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Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes is warning voters that Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's policies, particularly his efforts to boost bike riding, are "converting Denver into a United Nations community."

Click on link for full Denver Post story.

SALT LAKE CITY, CA (BRAIN)—Jobs. Jobs. Jobs.

(Click on the story title and then hit "Visit Link" to flip through the digital version of the OR Show Daily, produced by BRAIN).

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—IMBA has released a newly redesigned Web site at (click on link).

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OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN)—Hydrapak has promoted two employees within its sales, marketing and logistics departments. Hydrapak has promoted David Kim to sales and marketing manager and Jim Vernon to brand manager.

Shimano's Dustin Brady and Giant Bicycle needs your help in raising money to support Young Survival Coalition, the premier non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and education to young women affected by breast cancer.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—The annual Outdoor Retailer trade show kicks off today with a host of outdoor and bike related brands.

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LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Dean Severson has joined the BRAIN team as the magazine’s creative director.

Tagged BRAIN News

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—K2 Sports has named Shawn O’Shea to the newly created position of director of apparel for its Zoot Sports division.

Tagged People

GREENVILLE, SC­­­­ (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Josh Feazell as retail sales representative for the brand in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics has hired Jay Romasco in the newly created role of vice president of sales. He will be directing both domestic and international sales efforts at Tifosi.

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LES DEUX ALPES, France (BRAIN)—GT unveiled a new strategy aimed at revitalizing the once influential brand to nearly 50 international journalists last week in Les Deux Alpes, a quaint ski resort town in the heart of the French Alps.

Tagged Events

DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN)—Tracy Player, a category manager for Cambria Bicycle Outfitter, and Vern Ward, owner of Bob’s Bicycles in Boise, Idaho, gave DealerCamp’s inaugural event an enthusiastic A+.

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When talking to Performance Bicycle chief executive officer Jim Thompson about new retail stores it has opened over the last year, the word “demystify” comes up often.


TAIPEI, Taiwan—Most major Taiwan bicycle manufacturers appear to support a new trade agreement between the island nation and China. Beginning next year, as the agreement starts to ratchet down duties, it could open the door for more high-end exports into the world’s largest domestic market.


NEWTON, MA ( BRAIN ) —BMC USA has hired Gary Thornton. He will serve dealers on the east coast from the Washington D.C. beltway north to the Canadian border.

Tagged People

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Roger Gauvin is heading up customer and new product development at Tag Industries, a product design and manufacturing firm that supplies OEM product to many of the top brands in the industry.

Tagged People

The September issue might be all filled up, but there's an open slate for the mighty swinging October issue when it comes to product review.

All Mr. October needs is product info (anything non complete or frame), high res image, suggested retail price and company contact info.

Tagged BRAIN News

DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN)—A mid-afternoon thunderstorm Thursday drenched exhibitors as they unhooked trailers, set up tents and assembled bikes in preparation for this morning’s kick off of DealerCamp.

Tagged Events

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Travis Vance has joined Electra Bicycle Company as its director of IT. Vance brings to Electra more than 15 years of relevant experience in the IT/operations industry.


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