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11 new projects to receive £50 million investment to create ‘Healthy Streets’ in London

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have announced 11 new successful bids in their multi-million pound Liveable Neighbourhoods programme. The funding, which has increased from £33 million in November 2017 to £53.4 million this year, will be used to transform local neighbourhoods in inner and outer London, …

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Guest speakers announced for London Bike Show

The London Bike Show and Triathlon Show: London has announced the schedule of speakers in attendance at this year’s event. Taking place at London’s ExCel from 29th to 31st March, the show will have more than 300 bike, kit and accessory brands on display, as well as opportunities to test …

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Top five jobs of the week – 1st March

UK technical representative – Wahoo As Wahoo’s UK technical representative, you will be the eyes and ears on the ground within the UK dealer market, to ensure product knowledge, awareness, activation and presentation is best-in-class throughout Wahoo’s exclusive dealer network in the UK. This position has a specific territorial focus …

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VELOBerlin 2019 to expand with further increase in exhibitor numbers

Organisers of VELOBerlin, Velokonzept and Messe Friedrichshafen, have added a ‘significant’ amount of further extra exhibition space to this year’s event. The festival will take place over a total exhibition space of 25,000 square metres, and the outdoor exhibition area under the large roof is also growing to meet demand from exhibitors.  …

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New bike storage scheme launched

Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS), with funding support from Scottish Enterprise, has launched a new trial initiative to ‘bolster’ Scottish accommodation providers’ attractiveness to visiting mountain bikers. Funding assistance of up to £500 is available in either a five bike storage/maintenance package or as a contribution towards a custom package. This …

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Bosch e-Bike Systems to return to Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show 2019

Bosch e-Bike Systems will return to the Scottish Cycling, Running and Outdoor Pursuits Show, taking place from 2nd to 3rd March at the SEC in Glasgow.  It will sponsor the event’s 651m² e-mountain bike test track, where members of the public can experience the Bosch-powered e-bikes on the dedicated indoor course, specially crafted …

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E-bikes could provide older people with “brain boost”

Older cyclists who use e-bikes may be getting the same ‘brain benefits’ as those on standard bikes, new research by the University of Reading and Oxford Brookes University has claimed.  The research found that cyclists between the ages of 50 to 83 experienced cognitive and mental health benefits from riding a …

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Selle Royal to offer cyclists free bike checks on European tour

Selle Royal is preparing for a three-month European tour around key cities in Austria, Germany, Italy and The Netherlands, to launch the first wave of its new campaign ‘Support Cyclists On The Road’.  The project, which has been months in the making, will see a yellow Selle Royal van travel …

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Greater Anglia to enhance cycle parking security at 13 stations

Greater Anglia has said it will to improve cycle parking security at 13 of its stations following a review of all bike parking across the network. The train operator is investing £7,500 in security improvements, including installing tamper-proof fixtures and fittings on single bike stands and two-tier cycle racks where …

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BikeBiz Awards returning to the Cycle Show for 2019

The BikeBiz Awards will return to the Cycle Show at the NEC Birmingham in September.  Having taken place at the London ExCeL for the past two years, the Awards will relocate to the Midlands to deliver its 11th annual ceremony as part of the Cycle Show’s exhibitor after-party on 12th …

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