Tag Archives: Bicycle Association

BA summarises guidance on post-Brexit regulations

The Bicycle Association (BA) has published summary guidance for the wider industry in the UK and beyond of post-Brexit regulations and trade matters. The summary covers: – Product safety and standards – The UKCA mark – UK-EU deal: rules of origin for zero tariffs The guidance can be read here …

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BA holds first session of Independent Retailer Forum

The BA has held the first session of a new forum for the independent bicycle retail sector. The association hosted a dozen leading independent retailers, representing the varied sizes, regions and channels of the sector, in early December, hot on the heels of the independent retailer panel session broadcast during …

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BA informs trade of Government decisions on anti-dumping and Airbus tariffs

The BA has informed its members of two significant Government decisions relating to imports, both issues on which it has engaged closely in recent months. The first relates to the EU anti-dumping measures which currently apply to bikes and e-bikes from China. Although an initial decision from the Department for …

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UK cycling market set to be worth £2.2 billion by end of 2020

The BA has released a new ‘COVID Impact’ report on the UK cycling economy, covering sales from January to October 2020. This follows its publication in June of a baseline report on the UK cycling sector, which provided accurate and granular sales data for calendar years 2018 and 2019. Both …

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BikeBiz December edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz December is now available. This month, we catch up with seven distributors to reflect on an unorthodox year, explore Christmas buying habits in 2020 and discuss how the e-bike industry can help promote sustainable transport. This month’s sector guides are wheels, tyres and inner tyres …

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Government releases £175 million for cycling and walking infrastructure across England

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today given councils across England £175 million to create safe space for cycling and walking, as surveys and independent polls show strong public support for high-quality schemes. The money, part of the £2 billion announced for cycling and walking in May, will fund measures including …

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BikeBiz Awards: Vote now for service to the industry awards

Following the commencement of the voting process for the BikeBiz Awards last month, we’ll be highlighting each and every finalist from our list of expertly-curated accolades. The final decision will be placed in the hands of those that know best – professionals that work within the industry day in day out and prosumers with a …

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Bike shops in England permitted to remain open in lockdown

Bike shops are among businesses that will be permitted to stay open as England gets ready to enter lockdown tomorrow, 5th November. To reduce social contact, the Government has ordered certain businesses and venues to close, including all non-essential retail, indoor and outdoor leisure facilities, entertainment venues and personal care …

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