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Evans Cycles opens new Newcastle branch

Evans Cycles has opened a new store in Newcastle. With over 6,500 square feet spread across two floors, the store will stock over 250 bikes as well as products from brands including Cannondale, Fox, Trek, Brompton, Pinnacle, Raleigh, Castelli, GORE and Endura. The store also comes complete with a fully …

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Cycle King reopens Bury St Edmunds store

Cycle King has reopened its Bury St Edmunds store. The store had been lost just under three years ago to a fire, with a temporary store being taken on outside the town centre. This was “incredibly successful”, said Darren Hunt, group retail managing director, but it has now moved to …

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Silverfish UK appoints Dawn Adams as sales manager

Silverfish UK has appointed Dawn Adams as sales manager. “We are really excited that Dawn is joining the Silverfish team,” said Silverfish UK general manager Matthew Osborne. “It’s been an interesting year for everyone but out of challenging circumstances Silverfish has emerged stronger and the business continues to grow. Adding …

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Third REVEAL digital media conference announced

ECHOS Communications has announced a third REVEAL digital media conference, scheduled for 6th October. The Fall/Winter REVEAL will bring outdoor, bike and consumer tech brands with an emphasis on new product launches and storytelling. The events are designed to cater specifically to the media, with short brand presentations and time …

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Hicks joins ADVNTR Media Group as operations and planning manager

ADVNTR Media Group has appointed David Hicks as operations and planning manager. Hicks worked most recently at 2pure for almost ten years, where he managed systems, procedures and operations. “I am excited to be joining the ADVNTR family to help develop further planning and operations capabilities within the business and …

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Grinduro Wales postponed to summer 2021

Grinduro Wales has been postponed until summer 2021. “October 2020 was the month we were looking forward to heading to Machynlleth as a partner of the ultimate party:race ratio, Grinduro,” said a Canyon statement. “We had our fingers crossed this would be possible but unfortunately COVID-19 has meant Grinduro have …

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Top five jobs of the week – 21st August

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Sales and web administrator – Hotlines You will be responsible for preparing, presenting and analysing information from sales, stock management and customer database areas. You will provide departments …

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UK schools invited to take part in 2020 Bike to School Week

Schools across the UK are being invited to take part in the 2020 Bike to School Week, running from 28th September to 2nd October. Organised by Sustrans in partnership with the Bikeability Trust, it aims to celebrate cycling to school and the benefits of travelling actively for children. Whilst evidence suggests …

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Cycling UK rolls out scheme to help cyclists get their bikes repaired

Bike shops, cycle mechanics and community centres in more than 150 locations across the country will be part of Cycling UK’s free pop-up bike-fixing services, aiming to fix thousands of damaged or forgotten bikes. The charity has estimated that there are more than 16 million unused bikes in the UK. …

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Thousands of cyclists and walkers to take part in charity event

Thousands of cyclists and walkers across the UK will take part in Your Palace to Palace from 21st-27th September to raise funds for The Prince’s Trust. Supported by Delta Air Lines, it is a new event inspired by Palace to Palace, which has been the flagship challenge event for The …

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