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Cannondale engineer to speak at materials conference

Chris Dodman, Cannondale's Advanced Project Engineer, is the latest speaker to be confirmed for Materials in Bicycles, London, July 6th. He joins Alex Moulton, Mike Burrows, Chris Boardman, Cy Turner and others. PLUS: design students can nab a place on the Bicycle Design Summer School, a Royal College of Art event linked to the materials conference

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Carbon headlines bike tech conference

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is to stage a bicycle tech seminar on the day before the Grand Départ of the Tour de France from London in July 2007

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Sneek peak at Cycle Show in new venue

On Thursday, the Cycle Show kicks off in its new home in London Docklands. Thursday is the trade day. BikeBiz.com grabs a few shots on build-up day. PLUS: the long-awaited CSC/Bjarne Riis film 'Overcoming' gets its UK premiere in the Procycling theatre at the Cycle Show, times within.

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As predicted, carbon-fibre shortage impacts on bike trade

Back in May, BikeBiz.com reported that the building of the Airbus 380, the rapid spread of upland wind-farms and the growth in the Chinese economy was leading to a worldwide shortage of carbon-fibre. Most top-end bikes are now made from this 'black gold'. The British boss of Pro-Lite, a Taiwan-based component company, has reported that carbon-fibre supply for next season will be reduced from October by 40 percent.

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Got an iPod? Use these bagged speakers on your bike

Don't try this at home, kids. "If you like your media on the go but don't like the shut-the-world-out feeling of wearing earphones, Sakar International's new family of Sound Cases will be music to your ears." But perhaps not the ears of passers-by as you pedal along blasting out your fave i-tunes... The Bicycle Sound Case works with other MP3 players as well as CD players.

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