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Fire Brigade warns about dangers of e-bikes purchased from online marketplaces

6 Jul 2022

As e-bikes from a reputable shop can often seem overly expensive to consumers, it is also important that IBDs present them with opportunities to spread the cost, through services such as retail... Read more…

Are you maximising retail finance within your business?

23 Jun 2022

Retail Finance Training (RFT) is an online learning course delivering an informed insight into Retail finance that can be completed anywhere, in your own time.
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Join Richardsons Cycles in raising money for the DEC’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

9 Jun 2022

Richardsons Cycles are asking for the public’s help to cycle the distance from Scarborough to Kyiv, a whopping 1320 miles! All money raised will be going to the DEC’s Ukraine... Read more…

Winners of the Local Bike Shop Day voting competition announced!

26 May 2022

For 2022 Local Bike Shop Day introduced an entirely new voting function, allowing customers to show their appreciation and loyalty for their favourite bike shop! The winning shop that attained... Read more…

Local Bike Shop Day Cyclescheme competition winners announced!

19 May 2022

As part of their support for Local Bike Shop Day, Cyclescheme ran a competition for the local bike shop with the most social media noise, with the chance to win a £150 Restaurant Choice... Read more…

Local Bike Shop Day 2022 celebrated by record number of retailers, orgs and shoppers!

12 May 2022

Local Bike Shop Day 2022 was a great success across the UK, with online platforms thriving as well as a surge in the physical footfall seen in-stores!
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Latest #BikeIsBest campaign launched: We Can, You Can

12 May 2022

We Can, You Can is a celebration of the many faces of cycling. The way we move is changing. And the people leading the change are like me and you. We can, you can.
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Support your local bike shop to earn extra BetterPoints

28 Apr 2022

To celebrate Local Bike Shop Day on Saturday 30 April, BetterPoints are offering QUINTUPLE points and the chance to win a £55 bike service by choosing to travel on two... Read more…

Accessible Local Bike Shops: The Fourth Emergency Service!

26 Apr 2022

Wheels for Wellbeing is a Disabled people’s cycling organisation who campaign for equal access to cycling... Read more…

How are bike shops across the nation celebrating Local Bike Shop Day 2022?

26 Apr 2022

The annual celebration of bike shops across the nation is fast approaching! Be sure to pop down to your local bike shop this Saturday to get a taste of the passion, knowledge and personalised... Read more…

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Going to the Cycle Show? Save 10% on tickets with the ACT and Cytech!

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

CCS-Cytech Social Postytech are attending the Cycle Show and will be demonstrating key practices in bike maintenance that are useful for both the trade and public.

Cytech is the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, delivering training and promotion of technical skills to the cycle trade and enthusiasts worldwide.

Cytech will be at the show on all days at stand G531.  

 

Save 10% on advance adult tickets!

The ACT, along with Cytech, are offering tickets 10% off adult tickets when booking in advance of the show. Simply enter discount code ‘CYT22' when prompted on the ticket page here. Code is valid until 23:59 21/04/2022.

Buy your tickets now

 

Learn technical tips with seminars presented by Cytech experts - stand G531

Maintaining Your e-bike

Have you got an e-bike for the first time? Not sure how to maintain it? Join the experts on maintenance from Activate Cycle Academy and Cytech for a talk on how to look after your beloved

new electric bike and how to keep it performing at its super charged best.

We will talk all things maintenance and servicing, and how it may differ from a normal bike. Cleaning, lubrication, adjustment, and electrical safety.

It will all be covered in this 30-minute talk with a chance to ask Jack your burning questions on e-bike maintenance.

A bike technician's secrets to keeping your bike on the road


Join Jack and tap into his years of experience in the bike industry. From daily commuters to World Cup racers Jack has maintained and kept thousands of bikes on the road and now teaches other mechanics to do the same, delivering Cytech qualifications and sharing his knowledge.

In this 30 minute presentation you can hear the secrets that come with years of experience from which tools we should all have, to how to clean and lubricate, and how to prolong the life of your pride and joy.

Cytech will be at the show on all days at stand G531. 

 

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