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Eurobike organiser confirms changes to free tickets for trade 

The organisers of Eurobike have confirmed that most trade visitors to the 2022 will have to pay for entry.  In previous years, access for industry representatives was free to attend the popular event, which previously took place in Friedrichshafen, Germany.  But as the show moves to a city location in …

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Top five jobs of the week – 20th May

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 750 positions in 2021, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Store Manager – Cycle King The successful candidate will be joining an inclusive, friendly, dynamic and fun team who take pride in their work and who enjoy building …

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Tandem Group appoints Peter Kimberley as CEO

Tandem Group plc has announced the appointment of Peter Kimberley as chief executive officer of the company with immediate effect. Kimberley was appointed as a non-executive director of the company in November 2021 and has more than 30 years retail experience across a number of sectors, including the cycle retail …

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Ed Gardiner joins Silverfish UK as chief financial officer

Ed Gardiner has joined Silverfish UK as its chief financial officer. “It is great to have Ed onboard,” said managing director Matthew Osborne. “His appointment strengthens our management team, will help us evaluate business opportunities and oversee the strategic financial management of the business to allow us to achieve our …

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Bruno Maier named United Wheels president and chief operating officer

The Board of Directors for United Wheels Inc. has announced the appointment of Bruno Maier as its president and chief operating officer. Maier will succeed Claude Jordan, who is retiring after close to four years with the company. Jordan will remain on as a senior advisor for a period to …

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Evans Cycles announces new store opening in Keighley

Evans Cycles has announced a brand new store opening in Keighley, West Yorkshire, and will be marking the opening with an offer of 20% off all bikes in store. Covering 6,000 square feet, the new store will stock 150 bikes across multiple disciplines, including road, MTB hybrid, electric and kids …

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The benefits of offering bike mechanic apprenticeships

Professional Assessment Ltd (PAL) is encouraging mechanics across the UK to take on apprentices and grow the network of qualified bike mechanics, ahead of next month’s Bike Week. The official theme of Bike Week 2022, taking place from 6th-12th June, is about community, with organisers hoping the week-long celebration of …

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Moore Large appoints Hannah Adamson as head of national accounts

Moore Large has appointed Hannah Adamson as head of national accounts. Adamson joins the business at a pivotal point in its growth – the distributor recently announced the successful completion of a management buyout and the new owners have ‘ambitious plans’ to revolutionise the business and achieve business goals that …

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Top five jobs of the week – 13th May

The BikeBiz jobs board filled over 750 positions in 2021, and listings are still on the rise. Here’s our latest top five… Buyer – Cycle Parts – Oxford Products Ltd As a buyer at Oxford Products you would be involved in all aspects of the buying process, from market analysis, …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2022 sees record-breaking 524 shops take part

This year’s Local Bike Shop Day saw a record-breaking 524 shops taking part, a 42% increase versus last year. The shops that signed up were more active in supporting the day than ever before, said organisers the ACT, celebrating in a variety of ways ranging from free gifts such as …

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