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SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 22, 14:40 MT—Three of the U.S.'s most powerful bicycle advocacy groups are considering merging their organizations.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN) Feb 22, 12:04 MT— The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is conducting a survey on career satisfaction, compensation and benefits, and gender-related workplace experiences and is putting a call out for the bike industry to take part.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

Alliance offers Open Streets resources • Volkswagen is a new title sponsor at Sea Otter • Dahon honored by Taiwan award

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) Feb 22, 10:55 MT—Northern California's high school mountain bike league has grown to its limits and may have to be spli

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — About 230 multisport event organizers, media, suppliers and retailers gathered here earlier this week for the second annual Triathlon America Conference.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) Feb 22, 09:08 MT—Garmin’s sales hit $2.76 billion last year, an increase of $70 million over 2010. And though its automotive sales fell 5 percent, sales in its outdoor and fitness categories were up 14 and 24 percent respectively.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 21, 11:48 MT—When it comes to triathletes, there are four categories with distinct wants and needs, according to a study released this week at the Triathlon America conference.

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Feb 21, 10:49 MT—Quality Bicycle Products honored an Idaho retailer and a Georgia component maker at its VIP event during last weekend's Frostbike event here.

Tagged Awards / Frostbike / Distributor news

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 21, 09:12 MT—Competitor Group, Inc., has bought the Nation's Triathlon and entered a multi-year partnership with Washington Sports & Event Management.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

Triathlon America launches retailer certification program • Seattle Bike supply appoints two new sales reps

F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi Spa has bought 'a significant minority stake' in its Australian distributor, Sport Outdoor Leisure Australia Pty Ltd (SOLA).

Tagged Distributor news

Editor's note: The following is an update correcting information about Quality Bicycle Products’ “Buy Local Buy Now!” initiative:

Tagged Frostbike / Distributor news

On Friday, after months of negotiations, Cervélo founders and owners Phil White and Gerard Vroomen sold their 16-year old company to Pon Holdings, the Dutch company that also owns Germany's Derby Cycle and the Holland's Gazelle.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

ALMERE, Netherlands/TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) Feb 17, 1:00 MT—Pon Holdings announced today that it has finalized negotiations that began in December to acquire Cervélo Cycles.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

CULLOWHEE, NC (BRAIN) Feb 17, 11:19 MT—Construction will begin this spring to develop a 350-acre public trail network on Western Carolina University land here.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

Scott Sports hires Sibly for Eastern field marketing • ENVE Composites launches all-carbon downhill rim • USA Cycling releases American Mountain Bike Challenge schedule • DT Swiss makes Vancouver's Suspension Werx a factory-authorized suspension center • Fox promotes new engineering manager • Fyxation releases ro

FSA opens UK technical office • A Dahon for every employee

GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE, UK (BRAIN) Feb 16, 09:57 MT—Full Speed Ahead is opening a UK technical support office at Windwave, its UK distributor.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 15, 15:27 MT—Former world champion downhill racer Leigh Donovan is joining Interbike as an account executive.

Tagged People / Interbike

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) Feb 15, 11:12 MT—Ronnie Points, formerly of Orbea USA, has joined ENVE as national sales manager, the company announced Wednesday.

Tagged People

TAMPA, FL (BRAIN) Feb 15, 10:51 MT—The World Triathlon Corporation has acquired USM Events, an Australian event management company and the owner of multisport festivals at Noosa, Cairns, Mooloolaba and Geelong.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

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