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25 Jul 2023

Norwich has triumphed ahead of Newcastle and Belfast to be named the most cycle-friendly city in the UK, scoring  high marks for categories like cycle routes, bike sharing schemes and...

25 Jul 2023

ACT member BikeTown in Rutherglen is to hold a cycling festival in the lead-up to the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships.

24 Jul 2023

Eleven local authorities in England have been funded to enable health workers prescribe walking and cycling to patients.

24 Jul 2023

Cycling Electric has run an interesting article on the value of buying an e-bike from a local independent bike shop.

11 Jul 2023

Charity Cycling UK has launched The Big Bike Revival 2023 to support new and returning cyclists through a programme of free events.

11 Jul 2023

A survey undertaken by ACT members The Electric Bike Shop has shown that specialist bike retailers are continuing to see the benefit of having physical high street stores over a pure ecommerce...

11 Jul 2023

Giant UK has partnered with Activate Cycle Academy and the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) to provide a Cytech technical e-Bike qualification.

11 Jul 2023

As of 30th June 2023, the registered Head Office for V12 has relocated, and as a result their registered office address has changed.

3 Jul 2023

Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, has announced that Whistler Adventure School (WAS), a private career training institution in...

29 Jun 2023

With this Saturday and Sunday marking Independents’ Day weekend, the culmination of the annual campaign to promote independent retailers around the UK, ACT member Elmy Cycles in Ipswich...

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Get yourself a free ticket to the National Cycling Show with V12

Posted on in Cycles News , Outdoor News

National Cycling Show 2023 ACT partners V12 Finance, who are headline sponsors for this year’s National Cycle Show, have an allocation of free tickets that they would like to share with you!

Over the two days, the show – which takes place on June 17th and 18th at the NEC in Birmingham - will have a wide range of speakers and celebrities as part of an unmissable programme of live events featuring Ed Clancy, Sir Chris Hoy, Louise Minchin and more. There will be interactive workshops and displays plus a wide range of products to try!

The National Cycling Show is an immersive retail experience enabling consumers to try and buy everything from bikes to accessories. The show aims to normalise cycling, attract new audiences, and show that there is a bike for everyone.

Our colleagues at Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, will also be there supporting their training provider Spokes People who will be present at the show with a stand and delivering workshops in The Bike Clinic, new for this year.

The show brings together the industry to educate, inspire and motivate, from road bikers, gravel, mountain, and commuters. It will also inspire those who already have a passion for exercising outdoors to invest in cycling. The geographical location of the event attracts more of the UK, therefore making cycling more accessible.

To secure yourself a free ticket to the National Cycling Show use the code STEVEV12 here:

There are 50 free tickets available via use of the code on a first come, first served basis with the offer expiring on June 12th (or sooner if the tickets all go!)

The ACT’s partnership with V12 Finance currently enables over 400 members to take advantage of a market leading range of finance products, with competitive rates and high levels of service. Find out more here:

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