Tag Archives: workshop

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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Details released on Government’s Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme

The Government has released details on the Fix your Bike Voucher Scheme and how to register as a bike repairer. The scheme allows members of the public to receive a voucher worth up to £50 towards the cost of repairing a bike. The vouchers can only be used with bike …

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ACT appeals for technicians free to take on bike building work

The ACT is appealing for technicians that are free to take on bike building work. Cytech and the ACT estimate that there are up to 20,000 bicycles awaiting delivery and building, which are either already sold or committed to by consumers in the UK. The sudden demand from essential workers …

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BikeBiz’s guide to the latest in workshop, tools and cleaning

This month we take a look at the latest in workshop, tools and cleaning from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Elvedes, Cyclo, Proper Cleaner by Guy Martin, WD40, Pro Gold, Birzman, Morgan Blue, Cyclon, Park Tool, Lifeline, XLC, Topeak, KMC, Fenwicks, Weldtite, Oxford, Jagwire, Pro Green …

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Sheffield bike shop relaunched as community-owned retailer and workshop

Sheffield’s ReCycle Bikes has completed its relaunch as A Different Gear following ten months of major renovation and remodelling. The premises has been transformed into a “brand new, community-owned bike shop” featuring what is claimed to be Sheffield’s largest collection of e-cargo bikes, as well as a commercial workshop and …

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