Flagged as "the folding moneymaker", Andrew Ritchie, founder and owner of Brompton Bicycle Ltd., is the face on the October edition of British Industry, a trade magazine devoted to, er, British industry. Ritchie clearly keeps good company, previous editions of the magazine have featured business icons such as Lord Heseltine.

Brompton founder is cover star

On August 7th, Richie was profiled in The Observer:

http://observer.guardian.co.uk/…/0,,1543939,00.html

Now he’s the main attraction in British Industry:

http://www.themanufacturer.com/…/content_page.html?article_id=483

This article reveals that after the July 7th bombings in London, a London Brompton dealer sold 35 machines in one day.

There also plugs for the government-backed, tax-saving, bicycle-buying incentive schemes, booost.uk.com and cyclescheme.co.uk.

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