Tag Archives: Balfe’s Bikes

Balfe’s Bikes to ride 10,000 miles in March to raise money for Cyclists Fighting Cancer

The team at Balfe’s Bikes will be attempting to ride a total of 10,000 miles throughout the month of March to raise money for UK-based charity Cyclists Fighting Cancer. Approximately 2,400 children and young people up to the age of 18 are diagnosed with cancer every year in the UK, …

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‘Some fun on my day off’ – Balfe’s Bikes manager sets himself challenge of visiting 11 stores in one ride 

It’s always tough to stay motivated to ride during the winter months, as the days get shorter and the temperatures fall off. That’s even more true for ultra-distance cyclists like Andrew Nippard, store manager of the Balfe’s Bikes branch in Sutton, south London.  On Tuesday (November 9) Andrew set himself …

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BikeBiz Awards: Vote now for the retailer awards

Following the commencement of the voting process for the BikeBiz Awards 2021 in association with Tannus Tyres, we’ll be highlighting each and every finalist from our list of expertly-curated accolades. The final decision will be placed in the hands of those that know best – professionals that work within the …

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Shortlist revealed for BikeBiz Awards 2021

BikeBiz has carefully sifted through the nominations for the BikeBiz Awards 2021 in association with Tannus Tyres and we can now reveal who has made it into the shortlist. The final decision will be placed in the hands of those that know best – professionals that work within the industry …

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Balfe’s Bikes opens new Chiswick store

Balfe’s Bikes has opened its 11th store, located in Chiswick. The retailer has experienced significant growth over the last 18 months, fuelled in part by the COVID-19 cycling boom which has seen an increase in Londoners jumping on their bikes. In 2020, Balfe’s opened six new stores in London and …

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Pearson moves all operations to Sheen, Balfe’s Bikes now occupying Sutton site

Pearson has moved all operations to its Sheen store in west London, after more than a century and a half in Sutton. Supported by its expanding online store, pearson1860.com, this will allow the company to focus on its own high-performance bikes and clothing, it said, as well as premium bike …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 sees record number of bike shops and customers across UK

This year’s Local Bike Shop Day was the “most successful date yet”, with a record number of bike shops and customers celebrating across the UK, organisers have said. The number of bike shops registered on the Local Bike Shop Day website rose by 77%. During the day, the hashtag #supportyourlocalbikeshop had …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Pennine Cycles, Balfe’s Bikes

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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