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Giant opens its first brand store in Scotland

Giant has announced that it is opening its first brand store in Scotland, situated in the city of Stirling. Known as the ‘gateway to the highlands’, Giant said Stirling is a ‘fantastic’ location with ‘incredible’ cycling on the store’s doorstep. The company’s global strategy is to make cycling accessible to …

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Rouleur magazine launches new international network of clubhouses and cycling communities 

Road cycling magazine Rouleur has announced the launch of the ‘Rouleur Society’, an international network of clubhouses and cycling communities.  The society aims to bring together a collection of 15 retailers and cafes across the world, where consumers can pick up copies of Rouleur magazine, along with exclusive clothing and …

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The top five jobs in the bike trade this week – 23rd December

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 750 positions in 2021, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five…  Workshop Mechanic – Performance Cycles – Gloucestershire Discover Bikes @ Performance Cycles is on the hunt for a new mechanic to join our growing team. The role will …

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John White, founder of White’s Cycle Centre, dies aged 89 

John White, the founder of London bike shop White’s Cycle Centre has died at the age of 89. The business founder and keen cyclist died on 24th November at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent, with family by his side.  John had been in the bike trade for more than …

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Public invited to share thoughts on improving cycle-rail travel 

The public has been asked to share thoughts on plans to improve travel for those who combine cycling with rail journeys. New guidance is currently being developed to help make travel easier for cyclists combining modes of transport, and the Cycle Rail Working Group of rail industry and sustainable transport …

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Top five jobs in the bike trade this week – 16th December

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 750 positions in 2021, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Assistant Manager – Brompton Bicycle Ltd As a key member of the store management team, you will work alongside the Store Manager in this high profile flagship store, …

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Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy supports BBC One Show’s Gift a Bike campaign

Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy made it onto BBC TV and radio this week as part of The One Show’s launch of a ‘Gift A Bike For Christmas’ campaign. In conjunction with BBC Radio 2, the campaign is raising awareness of the benefits of restoring and redistributing children’s bikes …

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Ineos Grenadiers appoints SunGod as long-term performance eyewear partner

The Ineos Grenadiers WorldTour cycling team has appointed SunGod as the team’s long-term performance eyewear partner, commencing in 2023. The new collaboration will see the team sporting SunGod eyewear in both its elite road cycling and off-road racing programmes. The move marks SunGod’s entrance to the men’s UCI WorldTour, where …

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Top five jobs in the bike trade this week – 9th December

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 750 positions in 2021, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Bike Workshops General Manager – Julian House Julian House is a charity dedicated to making a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in …

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British Cycling’s acting CEO Danielle Every to leave organisation

British Cycling’s cycling delivery director Danielle Every is to leave the organisation to become chief operating officer of PGMOL. Every, who is currently acting CEO, will continue in this role until spring 2023, and the process to recruit a new, permanent CEO is ongoing. Every was appointed as acting CEO …

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