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digiBike* 2021 sees 1,184 dealers signed up

1,184 dealers signed up to the Madison and Sportline’s digiBike* trade show, which took place from Monday 29th March to Thursday 1st April. There were 304 live chats, with the most chatty departments being customer care, sales, product promoters and brand, and Monday saw 420 dealers live on the site. …

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Garmin returns as official technology sponsor of Sea Otter Europe 2021

Garmin has returned as the official technology sponsor of Sea Otter Europe Costa Brava Girona by Continental 2021. The brand will also be the official watch of the ‘most important’ time trials of the Sea Otter Europe sports programme, such as the Scott Marathon Cup by Continental and the Continental …

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DMT becomes official supplier to 2021 Giro d’Italia, releases new KR1 shoe

DMT Cycling has been awarded the position of official supplier to the 2021 Giro d’Italia. To celebrate this, DMT has released a new KR1 road shoe in the Maglia Rosa colourway. It will be arriving in limited numbers in May with more stock arriving later in the season. The KR1 …

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Selle Italia extends partnership with Ironman, launches co-branded Watt saddle

Selle Italia has extended its partnership with Ironman, becoming the official bicycle saddle and supplier partner of the Ironman Global Series from this year. The brand has also collaborated with Ironman to expand its digital footprint by becoming the official platform partner of Ironman Virtual Club, and the agreement includes …

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Alé renews partnership with Giro d’Italia Under 23

Alé has renewed its partnership with Giro d’Italia Under 23. The six jerseys made available for the Giro Under 23 are hi-tech garments that are part of the PR-S collection by Alé, designed for professional teams. Special attention has been paid to the Racing Fit, the brand said, the result being a garment that aims …

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Vittoria Group welcomes Vanessa ten Hoff as chief innovation officer

Vittoria Group has welcomed Vanessa ten Hoff as chief innovation officer. Ten Hoff joins with more than 18 years of experience in the household appliances industry in various international senior leadership roles, covering product innovation and development, brand and digital marketing. “We are delighted to have Vanessa on board as …

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Top five jobs of the week – 23rd April

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 450 positions in 2020, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Claims handler – Laka As a claims handler/bike guru you will: – Help Laka members to file their claims and guide them through the process of replacing or …

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komoot Premium launches new live tracking feature

komoot Premium has introduced a new live tracking feature. Live Tracking lets users share their location in real-time from the road or trail, as well as extra safety insights such as the route they’re following, their expected ETA and phone battery level. “komoot brings together people who love to spend …

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Zwift introduces Hide Display

Zwift has launched Hide Display, giving Zwifters the chance to explore more and lose themselves in the game’s landscapes without distraction. The feature is available when free-riding and running or participating in a group event or race. The ‘HUD’ will remain a necessary feature when in workout mode or in …

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Zwift, UCI to host cycling events for Olympic Virtual Series

UCI and Zwift are to participate in the Olympic Virtual Series (OVS), a new virtual event launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It will be one of the five sports, alongside rowing, baseball-softball, sailing and motorsport, on the programme of the inaugural edition of the OVS. By collaborating on …

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