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It was after completing a 2,300-mile bicycle tour from Oregon to Texas in 1980 that Wayne Borroughs began dreaming of opening up a bike shop to help perpetuate his love of bicycle travel. Borroughs worked at a shop in Fort Collins, Colorado, for seven years before opening up his own store, which he ran for another seven. But neither experience truly scratched his itch for touring bikes.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Thirty years (or 31?) after he co-founded the Interbike Expo, the industry honored Steve Ready last month during the expo here, bestowing a BRAINy Lifetime Achievement Award.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Tern, which provided share bikes at the South by Southwest Interactive conference in Austin last spring, will do the same at a related event this month, the SXSW Eco conference.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Joe Friel, author of the The Cyclist's Training Bible and The Triathlete's Training Bible, has published a new book with VeloPress, The Power Meter Handbook.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Babici, a relatively new high-end road cycling clothing line based in Australia, is coming to shore in the U.S. next season. The brand's exclusive U.S. online retailer will be Competitive Cyclist; the company also will be looking to sell to independent bike dealers.
BORDENTOWN, N.J. (BRAIN) — U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis visited Princeton Tec's headquarters here last week to commend the lighting company for its commitment to domestic manufacturing and sourcing.
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs, Inc. has hired the Moxie Northwest rep group to represent is line to the bike marketing in the Northwest region.
CHICO, CA (BRAIN) — Paul Component Engineering has begun construction on a 2,000-square-foot addition to its factory, increasing its square footage by 50 percent.
The company said the addition was necessitated by 21 percent average annual growth over the last five years.