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Europe’s second biggest bike group to sue Dutch-equivalent of UK’s OFT

Last November the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa), the equivalent of the UK's Office of Fair Trading, accused the Accell Group of entering into price-fixing agreements. At the time, the Accell Group asked the NMa to put up or shut up. The NMa failed to respond so the owner of brands such as Batavus, Koga Miyata and Sparta has issued a writ of summons against Nederlandse Mededingingsautoriteit

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Got any 1960s rear mechs hiding in a dusty corner of your shop?

Dig 'em out, they could be worth thousands! Cycling Plus columnist Hilary Stone is currently selling a 1961 Simplex Record 60 rear derailleur on Ebay. The bids started at $5.00, but the top bidder, a top Japanese collector, is now offering $3256 (£2038). Oddly enough, he's already got exactly the same mech but told BikeBiz.co.uk he wants a spare...

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Cycle courier championships sponsor linked art exhibition

As part of the 2003 European Cycle Messenger Championships, the London Bicycle Messenger Association has organised On a Wheel and a Prayer: Images and Objects from London Bike Messenger Culture. The championships - the second that London has hosted - will be held at the Lee Valley Cycle Circuit, the Whitsun Bank holiday weekend of 24th-26th May.

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News websites launch fantasy games

Cyclingnews.com, the Oz-based roadie news-and-features website (which, incidentally, keeps former MBUK dep ed John Stevenson in gainful employment), has launched a "fun and challenging online experience of being a professional cycling team manager." And Procycling.com has released a very similar fantasy game.

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