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Posted December 31, 2007

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

Posted in North America
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"

Posted in North America
Posted December 26, 2007

MACEDON, NY (BRAIN)—Georgena Terry, founder of Terry Precision Cycling, has created a new women-only cycling event to help preserve a special place for riders and animals alike.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 26, 2007

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—More people from Chicago’s underserved communities will be riding bicycles and handcycles thanks to grants provided by SRAM. The SRAM grant program this month awarded mini-grants to four causes that advance bicycling for everyone, including disabled individuals and at-risk youth.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 25, 2007

"Ho, ho, ho!" -Miles Jamison Norman

Posted in North America
Posted December 25, 2007

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has resigned separate sponsorship deals with the Health Net Presented by Maxxis and the Symmetrics Fuelled by FarmPure top-tier North American-based bicycle road racing teams.

Posted in North America
Posted December 25, 2007

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—All of the professional cyclists competing in the 2008 Amgen Tour of California will attend the "black tie and spandex" evening reception and be introduced on stage.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 25, 2007

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is on the verge of selling out all 185 exhibitor spaces as it heads to the cycling-friendly city of Portland, Oregon, for the first time in the show's three-year history.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 22, 2007

BRAIN wishes you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

News will resume on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 20, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Leisure Trends Group asked active Americans: If money were no object, what piece of sport equipment would you buy for yourself?

A boat or kayak and ski/snowboard equipment tied at 16 percent, while bikes followed in third with 11 percent.

Click on link for full study.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted December 20, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Floyd Landis won't be able to compete in France until 2009, according to the French Anti-Doping Agency, regardless of how his appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport ends up.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has banned him from competition until January 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 19, 2007

PEKAN NANAS, Malaysia (BRAIN)—No blindfolded twisting bus trip, no nondisclosure documents signed with a pricked finger, just six magazine editors with cameras touring Shimano’s Malaysian component factory.

Posted in North America
Posted December 19, 2007

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (BRAIN)—During the recent ice storm in Oklahoma, BikeMine’s roof partially collapsed, resulting in some damage to its warehouse, call center and offices.

Posted in North America
Posted December 19, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Argon 18 has a new Web site with fresh visuals, more convenient functions and renewed content.

You'll find a complete presentation of Argon's bike and design concepts, while a number of road tests originally published by cycling magazines are also available.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet

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