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Posted November 15, 2010

Campy North American will be hosting their 3rd annual Toy Drive. Please bring a new unwrapped toy for ages: infant-17 years. All toys will be donated to Voices for Children: San Diego Chapter and Children's Hospital of San Diego.

Posted in North America
Posted November 12, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products recently brought on its first two independent sales reps after three decades of employing only an inside sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted November 12, 2010

CRYSTAL CITY, VA (BRAIN)—Retailer Revolution Cycles has partnered with Kettler Management—a D.C. based real estate and property management company—allowing both employees and residents of Kettler to enjoy the people-managed bike share program at the Revolution Cycles City Hub, located in Crystal City, Virginia.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 12, 2010

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association, North America's largest cycling membership organization, has announced the winners of its 2010 Bicycle Travel Awards, which include the City of Farmington, Missouri, Jim Klobuchar (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Bike Newport (Newport, Oregon), and Chuck Pengilly (Missoul

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted November 12, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—When asked about the "coolest" gift active American could give or receive this holiday season, they named cycling equipment and accessories and GPS instruments as the top items.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted November 11, 2010

The film, called "Riding Bikes with the Dutch," is screening in Long Beach and weaves through the beautiful streets of Amsterdam to show the diversity of people and bikes that move through the city every day. It shows all of the positive effects bicycling can have on our families, the economy and society at large.

Posted in North America
Posted November 11, 2010

The film, called Riding Bikes with the Dutch, is screening in Long Beach and weaves through the beautiful streets of Amsterdam to show the diversity of people and bikes that move through the city every day. It shows all of the positive effects bicycling can have on our families, the economy and society at large.

Posted in North America
Posted November 11, 2010

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—New cycling media company Move Press has partnered with leading digital publishing provider Texterity to bring Peloton to mobile devices.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted November 11, 2010

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) and its Red Team of supporters won the Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge, a nationwide, six-month long campaign to fight climate change by encouraging people to ride a bike instead of driving a car for trips of two miles or less.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 11, 2010

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN)—Expanding their sales team, Rolf Prima has hired Ken Miner to handle Colorado and Utah.

Miner has been in the outdoor industry for over five years, representing apparel and hard-good products as an independent sales rep, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 10, 2010

PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN)—Titus’ major lender Factors Southwest, which took 
control of the bike company on Tuesday, is accepting bids to buy Titus until next Friday, Nov. 19, at 12 p.m.

Posted in North America
Posted November 10, 2010

KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN)—ExpoCycle 2011 will take place September 11-13, and will move to the Palais de Congres in Montreal, Quebec. The Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal race will take place at the same time.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted November 10, 2010

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. reported sales increased 10.2 percent in the third quarter to $198.8 million from $180.4 million a year ago, while gross margin increased to 35 percent from 34.4 percent. Team Sports sales grew 12.4 percent while Action Sports revenues grew 8 percent.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 10, 2010

OBORNIKI, Poland (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has opened a new factory in Poznan/Oborniki, Poland.

Posted in International
Posted November 10, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Imports through September are not only up strongly over last year, they are higher than anytime over the past six years. Suppliers swung 15.46 million bikes over the pier so far, an increase of 3.8 million units over last year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 9, 2010

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)--Titus’ major lender, Factors Southwest, took control of the bike company on Tuesday, and is in the process of finding a buyer for the company. It is not interested in breaking up the company to sell just its assets. 

Posted in North America
Posted November 9, 2010

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Portland Design Works (PDW) donated 500 Radbot taillights, at a value of over $9,000, to Oregon’s Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 9, 2010

WINDSOR, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—SRAM Europe has restructured its product service and warranty support for the UK.

Posted in North America
Posted November 9, 2010

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Cinelli has hired Patrick Leclerc as its new product manager. He will be responsible for relationships with with all of Cinelli's international manufacturers.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 9, 2010

WESTFORD, CT (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox posted its fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth this week as net sales soared 66 percent in the third quarter of the year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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