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Techbuyer Is Pedalling Reuse with Bike made out of IT Parts to Celebrate the UCI – The Yorkshire Times

Charlie Collett, Content Writer Sep 24, 2019

As Harrogate celebrates the UCI Road World Cycling Championships this week, Techbuyer’s IT bike sculpture has caught the attention of the local press. As the ‘Voice of the North’, The Yorkshire Times delivers the latest news, information about events, sports and more across the county. This article was published on 19th September 2019.

Article summary:

  • The bike sculpture highlights the value in redundant IT hardware, a hot topic at the moment given the meteoric rise of e-waste worldwide.
  • It took local sculpturist, Steve Blaylock, 100 hours to create and required almost 1,000 IT parts.
  • Over 80% of Techbuyer employees have a Harrogate postcode and will be joining their local community throughout the week to cheer on the cyclists.

You can read the feature in full here.

The UCI Championships will be watched on the TV by an estimated 250 million people, whilst thousands of others will head down to Yorkshire to watch alongside the race routes. The races and time trials began on 21st September and run until 29th September, so make sure you tune in and try to spot our IT bike sculpture!


Techbuyer is a global IT company with sites in the UK, USA, France, Germany, New Zealand and Australia. Specialising in the buying, selling and refurbishing of data centre and networking equipment, Techbuyer ensure that more used, excess and redundant IT equipment is turned into high quality hardware and is reused rather than sent to landfill before its end of life. For press enquiries please email marketing@techbuyer.com.

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