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John Lewis partners with kids bike subscription service Bike Club

John Lewis & Partners has announced a new partnership with kids bike subscription service the Bike Club. Initially launching in the Stratford store, it aims to give parents a hassle-free option in the build-up to and beyond Christmas. It marks the first time the retailer has offered parents the chance …

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Just 2% of UK pupils cycle to school, survey reveals

Only 2% of children cycle to school, despite more wishing they could, a new survey has revealed. A UK-wide YouGov survey, commissioned by Sustrans, surveyed 1,305 children aged 6-15 about their experience and views on their journey to and from school. The figures were released ahead of Bike to School …

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More than £1 million now available to help children access cycle training

More than £1 million in funding is now available for pilot projects which will help children and teenagers learn how to cycle, the Bikeability Trust has announced. The Widening Participation Fund is being released to the Bikeability Trust by the Department for Transport to help the Government achieve its ambition …

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‘The most lightweight kid’s balance bike in the world’ launches on Indiegogo

Wooden balance bike Choppy has launched via Indiegogo. Designed for kids up to four years, Choppy is “extra safe” – it is made without screws and spokes and has a springy bike seat to protect the child’s back. According to the brand, Choppy is manufactured from premium birch plywood and …

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Kids Ride Shotgun launches new kids MTB seat

Kids Ride Shotgun has launched a new child seat – the Shotgun Pro. With zero frame contact and ‘lightning-fast’ fitting and removal, the Shotgun Pro is the ‘ultimate’ child seat for MTB families, said the brand. It is also suitable for e-MTBs with bigger downtubes. “We had a great response …

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The Bike Club partners with Bikeability Trust to expand access to cycling

The Bike Club is partnering with the Bikeability Trust to expand access to high-quality bikes and training for the next generation of riders. With 2021 set to be another ‘huge’ year for cycling, the Bike Club and the Bikeability Trust will be working together to achieve their shared ambition of …

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Bikeability Trust launches new cycling instructor bursary

The Bikeability Trust has launched a cycling instructor bursary, funded by the DfT. All Bikeability cycling instructors must hold a Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training, designed to ensure children are provided with the skills to cycle confidently and competently on today’s roads. A £500 bursary towards the cost …

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The Bike Club expands offering to include adult bikes

The Bike Club is now offering adult hybrid and road bikes in addition to its fleet of kids bikes. Shipping from mid-July, an initial range of Forme bikes will be available to adults across the UK. The models initially offered will be the Forme Winster 1, Winster 2 and the …

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The Bike Club secures £7.5 million funding to satisfy ‘extraordinary’ demand

The Bike Club has announced a new £7.5 million debt facility funding with investment management firm Triple Point. The purpose of the facility is to provide growth finance for the Bike Club – primarily for the purchase of new bikes in order to satisfy ‘extraordinary’ levels of demand. Founded in …

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