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KENT, WA (BRAIN)Kyle Casteel is leaving Raleigh USA after 13 years with the organization, most recently as senior product/brand manager.

Tagged People

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)Participants at Interbike's OutDoor Demo this year won't have to change clothes in a dusty parking lot or take the shuttle bus back to The Strip wearing a sweaty chamois, thanks to an "Official Changing Station" hosted by Zoic.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)Giant USA has added Karsten Hagen as Northwest regional manager. His region includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Nevada and Northern California.

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NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN)Louis Garneau will institute a minimum advertised price policy starting with its summer 2013 collection, effective Nov. 1.

The MAP policy will apply to all of Garneau's product categories, including cycling, triathlon and Nordic skiing apparel.

Tagged MAP

Leslie Bohm, who passed away Monday at 59, had a long history in the bike industry, with many friends among retailers and suppliers. Many of them have offered their remembrances to BRAIN.

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Leslie Bohm

Leslie Bohm, who devoted his career to cycling and to helping independent bike shops compete with larger vendors, died Monday evening after several years of fighting cancer. He was 59.

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AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN)—Santini U.S. is expanding its outside sales force with the addition of a national custom clothing coordinator and territorial reps covering Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Northern California.

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BAD URACH, Germany (BRAIN)—Magura has restructured its bike parts sector internally at its German headquarters in an effort to deliver fast and efficient workshop services to dealers and end consumers.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclocross Magazine has added a third member of its editorial team, Joanna Jones, who starts as managing editor.

Jones is an avid cyclist and former collegiate racer. She will steer the publication's print and online content and its community-contributed content.

Tagged Media/Publishing / People

MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN)Hans Bergman announced Monday that he is stepping down as general manager of Assos North America to take a position with the ski clothing company Kjus North America.

Tagged People

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)A federal court in Texas has dismissed Lance Armstrong's lawsuit that challenged the U.S. Anti-doping Agency's jurisdiction in charging Armstrong with doping.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)Munich’s ISPO Bike show closed on Sunday after a four-day run in Bavaria. In its fourth year, ISPO Bike drew 290 exhibitors and 6,000 trade visitors from 46 countries, according to organizers at Messe München International, where the fair is held.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado's highest court will hear arguments in November on a case involving a mountain town's ordinance banning bikes from a once-popular cycling route.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

Mt. Borah launches custom sock program • Fulcrum names Norco its Canadian distributor • Ottawa remembers fallen rider

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA (BRAIN) Friday August 17 2012 9:30 AM MT—More than a few folks have gone to Interbike in search of a job in the bike industry over the years.

Tagged Interbike

Quality hires new reps • SR Suntour adds warranty website • Trips for Kids awards grants

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Thursday August 16 2012 9:33 AM MT—QBP has added three new regional sales reps, in the Eastern, Midwestern and Western regions.

Tagged Distributor news

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—CyclingSoul, a marketing and brand service company, is bringing together past and present icons of pro cycling with a new event, Living the Ride, that will follow the conclusion of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

On mountain bike trails riders trying to set a KOM risk more than their own life and limb. Some fear they risk the safety of other trail users and jeopardize trail access.

Mountain bikers debate Strava’s impact on rider behavior

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Not long ago, Scot Nicol, the founder of Ibis Cycles, was pedaling through a park near his home when he saw a friend coming the other way on the trail.

Tagged BRAIN News

MARKHAM, Ontario (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 10:26 AM PST—Joyride150 Indoor Bike Park is expanding to more than 102,500 square feet this month, up from its original 90,000-square-foot size.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 8:21 AM MT—Even though Trek does not exhibit at the Interbike Expo, Trek Bicycle CEO John Burke will deliver the keynote address at the Las Vegas trade show next month, the show's organizers announced Monday.

Tagged Interbike


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