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MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Robert Fortune, a member of the family that owns Saris Cycling Group and an active cycling advocate, died recently at age 90 after a long illness.
Bob Fortune was the father of Chris Fortune, who co-owns Saris with his wife Sarah.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — ISPO BIKE has a new exhibition director as longtime community manager David Badalec takes over while Eva Schlangenotto is taking maternity leave, the trade show announced Friday.
Badalec has been community manager for the action sports segment for seven years.
For the sake of full disclosure I think I should admit something before I get too far into this: I am not and have never been a “biker.”
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — A San Francisco man is set to become one of the few bicyclists in the country to face felony manslaughter charges, for running into an elderly pedestrian in a busy intersection last March.
GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — BMC is producing 50 Lamborghini 50th Anniversary Edition impec bikes to celebrate the Italian car company's anniversary this year.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Sales got off to a slow start at independent bicycle dealers this year. While total dollar sales held steady at $145 million, unit sales slipped 2 percent in January, according to sell-through data from Leisure Trends Group.
WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings, parent of Camelbak and Fox, reported strong growth in sales of both brands during 2012.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Despite a shutdown of the federal government here ahead of an approaching snowstorm Wednesday, advocates attending the National Bike Summit this week took to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and aides to improve safety for cyclists, among other goals.
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) — Magura has announced a recall of some of its hydraulic brake levers because they can fail in extreme cold conditions.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — ModCraft, a new public relations agency founded by Shanna Burnette, is representing nutrition brand Infinit, running apparel brand Oiselle and the Soleus sports watch company.