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Bike shops can remain open in new national lockdown

Bike shops are among businesses which can remain open during England’s national lockdown announced yesterday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The PM last night instructed people to stay at home to ‘control the virus, protect the NHS and save lives’ in a decision that follows a rise in infections, hospital …

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Bike shop develops scheme for e-bike battery charging

A bike shop has come up with a scheme to help cyclists charge their e-bike batteries en route. After installing a 24-hour free e-bike charging system at its shop in Betws y Coed, Beics Betws decided to encourage other businesses to offer a similar service. With the help of Starfish …

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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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Helping bike shops in a busy time for the cycling industry

Schwalbe recently launched a volunteer programme to assist retailers experiencing a surge in business – particularly with services and repairs. Rebecca Morley finds out how it has helped stores during a busy period for the cycling industry

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What can we expect from this year’s Local Bike Shop Day?

This year’s Local Bike Shop Day is taking place on 5th September – after being postponed from its original date back in May. BikeBiz catches up with the ACT to find how COVID-19 changed its plans and what we can expect moving forward

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Evans Cycles opens new Newcastle branch

Evans Cycles has opened a new store in Newcastle. With over 6,500 square feet spread across two floors, the store will stock over 250 bikes as well as products from brands including Cannondale, Fox, Trek, Brompton, Pinnacle, Raleigh, Castelli, GORE and Endura. The store also comes complete with a fully …

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Cycle King reopens Bury St Edmunds store

Cycle King has reopened its Bury St Edmunds store. The store had been lost just under three years ago to a fire, with a temporary store being taken on outside the town centre. This was “incredibly successful”, said Darren Hunt, group retail managing director, but it has now moved to …

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E-bikes stolen from Huddersfield bike shop

Detectives in Kirklees are appealing for information after a burglary at Earnshaws Superbikes on Manchester Road, Huddersfield, in the early hours of Friday morning. Two suspects stole two electric bikes: a 2018 Lapierre 627 AMI, black and green, and a 2020 KTM Macina Kapoho 2971, orange and black. One of …

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Local Bike Shop Day to focus on getting people back to work and school this autumn

Keeping the nation cycling into autumn and getting kids cycling to school will be two of the key themes for this year’s Local Bike Shop Day, organisers have said. Cycling levels during lockdown rose by up to 300% on some days and the Government is offering Fix Your Bike vouchers …

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Evans unveils measures to help service the nation’s bikes

Evans Cycles has today announced a string of measures to help service the nation’s bikes and support the Government’s Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme. The initiative, set up by the Department for Transport, allows members of the public to claim a £50 voucher towards the cost of repairing a bike. …

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