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Brompton unveils new CHPT3 special edition bike

Brompton has launched its newest CHPT3 special edition bike. Building on the partnership with the Girona-based cycling brand, the latest iteration has been given a “fresh design” and now comes with a new sling bag. The bike has been designed with a stripped back look without mudguards or front luggage. …

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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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Brompton to launch bike subscription service for £1 a day

Brompton is set to launch a bike subscription service next month. Customers can either pay £30 a month, about £1 a day, for an annual subscription, which includes insurance and discounts from merchandise partners, or £42 a month for ‘flexi’ 30-day contract. Insurance, repairs and twice-yearly servicing are included. The …

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Brompton World Challenge launches

The Brompton World Challenge, a virtual event in partnership with Prudential RideLondon, has been launched. Brompton has been working behind the scenes with Prudential RideLondon to create a challenge within its recently announced virtual My Prudential RideLondon event, specifically for Brompton owners. Over the weekend of 15th-16th August, Brompton owners …

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Buzzbike raises £1.7 million in latest funding round

London-based bike subscription platform Buzzbike has raised £1.7 million in its latest funding round. Buzzbike has raised funds from a variety of sources, including the UK Government’s The Future Fund, sports tech accelerator leAD (and its family of shareholders, including the Adidas family), Cooper (the company behind the Mini Cooper) …

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Virtual Prudential RideLondon taking place in August

The first-ever virtual edition of Prudential RideLondon will take place on 15th and 16th August to celebrate cycling and raise funds for UK charities. My Prudential RideLondon is a free event that enables riders of all ages and abilities to cycle a range of distances, based on the events included …

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Brompton unveils new luggage collection with Liberty Fabric

Brompton has launched a new luggage collection with Liberty Fabric. This is the first development using Liberty Fabrics’ Oxford Forest quality. The Thorpe pattern was named after the artist John Hall Thorpe, whose paintings from the early 1900s provided inspiration for this design. The collection included three Brompton bags. The …

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Brompton CEO calls for investment in cycle lanes and bike superhighways

The COVID-19 crisis must lead to wholesale changes in Britain’s cycling network, says Brompton CEO Will Butler-Adams. Butler-Adams called for investment in cycle lanes and bike superhighways over projects such as HS2 in an interview with Steven Day, co-founder of 100% renewable energy supplier Pure Planet. He acknowledged the vast …

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Brompton appoints Shift Active Media as global media agency

Shift Active Media has been appointed as the global media agency for Brompton. Brompton kicked-off the media agency review on the 6th January, receiving requests for information from eight media agencies. Three were selected to pitch at Brompton’s London headquarters in February, which ultimately saw Shift appointed against two undisclosed …

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Exports of UK cycling goods rise by 15%

Exports of UK bikes, parts and accessories grew by 15% in the year to March 2020. The latest figures show that bike exports have a total value of £173.2 million, with Europe, Australia and the US leading the way in demand. Stephen Loftus, chief commercial officer for Brompton Bicycle, said: …

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