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Wiggle-CRC to join BA’s leadership group and market data service

Wiggle-CRC has confirmed today that it will join the Bicycle Association’s (BA) leadership group and participate in its new market data service. The new BA vision centres around securing a “strong, united and influential industry”, giving every child the opportunity to cycle and making cycling an easier choice for everyone. …

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BA market data: A shot in the arm for the cycle industry

In January, a Bicycle Association (BA) led initiative that seeks to provide a shot in the arm for the cycle industry was soft-launched. Market data services aggregate and anonymise sales figures from shop tills, allowing businesses to compare their own performance with regional or national averages. It also allows them to predict …

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BA calls for child cycling ‘revolution’

The Bicycle Association (BA) has called for a child cycling ‘revolution’ after a panel of MPs and officials gathered in Westminster last night. The BA provided input both ahead of and during the event, and the meeting was chaired by Jim FitzPatrick MP, who heads the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Fit …

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BA’s market data service arrives at CORE with free dealer offering

The Bicycle Association’s market data service, offering UK sales data covering bikes, parts, accessories and services, is being promoted at COREbike 2019, where dealers are invited to join the project, free of charge, live at the event. BA associate director Simon Irons, who leads the project, said: “Early sign-ups are really encouraging …

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Bicycle Association launches new market data service

The Bicycle Association (BA) has announced the soft-launch of its market data service, offering UK sales data covering bikes, parts, accessories, and services. Users will be able to compare their own data to market and sector averages down to a category, sub-category, and SKU level in some areas, and data …

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Bicycle Association publishes safety advice on carbon rims and pads

The Bicycle Association has published safety advice on carbon rims and pads. Peter Eland, technical manager of Bicycle Association, said: “I have been made aware of a safety issue which can arise from the need for very specific brake blocks to be used on some brands of carbon rims. “If …

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Imports of Chinese-made e-bikes dropped in June thanks to anti-dumping tariffs

The Bicycle Association has sent members the import/export figures for the second quarter of the year, of which BikeBiz can give an overview (members get to see the full reports). The stats reveal that b-bike imports were 30 percent down year-on-year, but the year-to-date figures are roughly the same as …

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Transport cycling boom is coming, says Bicycle Association boss as new management team formed

The Bicycle Association of Great Britain has consolidated its management team to "prepare the association for the crucial five-year period ahead," says a statement from the organisation. After a number of years managing the BA as operations director Steve Garidis is elevated to the position of executive director taking the …

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Bicycle Association welcomes Scottish Government financial support for e-bikes

The Bicycle Association has welcomed the announcement from Transport Scotland that it will provide £1.3 million in new funding to support uptake of e-bikes and e-cargo bikes. The cycling sector has welcomed new funding to grow uptake of e-bikes in Scotland, a decision that could transform the air pollution, obesity …

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Bicycle Association launches cross-departmental “industrial case” for cycling

The Bicycle Association has today unveiled new research that shows the national strategic importance of cycling, and that if the government met its own target to double cycle usage by 2025 then cycling would deliver a £10 billion boost to the economy, sustaining more than 100,000 jobs. The cycle industry …

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