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To address this, major manufacturers invite journalists to multiday product launches, where they have access to the engineers, marketers, etc., and plenty of time for realworld testing. Smaller companies cant afford this and are thus left at a disadvantage. Press Camp fills this gap by bringing together around 20 bikeindustry brands and A Lange & Sohne Tourbillion Moonphase watches roughly the same number of journalists for three days of informational sessions and product testing in Sun Valley, Idaho. The companies get to pool their resources, and we journalists get to spend quality time with the engineers and their new products.