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Brompton launches new campaign to promote cycling amongst London’s older population

Brompton Bicycle has launched a new campaign, ‘I’m getting ON’, aimed at promoting cycling amongst London’s older population. The campaign, which came runner up in TfL’s Diversity in Advertising competition, seeks to flip outdated stereotypes on their head and show that it’s never too late to get on a bike. …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2021 survey extended

The ACT has extended the Local Bike Shop Day 2021 survey. When do you want Local Bike Shop Day 2021? Despite last year’s unprecedented hardships, Local Bike Shop Day 2020 proved to be a huge success for the industry, with more people talking about the day online than ever before. …

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Ed Trotman joins Schwalbe UK as sales promoter

Schwalbe UK has welcomed Ed Trotman to the team. Trotman joins Ben, Grant and Mark in the role of sales promoter. Covering the south of England, Trotman will be providing expert technical and marketing support to shops along with training on the range of Schwalbe products. With an extensive background …

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Knaap Bikes goes electric with sales and demonstration appointments

Knaap Bikes has gone all-electric in the UK with sales and demonstration appointments with cycle retailers. Powered by Octopus renewable energy, the Knaap team will visit prospective dealers around the UK in electric cars specially fitted with tow bars and Thule cycle racks to minimise its environmental impact. “As there …

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Six Taiwan Excellence Award winners to showcase products on 25th March

Six Taiwan Excellence Award winners from the bicycle industry are set to showcase their most innovative products on 25th March through Taiwan Excellence’s Youtube channel. The event will be jointly organised by TAITRA and Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs. The participating companies will include brands such …

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havebike offering £500 joining bonus for bicycle technicians and mechanics

havebike is looking to employ high-level bicycle technicians and mechanics to work on a range of bikes including high-end road bikes, mountain bikes and e-bikes, as well as being involved in servicing London’s emergency services fleet. The company is offering a £500 joining bonus, to be paid on successful completion …

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Top five jobs of the week – 12th March

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 repairing …

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Latest batch of Fix Your Bike Vouchers released

The third batch of Fix Your Bike vouchers is now available. The Government has released 150,000 on this occasion. “The scheme is open to anyone in England who has an unused cycle in need of a repair,” said the website. “However, as there are a limited number of vouchers available, …

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Velotech Cycling to re-open Stoke-on-Trent training workshops

Velotech Cycling will be re-opening the main training workshops in Stoke-on-Trent from 20th April, with COVID-19 control measures in place to protect students and staff. All students have their ‘own’ complete complement of tools which are wiped down three times daily, benches and flat surfaces likewise, smaller candidate numbers and …

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RideLondon set to return from spring 2022 under new partnership with LME

RideLondon is to return from spring 2022 under a new partnership with London Marathon Events Limited (LME), TfL has confirmed. The 2020 RideLondon festival was cancelled due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and was replaced with a virtual event that raised more than £3 million for charities. The 2021 event …

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