Tag Archives: British Cycling

Research project on use of off-road e-bikes launches

British Cycling has joined forces with other cycling organisations and recreational land managers to support a new, long-term research project to be undertaken by Edinburgh Napier University into the use of off-road e-bikes, including electric mountain bikes. The research will focus on current and future trends as well as the …

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Kalas, British Cycling extend collaboration to 2024

Kalas and British Cycling have extended their collaboration for a further four years. The Czech based custom cycle wear specialists will continue as the official sportswear supplier to British Cycling and the Great Britain Cycling Team until the end of 2024. “When it comes to performance, our on-bike clothing supplier …

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Cycling Marketing Board set up to entice new consumers to ride and diversify cycling’s image

Cycling brands, retailers and organisations are collaborating to create the new Cycling Marketing Board, set up with a vision to continue to entice new consumers to cycling, and diversify cycling’s image with Governments and in the media. The Cycling Marketing Board follows the industry-backed #BikeIsBest campaign in 2020, which won …

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Healthspan Elite expands sports nutrition portfolio with British Cycling partnership

Healthspan Elite has further expanded its sports nutrition portfolio after forming a new partnership with British Cycling. The affiliation announced today, 5th January, sees the firm become the official sports nutrition partner and official vitamin and supplement partner to the Great Britain Cycling Team and British Cycling for the next …

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Muc-Off steps up partnership with British Cycling

Muc-Off has partnered with British Cycling and the Great Britain Cycling Team until 2023. The brand has worked with British Cycling and the Great Britain Cycling Team in various capacities, from chain optimisation for the previous two Olympic and Paralympic Games for Team GB, as well as providing exclusive offers …

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Bob Howden OBE re-elected president of British Cycling for second three-year term

Bob Howden OBE has been re-elected as president of British Cycling for a second three-year term following a vote at National Council, the federation’s annual meeting of councillors elected by its members. Sunday’s vote saw Howden succeed after a contested election with Peter Lifford, nominated by the Eastern Region, and …

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British Cycling and Verve Cycling extend partnership with new four-year deal

Verve Cycling has renewed its commitment to the Great Britain Cycling Team with a new four-year deal with British Cycling. In 2015, Verve Cycling became the official power crank supplier to the Great Britain Cycling Team, and this new deal will continue to see riders across all disciplines from the …

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Government releases £175 million for cycling and walking infrastructure across England

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today given councils across England £175 million to create safe space for cycling and walking, as surveys and independent polls show strong public support for high-quality schemes. The money, part of the £2 billion announced for cycling and walking in May, will fund measures including …

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British Cycling appoints Brian Facer as CEO

British Cycling has appointed Brian Facer as its next chief executive officer. Facer, who is a British Cycling member and rides with Daventry CC, will join from London Irish and take up the role early in the new year as the replacement for Julie Harrington, who leaves in January. “I …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 sees record number of bike shops and customers across UK

This year’s Local Bike Shop Day was the “most successful date yet”, with a record number of bike shops and customers celebrating across the UK, organisers have said. The number of bike shops registered on the Local Bike Shop Day website rose by 77%. During the day, the hashtag #supportyourlocalbikeshop had …

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