UK cycle industry gathers in London to celebrate high achievers

Madison, Zyro, Brompton and Hope win at BikeBiz Awards 2010

The second live BikeBiz Awards went off with a bang last night, as over 200 distributors, manufacturers and retailers from the bike trade gathered in Sway Bar in London to celebrate the achievements of the bicycle industry over the past year.

The Awards, sponsored by Cube Bikes, Citrus-Lime, Freego Electric Bikes and Cycle SOS, saw Madison and Zyro pick up awards for Best Distributor (for bikes and P&A, respectively).

British manufacturers scooped both best brand prizes, with Brompton awarded Best Bike Brand and Hope picking up Best P&A Brand.

Rutland Cycles won Best Independent Retailer in a hotly contested category, while Wiggle won Best Online Retailer. Leisure Lakes won Best High Street Chain.

The first ever Rising Star Award, which recognises young companies that have grown significantly over the past 12 months, went to up-and-coming Green Oil.

In the cycle media category (pictured) picked up Best Consumer Website and Singletrack was awarded Best Consumer Magazine.

The 2010 BikeBiz Award Winners in full:

Independent Retailer – Rutland Cycling

Online Retailer – Wiggle

High Street Chain – Leisure Lakes

Retail Account Manager – Graham Beaumont, Reece Cycles

Consumer Magazine – Singletrack

Consumer Website –

Product Innovation – Gocycle

Rising Star – Green Oil

Parts and Accessories Brand – Hope

Bike Brand – Brompton

Distributor: Parts and Accessories – Zyro

Distributor: Bikes – Madison

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