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Bespoked postponed to spring 2021

Bespoked has been postponed to spring 2021. “It is with regret and a heavy heart that we have to announce the second postponement of Bespoked #10,” said a statement. “Due to the continuing uncertainty regarding COVID-19 and exposure to people visiting large scale events, we are unhappy to risk the …

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Chris Yates joins Extra UK

Extra UK has appointed Chris Yates as a brand specialist. Yates joins as additional support for four brands from the Extra portfolio, fizik, Crank Brothers, Brooks and Pirelli. On what attracted him to Extra UK, Yates said: “I’d heard a lot of great things about the company and from the …

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Eurobike 2020 to be based on business lounge concept

Eurobike 2020 will be based on a business lounge concept, in order to ensure an “appropriate framework” for participants to meet and exchange information. This is an especially cost-effective option, organisers have said, as no own company booth construction is required. This year’s Eurobike has been rescheduled to 24th to …

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NAHBS cancels 2020 event

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) has cancelled its 2020 event. The show, originally scheduled for 15th-17th March, had been postponed to 21st-23th August due to concerns over COVID-19. The London Bike Show, OutDoor by ISPO and Aseanbike are among other shows not taking place in 2020. “During the …

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Top five jobs of the week – 5th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Senior workshop mechanic – Alpha Cycle Worx This is a full-time role with alternate weekend shifts, we’re looking for a senior workshop mechanic with bags of enthusiasm for …

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Yellow Jersey adds insurance cover for bicycle couriers

Yellow Jersey has added cover for bicycle couriers to its Ultimate Bicycle Insurance Policy. Traditionally, specialist bicycle insurance policies have excluded cover for bicycle couriers making it hard for them to find insurance for theft or damage to their bicycle while working. With this change, bicycle couriers can now get …

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See.Sense invites UK cyclists to report safety issues using free app

Cycling technology and data company See.Sense is inviting all cyclists in the UK to use its free app to report safety issues encountered on their rides this summer. The company is launching the #SeeSenseReport campaign to give cyclists a voice and to provide transport planners with data to plan for …

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Cycling “breakthrough” in EU COVID-19 recovery plan

European cycling associations have marked an “important breakthrough” for cycling on the EU agenda as an equal mode of transport with the auto sector and public transport. At a press conference last week, the executive vice president of the Commission Frans Timmermans announced that cycling can be funded as part …

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Cycling UK prepares for launch of Bike Week

Cycling UK is preparing for the launch of the UK’s Bike Week to celebrate the increasingly important role of cycling in the health of the nation. The annual bike celebration will run from 6th to 14th June, with online events themed around the health and wellbeing benefits of cycling. Amid …

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Aseanbike postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19

Aseanbike has been postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19. The trade show was originally scheduled to run from 29th to 31st October 2020 in Bangkok. “We are aware that many exhibitors, media representatives and visitors would face significant obstacles to attend related to health, travel and international concerns,” said a …

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