Business

Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Sustrans Supporters Review becomes poster

Last week we raved about the A1 wall map from Sustrans. This was folded to A4 and was an annual report and Supporters Review as well a map. We said every dealer should get themselves one for shop display...

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Bike-friendly Rogers rails against Realpolitik

Architect Lord Richard Rogers has this week called on the government not to water down any of his proposals on urban regeneration made in his capacity as the chairman of the government-appointed Urban Task Force.

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Have you signed up for Revolutions yet?

As of yesterday 120 people had pre-booked for the Cycle & Leisure Show nightclub to be held at the NEC on the Sunday. The event will therefore be packed with industry bods, making it either THE place to be or THE place to avoid depending on your view of networking at trade shows!

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Sex on wheels

Malcolm McLaren, the former Sex Pistols manager and candidate for London mayor, wants to give every Londoner a free bike!

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PowerBar takes Zynk for energy

Simon Blackburn ex of HighFive says PowerBar has been out of the limelight for a few years but, now, with Euro-made product and two new lines, his marketing company will make it a leader once again

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Concept acquire Viking brand

Its musical chairs at Concept as they part company with Stateside and Ideal but retain Pedal Pals and acquire 100-year old Viking Cycles

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Training boosts sales, agree ACT and suppliers

Three Bristol bike shops lost out on a £1200 sale because of a staff blockage. Their guys cant sell. Training can help. Suppliers are now keyed up to offer IBDs training vouchers to encourage greater take up of training.

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Big wall map from Sustrans is a must

If youre a Sustrans supporter youll have received your massive wall map featuring the 10 000 mile National Cycle Network. Its ideal for hanging in the shop

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