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Share your experience: Has theft impacted your cycle business?

Bike theft can be a major threat to any cycling business.  With the continued rise in the popularity of e-bikes, high end bikes, and with the ever increasing cost of operation, a break in can be an existential threat to any retailer. Here at BikeBiz we’re looking into the impact …

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Search for Scottish heroes of cycling 

Scotland’s cycling advocacy organisations have launched their search for the heroes of Scottish cycling.  The Cycling Champion of the Year Awards are Scotland’s prestigious national cycling awards, hosted by four organisations – Cycling Scotland, Scottish Cycling, Cycling UK and Sustrans Scotland.  Designed to recognise the efforts of individuals and organisations …

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Cycle advocacy group Go Velo hits 60,000 rider milestone for training courses

Cycle training provider Go Velo has announced it has trained up 60,000 riders since its inception.  Founded in 2009, Go Velo is a team of instructors and tutors who offer cycle training to adults and children in the UK.  On Monday, 27th June, the organisation announced it had hit the …

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Orbea set to attend upcoming Eurobike with bikes including Oiz and Rise

Orbea is set to attend the upcoming Eurobike expo in Frankfurt, Germany, aiming to make direct contact with suppliers and the cycling community as a whole. The brand is welcoming distributors, collaborators and brands to its booth, which will be set up for meetings and include a display of bikes …

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Top five jobs of the week – 24th June

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 750 positions in 2021, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Workshop Manager – Hoops Velo Hoops Velo have maintained an enviable position as one of Surrey and Hampshire leading chains of bike shops. Rider Managed we stock brands …

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Enviolo taking stepless shifting technology to next month’s Eurobike in Frankfurt

Enviolo will be attending this year’s Eurobike in Frankfurt, taking place from 13th-17th July. Visitors will be able to experience Enviolo’s stepless shifting technology on more than a dozen Automatiq-equipped e-bikes that are provided by OEM partner brands. In addition to offering test rides at the booth, Enviolo said will …

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Introducing our new judging panel for the BikeBiz Awards 2022, in association with ArmaUrto

Each year, the BikeBiz Awards are a highlight on the calendar as we are privileged to celebrate the unique, innovative, and important work being done across the cycle trade. From retailers, to bike brands, and advocacy champions we are proud to help shine a light on the superstars working in the bike …

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Kask, Koo appoint Chiara Vitali as North America sales manager for cycling division

Kask and Koo Eyewear have appointed Chiara Vitali as North America sales manager for the cycling division. Vitali joined Kask in 2015 as Europe sales manager within the safety division. Since 2018, she has continued her work with the team as the West Coast sales manager for Kask America. The …

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Pivot Cycles names Bryan Mason as president

Pivot Cycles has announced the promotion of Bryan Mason to president. In his new role, Mason will oversee key departments and management team members, including all operations of Pivot’s Stuttgart, Germany-based offices. Mason joined Pivot Cycles in 2015 as the national sales manager before being promoted to global sales manager …

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British e-bike brand Mycle offering £100 discount to those affected by rail strikes

British e-bike manufacturer Mycle has announced it will offer a £100 discount to anyone in the UK that has been affected by the ongoing rail strikes. Mycle says is on a mission to encourage as many people as possible to live locally and switch their journeys to e-bikes. Its range …

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