Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Continental renews its status as presenting sponsor of Sea Otter Europe for 2023

Tyre brand Continental has renewed its status as the presenting sponsor of Sea Otter Europe for 2023 Costa Brava Girona 2023 The international cycling festival, taking place from September 22, to 24, at the Costa Brava in Girona, Spain, will be the fourth consecutive supported by the brand. As it …

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Taipei Cycle 2023 to explore supply chains, digital connections, and sustainability 

The 2023 Taipei Cycle event is scheduled to kick off in two weeks, with this year’s event focusing on supply chains, digital connections, and sustainability as its key topics. Taking place from March 21-23, the major trade show in Taiwan will feature 3,050 exhibitor booths along with brands like Full …

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The top five jobs in the bike trade this week – 10th March

The BikeBiz jobs board helped filled over 740 positions in 2022, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Cycle Technician – Ken Foster’s Cycles Recruiting for a Cycle Technician to work 39 hours a week over five days, to include Saturday and Sundays on a …

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Mavic UK announces new sales appointments in the south east and south west

Mavic UK has announced the appointments of Jacob Hennessy and Rob Tapner within its UK sales operation. Hennessy will join the Mavic UK team covering the south west as an area sales executive. A known name within the UK racing scene and the winner of the under-23 Gent-Wevelgem in 2017, …

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Forestal appoints Silverfish as exclusive distributor in Germany, Austria and Benelux

Silverfish will distribute the Forestal range in Germany, Austria and the Benelux territories

Silverfish has announced it is expanding its partnership with Forestal Bikes to be the exclusive distributor for the range in Germany, Austria and the Benelux territories, as well as the UK and Ireland. Bikes are expected to be available in partner retailer stores from Friday, April 21. Rafael Gil-Perez Redondo, …

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Maap continues growth with widespread investment in new talent

MAAP has announced a number of new appointments across innovation and design

Maap has announced the acquisition of new talent across a number of key departments, including marketing, design, innovation and business development.  The investment in people is the latest step in the brand’s continued growth and commitment to progress the sport through product development and design. The Melbourne-based cycling and lifestyle …

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Ciovita to launch in UK and Europe at The Cycle Show 2023

Ciovita will launch in the UK and Europe at The Cycle Show in April

Ciovita has announced it is launching dedicated operations and distribution in the UK and Europe. The cycling apparel brand’s UK operation will see a focus on the establishment of sales, customer service and distribution to serve the British and European markets, as well as partnerships with selected retailers. This follows …

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Giant announces new store opening in St Albans

The new Giant store in St Albans after relocating from Radlett

Giant has announced the opening of a new store in St Albans. The Giant Store, run in partnership with the Cadence Performance Group, is a relocation of the company’s previous site in Radlett. The brand said the new location will provide a hub for all cyclists with the added boost …

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Green Commute Initiative reflects on mixed year for Cycle to Work schemes

Rebecca Morley catches up with Joanna Flint of Green Commute Initiative (GCI), winner of Best Retailer Services at the BikeBiz Awards 2022 in association with ArmaUrto  This piece first appeared in the March edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here How was 2022 for GCI, what successes …

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‘Seeing our industry together and getting excited about products’ – Madison CEO Dominic Langan on the return of iceBike 

Madison’s in-house show iceBike returns in 2023, taking place in Manchester from 5th-6th March, and in London from 9th-10th March. Madison CEO Dominic Langan talks through the changes to the format for this year   What is new for iceBike in 2023?  The most obvious change for iceBike in 2023 is …

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