The latest issue of BicycleBusiness won't be mailed for another few days, get a hi-res PDF to tide you over until the print issue arrives. The main feature article contains 'Shimano shortages' interviews with industry figures, including a Shimano exec. None of the interviews have appeared on this site. NOW UPDATED WITH PC-FRIENDLY DOWNLOAD INFO.

Issue 55 now available as a PDF download

The issue has been produced as a hi-res PDF and needs to be downloaded in two parts. If you’ve got Broadband, you’ll have no problems. If you’re on dial-up, the downloads could take some time.

Access the PDFs here:

http://homepage.mac.com/…/FileSharing26.html

The trade-only password is presta

Mac users will find the PDFs are easy to download. PC users may experience problems.

So, thanks to Ben at Kinetics for providing this get-round:

Right-click on one of these links and select "Save to disk":

http://homepage.mac.com/…/BikeBizJune04Pt1.pdf-binhex.hqx

http://homepage.mac.com/…/BikeBizJune04Pt2.pdf-binhex.hqx

Double-click on the file.

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