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Partnerships, acquisitions and investment news throughout the cycling industry

Caratti to sell discontinued lines to the public

...including Rock-Shox. Caratti now snappily called Schwinn/GT UK Sales Ltd. has been selling discontinued stock for some time to its IBD customers but if theres stock left over by the end of Jan, it will be advertised to the public. (However, this is for ex-agency stock only, there are no GT or Schwinn products in the mix).

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Theres no place like Dome

On Jan 5th this site carried a small story on the bikes displayed at Londons Millennium Dome. At that point, BikeBiz hadnt actually visited the Dome so it came as a pleasant surprise yesterday to see not just the odd bike tucked away in a corner but loads of the things...

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New MD for AXCS

Brian Dickson joins as AXCS Accessories and Coyote UK merge to form a larger accessories division within Concept Cycling Ltd.

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MBO at Reynolds

In our story of 18th Jan on the collapse of Reynolds because of cross-guarantees between Reynolds and Apollo, we mentioned the possibility of an MBO

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BikeBiz not alone in criticising EBMA

We've been taking a bit of stick recently for our coverage of the EBMA/Brian Montgomery/dumping shenanigans. But we're not the only ones to think Brian's 'linked' anti-dumping complaint was a tactical error and a huge waste of time, effort and resources...

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BCF announce dates for RAV4 MTB race series

XC, downhill, dual and National Championships. What more could you want? Spectators? Well, the July event will be held close to Bristol city centre, and the BCF says this looks sure to pull in the crowds.

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MMB RIP?

According to a posting on our bulletin board this afternoon the magazine 'Maximum Mountain Bike' has ceased to be...

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Spin City

Heres the embargoed EBMA press release mentioned in the previous news story. The face-saving fax from Parisj is nine-tenths spin. The actual reason for the release the embarrassing forced withdrawal of the EBMA chairmans linked dumping complaint against China and Taiwan is tucked away at the end of paragraph three

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Seeing the world through EBMA-eyes

It may look like we are backing down on our proposal but that is not the case, says Brian Montgomery! Brian is chairman of the European Bicycle Manufacturers Association which last week withdrew its anti-dumping complaint against China and Taiwan but his view of events differs from most people's

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