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Posted August 18, 2009

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Kevin Cox and Holly Wiese have teamed up to create their own strategic retail design and visual merchandising company, 3 Dots Design.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2009

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Competitor Group, Inc. has launched an online publication focused on the mountain bike lifestyle at Singletrack.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted August 18, 2009

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Sales in Easton Bell Sports’ Action Segment, which includes its cycling division, fell 2.3 percent in the second quarter of 2009 as OEM cycling component purchases declined due to soft demand for high-end bikes, according to Paul Harrington, president and chief executive officer of Easton Bell.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 18, 2009

BRAIN's Robert Roman fashions himself more of a road rider than mountain. Evidence of this was on display at Aliso & Woods Canyons Regional Park on Monday night when Roman took a spill on one of Aliso's trails, banging up his knee, and knocking him out of yesterday's road ride.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2009

NORCROSS, GA (BRAIN)—Blue competition cycles has officially launched in the UK through its distribution partner Multisport Distribution Limited.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2009

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—Cycling United Austria will distribute Zipp Speed Weaponry product in the Austrian market.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2009

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Alienation BMX has added Western Power Sports to its U.S./domestic distribution channel.

In an effort to make Alieanation race-specific product more available to the domestic dealer base, WPS and Alienation have joined forces to make this partnership happen.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2009

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Despite wild weather on Sunday morning that threatened the show, the inaugural Ausbike Expo exceeded organizers’ expectations.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 17, 2009

KEYSTONE, CO (BRAIN)—Mario Aponte, owner of Downtown Bicycles in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been to a lot of dealer meetings with various suppliers over his years in the industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 16, 2009

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN)—Ergon Int. along with Ergon USA, has inked an exclusive partnership with Norco Products for the Canadian Market.

Posted in North America
Posted August 16, 2009

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association has received three new grants in support of the organization's work to establish an official United States Bicycle Route System (USBRS).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 16, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Whatever the reason, weather or the economy, suppliers did not find parents buying kids' bikes this year. Imports of sidewalk bikes with wheel sizes under 20-inches fell 9 percent through June, while imports of 20- and 24-inch bikes were down 32 percent.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 16, 2009

"It would take a real special day with a big team effort. Can we use TT bikes?"

Posted in North America
Posted August 14, 2009

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—A crowd of about 400 cycling advocates, suppliers and retailers, as well as Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, gathered last night at a fundraiser for Congressman James Oberstar (D-MN) in Madison, Wisconsin.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 14, 2009

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—A crowd of about 400 cycling advocates, suppliers and retailers, as well as Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle, gathered last night at a fundraiser for Congressman James Oberstar (D-MN) in Madison, Wisconsin.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 13, 2009

Patrick Brady is happy to announce that he's added his first team member to the Red Kite Prayer site. Philip Reid Brady was born July 25 at 12:03 p.m. He was 7 lbs., 6 oz. and measured 20 inches. He's got his father's low resting pulse and his mother's good looks, a very lucky combination.

Posted in North America
Posted August 13, 2009

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (BRAIN)—Zigo has launched its Zigos for Clunkers program, a stimulus program that will help the environment, combat obesity, reduce dependency on foreign oil and promote positive parenting in America.

Posted in North America
Posted August 13, 2009

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—A group of Taiwan executives will offer their thoughts on developing trends and new products at a special Taiwan Product Launch seminar at Eurobike.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 13, 2009

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—With more than 1,500 pre-show registrations, organizers of the inaugural Ausbike Australia Bicycle Trade Expo kicking off this Sunday morning are delighted.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 12, 2009

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Trek is showing a greater commitment to the transportation bike category with a slew of new urban, city and commuter offerings for 2010. For the upcoming year the company has also focused on hitting key price points to cater to a changing consumer mindset.

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