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Northern Ireland bike crime falls by 18% in 2020 despite surge in sales

Reported bicycle crimes fell by 18% in Northern Ireland in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the latest crime figures from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). The first lockdown, from March to May 2020, saw May with the steepest decline, reporting a 15% drop compared to May 2019. …

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Recycles teams up with Butterfield Design to open new Ilford store

Recycles is set to open its latest store in Ilford, Essex, following the success of a successful Salvation Army project in Swindon. The social enterprise project, whereby the Salvation Army supports and runs a commercial business to educate and trained homeless residents to provide them with new skills and a …

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Muc-Off to sponsor EF Education-NIPPO Pro Cycling Team

Muc-Off has announced its headline sponsorship deal for 2021, partnering with the EF Education-NIPPO Pro Cycling Team. “We’re stoked to add yet another top cycling team to the Muc-Off roster,” said Alex Trimnell, CEO at Muc-Off. “EF Education-NIPPO are a breath of fresh air in the professional peloton and have …

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See.Sense launches new London research project on women’s cycling

See.Sense is launching a new London research project designed to gather cycling data insights from 200 women who cycle in the city, in celebration of International Women’s Day. Given that women are less than half as likely to cycle once or twice a week than males, according to Cycling UK, …

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Cycling insurer Bikmo lifts lid on claims data for 2020

Bikmo has lifted the lid on its claims data for 2020, identifying a number of underlying themes over the last four years. The insurer believes that existing and potential customers have the right to see insurance companies aggregate claims records. In an effort to set a new standard for transparency, …

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Top five jobs of the week – 12th February

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Business development manager – Laka The cycling community is at the core of everything we do and we have industry-shifting plans to establish a far bigger footprint for …

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Edinburgh’s Electric Cycle Company opens ‘UK’s largest’ specialist e-bike shop

The Electric Cycle Company (ECC), Edinburgh, has just opened its new 4,000 square foot electric bike store and workshop on Crewe Road North, making it the ‘largest specialist e-bike shop in the UK’. Over four times the size of its previous shop, ECC said it has created a safe and …

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IAA Mobility announces first bike brands to exhibit at September show

IAA Mobility has announced the first bicycle brands that have registered to exhibit at the September show. Both regular and electric models from categories including urban, road, cargo, gravel, MTB and more will be showcased. The complete bike brands that have confirmed as of today are Bergamont, Ca Go, Fixie …

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Cycle insurer Laka launches in the Netherlands

Cycle insurer Laka has launched in the Netherlands. The company recently closed a £2.1 million crowdfunding campaign, bringing the total funds raised to date to £7 million. The £2.1 million overfunded raised on Seedrs exceeded the £1 million investment target in just 21 hours of the campaign going live and …

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PaceUp Media appointed new agency partner of Cycle King & Hawk Cycles

Cycle King & Hawk Cycles has appointed PaceUp Media as its new agency partner. PaceUp’s brief will be to deliver consumer and trade campaigns across PR, social and digital marketing to increase awareness and advocacy of the Cycle King & Hawk Cycles brand throughout the UK market. PaceUp will be …

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