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Posted April 1, 2008

BY MARC SANI

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Jay Graves was walking the aisles at the Taipei International Cycle Show when he bumped into Tony Lo, Giant’s chief executive officer; their conversation quickly turned to how consumers will react to higher bicycle prices.

Posted in North America Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted April 1, 2008

BY NICOLE FORMOSA

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 31, 2008

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Carlton Reid at Bikebiz.com broke this story yesterday.

Click on link for full story.

Posted in North America
Posted March 31, 2008

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—In a reorganization at Raleigh America, Chris Speyer has been named vice president of marketing and product. As part of the company’s realignment, Reed Pike’s position as marketing director has been eliminated.

Posted in North America
Posted March 31, 2008

BIRMINGHAM, England (BRAIN)—Brooks England, the English purveyor of handmade leather saddles and accessories since 1866, is inviting dealers worldwide to submit applications for its Dealers of Excellence 2008 program.

Posted in North America
Posted March 31, 2008

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company has verbally agreed to acquire Mexico’s leading producer of fireworks, Boom Grande.

The deal is expected to close prior to the July 4th Holiday.

Posted in North America
Posted March 30, 2008

NEW BRUNSWICK, Quebec (BRAIN)—Barrett Corporation, a privately held international management Company, has become the majority shareholder in Cycles Lambert.

Roynat Capital now retains a significant minority interest in Cycles Lambert.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted March 30, 2008

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Mavic launched a password-protected Web site that makes it easier for retailers to place orders and track shipments. The Web-based tool allows dealers to order products and check stock levels without picking up the phone. It also lets them view open orders and shipment status online.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted March 30, 2008

WESTCHESTER, NY (BRAIN)—Stuart John Meyers, who owned and published the industry’s oldest trade magazine, American Bicyclist, has died. He was 83.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 28, 2008

"After seeing the photo of the day on 3/21 and the article about the thought of Marc Sani in Lycra, I thought you and your staff could use some freshly roasted coffee to ease the pain and break in the new machine."

—Mark Ritz, Kinetic Koffee Company

Posted in North America
Posted March 27, 2008

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Kimberlee Caledonia passed away on March 19 after courageously battling brain cancer for more than two years. She was 45 years old.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 27, 2008

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—Ontario's latest provincial budget features a two-year extension of the tax holiday on bikes, introduced last December.

Posted in International
Posted March 27, 2008

NORRIDGE, IL (BRAIN)—Lexco will be showcasing its services, products and a selection of vendors at its Open House on Thursday, April 8, from 6-10 p.m.

Posted in North America
Posted March 27, 2008

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has launched a new "Ride & Believe" test ride and dealer demo program.

The program is specifically designed to increase awareness of, and encourage consumers to ride, Felt's award-winning full-suspension EquilinkT equipped mountain bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted March 27, 2008

"I'm a good fisherman; sometimes I'm a good catcher-man."

—President Bush, talking Tilapia on Tuesday at the White House with Bass champs Alton Jones and Judy Wong.

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2008

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The New York Times had a feature story yesterday on the Phinney family.

Click on link to read.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 26, 2008

"Can you feel it now that spring has come?
And it's time to live in the scattered sun."

—Jim Morrison (The Doors)

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2008

MIAMI, FL (BRAIN) — Florida cyclists cheered the news on Tuesday that the State Department of Transportation is, according to a ruling of the First District Court of Appeals, unambiguously obligated “to establish bicycle and pedestrian ways in conjunction with the construction, reconstruction, or other change of any

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 26, 2008

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Knog has launched its first Knog-exclusive retail store in Melbourne, Australia.

The March 18th opening—a standing room only reception—coincided with Knog’s first international distributor meeting with more than 20 distributors attending the store’s grand opening.

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2008

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Last year's merger of Easton Sports and Riddell Bell Holdings has paid off in a big way for the now combined company.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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