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Lezyne hires Rouse as marketing and PR specialist

Lezyne has hired industry veteran Kevin Rouse to support and sustain the brand’s continued growth as marketing and PR specialist. Focusing on progressing paid and organic digital outreach efforts as well as assisting with brand communications, Rouse will join the in-house digital marketing and communications team. He comes to Lezyne …

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The Bike Club appoints Panther as delivery partner

The Bike Club has appointed Panther Warehousing as its delivery partner in order to help meet ever-increasing demand. Panther’s ability to offer a simultaneous delivery/swap out solution was instrumental in the two-man white glove delivery specialist being awarded the contract to support the Bike Club’s unique circular economy solution to …

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Electric Cycle Company to open “UK’s largest” e-bike shop

The Electric Cycle Company (ECC) is moving to a 4,000 square foot, carbon-neutral premises in Edinburgh. Boogie, host of Forth 1’s Breakfast Show, joined Neill Hope, MD of the Electric Cycle Company, to launch a crowdfunding campaign to renovate the building into a new store and workshop, the “biggest e-bike …

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Laura Kenny CBE and Nicole Cooke MBE lead Cycling UK’s 100 Women in Cycling

TV presenter and personality Gail Porter, four-time Olympic gold medal winner Laura Kenny CBE and Olympic gold medallist Nicole Cooke MBE are among 100 women named in Cycling UK’s Women in Cycling awards. The women have all been recognised in celebration of the work they have done to inspire other …

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Laka Club launches with £1 third-party liability cover

Laka has today unveiled the Laka Club, offering £1 third-party liability cover as well as discounts on brands including Beryl, SportPursuit and Hexlox. The launch comes in light of a recent YouGov survey by the brand which revealed that only 11% of people feel that their commute is good for …

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Top five jobs of the week – 10th July

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Digital marketing assistant – Extra UK Main duties and responsibilities: – Maintain all aspects of the B2B website content through CMS. This includes the creation and maintenance of …

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Ribble Cycles delivers Endurance SL to Jason Roy

Ribble Cycles has delivered an Endurance SL to Surrey and England’s Cricket World Cup winning batsman Jason Roy. “I love this bike, the way it rides is excellent – the bike has especially smooth handling and also looks stunning,” said Roy. “Cycling gives me another dimension to my training and …

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Cycling UK launches Women’s Festival of Cycling

Cycling UK has launched its annual Women’s Festival of Cycling aimed at encouraging more women to cycle. Although the number of women cycling has increased during lockdown, men are still cycling nearly twice as much as women, and fears that cycling can be dangerous are often cited as a factor …

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UK footfall recovery ‘remains sluggish’

UK footfall decreased 49.6% year-on-year during the third week of shops reopening in England and NI, compared to a decrease of 53.4% year-on-year for the previous week, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has found. Total retail footfall for the week increased 15.3% week-on-week, with high streets and shopping centres showing …

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Sea Otter Play virtual event to unite global cycling industry

Organisers of Sea Otter Classic have created Sea Otter Play presented by Continental – aiming to unite all of Sea Otter’s global celebrations and connect cyclists around the world with brands. Sea Otter Classic 2020 has now been cancelled after originally being postponed due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. “The Sea …

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