seen …

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Lyon Equipment welcomes Jordan Lunn and Ed Braithwaite to team

Lyon Equipment has welcomed Jordan Lunn into the role of cycle market manager and Ed Braithwaite as assistant cycle market manager. With these new additions to the Lyon Cycle team, Nils Amelinckx will step back to adopt a management support and marketing role within the department. Known for its strength …

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