Tag Archives: COVID-19

Chicken CycleKit issues company update on COVID-19

Chicken CycleKit has issued a company update on COVID-19. The distributor has said it still open and business is operating as normal with reduced staff working from HQ. All other colleagues are available remotely. It has also taken steps to ensure continuity of supply across its brands, with “excellent” stock …

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UK bike shops can remain open during COVID-19 lockdown

Bike shops will be allowed to remain open in the UK after prime minister Boris Johnson announced that all “non-essential” shops must now shut due to the spread of COVID-19. In an announcement made last night, Johnson said the public will only be allowed to leave their home for the …

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7mesh creates #SafeEscapes social media campaign

7mesh has created Safe Escapes, a social media-based campaign to encourage riders to find and share local or at-home creative adventures. The business said sharing #SafeEscapes can inspire other riders and create a sense of community during a period of social distancing. A key theme of the campaign is encouraging all riders …

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Hotlines, Windwave issue COVID-19 operations updates

Hotlines and Windwave have issued updates on their current operations during the COVID-19 outbreak. Windwave said it will remain open in a reduced capacity to process orders via its B2B website, phone and e-mail. Its workshop, tech and warranty department is now closed for all walk-in customers and its warehouse …

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Beryl bikes now free for NHS staff in Bournemouth and Poole

Beryl bikes will be free for all NHS staff in Bournemouth and Poole during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health service workers will be able to access the scheme by signing up to the Beryl App with their NHS email address. This will automatically provide them free use for all bay to …

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BA sets up info ‘hub’ for UK cycle industry on COVID-19

The Bicycle Association (BA) is setting up an industry info ‘hub’, a resource to share official guidance and support information on COVID-19. CEOs from leading companies in the UK cycle industry attended a ‘COVID-19 crisis summit’ video conference on Friday, convened by the BA. Members of the organisation’s Leadership Group …

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Cycling UK updates advice for families continuing to ride during COVID-19 outbreak

Cycling UK has updated its advice to families continuing to ride during the COVID-19 outbreak, following the Government’s advice on the closure of schools. Last week, Cycling UK advised all cycling groups and clubs to cancel planned events and rides to avoid unnecessary travel and social contact, including visits to …

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Ribble Cycles to host interactive bike show

Ribble Cycles is to host an interactive bike show, Ribble Live, on 27th March. The brand will be showcasing its latest range line-up online, following the postponement of the London Bike Show due to COVID-19. Its show stand has been recreated at its Preston HQ and will provide live streaming by …

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Vélo Birmingham and Midlands cancels 2020 event and refuses participant refunds

The Vélo Birmingham and Midlands 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In a statement, organisers said refunding participant entry fees is “not something our business could absorb”. “In addition to losing our forecast revenue for the next three months, over the last 10 months we have already …

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Evans Cycles London e-Bike Festival postponed due to COVID-19

The Evans Cycles London e-Bike Festival has been postponed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Upper Street Events has said it is working with Battersea Evolution to reschedule the event, which had been due to take place in May. It follows the London Bike Show, Taipei Cycle, Sea Otter Classic, Bespoked, Mountain Mayhem and the NAHBS …

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