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9 Feb 2024

Guy Opperman, the Minister for Roads and Local Transport at the Department for Transport, whose focuses among other things on cycling and active travel, has attended a meeting of...

2 Feb 2024

The Department for Transport (DfT) has published new information on how to safely purchase, charge and use e-bikes and e-scooters in an effort to improve consumer safety.
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30 Jan 2024

Cyclists in Warwickshire rode around the world during December as part of an initiative to encourage safe winter cycling.
 

30 Jan 2024

An  analysis of almost 380,000 people living in Scotland suggests that commuting by bike reduces the risk of mental ill-health.

30 Jan 2024

A North Yorkshire cycle shop, which has become one of the largest bike businesses in the area, is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary.

30 Jan 2024

For our latest retailer profile, we spoke with Dallas Wiseman from BikeWise & Run, a Ceredigion-based bike shop that has become a hub for cyclists in the region.

30 Jan 2024

New data from market research firm Mintel suggests the UK bicycle market could on the road to recovery, with sales of new bikes set to reach almost £1 billion this year.
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25 Jan 2024

With more than 500 cycle businesses having now signed up to its campaign for change to the Cycle to Work scheme, a delegation from the Association of Cycle Traders has met with All Party...

24 Jan 2024

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is taking enforcement action and warning consumers about a brand of e-bike battery – UPP – that has been linked to a number of...

16 Jan 2024

Walton Street Cycles, one of Oxford’s oldest bike shops, has been trading in the city since 1975.
 

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Walton Street’s Steve achieves Cytech master technician status

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Walton Street Cycles, one of Oxford’s oldest bike shops, has been trading in the city since 1975.

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And recently, Steve Avery, who according to his colleagues, has been repairing bikes in Oxford for “many, many, many years” became a Cytech technical three qualified master technician.

Cytech technical three is designed for advanced cycle mechanics with strong technical knowledge and experience working on high-end bicycles and equipment. Cytech technical three is the highest attainable qualification in professional cycle maintenance in the UK. It is delivered in a modular format to allow businesses and candidates the option to choose specific training relevant to the products they are working on.

Steve achieved the highest attainable qualification in professional cycle maintenance in the UK through Cytech training partner, Activate Cycle Academy.

Congratulations, Steve!

Find out more about completing Cytech training here.

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