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Cheeky

By popular demand, heres a gratuitious shot of Kelli Simone, Isons downhilling rep, whos big into latex hotpants...

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AMENDED: Post-bubble bursting, the web will still rule

Repping wont be killed off by the internet, says Crabtree MD Julian Pointon, but only those reps who can sell will thrive. Order-taking reps will be supplanted by B2B websites that IBDs can order from at any time day or night.

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Dupouey Joins Team Giant

Christophe Dupouey, one of the mostpowerful and accomplished cross-country racers in the sport, says a press release from Giant, ended months of speculation this week when the 98 World and 96 World Cup Champion signed with Giants Global Mountain Bike Racing Team.

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Ads deadline message from Al…

The post-show mag is out in 2.5 weeks. It's going to be another stonker (loads of meaty articles for IBDs to get their teeth into). The ads deadline is this coming Monday so if suppliers want to reach the whole cycle trade in the mag that gets read and retained, they should get their skates on! Ditto for IBDs who want to advertise for new staff. Click here for more info.

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Show spats start

The Spring outdoor-and-ski trade show is none too happy at the prospect of Al Fresco, David Hydes outdoor trade show slated for tagging on to the Cycle and Leisure Show in 2001.

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IMAGE ADDED: Changing rooms

Two Raleigh Cycle Centres are currently being revamped by Raleighs appointed shopfitters to make them into Britains first Cyclelife shops. Nicholsons of Dundee and Palmers of Bristol wont just be getting a Derby Corporation makeover, theyll be the first Brit IBDs to stock bikes from Musing and Gazelle as well as Raleigh and Diamondback

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Brothers reunited

Yesterday at the Cycle and Leisure Show, brothers Robert and Cedric Chicken were reunited with their long-lost half-brother, Sven...

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