Business

Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

OSC MD on FMD

The marketing director of OSC Ltd., the company behind the Ronhill running and cycling clothing brand, has written an open letter to the government asking why industries as a whole larger than the farming industry are being sacrificed because of foot and mouth disease

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BBC features roadie (for a change)

Grandstand's not noted for its coverage of road cycling (it's done the odd bit of cyclo-cross in the past) but this Sunday there's a 20 minute feature on Bradley Wiggins

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There WILL be a Bike 2002, says Future

The count is not yet fully completed but Bike 2001 organiser Kris Hollund reckons Future's show pulled in more visitors this year than ever before. The target was 40 000. But, for some visitors, the four-hour queues were too much and they left....

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FMD won’t stop ‘National Bike Week’ in June

This year's Festival of Cycling, co-ordinated by Nick Harvey, formerly the commercial manager of the CTC, will go ahead in June. Transport Minister Keith Hill pledged his support, saying the more people out in the countryside on bikes the better!

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Chris Boardman gets a job in the bike trade

World record-breaking cyclist and Olympic gold medal winner Chris Boardman is to become marketing and promotions manager of bikeregister.com, the online logbook and electronic tagging system

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RaceFace offer $10 000 prize to build traffic to their website

Canadian bomb-proof component manufacturer RaceFace once again this year awarded a prestigious Canadian newspaper prize for their business excellence - is offering what sounds like a huge prize to a lucky rider but is in fact chickenfeed compared to the amount of coverage the trick will get

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Madison’s owner gets a new owner

The hostile bid from shell vehicle Lakefield to take over H Young PLC, the owner of Madison, has succeeded. Today, H Young directors advised shareholders to accept the "too low" Lakefield bid because no other bids had been received

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