Tag Archives: COVID-19

Saddleback issues update on COVID-19 operations

Saddleback has issued an update on its current situation with regards to COVID-19. The distributor said it has taken steps to ensure the business can run “as smoothly as possible”. Customer services are uninterrupted, with many staff members working from home with full access to its systems while its warehouse …

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New service gives cycling advice amid calls for London to ‘keep cycling unlocked’

London Cycling Campaign has launched a cycling advice service for those considering cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new chatbot on Facebook Messenger will provide advice for people who want to cycle for essential journeys for the first time, as well as those returning to cycling, and people who cycle …

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2020 Ebike Summit rescheduled to September

The 2020 Ebike Summit has been rescheduled to 8th September, in line with Government policy regarding COVID-19. All bookings will be carried forward to this new date, organisers have said. The event had been due to take place on 16th April at Wolfson College, Oxford University. The London Bike Show, Taipei …

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Coronavirus disruption sees 2020 Taipei Cycle cancelled

The Taipei Cycle Show has now been cancelled, following the decision to move the show to 14th-16th May due to COVID-19. The London Bike Show, Sea Otter Classic, Bespoked, Mountain Mayhem and the NAHBS have also been postponed or cancelled in 2020 over concerns of the coronavirus. “Due to the latest developments of the …

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ZyroFisher, Moore Large issue COVID-19 operations updates

ZyroFisher and Moore Large have updated customers on their operations as concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak accelerate. James Browning, ZyroFisher chairman, said the distributor is taking measure to minimise the impact on its suppliers and customers, with all office-based functions “fully equipped to 100% work from home should this be …

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Insync Bikes throws weight behind Local Bike Shop Day

Manchester-based bicycle maker Insync Bikes is throwing its weight behind Local Bike Shop Day in celebration of independent stores – using cycling to strengthen health during the coronavirus outbreak. Insync is an official supporting company of the national day – coordinated by the ACT – this year takes place on 2nd …

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Hutchinson Tires closes factory and pauses commercial activity

Hutchinson Tires is to close its factory and pause commercial activity to slow down to spread of the COVID-19. Bertrand Ballet, Hutchinson Cycling unit director, said the factory in Chalette-sur-Loing was closed this morning and the commercial activity will be stopped from next Monday, 23rd March 2020. The industrial and …

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RGT Cycling goes free in response to COVID-19

RGT Cycling is making all of its premium features available for free to all indoor cyclists, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Workouts, organising your own events and creating your own roads are now freely available for all. The RGT team has made this decision in response to the developing …

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BA urges Government to protect cycling amid transport restriction concerns

The Bicycle Association (BA) has urged the Government to protect cycling as fears mount over transport restrictions in the UK. The statement follows an open letter from public health and transport researchers, which yesterday called on the Government to support safe walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerns have …

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ACT to operate with reduced staff following coronavirus advice

The ACT office will be operating with reduced staff with others working from home for the foreseeable future, following Government advice on coronavirus. It said its key focus is to retain support for its members and to ensure all of its services remain accessible. The full statement read: The ACT …

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