Tag Archives: workshop

‘Reinventing repair’: Fettle plans crowdfund

Fettle is offering people the opportunity to become shareholders as part of its upcoming fundraising initiative, starting at £10. Cycling in the UK is booming with one million more adults opting for two wheels last year. Despite that growth, it’s estimated that one in ten bike shops have closed in …

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Topeak’s new Bicycle Fix Station to help cyclists with simple bike maintenance and repair

Extra UK has introduced the new Topeak Bicycle Fix Station. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry has seen a resurgence of people getting back into cycling or using their existing bikes as a mode of transport as well as leisure. This has highlighted the need for improved cycling infrastructure, and …

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Cytech training provider ACA opens new workshop in Bracknell

Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy (ACA) has opened a new cycle maintenance training workshop in Bracknell, Berkshire. Based at Activate Learning’s Bracknell and Wokingham College campus, the new workshop is the latest addition to the expanding number of Cytech training workshops across the country. Matt Grant, sales and marketing …

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Gone Biking Mad to distribute Prestacycle in UK and Europe

Gone Biking Mad has been appointed the exclusive distributor of Prestacycle for the UK and Europe. Prestacycle was founded in 2006 in upstate New York, USA, and has a range of workshop quality tools plus a range of pocket carry superlight tools and inflators. “We are very excited to have …

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Bike repair startup Handlebars rebrands to Fettle

Bike repair startup Handlebars has rebranded to Fettle, having undergone a makeover to reflect the changing needs of its customers. The new brand, with its distinctive new look and strapline, has positioned itself as the champion of customer service and is vowing to “put the word service back into bike …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest in workshop and cleaning

This month, we take a look at the latest in workshop and cleaning from some of the leading brands in the sector, including ROwasher, KranX, Finish Line, Birzman, Weldtite, Bosch Power Tools, Wolf Tooth, Muc-Off, Pro-Green, LifeLine, Motorex, Syncros, Fenwick’s, Hiplok, Juice Lubes, Cyclon, Dirt Doc, Oxford and CRC SmartWasher …

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Fourth batch of Fix Your Bike vouchers now available

The fourth batch of Fix Your Bike vouchers is now available. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has today announced another 150,000 vouchers to give away, helping people get their bike road-ready for spring. The last batch went in under 48 hours, he added in a tweet. Today I’m announcing ANOTHER 150,000 …

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Cytech seeking UK-based Australian national cycle technicians for expansion down under

Cytech is searching for UK-based bicycle mechanics, who are Australian nationals, for a career opportunity in Australia. As workshop demand continues to soar, so does the demand for cycle technicians and the Cytech technical training programme continues to grow at a pace worldwide, with many courses now booked well into …

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How Handlebars is ‘reinventing repair’

Bike repair workshop Handlebars recently opened its latest branch in Hyde Park. CEO Jeyda Heselton talks to Rebecca Morley about transforming disused spaces and putting the service back into servicing

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Latest batch of Fix Your Bike Vouchers released

The third batch of Fix Your Bike vouchers is now available. The Government has released 150,000 on this occasion. “The scheme is open to anyone in England who has an unused cycle in need of a repair,” said the website. “However, as there are a limited number of vouchers available, …

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