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Vittoria Group welcomes Vanessa ten Hoff as chief innovation officer

Vittoria Group has welcomed Vanessa ten Hoff as chief innovation officer. Ten Hoff joins with more than 18 years of experience in the household appliances industry in various international senior leadership roles, covering product innovation and development, brand and digital marketing. “We are delighted to have Vanessa on board as …

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Top five jobs of the week – 23rd April

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Claims handler – Laka As a claims handler/bike guru you will: – Help Laka members to file their claims and guide them through the process of replacing or …

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komoot Premium launches new live tracking feature

komoot Premium has introduced a new live tracking feature. Live Tracking lets users share their location in real-time from the road or trail, as well as extra safety insights such as the route they’re following, their expected ETA and phone battery level. “komoot brings together people who love to spend …

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Zwift introduces Hide Display

Zwift has launched Hide Display, giving Zwifters the chance to explore more and lose themselves in the game’s landscapes without distraction. The feature is available when free-riding and running or participating in a group event or race. The ‘HUD’ will remain a necessary feature when in workout mode or in …

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Zwift, UCI to host cycling events for Olympic Virtual Series

UCI and Zwift are to participate in the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), a new virtual event launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It will be one of the five sports, alongside rowing, baseball-softball, sailing and motorsport, on the programme of the inaugural edition of the OVS. By collaborating on …

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Shimano to headline sponsor UCI Urban Cycling World Championships

Shimano is bringing headline sponsorship to the UCI Urban Cycling World Championships presented by FISE. The inaugural UCI Urban Cycling World Championships were held in Chengdu, China in 2017 with the event remaining there in the intervening years until a COVID-19-related hiatus in 2020. The return of the UCI World …

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Continental returns as presenting sponsor of Sea Otter Europe 2021

Continental has returned as presenting sponsor of Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava Girona 2021. The brand took the decision two years ago to become strategically involved as presenting sponsor of all Sea Otter events worldwide, including the Sea Otter Classic in the USA, Sea Otter Australia, Sea Otter Canada and …

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Citrus-Lime donates £5,000 to Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team

Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team has received a boost to its funds with a donation from Citrus-Lime. The company, which supplies end-to-end point of sale solutions to independent cycle retailers, has donated £5,000 in recognition of the value of mountain rescue to the local community and outdoor enthusiasts. Neil …

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LEVA-EU to hold meetings on EU battery proposal

LEVA-EU has organised two information meetings on the Commission’s new battery proposal, both taking place this week. The Commission’s proposal to the European Parliament and Council for new battery legislation is ‘no less than an existential threat’ to most companies in the Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) sector, said the association. “The …

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MAAP appoints PaceUp Media as European PR agency

Australian apparel brand MAAP has appointed PaceUp Media as its new pan-European agency partner. PaceUp will deliver international PR campaigns, product launches and activations throughout key European territories as MAAP looks to continue expanding its presence worldwide. “As a relatively young brand, it’s exciting to work with an already highly …

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