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NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Liberty Interactive Corp. has divided itself in two, spinning off its digital commerce companies, including Backcountry.com and Competitive Cyclist.com, into a separate entity called Liberty Ventures Group.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The October 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News features an article on VeloFix, a new franchised mobile bike repair business.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has hired Rod Tomlinson for its sales team. He replaces Brian McKavic, who is moving to the East Coast with his family for a new opportunity.
Tomlinson was most recently the retail marketing project manager at Fox Head Inc.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles has hired creative and marketing veteran Matt Reece as the brand's director of marketing.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group has scheduled three Mann University Leadership Courses this winter for retail managers of outdoor, bicycle and running stores. The three-day classes are designed to give graduates tools to increase the profitability and performance of their stores.
KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN) — The Canadian Independent Bicycle Retailers Association (CIBRA) is hosting a retail leadership and training conference Oct. 26-28 at the Pinnacle Pier Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia. The three-day event is tailored for independent bike shops.
SEATTLE (BRAIN) — At this month's Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, the hydration brand Nuun will launch a program to assess athletes' hydration levels.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components was the only bicycle hardware manufacturer to make Outside magazine's new list of the Best Places to Work. The employee-owned manufacturer, based near Asheville, North Carolina, was Number 90 on the list of 100 workplaces that magazine deemed cool.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru Gear will be at this month's VeloSwap in Denver to collect old bicycle inner tubes.
VeloSwap, billed as "the world's largest consumer bike show," will be held Saturday Oct. 18 at Denver's National Western Complex.