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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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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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BikeBiz August edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz August is now available – and we’re celebrating our 175th issue. This month we focus on positive evolution, innovation and ambition throughout the cycling industry, including Raleigh UK’s new chapter, the rise of e-cargo, Velorim’s National Bicycle Tyre Recycling scheme and why 3D printing could …

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Raleigh launches new range of e-cargo bikes

Raleigh has launched a new electric cargo bike range – Raleigh E-Cargo. The collection will be available in the UK and Ireland from September. Working with businesses and local authorities, Raleigh will offer a personalised service with financing options available. There is also the opportunity to brand the e-cargo bikes with …

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Accell Group sees ‘steep’ post-lockdown sales rebound

The Accell Group has recorded a year-on-year sales growth of 53.1% in June. This brings H1 net sales to €676.9 million, up 4.0% vs last year, despite the impact of lockdown in March and April. H1 EBIT came in at €45.1 million (excluding one-offs: €47.5 million), trailing H1 2019 levels …

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Cycle Show moves to Alexandra Palace alongside London eBike Festival for 2021 event

The Cycle Show is moving to Alexandra Palace alongside the London eBike Festival for a new-look event in 2021. Now celebrating its 19th year, the Cycle Show is returning to London after nine years at the NEC. The London eBike Festival was due to launch in May this year with …

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Cycling UK launches Women’s Festival of Cycling

Cycling UK has launched its annual Women’s Festival of Cycling aimed at encouraging more women to cycle. Although the number of women cycling has increased during lockdown, men are still cycling nearly twice as much as women, and fears that cycling can be dangerous are often cited as a factor …

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Pippa Wibberley to become global managing director of Accell Bike Parts

Pippa Wibberley will be taking up a new position as global managing director of Accell Bike Parts GmbH, after two and a half years as managing director of Raleigh UK. During her time as MD, Wibberley led a strong Raleigh team to deliver market share growth in key markets such …

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BikeBiz May/June edition now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz May/June is now available. Inevitably, our latest issue looks at how the industry has adapted to COVID-19 and hears from Raleigh UK, SPOK’D, Yellow Jersey and SwissStop. This month’s sector guides are children’s bikes, cycle computers and indoor trainers and power meters. A tenfold increase …

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