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Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Giant to produce Fords market building e-bikes

Yesterday at the Detroit Motor Show, Ford unveiled a family-sized electric car for sale by 2003. The US car maker also introduced two electric bikes, one a folder, both available for sale via the internet by the summer...

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High end US frame brand seeks stockists

Foes Racing the bike brand ridden by Missy Giove to a US Norba Championship in 99 and 2nd in the World DH Championships has so far been available mainly consumer-direct. Andrew Newsome of Foes Racing UK now wants a select bunch of IBD stockists

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BTI goes online (again)

BTI has re-launched its website to compete with www.bikebiz.co.uk. Itll be advertised in the next BTI but get the exclusive lowdown by accessing Peter Lumleys site today (www.ksa-journals.co.uk)

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First Call for Show Info

There is such a thing as a FREE lunch. Exhibitors at the Cycle and Leisure Show can send BikeBiz text and pix and we¹ll publish them in our special Show Preview issue. For free.

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Great idea in latest Coffrin report

If you're one of the 4489 bike industry names who get emailed with the Coffrin Report from America you'll know how good it is. In amongst all the US news ­ that's interesting but not directly relevant to UK readers ­ there was a cracking idea contained in this month's Report...

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Future revamps titles

Total Mountain Bike may be gone but its not forgotten: Future are to launch a quarterly listings title. And MBUK is to go a bit more woodsy

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REVISED: Maximum Mountain Bike sold to co-founder of MBUK

Chris Turner has bought MMB. He came out of a bankers/financiers meeting 20 minutes ago and said it was a done deal. Hes says he's also taken an option on Cabals ProCycling although Cabal deny this (Cabal also say it's not yet a done deal)

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