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Zwift to launch year-long Black Celebration Series

Zwift is launching the Black Celebration Series (BCS), a year-long initiative starting in February to celebrate the history, athletes, heritage, and joy the Black community brings to Zwift from around the world. Zwifters will be invited to join special guests including Nelson Vails, Ama Nsek, Rahsaan Bahati and Aisha Praught-Leer, as well …

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Mathias Seidler joins enviolo as new board member

Mathias Seidler has joined enviolo as a new board member. His background includes companies such as Derby Cycle, Pon Holding, Hero Group and Avocet Sport. “enviolo is an incredible company,” said Seidler, “headquartered in Amsterdam with main operations in Europe, the United States and worldwide sourcing activities concentrating on unique …

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havebike offering ‘Golden Hellos’ to entice bike technicians

havebike is offering ‘Golden Hellos’ as it seeks to recruit bicycle technicians. Usually seen across the medical, educational or business industries to entice the top-level talent, havebike is offering a £500 joining bonus as part of its latest recruitment drive. The British company founded by former City of London lawyer …

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Silverfish appoints Peter Clegg as national account manager

Peter Clegg is set to take up a newly expanded position of national account manager at Silverfish from 1st February. Currently Northern territory manager, Clegg has an in-depth knowledge of Silverfish’s portfolio. Before joining the distributor in 2008, Clegg worked in senior sales roles at Bianchi/Cycleurope. “We are really pleased …

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World Bicycle Relief chosen as Raleigh’s 2021 charity partner

World Bicycle Relief has been chosen as the 2021 charity partner of Raleigh. The partnership will see activations rolled out at Raleigh offices throughout the year, including quarterly virtual challenges, participation in and joint promotion of larger fundraising events and a salary sacrifice scheme for employees wishing to donate to …

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Winners selected for Taipei Cycle d&i Awards 2021

International experts from the bicycle and design-related industries have honoured 38 entries with the Taipei Cycle d&i Awards 2021, following a two-day jury session. Six of them received the Gold Award for outstanding design innovation and performance. From 6th-7th January, jurors from Germany, USA and Taiwan gathered at Taipei Nangang …

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Great Ormond Street Hospital awarded gold by Cycling UK’s Cycle Friendly Employer Accreditation Scheme

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust has become the first hospital in the UK to be awarded gold by Cycling UK’s Cycle Friendly Employer Accreditation Scheme. The accreditation ranks the efforts of employers to make their business more cycle-friendly. The gold award for GOSH recognises the hospital’s …

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7mesh Cycling Apparel partners with Rémy Métailler

7mesh Cycling Apparel has partnered with Rémy Métailler, providing technical apparel including jackets, pants and mid-layers. “We’re really excited to be working with Rémy,” said 7mesh CEO Tyler Jordan. “Squamish has become a world destination for all kinds of cycling, and our staff and friends help test the limits of …

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Top five jobs of the week – 22nd January

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Senior mechanic – South Coast Bikes You’ll need previous experience on the spanners in a busy shop or workshop, a can-do attitude and the ability to learn fast. …

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Brompton’s Wheels for Heroes campaign donates 59 bikes to Community Cycle Clubs

Cycling UK has received a donation of 59 folding bikes from the Brompton Wheels for Heroes campaign. The cycles will be used at 12 Community Cycle Clubs (CCCs) in locations including Manchester, Liverpool, London, Bradford, Essex and Norfolk. Cycling UK supports more than 150 CCCs across the country. “This donation …

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