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Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

The Whyte stuff

In his first ever feature length interview for a trade magazine, Peter Holton of ATB Sales talks frankly to BikeBiz about the Whyte project, Marin, margins and the future for IBDs

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Itll be all Whyte on the night

According to the BIKEmagic website today is the day the first Whyte bike from ATB Sales will be available. BIKEmagic scoops the world once again, says Brant Richards, editor of BIKEmagic. Well, weve got a scoop of our own...our latest feature article is the first big trade interview Peter Holton of ATB Sales has ever done!

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Bike stands: are they art?

Check your bike stands: are they made of stone and have you been using them since the year dot? If so, you may have an Egyptian artifact on your hands!

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It’s our charity, let’s shout about it

BEN, the Motor and Allied Industries Benevolent fund, isn1t a small charity ­ it has a yearly income of £8.2m ­ but it doesn1t have a very high public profile, unlike many much smaller charities.

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Tickell on bikes

A Government sponsored report urges more action on creating a integrated transport system so that more people use public transport and importantly for us get on their bikes

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MBO at Ideal Bicycles

Eddie Eccleston president of the Bicycle Association has effected a management buy out of Ideal Bicycles from Concept Cycling.

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REVISED: CoBR talks the torque…

...as it forms the Federation of Cycle Mechanics. The federations aim? To raise the level of professionalism of Britains bike mechanics. It will be a tool, says CoBR, that IBDs can use to differentiate themselves from the multiples (although it has yet to be decided whether it will be an IBD-only organisation)

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