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ROADMASTER CORP. AND MACGREGOR SPORTS SIGN DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

 ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Roadmaster Industries Inc. ("RMI" or the "company") (AMEX: RDM) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Roadmaster Corp. ("Roadmaster"), has entered into a five-year exclusive distribution agreement with MacGregor Sports Products Inc. ("MSPI") a wholly owned subsidiary of MacGregor Sports & Fitness Inc. ("MacGregor"). Under the agreement, Roadmaster will be the exclusive U.S. source for MacGregor brand sporting goods products such as baseball, football, basketball, hockey, soccer, volleyball, racquet sports and certain exercise equipment, in the retail, non-institutional channels of trade. Roadmaster will pay MacGregor a royalty on all sales. As part of the Distribution Agreement, Roadmaster purchased certain receivables, inventory, equipment and other operating assets of MSPI.
 "MacGregor's origins date back to the 1870s making it one of the oldest names in sporting goods," said Roadmaster Corp. President Ed Shake. "This agreement fits the profile of what we're looking for in terms of increasing our junior products and fitness businesses. We intend to capitalize on our relationships with many of the largest retailers in the U.S. in an effort to expand the presence of the MacGregor product line."
 The MacGregor name adds another well-known brand name to Roadmaster's growing list of leisure time and sporting goods product lines. On Sept. 16, 1993, RMI announced its acquisition of the operating business and applicable assets of the Flexible Flyer Co. Flexible Flyer(R), a recognizable brand name for over 100 years, is a producer of swing sets, hobby horses, bulk plastic toys, wood and steel sleds and plastic snow toys.
 Roadmaster Industries Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a leading producer of Roadmaster(R) bicycles, Vitamaster(R) fitness equipment, Roadmaster(R) and Flexible Flyer(R) junior products and Hamilton(R) lamps and is the exclusive U.S. retail distributor of MacGregor team sports and inflatable sporting goods.
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 /CONTACT: Thomas B. Olson of Roadmaster Industries, 303-290-8150/
 (RDM)


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