Tag Archives: Islabikes

Islabikes adds Rothan 14 balance bike to range

Children’s bike brand Islabikes has added the Rothan 14 balance bike to its range. The new 14in wheeled balance bike fits children from approximately three years old and is ‘perfect’ for mastering two-wheel balance ready for their first pedal bike, said the brand. It shares all the Islabikes design details …

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BikeBiz March edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz March is now available online. This month, we catch up with #BikeIsBest founder Adam Tranter, find out what we can expect from digiBike* 2021 and Islabikes founder Isla Rowntree tells us why she’s stepping back after 15 years. This month’s sector guides are women-specific bikes …

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Isla Rowntree steps back from Islabikes after 15 years

Isla Rowntree has stepped back from her role at the head of Islabikes, the Ludlow-based company she launched in 2006. Rowntree’s first employee Tim Goodall has taken over as managing director and will shortly become the majority owner of Islabikes, with Rowntree retaining the remaining shares. Rowntree and Goodall first …

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Cycling industry unites to launch new campaign

Leading voices from the cycle industry have joined forces to show that #BikeIsBest in a new multi-format campaign. In the UK, two thirds (68%) of all journeys are under five miles, a distance that can be easily cycled by most people. Believing that #BikeIsBest, many of the cycling industry’s biggest …

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Industry leaders collaborate to show UK that #BikeIsBest

Cycling brands, retailers and organisations are launching a new joint campaign to show the UK public that #BikeIsBest and inspire a new demographic to take up cycling. At the heart of the campaign is a film, designed to promote behaviour change and question why we would return to our transport …

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Inspiring change

Laura Laker investigates why women aren’t becoming mechanics, and what the industry can do to rebalance things

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