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Endura sales manager Simon Richardson passes away following bike accident

Simon Richardson, Endura UK and international sales manager, has sadly passed away following a bike accident in Henley on Easter Sunday. A statement from Jim McFarlane, Endura’s founder and managing director, and Pamela Barclay, Endura’s co-founder and brand director, said: Rest in Peace Simon Richardson, beloved and universally respected Endura …

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Tom Foy joins Shift Active Media in new head of PR role

Shift Active Media has welcomed Tom Foy to its team in the newly-created head of PR role. Joining Shift as part of the agency’s senior management team, Foy is a highly skilled PR director with nearly 20 years of experience in the industry. Until last summer, he was heading up …

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Top five jobs of the week – 1st April

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Workshop manager – BW Cycling What we are looking for? – Ability to lead a team of mechanics – High energy levels and self-motivated – Embrace taking on responsibility …

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Taipei Cycle Online draws to a close, dates for 2022 physical event announced

Taipei Cycle Online has now drawn to a close, after nearly a month of virtual exhibitions, business meetings and forum discussions. The annual event took place online this year after continuing challenges in holding large-scale gatherings caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving to a virtual show allowed industry leaders, innovators …

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Admiral sees pedal bike theft claims rise by 66%

The number of claims for pedal bike thefts has risen by 66% since the first COVID-19 lockdown (March 2020 – February 2021), compared to the same time period the previous year, the latest investigation from Admiral home insurance has revealed. Analysis of the insurer’s data found that pedal bike thefts …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2021 taking place in August

Local Bike Shop Day 2021 is set to take place on Saturday 28th August, following a survey completed by IBDs and key members of the cycling industry. Local Bike Shop Day is a day for the industry coordinated by the industry. Previous years, 2020 in particular, have seen huge successes …

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Fourth batch of Fix Your Bike vouchers now available

The fourth batch of Fix Your Bike vouchers is now available. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today announced another 150,000 vouchers to give away, helping people get their bike road-ready for spring. The last batch went in under 48 hours, he added in a tweet. Today I’m announcing ANOTHER 150,000 …

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Litelok becomes official security partner for Team DSM

Litelok is the latest sponsor of Team DSM, coming on board as official security partner. The brand will be supporting the team with lightweight, high-security solutions for their riders. Alongside this, Litelok will be working behind the scenes with the research and development team and the Team DSM’s technicians to …

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Police Scotland launches national bike theft campaign

Police Scotland has launched a national campaign to tackle the rising number of bike thefts taking place across the country and to raise awareness of bike security within the cycling community. Pedal Protect officially kicked off on 26th March to address the increasing trend in bike thefts, which has been …

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Kevin Burton joins Ison Distribution as sales manager

Kevin Burton has joined Ison Distribution in the role of sales manager. Burton has been involved with sales and marketing within the bicycle industry for more than 20 years and brings with him a wealth of experience to further assist Ison Distribution in delivering the “best possible service and products …

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