Tag Archives: Bicycle Association

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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BikeBiz August edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz August is now available online. This month we examine the UK MTB market, catch up with Mondraker and Rockstop, and hear about this year's Local Bike Shop Day. This month's sector guides are MTB and accessories and winter and protective clothing

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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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BikeBiz June edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz June is now available online. This month, Riese & Muller UK’s Michael Gregg analyses the cargo bike scene in the UK, we sit down with capgo cable systems CEO Chris Treugut, and we catch up BikeBiz Awards 2020 retail winners Rutland Cycling and Berkshire Cycles. …

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BA working to address logistics costs and quality issues faced by trade

The BA is working across the industry to find a solution to the rising logistics costs and quality issues faced by the cycling trade. Over the past year, the cycling market has experienced ‘unprecedented’ growth, with the BA projecting a £1 billion increase in the UK cycling market. The cycling …

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