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digiBike* postponed to end of March

Madison and Sportline are postponing digiBike* until the end of March, due to the ongoing pandemic and lockdown restrictions. digiBike* was announced in November last year to provide a digital alternative to the usual iceBike* that takes place in February. The online trade show will now take place from 29th …

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Cube signs Lucy Charles-Barclay on multi-year arrangement

Cube has signed Lucy Charles-Barclay, effective from 2021 on a multi-year arrangement, in a move to take its triathlon sponsorship “to the next level”. Starting this coming season, the triple Challenge ‘The Championship’ winner, triple Ironman winner and three-time silver medallist at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii will be …

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MTBs worth over £50,000 stolen in Laggan theft

Officers in Aviemore are appealing for information after a number of high-value mountain bikes were reported stolen in the Laggan area. Police received a report of eight Polygon Siskiu T8 mountain bikes, estimated to be worth around £12,800, having been stolen from Laggan Wolftrax Visitor Centre between 11pm on Friday, …

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Muc-Off partners with BMC Pro Triathlon Team

Muc-Off has partnered with BMC Pro Triathlon Team powered by 2XU. “We’re stoked to be supporting a professional triathlon team,” said Alex Trimnell, CEO at Muc-Off. “It’s been a long-term goal of ours to build on the support we give mountain bike riders and road cyclists, by adding triathletes to …

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Tom Boonen to be La Passione’s new global brand ambassador

Tom Boonen is set to become the global brand ambassador of La Passione. The brand, founded by Giuliano Ragazzi and Yurika Marchetti, has chosen its new ambassador to “further strengthen the core values that link it to the cycling world”. “It is pretty well-known that the name of the company …

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Top five jobs of the week – 15th January

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Workshop manager – Pure Electric This is an exciting opportunity in our new and soon to open Leeds store for a current workshop manager or an experienced bicycle …

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Santini to use compostable packaging to wrap technical cycling wear

Santini will now be using TIPA’s compostable packaging to wrap its technical cycling wear. The company has consistently chosen fabric from suppliers in its local area, such as Sitip and Carvico, both based in Bergamo, and said it is committed to producing more of its output using recycled yarn. The …

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Lime Solicitors teams up with Busby to protect vulnerable road users

Lime Solicitors has teamed up with safety app Busby to protect vulnerable road users as cycling booms during the pandemic. National law firm Lime is a cycling claims specialist and said the pandemic has led to an ‘unprecedented’ number of cyclists on the road and, coupled with the darker nights …

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Tickets now available for The Cycle Show and London eBike Festival

The Cycle Show and the inaugural London eBike Festival, in partnership with Shimano Steps, have launched tickets for the 2021 shows. The event is set to take place at Alexandra Palace from 25th-27th June. A trade day has also been added, taking place on 24th June. Prices will start from …

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2pure raising money for Sport in Mind this RED January

2pure is supporting RED January 2021, raising money for Sport in Mind. As well as contributions, 2pure is pledging £1 per team member per day. So far, everyone on the team is ‘going strong with a little over halfway to go’, said the company. “Give your mental wellbeing a sporting …

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