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Posted October 22, 2010

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative continues to grow its dealer base, welcoming a number of new members to the co-op as part of its fall recruitment initiative.

Posted in North America
Posted October 21, 2010

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Giant’s Taiwan factory saw nearly 30 percent growth in September as production levels rebounded from 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted October 21, 2010

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—The North Face has awarded a $2,500 grant to Trips for Kids Marin to help children and families explore the outdoors.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 21, 2010

PENTICON, British Columbia (BRAIN)—The inaugural Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan will bring together more than 2,500 cyclists of all ages (19 +) and abilities in a ride that will take them on a heart-thumping 150 kilometer journey through the picturesque southern Okanagan region on Sunday, July 10.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 21, 2010

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association reported a record year for fiscal year 2010 (ending Sept.

Posted in North America
Posted October 21, 2010

EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Clif Bar & Company has unveiled its new 115,000 square foot energy-efficient headquarters, located in Emeryville, California.

Posted in North America
Posted October 20, 2010

Emmaus, PA (BRAIN)—Rodale, Inc. said on Wednesday that it would fold Mountain Bike magazine’s content into Bicycling Magazine, ending the off-road magazine’s 25-year run as its own publication.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 20, 2010

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Shimano and Pearl Izumi will align their outside rep organizations into a combined initiative to increase the level of service they provide to their dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted October 20, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Competitor Group (CGI) has hired veteran ProTour mechanic Nick Legan as VeloNews' technical editor for the magazine and Web site.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 20, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Leisure Trends Group, the leader in retail sales tracking, consumer research and CRM solutions for the bicycle industry, has added JJ Rudman to its staff as a retail analyst.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 19, 2010

Bicycling magazine's BikeTown USA, sponsored by MetLife, traveled to eight different cities and gave away more than 240 Jamis commuter bikes during its 2010 event program.

Posted in North America
Posted October 19, 2010

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—As part of its continuing effort to invest in the future of cycling through advocacy initiatives, Specialized Bicycle Components built on its partnership with IMBA and IMBA-affiliated clubs this year, helping support their 6th annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 19, 2010

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has hired Shane Hensley to lead its event and field support.

“I am looking forward to training our retail and OEM partners, and helping DT Swiss in our next phase of growth,” Hensley said.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 19, 2010

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris Cycling Group (SCG) has hired Sarah Reiter as its new parking systems new business manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 19, 2010

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—All Scott Sports carbon frames and forks will now be exclusively manufactured in a brand new high-tech production plant. The new factory is based in Southeast China.

Posted in North America
Posted October 18, 2010

PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN)—CamelBak has appointed Chris Strain as vice president and chief marketing officer.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 18, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Many new electric bike retailers are seeing flat or modest gains, according to the LA Times.

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Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 18, 2010

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Brands using Shopatron-powered eCommerce posted strong online sales growth for the fourth consecutive quarter in Q3.

Posted in North America
Posted October 18, 2010

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs, Inc. has hired two new product designers, Cassie Tweed and Hut Cheng.

Posted in North America
Posted October 18, 2010

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized Bicycle Components is teaming up with High Road Sports for the 2011 pro racing season.

Posted in North America

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