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Top five jobs of the week – 3rd July

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 500 positions in 2019, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Sales and web assistant – Hotlines The sales and web assistant role is responsible for preparing, presenting and analysing information from sales, stock management and customer database areas. …

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Insync to celebrate vital role of bike shops on Independents’ Day UK

Insync is championing the vital work of bike shops to mark Independents’ Day UK, 4th July. The brand, owned by India-based Hero Cycles, is celebrating the service provided by its network of local bike shops, which has proved invaluable during the pandemic. Independents’ Day UK is a campaign that exists …

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e-Cargobikes.com wins climate award

e-Cargobikes.com has won the Ashden Award for Clean Air in UK Towns and Cities, supported by HSBC. Ashden spotlights and supports climate and energy innovators around the world – including businesses, non-profits and public sector organisations which are delivering proven, ready-to-scale climate solutions. e-Cargobikes.com was among 11 winners at the …

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Chris Atkins joins Muc-Off as trade marketing manager

Chris Atkins has joined the Muc-Off team in a newly appointed role of trade marketing manager. Starting out in the cycling industry at just 15 where he carried out work experience at the local bike shop, Atkins brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team. Having spent 17 …

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Sea Otter Classic 2020 cancelled, virtual experience planned

Sea Otter Classic 2020, scheduled for 1st-4th October, has now been cancelled. The event was originally due to take place from 16th-19th April but was postponed due to concerns surrounding COVID-19. The Bicycle Leadership Conference has now also been cancelled. “After frequent discussions with Monterey County health officials, it has …

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Bruce Sandell joins RGT Cycling as consultant commercial director

RGT Cycling has added Bruce Sandell to its team. Formerly managing director and founder of Gruppo Media, owners of the Rouleur Classic, print magazine Rouleur and its online companion, Sandell joins RGT Cycling as consultant commercial director to work across business strategy, development and partnerships, as the platform continues to …

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Extra UK announces Topeak, BikePark Wales partnership

Extra UK has announced a new partnership between Topeak and BikePark Wales from July. As part of the agreement, there will be Topeak-branded tool stations in three locations around the park – one at the pickup point, one at the summit of the mountain, and one at the visitor centre. …

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LEVA-EU urges European Commission to match green transport rhetoric with action on LEVs

LEVA-EU has said the European Commission ‘cannot continue to ignore a key barrier to growth for the LEV market’, following its decision to carry out another study into LEVs. LEVA-EU wrote to the EC calling for ‘urgent’ legislative change for LEVs centring on the technical legislation for L-category vehicles – …

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Coros Wearables appoints Ben Clark to Northern Europe market manager

Coros Wearables has appointed Ben Clark to Northern Europe market manager, as the company continues to strengthen its product offering in Europe. Coros Wearables is a performance sports watch brand but is also well known in the cycling world for its smart helmet technology. The Linx, Omni, and SafeSound cycle …

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Cargo bike scheme supporting local and business community during lockdown

The InStreatham electric cargo bike has been supporting the local and business community during lockdown, encouraging many residents to rely on local businesses and keep community spirit up during these times. The eco scheme was initially launched to enable small independent businesses to replace cars and vans deliveries with cycle …

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