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Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Spend more on bikes, says Labour peer

Lord Rogers of Riverside, chairman of the Urban Task Force, says better public transport, safer cleaner streets and urban cycle routes could improve the quality of life for millions of people

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Democracy in action

The BikeBiz roadtrip continues: yesterday in a Welsh-cum-Taiwanese bike factory, today in a roomful of 30 IBDs demanding speedy tweaks to their trade-specific EPoS software

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Made in Taiwan, via Wales

The A&J factory in Newtown, Wales, starts producing bikes for real this week. BikeBiz paid a visit today and met up with joint MD Jon Edwards, formerly of Moore Large

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BA needs bike fest to succeed

The brand roll call at the National Cycling Festival 2000 to be staged alongside the York Rally is impressive. With good weather this event will be a stonker and the BA like the rest of us must be hoping the current mini heatwave lasts through until the end of June

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Do fit companies have Fat Cats?

Whats the average take home pay of an assistant manager in a bike shop? How about an above average sales rep? Or the director of an import company selling a US brand of bike?

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H&J clearance day

Theres refreshments and bargains on offer from the Bristol H&J which is having an open day on May 17th 9am-8pm

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A load of (Red) Bull

When researching an is-it-a-scam website Brant Richards of Bikemagic.com found the quashing of a web-rumour saying Red Bull contains a dangerous stimulant created by the U.S. government which has been linked to the formation of brain tumours.

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Chiotti leaves Giant team

When Jerome Chiotti went public on his drug taking and race rigging it was only a matter of time before the French Cycling Federation started gunning for him. And he's also lost his place on the Giant Global Team. Here's Giant's press statement...

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