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Government invests £18 million in cycle training for children and families

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today announced £18 million for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the Government encourages everyone to walk or cycle where possible. The funding, which is managed by The Bikeability Trust charity, will …

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Isla Rowntree steps back from Islabikes after 15 years

Isla Rowntree has stepped back from her role at the head of Islabikes, the Ludlow-based company she launched in 2006. Rowntree’s first employee Tim Goodall has taken over as managing director and will shortly become the majority owner of Islabikes, with Rowntree retaining the remaining shares. Rowntree and Goodall first …

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Superstrata unveils 3D-printed bike for kids

3D-printed carbon fibre bike brand Superstrata is partnering with the Saint-Exupéry family to introduce a new bicycle for children. The Little Prince edition’s design will be similar to the adult version of the Superstrata, and will also feature the colours and visual elements from work by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Like …

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The Bike Club secures funding of £5.7 million

The Bike Club has confirmed funding of £5.7million, helping the brand expand its fleet of lightweight bicycles available to families for a monthly subscription. The subscription bicycle scheme, founded in 2016 by Alexandra Rico-Lloyd and James Symes, is now the “largest private bike-rental scheme in the UK”. With a current …

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The Bike Club appoints Panther as delivery partner

The Bike Club has appointed Panther Warehousing as its delivery partner in order to help meet ever-increasing demand. Panther’s ability to offer a simultaneous delivery/swap out solution was instrumental in the two-man white glove delivery specialist being awarded the contract to support the Bike Club’s unique circular economy solution to …

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Cuda introduces 2021 range

Cuda has introduced its newest range of ATB and balance bikes. Combining the affordability of its previous leisure range with the weight and quality of its performance range, the result is a “lightweight bike at a great price”, the brand has said. “This year the range has seen some big …

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The Bike Club on its flexible subscription service and the importance of getting children cycling young

The Bike Club aims to provide high-quality, lightweight bikes via flexible monthly subscription. Founders James Symes and Alexandra Rico-Lloyd tell Rebecca Morley how it benefits families and why it’s important to get children cycling young Buying high-quality bikes for children to learn to ride can be expensive and wasteful, forcing …

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