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Amsterdam’s Bicycle Mayor is at Eurobike (her day-job is with Giant)

Anna Luten is here at Eurobike as the brand manager for Giant’s Liv brand in Benelux, but away from the show she’s also the Bicycle Mayor of Amsterdam, a newly created post connecting city hall and people on bikes. The initiative was created by Amsterdam-based CycleSpace, a non-profit NGO partly …

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Priceless polkadot Ridley bike stolen from Eurobike

Thomas De Gendt’s polka-dot Tour de France bike has been stolen from the Ridley booth. The one-of-a-kind Ridley Helium SL was ridden by Lotto-Soudal’s De Gendt during this year’s Tour. Thieves snatched the bike just before the show opened on Wednesday morning. “The Thomas De Gendt bike, and a Dean, …

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“Knog-offs” removed from Eurobike stand in raid by customs officials

The Xeccon stand at Eurobike was yesterday raided by customs officials who enforced an injunction raised by Knog of Australia. Members of staff – two young Chinese women with a limited understanding of English and German – were frogmarched to ATMs to pay €500 in bonds. Xeccon is a Chinese …

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Industry execs cycle to work at Eurobike

More than one hundred industry execs rode to the show on yesterday’s Leaders’ Ride, organised by the European Cyclists’ Federation and its Cycling Industry Club. The ride started at Friedrichshafen railway station and wended its way to the show ground on bike paths. ECF president Manfred Neun made a passionate …

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Total Women’s Cycling Awards are back for 2016 at the Cycle Show

The Total Women’s Cycling Awards will be presented at the Cycle Show in Birmingham next month. The annual awards ceremony first launched in 2014 and aims to recognise brands, individuals and organisations that have shown dedication to Women’s Cycling over the past year. The winners will be presented at a …

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