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February 6, 2013
Dannie Nall

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Dannie Nall has joined Exustar USA as general manager as the shoe and pedal brand looks to increase its presence in the U.S.

Posted in North America
February 6, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — President Obama has nominated REI's chief executive, Sally Jewell, to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior.

Posted in North America
Outdoor industry group applauds nomination
February 6, 2013
BTI's 2013 catalog

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — Retailers this week are receiving Bicycle Technologies International's 20th anniversary parts and accessories catalog.

Posted in Industry News
February 6, 2013
Chris King InSet 8 headset in navy

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Chris King developed the InSet 8 headset to accommodate tapered 1-1/8 inch to 1-1/4 inch steerer tubes used on road and cyclocross bikes.

Posted in New Products
February 6, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Independent bike dealers rang out last year on a high note, with December sales of $218 million, up 3 percent from a year earlier, to propel full-year 2012  merchandise sales to $3.3 billion, according to Leisure Trends Group’s RetailTRAK data.

Posted in Studies/Reports
February 6, 2013

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike Expo co-founder Steve Ready has donated $10,000 to Trip for Kids International. The nonprofit plans to use the new funds to expand its programs, which provide mountain bike outings, mechanic training and environmental education for low-income youth. 

Posted in Industry News
February 6, 2013

LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing wrapped up 2012 with a $10,000 matching funds campaign to benefit Boulder, Colorado-based Community Cycles and is now accepting sponsorship applications from cycling-related organizations and individual cyclists nationwide.

Posted in Industry News
February 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Industry sponsors are being sought for the inaugural CycleSF, a fun ride that will open 24 miles of San Francisco’s streets to cyclists and benefit the city’s Recreation and Parks Department.

Posted in North America
February 5, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Bike New York continues to see exhibitors sign up for its second annual Bike Expo New York show May 3-4. Specialized will return to the show, joining Raleigh, REI, Thule, Timbuk2, Primal Wear, Osprey, Nutcase, Eastern Mountain Sports and Terry Bicycles, among others.

Posted in North America
February 5, 2013

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports, formerly known as Norco Products, is adding 10 new brands to its offerings, including several brands owned by U.S. distributor QBP.

Posted in North America

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