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Posted September 10, 2008

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike have teamed up with Momentum Magazine to produce the first "Urban Legend Fashion and Art Show" at Interbike 2008 on Sept. 25 at 5 p.m.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 10, 2008

CENTENNIAL, CO (BRAIN)—Trimax Locks has appointed Chris Harvey to vice president of sales and marketing.

Harvey joins Trimax with extensive industry knowledge and more than 20 years in the industry, the last six spent with
OnGuard Locks.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 10, 2008

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima has partnered with Hans Johnsen Company, a bike part distributor in Dallas, Texas.

Posted in North America
Posted September 10, 2008

"Meanwhile in Washington, Mr. Obama voted for numerous wasteful earmarks last year, including: $12 million for bicycle paths..."

—Jim Demint, Wall Street Journal

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2008

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—America Bikes, a coalition of national cycling and trail advocacy non-profits, has hired Caron Whitaker as its new campaign director for the organization.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 9, 2008

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has released the broadcast schedule of news shows conducted in its Media Center, a TV studio and working news room designed to help journalists cover and easily produce news of the Interbike International Bicycle Expo.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 9, 2008

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Jay SyCip has joined King Cycle Group and will work as a product manager for Chris King Precision Components and Cielo Cycles.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 9, 2008

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (BRAIN)—Eastern Mountain Sports has launched a new outdoor community Web site called mntnLIFE.com, where like-minded consumers can access free trail data, share tips about their favorite destinations and plan same-day trips.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted September 8, 2008

Well, it's official, Lance Armstrong is returning to road racing for 2009, telling Vanity Fair magazine he's "100 percent" committed to returning.

Posted in North America
Posted September 8, 2008

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Shops have an option now for receiving Magura factory service on all Magura products: they can still send products to Magura USA in Illinois, or BTI in New Mexico.

Posted in North America
Posted September 8, 2008

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale Sports Group (CSG) has promoted Rory Mason to global director of sports marketing.

In Mason’s new role, he will oversee all of the sports marketing for CSG brands (Cannondale, GT, Schwinn and Mongoose) and will create distinct programs that support each individual brand.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 8, 2008

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—ExpoCycle 2008 kicked off with a successful first day on Sunday.

Renown facilitator Tom Shay, of Profits Plus Solutions, was impressed with the turn out to his sessions.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 7, 2008

Check out this Biketown Africa coverage by ABC.

Posted in North America
Posted September 7, 2008

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—What do fast computers have in common with fast bikes?

They can make a fast bike even faster—and, more important, help the engineers that design bike components work at speeds that would make a track sprinter proud.

Posted in North America
Posted September 7, 2008

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—After more than two decades in business, Brompton has built a loyal following around the world. But until now, someone searching for the British folding bike maker at Eurobike would have been out of luck: This is the first year Brompton has had its own booth in Friedrichshafen.

Posted in North America Tagged Eurobike
Posted September 7, 2008

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—SRAM’s Stan Day has two items on his to-do list now that the company has received a financial infusion from a Wall Street investment bank. He wants to continue developing innovative products—and he wants to give the advocacy community a $2 million annual boost to promote cycling.

Posted in North America
Posted September 7, 2008

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Even though talks over a comprehensive global trade agreement have faltered, Taiwan is encouraging countries to eliminate tariffs on bicycle imports.

Posted in International
Posted September 4, 2008

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Salvatore Truglio, Prologo’s sales manager, said European dealers would find a variety of new saddle designs from the Italian company when they visit its booth at Eurobike.

Posted in North America
Posted September 4, 2008

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Eurobike announced the winners of the Eurobike Awards 2008 yesterday evening on the Fashion Show stage. This year's competition attracted a record 362 entries from 27 countries—up substantially from last year's 269 products.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike
Posted September 3, 2008

ARGENBUEHL, Germany (BRAIN)—Luke Bame has what he calls the best job in the world for a 24-year-old American. He lives in Langenthal, Switzerland, and works for Motorex Oil of Switzerland in its marketing and sales department.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

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