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Bob Howden OBE re-elected president of British Cycling for second three-year term

Bob Howden OBE has been re-elected as president of British Cycling for a second three-year term following a vote at National Council, the federation’s annual meeting of councillors elected by its members. Sunday’s vote saw Howden succeed after a contested election with Peter Lifford, nominated by the Eastern Region, and …

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Steve Fearn joins Muc-Off as global bicycle PR and comms manager

Steve Fearn has joined Muc-Off as global bicycle PR and comms manager. Fearn has previously spent four years working as marketing manager for Immediate Media, working on brands such as BikeRadar, Mountain Biking UK, Cycling Plus and 220 Triathlon. He is taking over the global bicycle PR and comms role …

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road.cc publisher Farrelly Atkinson expands team

road.cc publisher Farrelly Atkinson (F-At) has announced new appointments to key roles across its websites. Jack Sexty has been appointed as editor for flagship title road.cc while Rachael Wight, recently nominated for the BikeBiz Woman of the Year Award, is taking over as editor of off.road.cc. As well as those …

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Tailfin appoints James Bracey as head of marketing

Bristol-based bikepacking brand Tailfin has appointed James Bracey, former senior tech writer at Cycling Weekly, as its head of marketing. Having worked in a variety of roles within the cycling media and IBDs, Bracey brings a wealth of experience to the team as Tailfin takes the next step in increasing …

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Buzzbike appoints head of engineering and lead product designer

London-based bike subscription platform Buzzbike has appointed Shaun Stanworth as head of engineering and Alp Turgut as lead product designer. Launched in 2016, Buzzbike recently secured a further £1.7 million of funding in its latest round from a variety of sources, including the UK Government’s The Future Fund and sports …

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Extra UK appoints John Mahon as area sales manager for ROI

Extra UK has appointed John Mahon as area sales manager for the Republic of Ireland. The position has been created to offer better support to ROI customers, particularly important following the UK’s exit from the EU. John Mahon, based in Dublin, has experience in cycle retail and most recently account …

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Gazelle appoints three new account managers in UK

Royal Dutch Gazelle is accelerating its e-bike sales development in the UK with three new account managers. The account managers are Mike Isaac, South, Andrew Nicolson, Midlands, and David Sharp, North. They will all be working together on building a ‘high-quality’ distribution network for the Gazelle e-bike brand in the …

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British Cycling appoints Brian Facer as CEO

British Cycling has appointed Brian Facer as its next chief executive officer. Facer, who is a British Cycling member and rides with Daventry CC, will join from London Irish and take up the role early in the new year as the replacement for Julie Harrington, who leaves in January. “I …

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Primal’s James Smith joins Discount Sports Network as brand consultant

James Smith has joined Discount Sports Network as a brand consultant, to raise its profile and increase its network of brands. Discount Sports Network’s founder and CEO David Birch said: “James and Primal Europe was one of the first brands to join the network, offering a discount to our members …

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SunRace Sturmey-Archer expands team with Kos appointment

SunRace Sturmey-Archer has taken the next step in expanding, following the appointment of Ruud Bokhout as general manager earlier this year. Patrick Kos joined the team in Mijdrecht, where the European sales and distribution office is located, on 1st October as sales manager. He will mainly focus on the north …

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