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Posted October 30, 2007

"Trick or treat." —Miles Jamison Norman

Posted in North America
Posted October 30, 2007

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale hired Joanne Sessler as its new general manager of apparel, footwear and accessories.

Sessler takes over for Phillip Sporidis, who left the company to spend more time with his family.

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Posted October 30, 2007

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—In an effort to reduce the amount of paper it uses on a monthly basis, Seattle Bike Supply launched a paperless invoicing and statement program. Dealers now have the option to receive e-Invoices and e-Statements.

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Posted October 30, 2007

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—It looks like Portland is going to be the handmade capital of the world over the next several months.

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Posted October 30, 2007

"As far as going out on top, yes I would love to have that happen. But it's also hard to stop when you're kicking @ss. If I were losing, then I would stop for sure, or if I felt like I didn't have a chance." —Brian Lopes, in an exclusive interview with BRAIN.

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Posted October 29, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Check out the list of impressive bikes to be auctioned off in November on eBay to help Stephen Murray pay for mounting medical bills.

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Posted October 29, 2007

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN)—In an effort to support its brick and mortar dealers around the globe, Intense Cycles terminated relationships with several online/mail-order retailers. Terminated dealers will continue to sell remaining stock until year's end.

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Posted October 29, 2007

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lambert has become the Canadian distributor for Lezyne.

Former Truvativ owner Micki Kozuschek founded Lezyne, with accessories ranging from hand pumps to multi-tools to saddle bags.

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Posted October 29, 2007

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Cyclone Bicycle Supply is now the west coast wholesaler for the Crud Catcher.

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Posted October 29, 2007

"My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law.” —Jerry Seinfeld

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Posted October 26, 2007

"I couldn't believe it. I'm not in the movie at all. Leonard, God bless his heart, is in, but not me." —William Shatner, on not being cast in the latest Star Trek film.

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Posted October 26, 2007

ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN)—The annual Tour de Georgia cycling event and rolling festival will continue for a sixth season, April 21-27, 2008, but with new leadership this time around.

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Posted October 26, 2007

RAMONA, CA (BRAIN)—Most manufacturers considered themselves fortunate when it came to the raging fires that swept through Southern California last week.

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Posted October 25, 2007

"See, the sad thing about a guy like you is in 50 years you're gonna start doin' some thinkin on your own and you're gonna come up with the fact that there are two certaintees in life. One, don't do that.

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Posted October 25, 2007

LYNCHBURG, VA (BRAIN)—The Bike Lab is the newest Web site added to the Crooked Cog Network.

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Posted October 25, 2007

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is gaining in popularity with 92 exhibitors already registered.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 25, 2007

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Rocky Mountain Bicycles recently implemented a new sales structure in the United States.

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Posted October 24, 2007

AUBURN, NH (BRAIN)—An Auburn teen fighting cancer was the biggest winner of the 3rd annual Sucker Brook 'Cross, a cyclocross race held recently at Auburn Village School.

Race director Jack Chapman recently presented Stephanie Trombly, 18, with a check for $6,500 to help with medical expenses.

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Posted October 24, 2007

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH Bikes USA and Pivot Cycles have hired a team of independent outside sales reps to capitalize on the successful launch of its two brands.

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Posted October 24, 2007

SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN)—Yolo County jurors found tree trimmer and convicted felon Charles Kevin Cunningham guilty for the June, 2006 murder of John Finley Scott, the man many credit to having invented the mountain bike.

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