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Wattbike AtomX shortlisted for Sport Technology Award

The Wattbike AtomX has been shortlisted for Innovation of the Year at The Sport Technology Awards. The bike has in-built, interactive workouts, tests, training plans and climb mode all accessible from the Performance Touchscreen, allowing riders to automatically change resistance to follow structured workouts, simulate gradient changes and mimic real …

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Local Bike Shop Day participation predicted to double in 2020

The ACT and Cyclescheme have joined forces to make Local Bike Shop Day 2020 “the biggest yet”. Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent cycle shops across the UK and is designed to appeal to all cyclists – new and dedicated enthusiasts – with the aim of increasing web traffic and …

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Cycling UK’s chief executive Paul Tuohy steps down

Cycling UK’s chief executive Paul Tuohy is stepping down after five years in the role. Under his leadership, the charity has launched campaigns including Trails for Wales, Too Close for Comfort, Teach the Reach and the launch of the Great North Trail, an 800-mile off-road route from the Pennines to …

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Top five jobs of the week – 13th March

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Events and marketing mechanic – Canyon Bicycles UK The beating heart of Canyon is our industry-leading product. A company with countless pioneering technologies and award-winning designs. Every year …

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London Bike Show postponed until July due to COVID-19

The London Bike Show has been postponed due to COVID-19. The event, originally due to take place from 27th-29th March, will now take place from 3rd-5th July. It follows Sea Otter Classic, Bespoked, the Taipei Cycle Show, Mountain Mayhem and the NAHBS in being postponed or cancelled in 2020 over concerns of the coronavirus. …

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Sea Otter Classic rescheduled to October

Sea Otter Classic has been rescheduled to 1st-4th October 2020. The event was originally due to take place from 16th-19th April but has been postponed due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 Other than the date changes, the location and racing schedules for Sea Otter will remain “essentially the same”, said a statement …

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‘The Fastest Wrench’ competition returns for London Bike Show 2020

The Fastest Wrench competition is returning for the London Bike Show 2020, putting competitors’ bike mechanic efficiency to the test. It will run at the Cytech Workshop located at stand LB910, where expert mechanics will also be on hand to answer any technical queries. Competing against the clock, entrants need …

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Bentonville Bike Fest postponed because of COVID-19

The Bentonville Bike Fest has been postponed until 7th-9th August 2020, as a result of current COVID-19 health notices and travel restrictions. Organisers said they came to the consensus out of “caution for attendees’ health and safety”, after meeting with cycling professionals and sponsors. The event was due to take …

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Nominations open for 2020’s ‘100 Women in Cycling’

Cycling UK has launched its annual search for 100 Women in Cycling, to help inspire more women to cycle and close the gender gap. Latest figures suggest that in England, men made 2.5 times as many cycle trips as women and cycled 3.6 times as many miles. Cycling UK programme …

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TfL launches campaign to support women into cycling

TfL has marked International Women’s Day with a campaign to encourage more women to take up cycling. The Cycle Your City campaign will run throughout 2020 with a series of workshops and events and a programme of activity will be announced in May. Through the campaign, TfL will work with …

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