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Philly Bike Expo and SRAM present 2020 inclusivity scholarship winners

The Philly Bike Expo has announced the winners of the 2020 PBE x SRAM inclusivity scholarship for framebuilders. The programme is in its second year of supporting women, trans, and POC framebuilders who have been underrepresented at bike shows and in the industry at large. The four scholarship recipients will …

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Selle Royal launches ‘Back in the Saddle’ campaign

Selle Royal has launched a new campaign, ‘Back in the Saddle,’ across its e-commerce and social channels. The campaign aims to support bike owners choosing to cycle as an active and healthy lifestyle choice through promoting its key benefits: Back in the saddle for the earth Cycling to commute to …

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Brompton appoints Shift Active Media as global media agency

Shift Active Media has been appointed as the global media agency for Brompton. Brompton kicked-off the media agency review on the 6th January, receiving requests for information from eight media agencies. Three were selected to pitch at Brompton’s London headquarters in February, which ultimately saw Shift appointed against two undisclosed …

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Halfords appoints new managing director for Tredz

Halfords has appointed Rob Keates as managing director of Tredz, as well as director of transformation for Halfords Group. Tredz operates through tredz.co.uk and two retail stores, stocking over 500 brands. Keates joined the business on 15th June from O2 where he has spent the last seven years in a …

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Muc-Off collaborates with UK laboratories on research project into bicycle lubrication

Muc-Off has collaborated with UK laboratories on a research project into bicycle lubrication, funded through the ‘Analysis for Innovators’ (A4I) programme. The research was carried out by Muc-Off’s in-house R&D team in partnership with National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at LGC. The project was funded …

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Pure Electric appoints Peter Kimberley as CEO

Pure Electric has appointed Peter Kimberley as chief executive officer, taking over responsibility for running the business from founder Adam Norris. Norris will continue to work actively in Pure Electric, focusing on the business’ overall strategy, on the customer retail experience and on developing corporate customers, including the Cycle to …

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Top five jobs of the week – 12th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Senior mechanic – VONCRANK This is no ordinary senior mechanic’s role – here’s your chance to be a part of an exciting start-up in bike mechanics. We’re looking …

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New laws to help councils keep cyclists safe

Cyclists will have safer journeys thanks to new laws coming into force from 22nd June, cycling minister Chris Heaton-Harris has announced today. Local authorities in England will have new powers to use CCTV to issue penalty charge notices to drivers who park or load illegally in mandatory cycle lanes, putting …

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Sustrans makes two director appointments

Sustrans has made two senior appointments. Clare Maltby has been appointed as England director for the Midlands and East region, following a period as the interim director, and James Austin takes up the post of London director. Maltby, who succeeds Matt Easter, joined Sustrans in October 2017 as the region’s …

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Fox Racing partners with LOGE

Fox Racing and LOGE are teaming up to “empower people to get outside and explore together”. They will focus on connecting people to the outdoors through mountain bike experiences in two recreational areas – Bend, Oregon and Mount Shasta, California. Riders will be treated to fully-equipped shops, products available to …

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