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Interbike Does A 180, Dumps Anaheim And Will Return To Vegas In 2011

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The annual industry trade show Interbike, has announced that plans  to move the show from Las Vegas to Anaheim have been pulled, and Interbike will instead stay in Sin City for another two years. The announcement came on their Twitter handle on Tuesday evening, with a link to the press release on their website.

Organizers also nixed the date changes proposed with the Anaheim move, which would have put the show in August, falling before Eurobike, and giving the event much more international attention. Instead, the September dates will stay, with the show running September 14-16 in 2011. The outdoor demo will also remain at Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City on the 12th and 13th.

Interbike says the move came after loud criticism from the industry over the move to Anaheim, citing the convenience and ease of the Las Vegas venue.

“The announcement that we were moving the show dates and location elicited a very real response that surveys and discussions alone couldn’t accomplish,” said Andy Tompkins, Interbike show director. “Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to this year’s show and the countless conversations we’ve personally had with exhibitors and retailers regarding the future dates and location of Interbike, we are reversing our earlier decision to move the 2011 show to Anaheim in August. We are hearing loud and clear that, at this time, the industry prefers September dates and the convenience of Las Vegas.”

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