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LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Steve Boyd has launched a new distribution company, Stile Products, that will represent Tern Bicycles and BioLogic cycling accessories.

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TIRAT CARMEL, Israel (BRAIN)—Source Vagabond Systems, parent company of the Source line of hydration systems and sports sandals, is suing Hydrapak over a closing mechanism that's featured on Source's Widepac reservoir.

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle retailers in New England and much of the East Coast will see immediate benefits from a new warehouse for the company that begins operations today.

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—As the October Interbike show issue approaches, Bicycle Retailer is seeking 10 new retailers to participate in the magazine’s State of Retail panel.

Tagged BRAIN News

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has hired two new sales representatives to serve Illinois and the upper Midwestern states. They will provide support for QBP’s global consumer brands, and all vendors distributed by QBP.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Light and Motion has hired Jack Gresmer in the newly created position of director of sales. He will work alongside current sales manager Eric Squires to help build the company’s bike business.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill Monday to soften the Consumer Product Safety Information Act (CPSIA), a law that regulates the lead content in children’s products, including bicycles.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—John Wilcockson, one of the racing world’s best known editors, has left VeloNews after a 24-year career that re-launched the iconic magazine into one of the industry’s best read publications.

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By Doug McClellan

The latest wave of doping allegations swirling around Lance Armstrong and other top cyclists will continue to scare big-name sponsors away from the sport, branding and marketing experts say.

By Chris Lesser

NEW YORK, NY—If you picked up a tabloid on a New York City street corner earlier this year you stood a good chance of reading something about bikes—and chances are it wasn’t good news.

Tagged Media/Publishing

By Jason Norman

GILBERT, AZ—One organization is based in the West; the other is based in the East. One is for-profit; the other is a nonprofit.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

"One Rider, One Survivor” is a 91.1K bicycle ride on Saturday, September 10. Each rider will be riding for an unnamed survivor of the September 11 tragedy ten years ago.

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The number of commuter bike riders in New York City increased 14 percent compared to last spring, according to Mayor Michael R.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The ultimate bargain treasure hunt for cycling enthusiasts is headed East. VeloSwap has earned a reputation as one of the largest consumer cycling shows in the country, offering deals for cyclists in Denver for more than two decades.

Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The long-term future of the federal investment in transportation—including bicycling—remains uncertain.

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon is introducing a hologram program to better protect retailers and consumers from counterfeit products. The system's goal is to make it easy to distinguish fake products being sold at retail.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Skirt Sports has hired Leanne Hand as its vice president of marketing.

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CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) has a rejuvenated mission and vision and is also launching a new advocacy program.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired Milay Galvez as its new professional sponsorship manager.

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