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Registration opens for Eurobike Award 2021

Registration has opened for this year’s Eurobike Award. Companies, designers and developers of the international bike and mobility sector now have until 8th July to register their new products. “As usual, entries for the 16th Eurobike Awards will be scrutinised by a proficient panel of expert judges,” said show director …

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Stromer ST5 with Blubrake ABS wins 2021 iF Design Award

The new Stromer ST5 with Blubrake ABS has won a 2021 iF Design Award. “We have contributed to the safety of the Stromer ST5 ABS without marring its design,” said Fabio Todeschini, founder and general manager of Blubrake. “We take pride in what the iF Design Award acknowledges: that Blubrake’s …

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Top five jobs of the week – 30th April

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Bike mechanic – Recyke y’bike The role involves carrying out bike repairs as well as refurbishing donated bikes. Day to day duties include: – Carrying out bike servicing and …

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Specialized UK partners with Ecolamp for e-bike battery recycling initiative

Specialized UK has announced a new nationwide recycling scheme to tackle battery recycling for electric bikes. In the UK, sales of Specialized Turbo e-bikes have more than tripled in the last two years alone. To get ahead of the potential long-term impact of e-bike batteries before their end of life, …

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CyclingTips welcomes Sandell as UK and European strategic advisor

CyclingTips has welcomed Bruce Sandell to its team in the role of UK and European strategic advisor. Sandell brings over 30 years of media and events experience, including running his own cycling media and events business Gruppo Media. He joins CyclingTips as it sets its sights on further accelerating growth …

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AI scale-up Vivacity Labs honoured with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

London-based AI scale-up Vivacity Labs has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Vivacity Labs team received the Innovation Award for its technology that supports government, regional bodies and local councils to re-think and optimise the way traffic and transport infrastructure is built and used. Established in 2016, …

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Concept Cycles opens new pop-up showroom in Hamburg

Concept Cycles has opened a new pop-up showroom in Hamburg, dedicated exclusively to showcasing the latest bikes and accessories from Specialized. PPDS’ suite of Philips professional displays has been selected and installed inside, transforming the space into a COVID-compliant, interactive haven in just three weeks. Founded in 2013, Concept Cycles …

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NearSt partners with Cybertill to boost footfall on local high streets

Google-backed retail technology firm NearSt has partnered with cloud-based EPOS platform Cybertill in a bid to boost footfall on local high streets. Founded in 2015 by Max Kreijn and Nick Brackenbury, NearSt’s software brings customers into bricks and mortar stores by showing the products stocked in local shops to people …

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Kids Bike Trailers launches in UK to ‘shake up’ family cycling scene

Kids Bike Trailers has officially launched in the UK following the success of its pilot scheme last summer. The new online sports equipment hire platform, created by parent company Pursue Boundaries, is an online website for kids’ bike trailers and seat hire. Starting from just £10 for a mounted child …

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Wildside Cycles recruiting for various roles in Tunbridge Wells store

Wildside Cycles is currently recruiting for various roles in its Tunbridge Wells store. The roles include assistant manager – sales, mechanic, experienced bike fitter-sales/mechanic, and workshop manager. More details on each can be found below. Assistant manager – sales We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic salesperson with a passion …

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