Halfords to reopen 53 ‘Retail Lite’ stores

Halfords is reopening 53 UK stores with “extensive” social distancing measures in place. The ‘Retail Lite’ reopening follows successful trials at Halfords’ Peterborough and Bristol Cribbs Causeway stores and it will be the first time customers have been allowed in-store since the UK lockdown was put in place on 23rd …

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The Bike Side to raffle off rebuilt bike for the NHS

The Bike Side has teamed up with a host of cycling businesses to raise funds for NHS Charities Together. Having recently opened his new IBD in West Sussex, owner Tom Hunter is hosting a raffle for a newly-rebuilt bike worth over £1,000 on Saturday 20th June. Madison Cycles, Hunt Wheels, …

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Tern to launch click & collect for UK stockists

Tern will launch click & collect tomorrow, available exclusively to its stockists. The new site will be available here from 10am. According to UK distributor Moore Large, the site has been developed so that the dealer is in control of when customers can collect their order, ensuring consumers get a “safe, …

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Pirelli introduces new Scorpion MTB racing tyre

Pirelli has released its Scorpion XC RC cross-country racing-tyre. The new release, which will be part of Pirelli’s Scorpion MTB range, was developed at the specific request of Trek Pirelli athletes. “Samuele Porro (pictured) asked Pirelli engineers for a new tyre more oriented towards the Olympic cross-country races but also …

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Shop or showroom?

Nick Butterfield, retail design director at Butterfield Design, looks at how bike shops can optimise their presence and remain relevant in the industry

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