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    Rigney and Ritzler join SRAM’s senior management team

    It has been announced that SRAM veterans Sander Rigney and Ron Ritzler have both joined the company’s senior management team in vice presidential role

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    New smart trainer, Magnus, launches

    The Magnus, the very latest in CycleOps' line of smart trainers, has recently been unveiled. It packs in a tonne of brilliant, smart, cutting edge fea

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    IBD exclusive promotions offered by ZyroFisher and Santini

    ZyroFisher have announced a suit of dynamic solutions to assist IBD’s as they endeavor to increase consumer loyalty and grow their business. With the

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    Visijax appoint Kevin Burton as National Sales Manager

    Visijax have announced that Kevin Burton is now building on brand development, expanding distribution of the award-winning LED range of jackets and ac

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    NextBike

    250,000 rentals reached for nextbike

    nextbike, the self-service bike rental scheme, has reached a major milestone by clocking up a quarter of a million rentals nationwide. The 250,000t

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    Bickerton Argent to launch at Eurobike 2016

    45 years after the inception of the original Bickerton Portable Bicycle, the world’s oldest folding bike brand has gone back to some of its first prin

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    Lyon Equipment to distribute Bombtrack Bikes

    Cumbria based Lyon Equipment today announces an exclusive UK & ROI distribution deal with Bombtrack Bicycle Company. The German bike brand is from the

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    Cooke Components expand into Europe with VEL

    Cooke Components have announced that they have expanded the European distribution of their growing VEL brand into the Netherlands. In a move that will

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    POC

    POC to unveil new 2017 collections at Eurobike

    POC, a leading manufacturer of helmets, eyewear, body armor, apparel and accessories was founded in 2005 in Sweden, with a strong mission ‘to do the b

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    Welcome to Yorkshire bids to hold 2019 UCI Road World Championships

    British Cycling - alongside Welcome to Yorkshire and UK Sport - has submitted a bid to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) for Yorkshire to host t

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    Cycle Trade Survey

    Is the Cycle to Work Scheme good for IBD sales?

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    The Sales Process

    Gen 2’s Stephen Tedder takes a look at how shop staff capitalise upon their product knowledge and go from outlining the options for customers to closi

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    Brick Lane Bikes

    Hipsters may have driven the fixed gear bike boom but now they have moved onto the next best thing ever the market has settled down. One of the pionee

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    Making bikes the Indian way – a visit to Atlas Cycles

    Alf Webb runs the Bike-Inn with his wife Teresa where they have taught hundreds of people to become bicycle mechanics, but when he is not doing that h

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    e-bikes in the UK

    It has been a long time coming but the tide finally appears to be turning in favour of e-bikes. There are specialist retailers opening on the high str

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    Campyoldy – transitioning from bricks and mortar to online only

    Nigel Scott has spent many years in the trade, running his own shop before moving onto specialising in selling new-old-stock exclusively online. He te

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    Brompton – celebrating 40 years of success

    The first Brompton folding bike was built by Andrew Ritchie in 1975 and now 40 years later the factory has just moved to larger premises as it gears u

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    ASSOS

    Having made the move from working with a distributor to retailer direct sales ASSOS is now further changing its business model in the UK with the plan

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    Mud Dock – the pioneer of the cycle shop as cafe

    Cycle retailing was a generally sombre experience in the early ‘90s. Most shops would have a small display of clothing, if any, and the bikes would be

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    Retail finance – The low-cost alternative to discounting

    Summer is the perfect time to start offering your customers finance, with sales typically reaching their peak in June and July. But that doesn’t mean

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    Workshop Skills

    Guy Wheeler of Brandistro, the UK distributor of Ducati Bicycles and e-bikes, takes a look at the inner workings of e-bikes and attempts to dispel a f

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