Tag Archives: workshop

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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Velotech Cycling to re-open Stoke-on-Trent training workshops

Velotech Cycling will be re-opening the main training workshops in Stoke-on-Trent from 20th April, with COVID-19 control measures in place to protect students and staff. All students have their ‘own’ complete complement of tools which are wiped down three times daily, benches and flat surfaces likewise, smaller candidate numbers and …

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Cytech workshops re-open with increased safety measures

Cytech training centre workshops are once again open and able to deliver courses from this week, after over two months of being unable to deliver in-person practical training. Both Activate Cycle Academy (ACA) and PJCS are looking forward to welcoming trainees back through their doors. Cytech said it takes the …

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Bike repair workshop Handlebars opens new branch in Hyde Park

Bike repair workshop Handlebars has opened its latest branch at Hyde Park. Since opening its first workshop this time last year, the London-based startup now has four branches: Monument & Bank, Islington, Shoreditch and Hyde Park, with several more planned for later in the year. All services can be booked …

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ACT partners with web and mobile platform Hubtiger

The ACT has partnered with web and mobile platform Hubtiger, enabling cycle shops to manage all workshop operations in one app. Hubtiger aims to help bike shops do better business by improving workshop efficiency, increasing revenue and enhancing the customer experience. The web solution manages online/app bookings, job card scheduling, automated/direct …

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Evans unveils measures to help service the nation’s bikes

Evans Cycles has today announced a string of measures to help service the nation’s bikes and support the Government’s Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme. The initiative, set up by the Department for Transport, allows members of the public to claim a £50 voucher towards the cost of repairing a bike. …

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Rapha opens new pop-up in Canary Wharf

Rapha has opened a new pop-up in Canary Wharf, offering the brand’s latest collections and a schedule of events, curated routes and community activities. Dates: 27th July – 27th September 2020 Address: Canary Wharf, 2 Reuters Plaza, London, E14 5AJ, England Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-6pm. Bank …

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