- Feb 3, 2014
Goodbye to free shipping and out of season dhb clearance sales…
I would have believed Wiggle CRC were in benefits, but it seems not.Wiggle is going out of business?
Email tells partners of intention to file for insolvency as parent company suffers “severe liquidity and profitability challenges”www.bikeradar.com
Alternative point of view: Shimano wanted to maintain unreasonable margins in various markets (famously prices on e. g. bike24 and CRC for many Shimano parts was cheaper than dealer prices in Japan).Shimano got tired of CRC's shenanigans and closed their cheap parts loophole, starting CRC's decline.
Japan's police agency plans to fine cyclists between 5,000 to 12,000 yen ($35-84) for traffic violations such as ignoring traffic lights or cycling while on the phone, an interim report showed Thursday. Under the system put forward by an expert panel under the National Police Agency, people aged 16 and older could be issued so-called blue tickets, while red tickets will be given for more serious violations such as cycling under the influence of alcohol. The agency hopes to finalize a proposal at the panel's meeting in January and submit a bill to parliament next year to amend the Road Traffic Act. Currently, offenders are handed a "warning slip" for minor traffic violations and red tickets for serious offenses.
The driver told police, "I thought I had driven over a curb, and when I checked, I found a person."