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Posted September 24, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Jamis Bicycles started off Interbike on a sore note as 13 high-end 2010 full-suspension mountain bikes disappeared after leaving Jamis’ warehouse in New Jersey.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 24, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Coming into Interbike, Thule’s Peter Pell didn’t know what to expect. But in the midst of tough times, he certainly didn’t expect this.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 23, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products and BMC will end their distribution agreement, effective next July, both companies confirmed on Wednesday.

BMC has formed a new U.S. subsidiary, and will assume sales and marketing responsibilities for the brand effective immediately.

Posted in North America
Posted September 23, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Terry Precision Bicycles signed a license agreement for Advanced Sports, Inc. (ASI) to distribute an expanded line of women's performance and lifestyle bicycles.

Posted in North America
Posted September 23, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRIAN)—As Bikes Belong celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, executive director Tim Blumenthal (pictured) takes heart that the industry has coalesced around its role as the leading advocacy voice.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted September 23, 2009

Click on link to view Show Daily Issue Two.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted September 23, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Guru’s ownership group has entered into a new partnership with an investor group led by Ted Matthews.

Posted in North America
Posted September 23, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—For those physically not at Interbike you can now view Bicycle Retailer's complete Show Daily issues online in PDF form.

Click on link to view Day 1. Be sure to come back Thursday and Friday for complete Day 2 and Day 3 Show Dailies.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted September 22, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Specialized employees, retailers and journalists rolled into Outdoor Demo yesterday amidst a champagne salute to celebrate the finish of a six-day ride to Las Vegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 22, 2009

There's only one place you can see Fox Racing's Greg Lenac compete at foosball while watching Cannondale's Bill Rudell fire up the grill. Keep that up, Bill, and the wife's going to want you to cook at home!!!

Click on link to visit the BRAIN Blog and see shots from the OutDoor Demo.

Posted in North America
Posted September 22, 2009

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Answer Products has launched a new Web Site.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted September 22, 2009

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Visitors to the Giant Bicycles Web site will discover a new look and an enhanced, more user-friendly design that makes it easier for them to find just the right bike.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted September 22, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—If Monday’s motto at Outdoor Demo was “true grit,” Tuesday’s was “true fun,” as the sun shone less fiercely and the crowds were denser.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 21, 2009

Attention all you Tweeters at Interbike: The official Tweetup takes place tonight at 7 p.m. at Lavo, a bar inside the Palazzo. Sip on free drinks while meeting the faces behind industry tweets. For more info see @Bike_Tweetup.

Posted in North America
Posted September 21, 2009

CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has selected 3point5.com to provide online training for Performance’s retail sales people.

Posted in North America
Posted September 21, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Lake Cycling has entered into a distribution partnership with Veltec Sports.

Posted in North America
Posted September 20, 2009

"I gotta say it now, better loud than too late."

—Eddie Vedder on Pearl Jam's new track "Amongst the Waves." The album "Backspacer" comes out tomorrow.

Posted in North America
Posted September 20, 2009

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Diadora Sport Srl of Caerano San Marco, Italy has appointed Trialtir-USA of Houston, Texas distributor for cycling shoes and accessories for the USA market.

Posted in North America
Posted September 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—World Bicycle Relief and the SRAM Cycling Fund are hosting the 4th Annual open forum, “The Power of Bicycles,” on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. in Sands Conference Room 105. All Interbike attendees are invited to attend the discussion with F.K.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong and Interbike will invest more than $50,000 during the next two years to improve bicycling conditions for children in Las Vegas—the international trade show’s host city.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Interbike

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