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The Electric Bike Shop taking over four Pure Electric stores

The Electric Bike Shop has announced that it is taking on four Pure Electric stores. The four stores include two in England, at Southampton and Gateshead, and The Electric Bike Shop is launching its first stores in Wales and Scotland, at Cardiff and Glasgow. All colleagues at the sites will be offered …

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Specialized UK acquires Rutland Cycling as part of expanding retailer network 

Specialized UK has announced Rutland Cycling will now become part of its expanding retailer network.  Rutland Cycling, founded in 1981, currently has 12 stores in operation, spread from Nottingham to Milton Keynes, including a number of Giant specialist dealer stores.  Having worked as partners for many years, Specialized will now …

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Bristol-based distributor Paligap to wind down business after 21 years 

Cycle distributor Paligap has announced it will be immediately winding down the business after 21 years. The Bristol-based distributor, which currently has brands like ALÉ, clothing, Cipollini bikes, and Goodyear tyres in its portfolio, said a number of its brands will move to new distributors as the company winds down …

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COREbike to return to Whittlebury Hall in March 2022

COREbike is set to return to Whittlebury Hall in March 2022. The trade-only show will take place from Sunday 20th to Tuesday 22nd March. 2021’s edition was cancelled due to COVID-19. COREbike offers cycling retailers the chance to see exciting new products and view ranges for the upcoming season from …

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Eurobike 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions

The special edition of Eurobike 2020, planned for 24th-26th November, has now been cancelled. Reappraisal of the COVID-19 crisis has forced Messe Friedrichshafen to take this decision, organisers said. They are now developing a live, on-site format for next year. Date and details will be announced in due course. In …

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COREbike postponed to 2022

COREbike organisers have cancelled the 2021 edition of the show due to COVID-19. It will be the first year without a COREbike show since it launched in 2005. “The six companies that organise COREbike discussed the various options available to us with the venue and while it may have been …

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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 postponed following retailer vote

Local Bike Shop Day 2020 has been postponed. The decision was not taken lightly, the ACT said, with the final judgement given to the bike shops that had signed up to take part. The ACT surveyed all participating shops last week. Out of all the respondents, over 90% voted in …

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London Bike Show postponed until July due to COVID-19

The London Bike Show has been postponed due to COVID-19. The event, originally due to take place from 27th-29th March, will now take place from 3rd-5th July. It follows Sea Otter Classic, Bespoked, the Taipei Cycle Show, Mountain Mayhem and the NAHBS in being postponed or cancelled in 2020 over concerns of the coronavirus. …

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