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Busby becomes official safety technology partner of Team Bahrain Victorious

Busby has partnered with WorldTour cycling team Bahrain Victorious, becoming its official safety technology partner. The personal safety app was launched in November 2019 by Liverpool-born friends Barry Green, James Duffy and Kirk Ryan, with the goal of providing additional safety and peace of mind for those outside being active. …

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Sigma Sports to be official retail partner to Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour

Sigma Sports has been appointed official retail partner to the Tour of Britain and Women’s Tour. The partnership will begin with the upcoming Tour of Britain that begins in Cornwall on 5th September and include the Women’s Tour (4th-9th October). The agreement builds on the success of the partnership at …

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Cycling in Wales up 68% due to lockdown

Cycling in Wales increased by more than 68% during 2020 even as motorised traffic on Welsh roads fell to levels not seen since the 1990s, according to new Welsh Government research. Cyclists peddled 320 million vehicle kilometres (vkm) on Welsh roads in 2020, up from 190m vkm just a year …

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Top five jobs of the week – 27th August

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Social media executive – Sigma Sports Sigma Sports is looking for a Social Media Executive to join its Social Media team. You will be responsible for accelerating our …

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Former Accell COO Jeroen Snijders Blok passes away

Jeroen Snijders Blok, one of the current Accell Group founders and a former member of the board of directors, has passed away at the age of 62. He worked for the company for more than 25 years throughout various iterations and subsidiaries. Blok began his career at Batavus in 1993 …

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Eurobike outlines hygiene and protection rules ahead of show’s return

Eurobike has outlined its ‘hygiene and protection concept’ ahead of the industry’s return to Friedrichshafen next week. The State of Baden-Württemberg has issued a new directive for the period 16th August to 13th September with measures to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The most important changes from a …

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N+1 app to ‘revolutionise’ D2C e-commerce for cycling brands

N+1 has launched, offering a new platform for brands to showcase products and connect with customers around the world. “We wanted to create a one-stop platform for cyclists to browse from their favourite brands and products in one place, displayed in a user-friendly and innovative way,” said founder Paul Gorbach. …

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Free bike pilots announced by Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has announced the first six pilot projects selected to offer free bikes for school-age children who cannot afford one. As part of a series of commitments delivered by the Scottish Government within its first 100 days, the new pilots will test their approaches across the next 12 …

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Top five jobs of the week – 20th August

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Showroom assistant – Ribble Cycles As part of our exciting development, the opportunity has arisen for a showroom assistant to join our retail team at our Bristol showroom …

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Fully Charged opens ‘UK’s largest’ e-bike service centre in central London

Fully Charged has opened the ‘UK’s largest’ e-bike service centre in central London. “It’s essential to offer our clients the very best experience with their e-bike, and our new site allows us to do just that,” said Ben Jaconelli, founder of Fully Charged. “Anyone can sell an electric bike, but …

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