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SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 6:32 AM MT—Move Press, the publisher of 3/Go Triathlon, peloton and switchback magazines, is transitioning 3/Go away from print, the company said.

Tagged Media/Publishing

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Friday June 15 2012 10:38 AM MT—Bike industry veteran Troy Angwin died last Thursday after being hit by a trolly in downtown San Diego.

Tagged People

AASHTO publishes Bike Guide • Bloomsbury Publishing partners with Rouleur • Challenge opens North American office with Lumbaca • Fundraiser raises more than $50,000 for U.S. Bicycle Route System • BMX veteran Dennis McCoy returns to Haro team • QR sponsors REV3 triathlon series

USA Pro Challenge and NBC Sports Group reach multi-year agreement • SRAM bike part art being auctioned to support World Bicycle Relief • Rider on Dahon wins folding bike race • Velo Saddles launches Senso New Heroes webpages • Rudy Project offers 2-for-1 promotion

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 13 2012 4:35 PM MT—The United States Anti-Doping Agency has notified Lance Armstrong that it has begun the process of seeking sports sanctions for alleged doping during his career.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

Teva introduces seven new bike shoes • Currie Technologies launches new website • NSGA's Kasen to retire

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday June 12 2012 3:00 PM MT—Colorado-based Velo magazine and VeloNews.com will continue as the official media sponsor of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in a multi-year agreement announced Tuesday.

Tagged Media/Publishing

More Euro brands sign on to Asia Bike • European Commission to review ruling on extra e-bike tests • Dahon names Greek distributor • Western governors tout economic value of outdoor recreation

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 7:03 PM MT—Next year, the Interbike Expo is moving from its long-time home at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center,

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 6:03 PM MT—First-quarter exports of complete bicycles from Taiwan to the global market fell 9.5 percent in what could be an indication of the effect of Europe’s economic slowdown on the island’s manufacturers.

Tour de Fat raises $2 million • Bikes Belong awards community grants

FT. COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 9:53 AM MT—New Belgium Brewing's Tour de Fat, which began 13 years ago, has passed the $2 million mark for total funds raised.

Events’ massive popularity in Europe bolsters industry, local economies

Editor's note: The following article was published in the May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Tagged From the Magazine

Malakye.com plans job fair in Portland • Wahoo offers Bluetooth bike speed and cadence sensor • Pro team mechanic authors bike repair book • Industry vet launches iPod tripod on Kickstarter

Editor's note: The following article originally appeared in the May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Tagged From the Magazine

Capo Apparel adds Northeast sales manager • Giro d'Italia announces first gran fondos in the U.S. • IMBA alerts California mountain bikers of threat

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) Friday June 8 2012 5:13 AM MT—Norco has renamed its distributor business and launched a complementing website called livetoplaysports.com.

Tagged Distributor news

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) Thursday June 7 2012 12:30 PM MT—Outdoor supplier Black Diamond has agreed to buy POC Sweden, a protective gear manufacturer whose product line includes bike helmets.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

Electra adds Supplier Sync for SmartEtailing dealers • Panda Bicycles features on Discovery Channel show Thursday • Turner auctions bike to benefit SoCal high school league

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the May 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

CASTRO VALLEY, CA—John Koslosky, owner of the Bay Area’s Castro Valley Cyclery, has virtualized his shop’s weekly club ride.

Tagged From the Magazine / Mobile bike apps

Led by GoPro, action cameras explode at retail.

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Tagged From the Magazine

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