Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Wooden POS rack for Singletrack mag

The rider-owned magazine - with symbiotic website - needs to sell more copies and sees IBDs as a tough, but necessary, nut to crack. Many IBDs can't sell mags, but those that can (or would like to) may be interested in Singletrack's latest POS offering

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Smith jumps into the unknown as he resurrects

Sports-trainer-cum-journalist Dave Smith is now also a dotcom entrepreneur as he takes on the responsibilities of the English-language part of, the event registration site with daily sports news, including cycle sport news

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JP Saville leaves Paligap for Madison

John "JP" Saville was the UK face for Kona right up until Second Level Sport lost the distribution agreement to Paligap Ltd, a new company founded by former employees of Caratti/Schwinn-GT. Saville worked with Paligap for three months but has now joined Madison and will look after Rocky Mountain and other brands

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Wealthy landowner is secret backer of the Bulwell Three

The three gardeners who are holding up Raleigh’s planned move to a former allotment site on the outskirts of Nottingham are being financially backed by a farmer who wants Raleigh to use his land for its new factory. The Raleigh MD says all allotment holders are being amply compensated and that Nottingham city council and the Environment Agency are to install toad crossings and relocate bats on the Bulwell site, so the farmer’s £10 000 legal fight will not win through

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Kryptonite launch Euro range of locks

Making their debut at Eurobike, the new Kryptonite KrF2 products include three chains, eleven different cables, three U-locks and one disc lock. They are not as super-tough as standard Kryptonite locks but offer security in “low to moderate crime areas”

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BlackBox products from RockShox to go on sale

Starting in Autumn, RockShox BlackBox products will be available as after-market items. Products like SID Carbon BlackBox will be available to the after-market for at least three months before OEMs will be able to spec it

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