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Zwift Classics return for 2020

The Zwift Classics are returning for 2020, offering a significant cycling distraction in the wake of COVID-19. Six unique races will take place in a different Zwift world throughout London, Richmond, Watopia, Bologna, Yorkshire and Crit City. Starting on 5th April, community members will have four days to complete each Zwift …

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Pinarello appoints Thun-Hohenstein as CEO

Cicli Pinarello has appointed Uberto Thun-Hohenstein as chief executive officer. Thun-Hohenstein brings a wealth of industry experience, following a series of senior positions in an international career spanning a number of European markets, including 27 years at Pirelli. His main objective in his new role at Pinarello will be to …

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Ursus SpA donates funds to the Veneto Region

Ursus SpA, the Ferronato family and all its staff have donated €50,000 to the Veneto Region to contribute to the management of the health emergency caused by COVID-19. “At this difficult time that Veneto and the whole of Italy are experiencing, it is a duty to support our doctors, nurses, …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 postponed following retailer vote

Local Bike Shop Day 2020 has been postponed. The decision was not taken lightly, the ACT said, with the final judgement given to the bike shops that had signed up to take part. The ACT surveyed all participating shops last week. Out of all the respondents, over 90% voted in …

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WBIA calls on worldwide Governments to keep bike repair services open

The World Bicycle Industry Association (WBIA) and its member associations are calling on worldwide Governments to allow bike repair services to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, provided that all necessary health precautions are respected. In most countries, including the UK, the continued practice of cycling for necessary trips like is …

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Philly Bike Expo partners with SRAM and BikeFlights for 2020 framebuilder inclusivity scholarship

SRAM and BikeFlights have partnered with the Philly Bike Expo to provide a scholarship funding PBE exhibition by framebuilders from historically underrepresented communities, building on the 2019 debut. The show is accepting applications from women, trans, and people of colour in the framebuilding community through 30th April. Four scholarship recipients …

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Fully Charged, Uber Jump make services free to NHS staff

Fully Charged and Uber Jump have made their services free to all NHS workers, offering a safe, alternative route to work as they continue to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. From Monday, more than 20 Fully Charged e-bikes are available on a free three-month loan, with many more to come. All …

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Sea Otter Europe 2020 moved to September

The Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava-Girona Bike Show 2020 will now take place from 25th-27th September. The event, originally scheduled to take place from 29th-31st May, is the latest to be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Sea Otter Classic has been rescheduled to 1st-4th October 2020. The 2019 edition …

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2020 Women’s Cycling Awards winners announced

The London Bike Show and Cycling UK have announced the winners of the inaugural Women’s Cycling Awards. Originally scheduled to take place on the opening day of the postponed London Bike Show, the awards were announced via the event’s social media channels. Consisting of a total of 12 categories, 11 …

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OutDoor by ISPO 2020 cancelled

Messe München is cancelling OutDoor by ISPO 2020 due to the spread of COVID-19, following the recommendation of the Bavarian State Government and the health authorities. This step was taken in agreement with the European Outdoor Group trade association to protect the health of exhibitors and visitors. The next OutDoor …

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