Tag Archives: COVID-19

Brompton commits up to £100,000 as part of new Wheels for Heroes campaign

Brompton Bike Hire hopes to expand its support for the NHS with the launch of a new initiative aiming to deliver over 1,000 newly-manufactured Brompton bikes to key staff. The Wheels for Heroes campaign sees Brompton Bike Hire launch a crowdfunder and commit production costs equating to an investment of …

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Insync becomes latest bike brand to cut prices for NHS and emergency services

Insync Bikes has launched a new discount deal on a range of bikes for NHS staff and emergency service workers during COVID-19. The offer will see all Britain’s emergency services staff given 20% off on an exclusive range of Insync Lectro e-bikes, road bikes, and mountain bikes as well as …

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Live updates: COVID-19 and its impact on the cycling industry

The outbreak of COVID-19 has already sent shockwaves through our industry, with many events cancelled or postponed. As we weather the storm, BikeBiz will keep you updated with all the latest updates from the trade. Bike shops can remain open in the UK after prime minister Boris Johnson announced on …

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Sport England sets out COVID-19 financial support

Sport England is making up to £195 million of funding available to help the community sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The package is additional to any funding support provided by the Government and is made up of the following: – A £20 million Community Emergency …

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GCI launches free bikes for NHS project

Green Commute Initiative (GCI) has launched the NHS Bike Project. It has asked its local community to donate unwanted but roadworthy bikes. The team, with assistance from the Baydon Flyers cycling group, will refurbish and service the bikes and donate them to any NHS staff member who needs one. GCI …

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Exposure Lights and Ultimate now offering “click and connect”

Exposure Lights and Ultimate USE Components are offering ‘click and connect’, giving bike stores the ability to order product and have it delivered to a customer’s address direct for a maximum £5 delivery fee. – Place an order on the B2B – Fill out the customer’s address in the delivery …

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Ursus SpA donates funds to the Veneto Region

Ursus SpA, the Ferronato family and all its staff have donated €50,000 to the Veneto Region to contribute to the management of the health emergency caused by COVID-19. “At this difficult time that Veneto and the whole of Italy are experiencing, it is a duty to support our doctors, nurses, …

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HKT adds new drop shipping service to B2B

HKT has added a new drop shipping service to its B2B. It is using its social media platforms to urge the public to contact their local bike shop if they would like to purchase anything from HKT. “If retailers want to list more of our product portfolio on their website …

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Peter Dobbs outlines availability amid COVID-19

Peter Dobbs Design and Print Services has outlined its availability amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has said it is working to guidelines as advised and is still operating. A lot of workers are remote working, some skeleton teams are in the print factories and other suppliers are abroad at …

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Upgrade now offering dealers consumer-direct delivery

Upgrade is now offering dealers direct shipping to consumers as an option on B2B orders. This will allow any products to be sent directly to a consumer’s home address on behalf of the dealer who has placed the order with Upgrade. There is a £5 carriage fee for each order …

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