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CABDA Expo set to launch virtual event next week

CABDA Expo organisers will unveil their newest event next week – CABDA Online. Taking the place of the usual, in-person Q1 events, the virtual B2B event hopes to offer ‘some degree of normalcy’ for attendees. “It’s a whole new world for us really,” said show director Jim Kersten. “We had …

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Gore Fabrics Division releases summary of 2020 sustainability initiatives and goals

Gore has published its 2020 Responsibility Update for the Fabrics Division. The Responsibility Update 2020 shares details on how the division plans to leverage the newly introduced sustainability framework by using sound science, transparency and cooperation with others to provide innovative solutions to both its customers and the industry. In …

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Richie Rowland to become country manager for Mondraker UK

Mondraker has provided further details on its future plans following the recent announcement of the end of its partnership with Silverfish. Richie Rowland is to take up the role of country manager for Mondraker UK, after ten years of brand managing Mondraker within Silverfish UK. “The dealer direct strategy is …

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High-value MTBs reported stolen from Base Camp Bikes

Aviemore CID is appealing for information after a number of high-value mountain bikes were reported stolen in the Grantown-on-Spey area. Officers received a report of 12 mountain bikes and seven mountain bike frames of various brands including Banshee, Evil, Rocky Mountain and Yeti, estimated to be worth over £50,000, having …

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John Gerritsen and Daren Alspaugh joining Light & Motion’s sales team

John Gerritsen and Daren Alspaugh will be joining Light & Motion’s rep team, covering Colorado, Utah and New Mexico. “Working alongside John and Daren for many years as a rep with both Scott Bikes and Club Ride Apparel, I’m beyond thrilled to bring these pros into our team,” said Eric …

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Top five jobs of the week – 29th January

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Sales agent/distributor – DAHON North America, Inc DAHON is seeking motivated and energetic candidates to market our services throughout the EU and/or the UK. DAHON – world leader …

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Taipei Cycle Online releases new teaser video for upcoming event

Taipei Cycle Online has released a new teaser video for its upcoming event. Taipei Cycle is a hybrid event set to begin on 3rd March. Taipei Cycle Online will take place at the same time as the Taipei Cycle Show at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center in Taiwan. Both events will …

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RideLondon cancelled for May 2021 due to COVID-19

The RideLondon festival of cycling, scheduled for the end of May 2021, will not take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This decision has been taken by London authorities after engagement with partners involved in the planning of the event. Organisers of the event were looking at many different scenarios …

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NBDA names Heather Mason as new president

Heather Mason has been named president of the National Bike Dealers Association (NBDA), starting from 8th February. The NBDA board of directors selected Mason after an open search to fill the role. “Heather brings an impressive range of experience, but her commitment to the industry and her passion for supporting …

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Atherton appointment sees Cycling UK led by women for first time in charity’s history

Janet Atherton has taken up the role of chair of trustees at Cycling UK, after being on the board for over four years. With the recent appointment of Sarah Mitchell as chief executive in 2020, this marks the first time in Cycling UK’s history that women hold the top two …

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