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Posted January 4, 2008

Nike Feed The Warrior Commercial featuring Lance Armstrong.

Posted in North America
Posted January 4, 2008

BY LYNETTE CARPIET

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Pat Cunnane is a man with a vision. So when officials at Emory University issued a call to industry suppliers and local retailers asking for help in reducing single occupancy vehicle usage on campus, he answered it quite enthusiastically.

Posted in North America
Posted January 4, 2008

BY JOHN CRENSHAW

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Posted January 4, 2008

BY JASON NORMAN

CUPERTINO, CA—Perhaps no one knew mountain biking pioneer John Finley Scott better than longtime friend Vance Sprock.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 4, 2008

BY DOUG MCCLELLAN

TAICHUNG, Taiwan—Richard Storino has been attending industry trade shows since the BDS show was the highlight of the year.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted January 3, 2008

WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro's has announced a shift in its Grassroots program—the company's longest running sponsorship program.

For 18 years Pedro's has sponsored approximately 25 teams annually with products and pro deals from Pedro's as well as a select few partner companies.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 3, 2008

"Ride, ride, ride, hitchin' a ride
Ride, ride, ride, hitchin' a ride" —Miles Jamison Norman

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Posted January 2, 2008

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle employees returning from the New Year’s holiday were stunned and saddened to learn of the sudden heart-related death on December 30 of account executive Louis Ledesma.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 2, 2008

Do you have your ticket to Portland yet? (Click on link and turn up volume)

Posted in North America
Posted January 2, 2008

PORTLAND, ORE (BRAIN)—Two leading companies in the design and manufacture of accessories for recumbent bicycles are teaming up.

TerraCycle, of Portland, Ore. is acquiring Fort Collins, Colo.–based FastBack Designs and plans to expand its successful line of hydration packs and frame bags.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted January 2, 2008

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—Carmichael Lynch Spong has purchased Stanwood & Partners, a Wyoming-based public relations firm and a fellow go-to expert in the outdoor enthusiast arena.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted January 2, 2008

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—If you still haven't received your copy of BRAIN's January issue that's because it shipped out on Dec. 31.

Hold on tight, it should be on your doorstep any day now.

Thanks for your patience and continued support of the magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 31, 2007

SUN VALLEY, ID, (BRAIN)— SCOTT USA has added a new event vehicle to its fleet.

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Posted December 31, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)-Nicole Formosa has joined Bicycle Retailer and Industry News as a reporter.

Formosa brings five years of journalism experience to the magazine, most recently working as a reporter for a daily newspaper in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 31, 2007

"The real reason I quit was because I had a terrific sunburn on the back of my neck, which I got because the red light was on most of the time I was in the net," -Stu Nahan would quip about the signal for a goal scored in hockey. The former iconic L.A. sportscaster died last week.

Posted in North America
Posted December 27, 2007

SAKAI, JAPAN (BRAIN)—Longtime Shimano employee Keiichi Hirobe passed away on Nov. 18, 2007. He was 74. A man that had always admitted to having a sweet tooth, he finally lost his lifelong battle against diabetes.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 27, 2007

The BRAIN staff wishes you a successful and prosperous New Year.

News will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 27, 2007

“This house is so full of people it makes me sick. When I grow up and get married, I'm living alone.” —Kevin McCallister in “Home Alone”

Posted in North America
Posted December 27, 2007

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA added a new event vehicle to its fleet. The vehicle, a large truck with an attached trailer, will be used for race support at key events.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 26, 2007

"We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup." —Buddy in the movie "Elf"

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