Tag Archives: Bicycle Association

London’s carbon target could create 25,000 jobs for bike trade, says Bicycle Association 

The Mayor of London’s ambitious targets for reducing carbon emissions could create 25,000 bike industry jobs, according to the Bicycle Association (BA).  In its latest report the BA, national trade association for the UK cycle industry, has analysed the impacts that boosting cycling could have in the capital, finding we …

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BikeBiz Awards: Vote now for the service to the industry awards

Following the commencement of the voting process for the BikeBiz Awards 2021 in association with Tannus Tyres, 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 …

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Shortlist revealed for BikeBiz Awards 2021

BikeBiz has carefully sifted through the nominations for the BikeBiz Awards 2021 in association with Tannus Tyres and we can now reveal who has made it into the shortlist. The final decision will be placed in the hands of those that know best – professionals that work within the industry …

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BA welcomes strong response in Cycle Industry Census

The BA has welcomed strong industry participation in the first UK Cycle Industry Census, which over the summer collected responses from companies across all sectors of the industry. The BA estimates that the responses cover between 30% and 65% of the whole UK cycling market by turnover, meaning that probably …

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BA Podcast launches with episode on sustainability in Rapha

The BA has launched the BA Podcast, a series of podcast episodes and special editions that will expand the BA audience with short interviews with industry leaders and experts. “The BA is actively using new ways to reach members and the cycling industry in order to share best practice and …

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BA launches series of guides on Brexit, Cycle to Work, e-bikes and more

The BA has launched a series of guides designed to offer definitive information on matters of interest to the wider cycle industry and to the public, complementing more detailed guidance which is available only to BA member companies. The BA Guides are available to download free of charge and cover …

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Rise in active journeys helping reduce car use among commuters, study finds

Cycling, walking and public transport are contributing to a consistent reduction in car use among commuters, according to the latest figures from Sports Marketing Surveys. Compared to 2020, the number of people cycling to work has ‘held up strongly’. In week one of the study, back in mid-June 2020, just …

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Businesses urged to take part in Cycle Industry Census

Businesses across the UK cycling industry are being urged to participate in a Cycle Industry Census – commissioned by the BA. All in the UK cycle industry are invited to take part, be that as a retailer, distributor, manufacturer, hire operator, insurer, service provider, trainer or event organiser, or any …

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Bicycle Association publishes new cycle parking standard

The Bicycle Association, in partnership with the Cycle Rail Working Group, has published a new UK quality and security standard for public cycle parking. The new standard was announced by MP Chris Heaton-Harris at the Cycle Rail Showcase earlier this month. The standard provides an authoritative reference for people purchasing, …

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