BRAIN Staff

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June 21, 2012

SHERWOOD, WI (BRAIN)—Doug Witmer, Clif Bar’s national sales manager for Canada, died last weekend of an apparent heart attack while competing in Wisconsin’s High Cliff Triathlon.

Posted in North America
June 21, 2012

Park Tool takes Tech Summits to D.C. and Portland • CSG to open new R&D facility this summer • USA BMX announces free racing on Olympic Day • Advocacy groups in Mississippi and Arizona get $25,000 in grants • Peaks Coaching adds to veteran coaching roster

Posted in North America
June 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The outdoor recreation market drives $646 in annual U.S. spending and supports 6.1 million domestic jobs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Outdoor Industry Association.

Posted in Studies/Reports
June 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies is recalling certain models of its Tricruiser, an electric-powered adult tricycle. The company said the rear axle may break causing the rear wheel to detach. The Tricruiser was marketed under the IZIP and eZip brands.

Posted in Recalls
June 20, 2012

EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—Longtime Evanston retailer Turin Bicycles has rebranded as Ten 27 Cycles and is now under the sole ownership of Chris Mailing, who has been majority owner since 2004.

Posted in Retail News
June 20, 2012

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Giro dug back into the archives when developing the Air Attack aero road helmet, basing its newest innovation on the cutting-edge 1988 helmet of the same name, worn by such athletes as Chris Boardman and a young Lance Armstrong.

Posted in New Products
June 19, 2012

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN)—The inaugural Action Outdoor & Bike Expo in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is still two months away, but organizers have already announced plans to take the show to the West Coast next year. They are also adding three more show dates.

Posted in North America
June 19, 2012

LANCASTER, OH (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Dan Peters is not so much relocating Lancaster Bicycle as he is launching a mini-empire.

Posted in Retail News
June 19, 2012

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design is branching out from its cross-country and racing roots with a new line of cockpit components designed for longer-travel trail bikes.

Posted in New Products
June 18, 2012

QBP ranks 24th in newspaper’s Top Workplaces • SF cyclist charged with manslaughter • Trek signs ‘cross racer Katie Compton • Registration opens for LEVA courses

Posted in North America

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