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World Bicycle Relief chosen as Raleigh’s 2021 charity partner

World Bicycle Relief has been chosen as the 2021 charity partner of Raleigh. The partnership will see activations rolled out at Raleigh offices throughout the year, including quarterly virtual challenges, participation in and joint promotion of larger fundraising events and a salary sacrifice scheme for employees wishing to donate to …

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Winners selected for Taipei Cycle d&i Awards 2021

International experts from the bicycle and design-related industries have honoured 38 entries with the Taipei Cycle d&i Awards 2021, following a two-day jury session. Six of them received the Gold Award for outstanding design innovation and performance. From 6th-7th January, jurors from Germany, USA and Taiwan gathered at Taipei Nangang …

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Great Ormond Street Hospital awarded gold by Cycling UK’s Cycle Friendly Employer Accreditation Scheme

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust has become the first hospital in the UK to be awarded gold by Cycling UK’s Cycle Friendly Employer Accreditation Scheme. The accreditation ranks the efforts of employers to make their business more cycle-friendly. The gold award for GOSH recognises the hospital’s …

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7mesh Cycling Apparel partners with Rémy Métailler

7mesh Cycling Apparel has partnered with Rémy Métailler, providing technical apparel including jackets, pants and mid-layers. “We’re really excited to be working with Rémy,” said 7mesh CEO Tyler Jordan. “Squamish has become a world destination for all kinds of cycling, and our staff and friends help test the limits of …

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Top five jobs of the week – 22nd January

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Senior mechanic – South Coast Bikes You’ll need previous experience on the spanners in a busy shop or workshop, a can-do attitude and the ability to learn fast. …

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Brompton’s Wheels for Heroes campaign donates 59 bikes to Community Cycle Clubs

Cycling UK has received a donation of 59 folding bikes from the Brompton Wheels for Heroes campaign. The cycles will be used at 12 Community Cycle Clubs (CCCs) in locations including Manchester, Liverpool, London, Bradford, Essex and Norfolk. Cycling UK supports more than 150 CCCs across the country. “This donation …

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Bern Helmets appoints Spring PR to expand UK business

Bern Helmets has appointed outdoor boutique agency Spring PR to handle its UK PR work. Bern is a private helmet company with a 15-year legacy of “pioneering street-inspired gear that sets the tone for style, comfort, and safety on the streets, trails, slopes, and on the water”. The company is …

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Open Country presents Sustrans with award for helping improve disabled access

Yorkshire-based charity Open Country has presented Sustrans’ North team with an award for its contribution to improving disabled access across Yorkshire. Open Country’s Good Access Scheme award celebrates efforts to open up more accessible routes for walkers and cyclists. Sustrans’ team in Yorkshire completed an extension of the cycle path …

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Ribble Cycles now official bike partner of Drops-Le Col supported by Tempur

Ribble Cycles is now the official bike partner for the Drops-Le Col supported by Tempur racing team. Drops-Le Col supported by Tempur, the UK based UCI Women’s Continental cycling team, will be riding Ribble after signing an initial two-year deal. “Our ambition to compete at the very highest level and …

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Bollé signs partnership with UCI pro cycling team B&B Hotels p/b KTM

Bollé has partnered with UCI pro cycling team B&B Hotels p/b KTM. The team was launched and is managed by Jérôme Pineau, a former pro cyclist who spent 15 years in the Elite Peloton and participated in 13 Tours de France. “I can remember wearing Bollé glasses when I first …

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