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BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 11:59 AM MT—Future Publishing, publisher of and, is launching a new mountain bike website called this week.

Tagged Media/Publishing

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 10:20 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, who resigned last week as managing director of Full Speed Ahead has joined Marin Bicycles as chief executive officer, the company announced Tue

Tagged People

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012—Selle San Marco brand and design manager Luca Bertoncello is leaving the Italian saddle manufacturer to join Japanese apparel company Pedaled.

Tagged People

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 4:11 PM MT— Cannondale is promoting the women’s Reve Tour with a 30-second television spot running during prime-time Tour de France coverage on NBC Sports for the next three weeks.

Tagged Media/Publishing

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 9:39 AM MT—Bicycle Technologies International broke ground Friday on a new 50,000-square-foot call center and distribution hub here.

Tagged Distributor news

Specialized launches new aero helmet at Tour • American Classic introduces first TV ad campaign • Wilier debuts new road frame • Team Sky extends with Pinarello • Rapha promotes 'Circle of Death' Strava challenge • Bicycling offers cross-platform Tour coverage • Scott introduces new shoes • Follow the Tour

ALLEN, TX—Mavic has no plans to sell its products consumer-direct, despite its parent company’s recent agreement with an e-commerce company.

Tagged Omnichannel

OSTERMUNDIGEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) Friday June 29 2012 11:30 AM MT—The International Olympic Committee has further clarified its rules for manufacturer logos on bikes at next month's London Olympics.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

Marq Prince to rep Capo Apparel • CatEye America adds to sales force • NEMBAfest a success; 2013 dates announced • Early-bird pricing for OIA Rendezvous ends this week • Clement sponsors Ryan Trebon for year-round racing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—A new transportation bill that would keep highway and transit spending at current levels through the end of fiscal year 2014 is likely to be approved by the House and Senate this weekend just as the previous funding extension is set to expire.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association is close to completing an expansion of its Missoula, Montana, headquarters. The nonprofit group will celebrate the unveiling with a block party for members, donors and supporters July 6.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:29 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, managing director of Full Speed Ahead, Inc., is stepping down at the end of the month after ten years with the brand.

Tagged People

Bell-Easton to consolidate Illinois operations • RockTape selects Smack Media for PR • 110% Play Harder sponsors Rêve Tour Team • Restaurant sponsors women's stage race

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 4:02 PM MT—Several brands that have been absent from Interbike in recent years are returning for this year's show, show organizers announced this week.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply is transitioning to a new computer system June 29 and is encouraging dealers to place orders early in the week to avoid delays.

KNOXVILLE, TN (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 1:33 PM MT—The Knoxville Bike Collective, a nonprofit organization that refurbishes and gives away bicycles, is seeking a donated or low-cost space, such as a warehouse, to continue its work.

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 12:54 PM MT—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada has hired Top Drawer Creative to market and promote its ExpoCycle trade show to a wider public audience.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 11:09 AM MT—Forest fires in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Fort Collins have many bike industry members scrambling.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Around 650 BIXI bike share bikes lined the courtyard of the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre for Velo-city Global, the premier cycling planning conference, happening this week.

Tagged Events / Advocacy/Non-profits

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 8:43 AM MT—Jason Grantz, brand manager for Quality Bicycle Products’ Foundry Cycles and Whisky Parts Co. carbon fiber brands, left QBP last week, ending his second stint with the company.

Tagged People / Distributor news


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