Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Schwinn/GT has gone pop

Schwinn/GT (Europe) Ltd today went into administrative receivership. The company reportedly has 11 containers of bikes sitting in a bonded warehouse that, even before today, could not be touched because the company did not have the funds to pay for them.

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Show mag is on the way

You work your socks off on a project and then something beyond your control knocks you off kilter. Thats life. Or, in this case, something quite the opposite.

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Sustrans ramps up marketing efforts

It's not over till the fat lady sings. Sustrans has still got another 5000 miles of network to open, and even then the charity won't be ready for winding up.

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Clavis pulls the plug on Corratec UK

And there will be no 2001 Corratec bikes at the Cycle & Leisure Show as Frank Clavis has withdrawn his stand, citing differences of opinion with the German producers of Corratec bikes

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Jez Avery to jump on Raleigh bikes

Following the news story on this site about stunt/trials rider Jez Avery seeking bikes to jump on for 2001 - Muddy Fox had previously requested his bikes back - Raleigh were quick to contact him and get him mobile again

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Wake up and smell the lube

Some trendy bike shops have posh cappucino machines. A German coffee brand is about to get its own back by launching a range of own-brand bikes through its soon-to-open coffee shops

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