road.cc nominated for two BikeBiz awards

We get the chance to defend our titles from last year...

by Dave Atkinson   August 2, 2013  

Awards cabinet

We're delighted to report that we've been announced as finalists in two categories for the annual BikeBiz awards, which will be held at the NEC Hilton Metropole ahead of the Cycle Show in September. An independent panel of members of the bike industry and trade will be voting for the winners; we'd like to thank everyone who's nominated us this year.

First up we're nominated in the Specialist Consumer Site category, up against Singletrack, BikeRadar, MPORA and Total Women's Cycling. It's the fifth year in a row we've been nominated for this one, and we've won the last three, so it would be fantastic to be awarded a fourth. We're also up for the Best Use of Social Media award, with Chain Reaction Cycles, Hoy Bikes, Raleigh, Singletrack and Stolen Bikes UK. The social media award was a new addition to the roster last year; we won the inaugural one in 2012 on a great night for the website. There was much rejoicing.

"We say this every year, but it never stops being true - it's a genuine honour to be shortlisted for these awards which are nominated by, and judged by, our peers in the bike industry", said road.cc editor Tony Farrelly of the news. "We've had another great year of growth, with traffic to the site up over 80% from last year, and we believe that our mix of quality news reporting and in-depth reviews, along with the great community that we've built, will keep the site growing for years to come. We're always striving to improve the site, and though many of those changes have been behind the scenes this year we've put ourselves on a firm footing to update road.cc and make it even better in the months to come."

The Finalists are:

Independent Retailer
Pearsons Cycles, London
Rutland Cycling
Sigma Sport
Source BMX
STIF
Velorution
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Specialist retailer
Always Riding
Chain Reaction Cycles
Cycle Surgery
Evans Cycles
Giant Stores
Wiggle

Workshop Services
Evans Cycles
Havebike
Mojo Suspension
TF Tuned
Velotech

Star Store
18 Bikes, Derbyshire
Action Bikes, Whitton
Bells Bicycles, Hastings
Condor Cycles, London
Evans Cycles, Waterloo Cut
Giant, Radlett

Bike Distributor: Sales team
ATB
CSG UK
Madison
Moore Large
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Bike Distributor: Marketing Team
Hotlines
i-Ride
Madison
Moore Large
Raleigh
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P&A Distributor: Sales Team
2pure
Fisher Outdoor Leisure
Ison
Moore Large
Silverfish
Zyro

P&A distributor: Marketing Team
Extra
Madison
Paligap
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Windwave
Zyro

Specialist Distributor
Buffera
Chicken CycleKit
EBC
Jungle Products
Saddleback
Seventies

Specialist Consumer Print Publication
The Albion
Cycling Plus
Cycling Weekly
Cyclist
Singletrack
Rouleur
Women's Cycling

Specialist Consumer Site
BikeRadar
MPORA
road.cc
Singletrack
Total Women's Cycling

Coverage by Non Specialist Media
The Evening Standard
Gizmodo.co.uk
The Guardian
ITV Cycling
The Times

Best Use of Social Media
Chain Reaction Cycles
Hoy Bikes
Raleigh
road.cc
Singletrack
Stolen Bikes UK

Bike Brand
Bobbin Bicycles
Frog Bikes
Giant
Kinesis UK
Moda
Raleigh
Trek

P&A Brand
Campagnolo
Hope
Knog
Lezyne
Magura

Retailer Services
ActSmart
Citrus-Lime
Cyclescheme
EVOPOS
Quest Consultants

Training
ATG
Bike-Inn
BikeRight!
Cyclefit
Cycle Systems Academy
Cycle Training Wales

Cycling Advocacy Achievement
The Big Pedal (Sustrans/Bike Hub)
Cycletta
Get Britain Cycling Report (All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group)
Go Dutch (LCC)
Sky Ride (British Cycling)
The Times Cycling Petition

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Goodluck Smile

posted by Decster [246 posts]
2nd August 2013 - 15:43

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Well done guys. Bon chance. But I think you guys will ace it.

posted by Colin Peyresourde [1120 posts]
2nd August 2013 - 17:50

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Yes good luck. I certainly enjoy visiting your site everyday. There is always something interesting to read. The reviews are very informative Big Grin

Endorphines going up and adrenaline going down, who needs drugs?

posted by banzicyclist2 [211 posts]
2nd August 2013 - 20:23

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I'll go dust off my kilt.... Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [8825 posts]
2nd August 2013 - 20:36

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Good luck. I can see the awards ceremony now; "And the winner is...Pat McQuaid?"

posted by The Rumpo Kid [590 posts]
2nd August 2013 - 21:14

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Ooh, I bet that uppercase 'R' on last year's trophy annoys all at F-At/road.cc towers, eh?

Good luck, guys!

posted by ped [165 posts]
3rd August 2013 - 9:31

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Hope you win this year too. How do they check for EPO in social media?

posted by TeamCC [146 posts]
3rd August 2013 - 11:43

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