FAQs

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I need technical support, does the BA provide this?

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Yes. The BA has a Technical Advisory Group, and also has a new technical advisory service available to members covering everything from support with regulations and standards to help with exports, testing, recalls and so on.

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I’ve got a great idea for a cycle product, can you help?

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The Bicycle Association does not provide business mentoring services. It would be best for you to contact one of the UK's cycle trade magazines, for example BikeBiz or Cycleindustry.news.

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I own a bike shop, can I join?

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Yes, we have a number of retailer members, and your participation would be most welcome.

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Will the Bicycle Association sponsor my event/bike ride/business idea?

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The Bicycle Association's Bike Hub levy fund raises about £350,000 a year. This money is spent on a variety of good cycling causes, including supporting British Cycling's Go-Ride youth cycling programme. We are not in a position to offer ad hoc support to individuals, businesses or organisations which we are already not in touch with. Sorry about that.

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I have an idea for a bicycle business, can you help?

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The Bicycle Association is a members' organisation and provides a support service for members only. Please consider joining.