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29 Sep 2022

With household budgets under pressure, a new study has revealed that half the population believe e-bikes are the natural replacement for cars.

29 Sep 2022

New research from Ankorstore, an online B2B platform that connects brands and shops in Europe, has shown that independent retailers are relying on the support of local shoppers, rather than the...

26 Sep 2022

Following the Chancellor’s mini-budget last week, the retail industry has been reacting to the support package for small businesses and independent shops….including some of the...

22 Sep 2022

More than £1.2 million has been paid out to cyclists who have fallen off their bike on Edinburgh's tram lines over the last decade.

22 Sep 2022

This Thursday, September 22nd is World Car Free Day, an annual worldwide event that gives communities the chance to imagine a life without traffic. It also encourages families to come together...

21 Sep 2022

The Association of Cycle Traders has welcomed the government’s announcement that it will be funding support for business energy bills over the next six months.

20 Sep 2022

Bike for Good, the Glasgow-based cycling charity and social enterprise, today announced its partnership with Cytech the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle...

20 Sep 2022

There is a growing movement demanding that roads be made safer for children to cycle to school, with local authorities being called on to redesign local roads and neighbourhoods to provide safer...

20 Sep 2022

Travel insurance comparison site, Comparethemarket, has compiled a list of the top 20 most Instagrammed cycling routes across Europe as inspiration for an exciting cycling break.

15 Sep 2022

BIES Retail has created a visual toolkit for all organisations, and the public sector during this time of mourning to show the country speaking with one voice of unity.

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Get your free retailer pack now by signing up on the Local Bike Shop Day website

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

LBSDay 

Independent cycle shops can sign up free of charge to take part in this year's Local Bike Shop Day taking place this Saturday 28th August!

This year Local Bike Shop Day is focussing on:

Back to School; what better time than now to start encouraging the younger generation to start using an efficient, environmentally friendly and healthy mode of transport? With people currently being discouraged from using public transport cycling is the perfect solution to get children to school safely.

Keeping the nation cycling through to autumn; 2020 saw the use of bicycles reach an all-time high, with data showing that cycling levels during lockdown rose by up to 300%. Let's show these new cyclists that there are endless reasons to continue cycling throughout 2021.

Once you have signed up spread the word to your community and encourage more people to get involved with the hashtag #SupportYourLocalBikeShop and #LocalBikeShopDayUK!

 

Get your hands on a FREE retailer pack!

Retailers have until 1st August to sign up on the Local Bike Shop Day website and receive a physical pack in the post to help them promote their business on the day and drive footfall into their store. This will include a poster, door stickers and flyers.

To get yours now make sure you sign up at: localbikeshopday.co.uk/sign-up-now/.

 

Sign up now

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