Eurobike starts Thursday and this morning's direct flight to Friedrichshafen nis packed with suppliers, journos and IBDs.
Everywhere you turn there's a bike trade bod. Nexy year, how about we charter our own flight!?
Let's spend the levy cash on something REALLY useful....
If the flight does plummet into the ground - or perhaps even Lake Constance - Justin Stevenson of Dawes reckons there'll be a positive side: "It would wipe the slate clean, allowing a new generation of people to run the industry!"
Top: The Stanforth bros and Paul Hinton from Saracen join the Ryanair queue
Below, top: Fisher's Matt Ward and ex-Fisher's marketing bod Neil Keen, now with Greyville, in deep discussion
Below, middle: Madison's Richard Peploe
Base: Russell Merry of Hot Wheels