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Kids Ride Shotgun appoints Trevor Worsey as European market lead

Kids Ride Shotgun has appointed Trevor Worsey as its new European market lead. The New Zealand-based brand is expanding its European distribution and retailer network. It now has distributors in place in France, Italy, Spain and the UK and has also launched supporting direct-sales websites in France, Germany, Italy and …

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Eurobike Digital Days focus on challenges facing international bike industry

The Eurobike Digital Days took place from 1st to 3rd September 2020, live from the Messe Friedrichshafen broadcasting studio, presenting the current and future challenges facing the international bike industry. “The Eurobike Digital Days excelled with top-class themes, renowned experts, cutting-edge transmission technology and an international audience keen to actively …

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Bike-Drop launches to provide safe bike parking in central London

Bike-Drop has been launched, aiming to provide safe and secure bike parking in central London. The Government has recently committed to invest over £225 million in cycle lanes and cycling is anticipated to be ten times higher after restrictions are fully eased. Bike-Drop brings more than 500 spaces to central …

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Alambike charity event set for Les Gets debut

The Ellie Soutter Foundation is delighted to announce an exciting partnership with the Wetzayers Association and its new event Alambike, live in Les Gets on 5th-6th September. Coming to Les Gets for the first time, this action-packed charity cycling event combines exciting mountain biking with healthy competition. Groups of four …

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Hotlines appoints Phil Haveron as head of sales

Edinburgh-based distributor Hotlines has appointed Phil Haveron as head of sales. Haveron will be responsible for developing UK and European sales for the company, managing the office and field-based sales teams. Bringing with him over 25 years of experience in the industry, he will play a key part in an …

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Cycling Insight research reveals what cyclists look for in insurance

Cycling Insight has partnered with Protect Your Family for research on bike insurance and what cyclists look for when finding a policy. Of the 201 random sampled cyclists surveyed, 86% described themselves as leisure cyclists and 9% owned an e-bike. According to the study, 23% said they had bought bicycle …

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BikeBiz Awards goes digital for 2020

The BikeBiz Awards will return for its 12th iteration this year in a digital format, honouring the innovative brands, incredible retailers and outstanding individuals that keep the wheels of the UK cycle industry turning. Entries will open next Monday, 7th September, where members of the cycling trade community are invited …

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BikeBiz appoints Rebecca Morley as senior staff writer

BikeBiz has named Rebecca Morley as senior staff writer. She takes up her new role from today, 1st September, having spent the past two years as staff writer on the industry-leading trade title. “It’s with great pleasure that I’m able to confirm Rebecca’s promotion,” said BikeBiz and MMB editor James …

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Top five jobs of the week – 28th August

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Experienced mechanic – Giant St Pauls With the changes in our customers’ needs since the COVID-19 pandemic, our workshop is busier than ever and we’re looking to recruit …

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James Deane joins Northern CC as event project manager

James Deane, founder of gravel and adventure cycling website ADVNTR.cc, has joined Northern Consultancy Co as the firm’s newest event project manager. Northern has several years of experience providing consultancy and project management services to brands across a variety of business sectors, but specialises in work for the cycling and …

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