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November 5, 2012
Skins chairman Jamie Fuller

STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Australia-based clothing maker Skins announced Monday that it was suing the world cycling body UCI. The press release did not say where the suit would be filed. Skins did not sponsor Lance Armstrong.

Posted in International
November 5, 2012

WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN) — FSA has a new boss in the U.S. market. Lance Bohlen, 56, has officially taken over as the company’s managing director, replacing Matt VanEnkevort, who left in June to become CEO at Marin Bicycles.

Posted in North America
November 5, 2012

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — The city center of Argentina’s capital city hosted its first ShimanoFest this past weekend, a two-day expo and race designed to expose everyday folks in Latin America to elite cycling. 

Posted in International
November 2, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — Greg Hind, founder of Hind Performance and GH Sports, died Wednesday after a short illness. He was 66.

Posted in North America
November 2, 2012
2012 Outerbike photo by Whit Richardson

MOAB, UT (BRAIN) — The third annual Outerbike event in early October attracted more than 1,000 attendees, who enjoyed warm, dry conditions and a wide selection of demo bikes.

Posted in North America
November 2, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Dirt Rag Magazine has hired longtime industry journalist Mike Cushionbury as editor. 

Posted in Industry News
November 2, 2012

DAVIS, CA (BRAIN) — The U.S. Bicycle Hall of Fame will induct four new members this Saturday at UC Davis.

Posted in North America
November 2, 2012
Sampson Sports Stratics Carbon Ti pedals
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports has released two new versions of its Stratics Carbon pedals: the Carbon Ti and Carbon Steel. 
 
Posted in New Products
November 1, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — LTP Sports Group Inc., the new distribution arm of Norco Bicycles, has taken over ownership of Norco dealer John Henry Bikes, a fixture on Vancouver’s North Shore for 20 years, following the retirements of owners John Henry and Willie Cromack.

Posted in Retail News
November 1, 2012

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — The BiKASE IKASE holds an iPad on bike handlebars for use on stationary trainers.

Posted in New Products

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