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Evans celebrates 100 years by recreating model share from ‘golden age of cycling’

Evans Cycles recreated cycling’s ‘highest ever’ modal share on Sunday 30th May, with cyclists making up 41% of all road users near Blackfriars Bridge, London. Wishing to emulate the ‘golden age of cycling’ during its 100-year history where in 1949 cyclists made up 37% of all road users, the retailer …

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BikeBiz June edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz June is now available online. This month, Riese & Muller UK’s Michael Gregg analyses the cargo bike scene in the UK, we sit down with capgo cable systems CEO Chris Treugut, and we catch up BikeBiz Awards 2020 retail winners Rutland Cycling and Berkshire Cycles. …

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Independents’ Day UK campaign relaunches, public urged to “pledge a few pounds” to indie retailers

Independents’ Day UK is to culminate in a full weekend of celebrations highlighting Britain’s indie retailers, across Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th July. The campaign’s organisers are asking consumers to “pledge a few pounds” to independent retailers, by spending at indies across the weekend. Independents’ Day UK will be sponsored …

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New bike hire and cycle shop established in Llandudno

Cycle retailer We Cycle and mountain bike hire shop Beics Betws have joined forces to establish a bike hire and cycle shop in Llandudno. The new shop is a collaboration with a local café Providero and is located in Upper Mostyn Street. Together with a new exercise studio, the new …

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Evans Cycles celebrating 100th birthday this year

Evans Cycles has begun celebrations for its 100th birthday. Frederick W. Evans opened his first store on Kennington Road in southeast London in 1921. Evans Cycles now has over 50 stores across the country, employing over 700 store staff and mechanics. Centenary activities are planned for the rest of the year, …

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Pure Electric opens new Plymouth showroom and service centre

Pure Electric has opened its new Plymouth showroom next to the Drake Circus Shopping Centre. The new showroom, which creates five new jobs in the local area, is located on the Charles Cross roundabout. Experts will be on-hand to offer advice to visitors interested in adopting electric transport technology, while …

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Halfords trialling new bike recycling scheme in Wales

Halfords has launched a new bike recycling scheme pilot at four stores across Wales. The Pre-Loved scheme, which will be evaluated before being rolled nationwide, will encourage customers to trade in pre-loved bikes for gift cards at its stores. Bikes will then be serviced and resold with a discount. Halfords …

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IBDs offering retail finance set to save time and money with new ACT initiative

ACT members will be able to save time and money when offering retail finance with the new Retail Finance Appointed Representative initiative, meaning they get the benefits of offering regulated finance with no Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) involvement. Over the past year, retail finance has played a key role in …

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AR provider Eyekandy launches new sales solution with Velorution

Eyekandy has launched a new sales solution with Velorution, blending live video with augmented reality shopping. “We were really excited when Eyekandy approached us looking for a UK partner to launch the solution,” said Jonathan Cole, chairman of Velorution. “The pandemic has meant that bridging online and offline sales became …

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