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Gocycle’s GXi named one of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020

Gocycle’s fast-folding GXi model has been named as one of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020. The brand has achieved 50% growth in global sales during 2020, with more people beginning to realise the benefits of electric bikes for healthier and more sustainable journeys. The business has doubled its global …

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Velocio Apparel adds two new hires to bolster European growth

Velocio Apparel has announced two key hires to bolster sales, brand awareness and culture, with a focus on European growth. Friederike (Ricky) Buckenlei has taken on the newly created role of head of Europe, overseeing all elements of the European strategy. The position makes use of her managerial experience and …

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Bafang to continue sponsorship of CST PostNL Bafang MTB racing team

Bafang has confirmed its ongoing sponsorship of the CST PostNL Bafang mountain bike racing team into the 2021 Olympic year and beyond. During the two years of sponsorship to date, there has been ‘intensive’ collaboration between the e-drive systems manufacturer, mountain bike brand American Eagle and the riders of the …

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Top five jobs of the week – 27th November

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Customer service manager – ‘Soigneur’ – J.Laverack Bicycles Ltd As the customer service champion, you will be responsible for managing the customer journey for J.Laverack and ÆRA from …

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Voting closes today for BikeBiz Awards 2020

Voting will close today, 27th November, for the BikeBiz Awards 2020, in association with Tannus Tyres. The results will determine this year’s winners, which will be revealed online on Friday 11th December. The Awards is returning for its 12th iteration this year in a digital format, forgoing a live event …

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Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub creates new equipment room

Silverstone Sports Engineering Hub (SSEH) has announced the creation of its new equipment room. The room will provide an extra service to customers using the Sports Performance Wind Tunnel (SPWT) by giving users the option to utilise the latest cycling products during their test sessions, from manufacturers including Kask, MET, …

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World Cycling Forum to join IAA Mobility for 2021 event

The 2021 World Cycling Forum (WCF) is set to take place from 9th-10th September, the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) has announced. It will occur during the IAA Mobility Show, from 7th-12th September 2021, at the International Congress Center Munich (ICM). The IAA’s new concept will see …

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Bob Howden OBE re-elected president of British Cycling for second three-year term

Bob Howden OBE has been re-elected as president of British Cycling for a second three-year term following a vote at National Council, the federation’s annual meeting of councillors elected by its members. Sunday’s vote saw Howden succeed after a contested election with Peter Lifford, nominated by the Eastern Region, and …

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Steve Fearn joins Muc-Off as global bicycle PR and comms manager

Steve Fearn has joined Muc-Off as global bicycle PR and comms manager. Fearn has previously spent four years working as marketing manager for Immediate Media, working on brands such as BikeRadar, Mountain Biking UK, Cycling Plus and 220 Triathlon. He is taking over the global bicycle PR and comms role …

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road.cc publisher Farrelly Atkinson expands team

road.cc publisher Farrelly Atkinson (F-At) has announced new appointments to key roles across its websites. Jack Sexty has been appointed as editor for flagship title road.cc while Rachael Wight, recently nominated for the BikeBiz Woman of the Year Award, is taking over as editor of off.road.cc. As well as those …

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