Taking the mountain to Mohammed

Oakley is to equip a product showroom in the SoHo district of New York in order to better serve the editorial needs of high-profile fashion mags. Oakley's spring 05 apparel lines have been part-designed by renowned fashion stylist Michael Angel.

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Millar gets two-year ban

In media interviews given before British Cycling's ban was imposed, David Millar said he deserved a one year ban so that he could re-enter the sport and show younger riders what not to do with their careers...

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£4750 for 2000-word puff on ‘parliamentary website’: is it a scam?

No, not really. The PR company currently contacting British bicycle businesses seems to have a kosher track record and there's no reason to believe it won't create a website containing Bike2Work-style information. No doubt the company will also write 2000 words on any company that coughs the £4750 plus VAT and those words will go on the 'parliamentary website'. But, remember, any damn fool can publish a website nowadays...

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Sting-Ray helps Dorel to record 52% increase in Q2 revenues

Dorel Industries Inc., owner of Pacific Cycle which itself owns Schwinn, the Sting-Ray supplier, today released results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2004. Net earnings increased 11.3 percent to $18.1m compared with $16.3m in the second quarter a year ago. Revenues for the period were in line with expectations at $403.5m compared to 2003 second quarter revenues of $264.7m. Six month earnings were $37.7m. Sting-Ray delivery problems have now been "rectified", said a statement from Dorel.

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