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Posted May 27, 2008

You don't have to stray
Tho oceans away
Waves roll in my thoughts
Hold tight the ring...
The sea will rise...
Please stand by the shore...
Oh, oh, oh, I will be...
I will be there once more...

—Pearl Jam (Vedder)

Posted in North America
Posted May 26, 2008

PORTLAND, ORE (BRAIN)—The Oregon Manifest Handmade Bike Show will be October 10-12, 2008.

Oregon Manifest will feature a mix of custom framebuilders, bike-centric vendors, bike culture squads and a Sunday 'cross race to bring home the glory.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 26, 2008

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Blueseventy recently launched a new blog aptly named thewaterisopen.blogspot.com and will feature all kinds of swimming related information and sponsored athlete results on that blog.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted May 26, 2008

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized's marketing chief Nic Sims said the Summit Fire had a couple of Specialized employees, Robert Egger and Chris d'Alusio, worried about their houses late last week.

"You can clearly see the smoke from the office," Sims said.

Posted in North America
Posted May 26, 2008

ST.PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—A district court judge is scheduled to hear arguments this morning in Minnesota as to whether a lawsuit between LeMond Cycling and Trek Bicycle Corporation should be heard in that state or in Wisconsin.

Posted in North America
Posted May 26, 2008

Hats off to Robbie "Kaptain" Knievel, son of the late daredevil Evel Knievel, for successfully jumping over 24 delivery trucks Saturday night at the site of one of his father's most famous stunts at Kings Island amusement park near Cincinnati.

Posted in North America
Posted May 22, 2008

BRAIN wishes you and yours a Happy Memorial Day.

Regular news will resume tomorrow.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted May 22, 2008

BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC) has launched an Online Membership Community.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted May 22, 2008

WORCESTER, MA (BRAIN)—Cyclists came from all around the country to Worcester, Massachusetts, on Wednesday to pay tribute to 1899 world cycling champion Marshall "Major" Taylor and attend a memorial statue dedication.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 22, 2008

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The National Retail Federation praised the Senate for this week's passage of legislation that would protect retailers and restaurants from frivolous lawsuits over credit card expiration dates printed on customers' receipts.

Posted in North America
Posted May 22, 2008

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—After attending voice over school, consulting for a light electric vehicle company and sitting on the board of an outdoor sports company, Skip Hess decided the time was right to revisit his old stomping grounds in the bike industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 22, 2008

Speedgoat Bicycles has once again created an amazing, one-of-a-kind bicycle to be raffled off to fight breast cancer. Raffle tickets and more information about this year's bike are available on its Web site at speedgoat.com.

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2008

"Which one of you nuts has got any guts?"

—R.P. McMurphy in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong has added two new full-time staff members to its Colorado headquarters team. Paul Orbuch was selected to be its deputy director, and Kate Scheider fills the role of research and statistics coordinator.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 21, 2008

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Titus has penned an exclusive distribution deal with Orange Sport Supply for the Canadian market. As of June 1, Orange Sport Supply will distribute the complete line of Titus frames to specialty bicycle retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2008

LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—GT Bicycles just launched a microsite dedicated to GT's BMX Race presence at the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted May 20, 2008

PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN)—CamelBak has reached an agreement with Northern Mark Sales and Marketing to represent the CamelBak Recreational Division of products in Northern California and Northern Nevada.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2008

SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—John Cuchessi, the longtime owner of the San Clemente Cyclery, died of an apparent heart attack on Sunday during the shop’s weekly club ride. He was 54.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 20, 2008

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale Bicycles has committed to join IMBA and Bikes Belong at the corporate sponsor level.

This sponsorship is part of the Cannondale Sports Group's expanding advocacy plan, which includes both maintaining current efforts and further developing new partnerships.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 20, 2008

At 7:00 p.m. tonight, the Ride of Silence will begin in North America and roll across the globe. Cyclists will take to the roads in a silent procession to honor cyclists who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways.

Posted in North America

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