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Posted December 29, 2008

OZONE PARK, NY (BRAIN)—Wayne Sosin, president of New York's Worksman Cycles, was recently featured in the New York Times. He talked about the difficulties his company is facing in light of a slowing economy.

Click on link for full story.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 29, 2008

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—One group wants to make it easier for people to ride bicycles to the inauguration instead of adding to the anticipated congestion on the roads and rails.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 28, 2008

Congrats to Lance Armstrong. He and his girlfriend, Anna Hansen, are expecting a baby in June.

Posted in North America
Posted December 28, 2008

STATESVILLE, NC (BRAIN)—The sport of mountain biking is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2009, and leading the celebration is The Museum of Mountain Bike Art & Technology, a recently opened museum that preserves and chronicles the evolution of the sport, and its personalities and products.

Posted in North America
Posted December 28, 2008

LAHAINA, HI (BRAIN)—Eight time Tour de France winning team member George Hincapie will represent Xtreme Sports ID as a spokesperson.

Posted in North America
Posted December 28, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Leisure Trends asked active Americans about their spending plans in the upcoming months. Close to 50 percent of active Americans plan to spend less on sports related gear, clothing and equipment, while only 1.6 percent plan to spend more. The rest (48.2 percent) plan to spend the same amount.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted December 28, 2008

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has partnered with Trips for Kids, in a unique social media fund-raising venture.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 23, 2008

BRAIN wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas. Regular news coverage will return on Monday, December 29.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 23, 2008

Nothing like a little Charlie Brown and company to get everybody in the Christmas spirit. Click on link.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2008

REYNOLDSBURG, OH (BRAIN)—Earlier this month Kenda USA launched a revamped Web site that allows for a better interface between themselves and valued customers.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted December 23, 2008

LAUGHLINTOWN, PA (BRAIN)—Speedgoat Bicycles, Inc., a leading Internet retailer of bicycles, has appointed Don Belt its chief operating officer.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 23, 2008

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—This holiday season, four disadvantaged families will recieve bikes because of the efforts of several Minneapolis-area organizations. The ACE committee, Quality Bicycle Products’ (QBP) charitable arm, coordinated the joint effort.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 23, 2008

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Cole Wheels has appointed Velimpex Marketing, Inc., as its exclusive OEM sales agent for North America.

Cole Wheels, owned by Armor Manufacturing Corporation, produces precision road and MTB wheels featuring their patented Dynamic Spoke Alignment system.

Posted in North America
Posted December 22, 2008

BETHESDA, MD (BRAIN)—Monday marked the deadline for bicycle manufacturers to certify through a third-party laboratory that the amount of lead in paint and substrate used on their products doesn’t exceed the limit outlined in the new consumer product safety law.

Posted in North America
Posted December 22, 2008

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Less than six weeks out from its Winter Market Show, Outdoor Retailer (OR) reported that close to 330,000 square-feet of exhibit space is currently sold, putting the trade show on par with last year's Winter Market.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 22, 2008

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN)—Tom Gorton, founder of Sausalito-based design agency Studio Aspect, has provided product branding and marketing design services to Marin on a contract basis since 2003. Gorton now joins Marin as of January 1, 2009 as vice president – branding & design.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 22, 2008

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Bob Mckiernan is still reliving the moment when the raffle numbers called at a recent Shimano Multi-Service seminar bounced around the number he held.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 22, 2008

Check out these bicycle inventions that never stuck around, courtesy of mountain biking legend Charlie Kelly. Click on link.

(PICTURED is the Surf Bike.)

Posted in North America
Posted December 21, 2008

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA has hired Doug Dye. He will join the bike sales department and manage the Minnesota territory.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 21, 2008

Ryan Bowen is going where not many have gone before (well, at least not for the purpose of attending a presidential inauguration.) Click on link for full story.

Posted in North America

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