Tag Archives: ACT

Retail finance: The fundamentals, by the ACT

In this month’s advice for cycling retailers, Jonathan Harrison from the Association of Cycle Traders explains how sector expertise and user experience counts when it comes to retail finance

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ACT teams up with Tyl by NatWest

The Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) and Tyl by NatWest have joined forces to bring card payment services to Silver and Gold ACT members, complete with a £120 Tyl statement credit as a sign-up bonus. Tyl aims to combine easy and transparent payments with great technology, to help businesses better …

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Glasgow-based cycling charity Bike for Good to open Cytech training facility

Glasgow-based cycling charity and social enterprise Bike for Good has announced its partnership with Cytech. Through this partnership, Bike for Good will provide Cytech’s training and accreditation scheme for current or aspiring bicycle technicians coming from Scotland and further afield. Gregory Kinsman-Chauvet, founder and cycling enthusiast officer (CEO) at Bike …

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How can bike shops be more inclusive?

In this month’s column for retailers, in partnership with trade association the ACT, campaigns and policy manager at charity Wheels for Wellbeing Kay Inckle explores how bike shops can be inclusive and increase their customer base

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The cost of living crisis: An opening for opportunistic bike shops?

In the first of a five-part series, The Association of Cycle Traders (ACT), the largest cycle trade organisation in the UK, helps retailers boost their business. This month, a look at how the cost of living crisis will nudge more consumers towards cycling

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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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ACT announces launch of Cytech courses in Australia with The Bicycle Academy

The ACT has announced the launch of Cytech courses in Australia with The Bicycle Academy. Managed by the ACT, Cytech’s mission is to raise the standard of professional cycle technicians across the globe. The training facilities now operate in four continents with new workshops opening every year. The new Australian …

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