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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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Superstrata Oxford debuts at Selfridges’ new bike shop

Superstrata is debuting its Oxford edition at Selfridges’ new bike shop. Selfridges has branched out to cycling with the opening of its first-ever bike shop inside its Oxford Street flagship. The Bike Shop is the latest concept to take over the department store’s The Corner Shop and will see the …

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Mark Murphy joins Fudges Cycle Store as business development manager

Mark Murphy has joined the team at Fudges Cycle Store in a newly appointed role of business development manager. With over 30 years of cycle industry experience, Murphy will add new insight and expertise to the well-established team at Fudges. The 4th generation family-owned retailer prides itself on delivering professional …

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Evans Cycles opens new Birmingham store

Evans Cycles is opening a brand new Birmingham store. Replacing the old site at Birmingham New Street Station, the new store reaffirms a “strong commitment” to helping grow cycling within the region. With over 12,000 square feet of floor space, the new store is situated on the ground floor of …

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