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Sea Otter Classic, Bespoked fall victim to coronavirus concerns

The 2020 iterations of both the Sea Otter Classic and Bespoked have fallen victim to concerns surrounding COVID-19. New dates for Sea Otter, which was due to take place from 16th-19th April, will be announced by the middle of next week, president and CEO Frank Yohannan said. The Bicycle Leadership …

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BikeBiz March is now available

The March issue of BikeBiz is now available online. Our third edition of 2020 looks back on CORE and iceBike*, finds out how Bob Elliot and Insync are helping IBDs, and catches up with Topeak, The Bike Club, Myagi and One Way Distribution. Mind the gap BikeBiz’s Rebecca Morley shares …

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Top five jobs of the week – 6th March

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Workshop mechanic – Swinnerton Cycles We are currently looking for a workshop mechanic ideally Cytech level 2/3 qualified and have some previous experience of EPOS Systems. As we …

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Exhibitor and visitor registration for Taipei Cycle+ now open

Exhibitor and visitor registration for Taipei Cycle+ and TaiSPO+ is now open. The show will take place at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Hall 2, from 14th to 16th May, after being rescheduled due to the coronavirus. The special editions of these exhibitions will be held to support the cycling …

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Oxford’s dealer days see attendance up by 100% on 2019

Oxford Products hosted its cycle dealer days for a second time at the end of February, with dealers coming from all over the UK to visit the headquarters in Witney. Attendance increased by over 100% from 2019, with an extra day added to meet demand. Representatives from Oxford and third …

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Mountain Mayhem cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

Organisers of Mountain Mayhem have cancelled the event, citing concerns of the coronavirus. The event was due to be held at Marston Lodge from 19th-21st June, but will now be postponed until 2021. Jill Greenfield, owner and organiser of Mountain Mayhem, said: “We always take out our insurance policy just …

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Round-up from Moore Large’s Geared 2020

Moore Large‘s Geared 2020 took place last week, with a host of brands including Forme, ETC, Reid, Sureshift, Tern, O’Neal, OnGuard, Lake, Alpina and more. This year’s show was a “massive success,” Moore Large said on its website, which thanked customers who were able to make the trip. The distributor …

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André Greipel to headline London Bike Show

André Greipel will be attending this year’s London Bike Show, courtesy of Factor Bikes. Greipel will meet and greet fans at the Factor Bikes stand during the event on Friday 27th March. The Israel Start-Up Nation rider will return to the event on Saturday 28th March, taking to the Performance …

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Coronavirus threat sees NAHBS postponed

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) has been postponed due to concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19). It will now take place 21st-23rd August at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. The move in date for exhibitors will be 20th August. Originally due to take place from …

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North American Handmade Bicycle Show considering postponement

Organisers of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) are weighing up whether or not to postpone the 2020 event due to the concerns regarding COVID-19. The show – due to take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas from 20th-22nd March, is “an annual showcase for …

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