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How To Make 1 Million Euros in Cycling

Feb 10, 2010
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Be the group that sells the WC to a city.

The 2015 Host, Richmond Va. Raised some $21 million USD.
http://www.richmond.com/richmond-2015/article_ecbc4c8e-3c8c-5dba-900e-26e064200168.html


The City Grandfathers sold on the idea that this event stimulates tourism income.
http://www.richmond.com/news/local/article_bbf59ec4-3acc-5740-87a4-c965411140e1.html

City hotel occupancy rates in September decreased 7.2 percent compared with the previous year, and restaurant sales essentially were stagnant, decreasing less than 1 percent.

Ooops!

A little later, the Richmond organizing committee gets a $1 million Euro rebate.
http://www.cyclingpro.net/velopro/road/brian-cookson-fait-face-a-un-etat-des-lieux-catastrophique
Une ristourne d’environ 1 millions d’Euros a été accordée au comité d’organisation de Richmond. Vous nous aviez conseillé d’accepter cette proposition négociée par notre collègue Mike Plant.

Who earned $1 million Euros?
https://richmond2015.com/_board-of-directors/
Was Mike Plant, UCI official, a tough negotiator for himself? Who else from Medalists Sports, Mike Plant's company was involved? Tim Miller!!! C'mon down Tim!
http://www.grpva.com/news-and-media/details/how-richmond-won-the-right-to-host-the-uci-road-world-championships
 
Jan 15, 2013
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Damn, I really thought the answer to the title question was going to be "start with 20 million euro, Mr Tinkov".
 

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