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Canyon launches 30-day cycling challenge

Canyon has set the 30-day challenge, to see how many miles riders can get in instead of using a car or public transport. On Monday, the company began asking people to turn to the bike as much as possible, in an effort to stay safe, be healthy and save a little …

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Details released on Government’s Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme

The Government has released details on the Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme and how to register as a bike repairer. The scheme allows members of the public to receive a voucher worth up to £50 towards the cost of repairing a bike. The vouchers can only be used with bike …

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Eurobike Start-Up Award ‘paves the way’ for entry to bike market

The 2020 Eurobike Start-Up Award is going to be awarded according to the same procedure and criteria as every year, organisers have said, “paving the way” for entry to the bike market. The Eurobike Special from 24th to 26th November will be a pure B2B event. As a result, award …

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PJA opens Manchester office, appoints Chris Sibthorpe as director

PJA has opened a new Manchester city centre office to meet client demand, appointing transport planning expert Chris Sibthorpe as director. The new North West office responds to a surge in enquiries for advice on adapting streets to facilitate more cycling and walking, which has boomed during COVID-19. The Government …

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Top five jobs of the week – 19th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Buying and operations assistant – Extra UK Following continued growth at Extra UK, the dedicated bicycle parts and accessories distributor, we are looking for a buying and operations …

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National bicycle tyre recycling scheme to launch later this year

A national bicycle tyre recycling scheme is set to launch later this year. In 2018, the ACT helped conduct a survey which led to the assessment that 44,000 tonnes of waste bicycle tyres and inner tubes enter UK landfill every year. This figure is set to rise as participation continues …

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Free expert advice and grants to help West Yorkshire employers support more staff cycling to work

Free expert advice, tailored support and grants of up to £5,000 are available to help West Yorkshire employers support more staff cycling to work, which will play a vital role in meeting the transport challenge created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Combined Authority’s Bike Friendly Business scheme, part of its …

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Pippa Wibberley to become global managing director of Accell Bike Parts

Pippa Wibberley will be taking up a new position as global managing director of Accell Bike Parts GmbH, after two and a half years as managing director of Raleigh UK. During her time as MD, Wibberley led a strong Raleigh team to deliver market share growth in key markets such …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 now taking place in September

Local Bike Shop Day 2020 is now taking place on 5th September. The new date was confirmed with a poll among participating retailers. Following the recent possible postponement survey that took place in March, there was an overwhelming vote (94%) in favour of deferring the day to a later date …

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ZIV managing director Siegfried Neuberger passes away

ZIV managing director Siegfried Neuberger has passed away. Neuberger served ZIV for 25 years and has led the association with full commitment for many years. “With untiring energy he has devoted himself to the association and its employees until the very end,” said a ZIV statement. “Siegfried Neuberger has decisively …

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