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You've arrived at the public-access, front end of, the daily updated website of BicycleBusiness, the trade magazine. If you're in the trade, jump right in with your passwords, but if you're not in the trade there's still plenty to see and do, including landing yourself a bike trade job, or pinning down some facts in our statistics section, or searching on our comprehensive online address directory...

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Mayne stays as director of CTC

At a meeting of the CTC National Council on 10th November councillor Colin Clarke had tabled a resolution calling for the resignation or dismissal of the CTC's director, Kevin Mayne. The resolution failed.

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The end of the world is nigh

...or is it? On the website of trade magazine BikeEurope, there's an article by editor-in-chief Jack Oortwijn that, if taken at face value, paints such a dire picture of the global bicycle trade that you'd be excused if you went out and cut your wrists right now. Sure, in some quarters business is down (Taiwan, in particular, is suffering) but is the situation as apocalyptic as makes out?

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IBDs sell mags, what about PC games?

‘Cycling Manager’ is ranked in the top three PC games in France and Italy. Now it has been translated into English and the UK publisher is seeking distribution in the bike trade. Halfords is getting the sales spiel next week. IBDs could stock the title right now. Will ‘Cycling Manager’ be this year's perfect stocking filler for road race fans?

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