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German car manufacturer BMW launches carbon-fibre road bike equipped with Shimano Ultegra for £2,200

Lapierre Zesty and Kona Stinky Air taken from JE James Cycles' Chesterfield shop in early hours of Friday morning

Latest Kinesis UK frames and forks on updated website alongside new technical information section and 'readers bikes'

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Friday Tech Roundup: There's a new UK bike show on the calendar and it's devoted to handmade and 'boutique' bicycles. It's in Bristol and opens tomorrow; now read on.…