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Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Hats off to the CTC

When an eight year old boy was involved in a collision with a car, the drivers insurers tried to blame the accident on the carers of the boy because he wasnt wearing a helmet! The CTC leapt into action and yesterday claimed victory as Provident withdrew their case

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Be seen bigtime at Cycle & Leisure Show

Al Reid, the BikeBiz ad manager, has a message for exhibitors at David Hyde's Cycle & Leisure Show. It concerns sponsoring the Show Map which is included in the Show Newspaper and as blown up maps at the show itself...

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Swings and roundabouts for Schwinn/GT in UK

In the UK GT used to be handled by Caratti, a third party distributor, now it's handled directly by Schwinn/GT. But it may go back to a third party distributor. GT stockists are used to a rollercoaster ride...

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Boots does not want to sell Halfords

So says a spokesman from Boots The Chemists, stamping quickly on this weekend's newspaper report that said Halfords - worth £450m - was likely to be offloaded

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Madisons Peter Harrison gets a lesson hell never forget

It was a lesson from a rather aggressive driving instructor who, with a pupil watching, kicked seven bells out of Harrison as he was out on his normal Sunday cycle ride. Harrison was today released from hospital on crutches and would like the loan of a Stannah stair lift!

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Giant UK moves

The details have now been pasted into the online B3, and are also included below. All the other changes people have been sending in have yet to be made to the online B3 because getting the print mag out of the door took precendence. The changes will be made next week

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MBUK’s website is suspended

Due to cost cutting measures some of Future Network's websites are being closed down until further notice. This includes mbuk.com

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BCF wants to develop better links with the trade

On the day that a Vredestain sponsorship package with the BCF is announced, competition director Bob Barber says the trade could build useful relationships with riders through the BCF

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