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Posted December 16, 2010
EAGLE, CO (BRAIN)—A hit-and-run driver who plowed into a cyclist in Vail will only be charged with a misdemeanor after a judge on Thursday accepted a controversial plea deal, according to a Colorado news report.

Posted in North America
Posted December 16, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—B-cycle will demonstrate its bike share system in San Francisco this Saturday and Sunday at Civic Center Plaza (in front of San Francisco City Hall) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 16, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is preparing for a record-breaking year, with exhibitor figures looking to surpass the mark of 150 set in Portland, Oregon, in 2008.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 16, 2010
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Helmtops has new partnerships with three bicycle distributors increasing the availability of their new product.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 16, 2010
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs has added Katie Koppenhafer and Chris Horton to the Osprey customer service team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 15, 2010
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group has signed a distribution deal with Ti Cycles to sell its GT and Mongoose brands in India, the company’s latest move to penetrate emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region.

Posted in International
Posted December 15, 2010
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—The National Interscholastic Cycling Association is planning an annual awards banquet to honor individuals that have made outstanding contributions and achievements in the development of high school cycling.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted December 15, 2010
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—Honey Stinger has introduced a new grassroots sponsorship program called “The Hive.”

Posted in North America
Posted December 15, 2010
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—Preseason orders for American Bicycle Group (ABG) brands Litespeed and Quintana Roo (QR) have increased a combined 21 percent over preseason orders in 2010.

Posted in North America
Posted December 15, 2010
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN)—Hanson Dodge Creative, an active lifestyle agency based in Milwaukee, has hired Brian Pettit.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 14, 2010
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—January 1 will mark a new step in the collaboration between the International Cycling Union (UCI) and bicycle manufacturers as a new approval procedure for bike frames and forks will come into force on this date.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 14, 2010
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, which hosts the annual DealerCamp event for the cycling industry, has formed a strategic partnership with online retail sales training specialists 3point5.com.

Posted in North America
Posted December 14, 2010
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The American Cycling Association has named Chris McGee as its executive director.

The American Cycling Association is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit sporting organization that sanctions most road and cyclocross racing in Colorado and southeast Wyoming.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 14, 2010
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired James Samuel as the company’s new general manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 14, 2010
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima has acquired New Zealand based rooftop car rack manufacturer Hubco.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted December 13, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, maker of the Polar Bottle, has moved to a new location, just down the road from its original headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.

Posted in North America
Posted December 13, 2010
BATH, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—UK's Powabyke, an electric battery-powered bike manufacturer, will now be available in Southern Ireland through Green Machines.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 13, 2010
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Boa Technology has opened its new Hong Kong office. The company has also promoted Mark Kerns to Asia development manager in Japan to support continued focus and growth around the world.

Posted in North America
Posted December 13, 2010
Roy De Guzman of Brooklyn, NY—a BMX rider—claimed first place in the "Bicycling Magazine Bike Repair Challenge, sponsored by Park Tool" on Dec. 8 at Sid's Bikes in NYC.

Posted in North America
Posted December 10, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Masi Bicycles has launched its revamped Web site with all 2011 information, including a new video feature for each model or category in the line.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet

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