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Old 12-21-06, 11:08 AM   #1
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Ikea UK gives away 9000 folding bikes to employees

What a great idea!

"It's a Håppî Christmüs from Sweden as Ikea UK gives all 9000 'co-workers' folding bikes as this year's corporate gift. The largesse is even more impressive when put into market context: Brompton, for instance, sells c. 12,000 folding bikes a year so this move from Ikea is a big boost to the folding bike sector (and, from later tonight, there's likely to be a fair few blue folding bikes on eBay...)"

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http://bikebiz.com/Ikea-gifts-9000-f...ikes-to-staffH
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Old 12-21-06, 12:11 PM   #2
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Döes it comë apart with jüst one allen key?
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Old 12-31-06, 11:22 AM   #3
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As predicted by someone - you cannot *move* on ebay.uk for these critters being offloaded. Kind of sad the staff members couldn't think beyond hawking them and maybe even try riding them to work.

(Though if they'd splashed a bit more and given people Bromptons or the Raleigh/Dahon Boardwalk clone I think maybe more people might have given them a try)

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Old 12-31-06, 01:34 PM   #4
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