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October 15, 2012

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN) — Kyle Bennett, a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic BMX team, was killed early Sunday in a single-vehicle auto accident.

According to reports, Bennett, 33, died when he drove his truck off a road and through a culvert, hitting several trees and a gate. 

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012
A SchwagBox product mockup
GREENSBORO, NC (BRAIN) — Bikerumor.com is launching a subscription service that will deliver a care package of nutrition, bike and body care products to consumers for $10 a month.
 
Posted in North America
October 15, 2012

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN) — Vermont-based Ibex Outdoor Clothing is opening its second company store, this one in Seattle, Washington, next month.

Posted in Retail News
October 15, 2012

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Schwinn is working with the ThinkFirst National Injury Foundation to launch a bike helmet education campaign. The goal of the Helmet on Heads campaign is to educate one million kids about bike helmet safety over the next 10 years.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012
Breast cancer survivor Emily Gresh with the 2012 Liv/giant Avail Inspire she designed.

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) —For the second year, Liv-giant is holding a contest for breast cancer survivors to design a special edition Avail road bike, which will be sold to benefit Young Survival Coalition, an organization supporting young women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — Legendary mountain bike racer Ned Overend is joining IMBA's honorary board, while racer Rebecca Rusch, already a member of the board, is taling over as its chair.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — QBP has promoted Matt Larson to brand manager of its Foundry Cycles and Whisky Parts Company subsidiaries, promoting him from his position as art director for the two lines.

Posted in North America
October 15, 2012
The Chrome Storm Pasha

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome is extending its bag and apparel line into a family of waterproof-breathable clothing called Chrome Storm.

The Storm line is intended to work on and off the bike for urban commuting.

Posted in New Products
October 12, 2012

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American planned to break ground Friday on an expansion to its Ladson, South Carolina, distribution center.

Posted in North America
October 11, 2012
The QBP booth at Interbike

By Joe Nocella

Posted in Retail News
An Interbike newbie reports on his first show, where he variously felt out of place and like a movie star.

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