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Government extends incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice

The Government has recently announced an extension to its £3,000 incentive payment to employers taking on a new apprentice, with an employment start date from 1st October 2021 to 31st January 2022. This payment is in addition to the existing £1,000 an employer will get for taking on an apprentice …

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COREbike to return to Whittlebury Hall in March 2022

COREbike is set to return to Whittlebury Hall in March 2022. The trade-only show will take place from Sunday 20th to Tuesday 22nd March. 2021’s edition was cancelled due to COVID-19. COREbike offers cycling retailers the chance to see exciting new products and view ranges for the upcoming season from …

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New employment programme to gain Government-backed bike mechanic apprenticeship launches in UK

Buzzbike has created a training programme to put employees through bike mechanics apprenticeships, aiming to fill the demand for bike mechanics following a boom year for cycling. The programme, which launched in 2021, aims to educate a select group of talented school leavers who might otherwise find it difficult to find employment …

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Raleigh teams up with World Bicycle Relief to offer vintage MK2 Chopper

Raleigh has launched a new national competition in partnership with World Bicycle Relief. Entrants will be given the opportunity to get their hands on a vintage MK2 Raleigh Chopper as well as a collection of limited-edition t-shirts and prints. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards providing bikes to …

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ROUVY combines Workouts with augmented route videos

ROUVY has released the ‘ONE ROUVY’ update with a new feature – from now on, any structured workout on ROUVY, or the ones created on TrainingPeaks, can be used with any augmented bike course of choice. The new feature enables users to do interval training in an interactive way, making …

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Pirelli, Trek-Segafredo expand partnership into 2022

Pirelli and World Tour Team Trek-Segafredo have expanded their partnership deal into 2022. The announcement came on the eve of the Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix 2021, taking place in Austin TX. on 24th October. In 2022, the World Tour team will be racing again with Pirelli tyres …

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RGT Cycling to offer NFTs as prizes with Echelon Racing League

RGT Cycling has unveiled newly minted non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as prizes for victors of the Echelon Racing League. The league, which begins on 20th November, will see 40 teams and 240 riders compete in the pro event, which consists of eight rounds with teammates working together to compete across a …

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See.Sense launches new ECO packaging

See.Sense has announced a new ‘ECO version’ of its packaging, which will be used on its ICON and ACE reactive bike lights which are sold into more than 76 countries worldwide. While See.Sense’s packaging for its reactive and connected bike lights has always been minimal and recyclable, the ECO launch …

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Wiggle announces pop-up café where payment will be taken in miles travelled

Wiggle has announced a pop-up café designed to reward outdoor enthusiasts and athletes that ‘carry on whatever the weather’ by allowing them to buy drinks and cakes using miles travelled as their currency. Wiggle’s Adventurer’s Cafe will serve hot drinks and sweet treats devised by GBBO finalist and keen outdoor …

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Top five jobs of the week – 22nd October

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Cycle technician – Henley Cycles Wanted, mechanic to work in a very busy cycle store in Henley on Thames. The job is full time five days a week …

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