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Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER CITY, NV (BRAIN)—Interbike show organizers have relocated the Outdoor Demo exhibition, which will be held Sept. 24-25.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted October 16, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) —Outdoor Demo Calendar: Deadline is Thursday, September 6. Interbike Show Daily Calendar: Deadline to ensure inclusion is September 7. We will continue stuffing items in after that until we run out of time or room. First-come, first in.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News / Interbike
Posted October 16, 2007

"Donny was a good bowler, and a good man. He was one of us. He was a man who loved the outdoors... and bowling, and as a surfer he explored the beaches of Southern California, from La Jolla to Leo Carrillo and... up to... Pismo. He died, like so many young men of his generation, he died before his time.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

The BRAIN crew wishes you and yours a Happy Labor Day! News will resume tomorrow.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted October 16, 2007

"If you judge people, you have no time to love them."
-Mother Teresa

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

BY JO BECKENDORFF

DUBAI, UAE (BRAIN)—We had just told our Pakistani driver to take us to Wolfi’s Bike Shop. “Bikes—you mean motorbikes?” he asked. “No, bicycles,” we said. “Ah, motorcycles.” “No, not motorcycles, push bicycles.”

Posted in International
Posted October 16, 2007

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)–Klaus Wellman, Messe Friedrichshafen’s chief executive officer, said Eurobike’s first day set an attendance record with more than 12,750 people packing the trade show halls. That figure was more than a 10 percent increase over last year’s opening day, which also set a record.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike
Posted October 16, 2007

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—WTB just announced the opening of its European headquarters in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER CITY, NV (BRAIN)—Interbike show organizers have relocated the Outdoor Demo exhibition, which will be held Sept. 24-25.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted October 16, 2007

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)–Eurobike awarded Litespeed’s Archon with a Silver Design Award at its annual design competition.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike
Posted October 16, 2007

BY MATT WIEBE

ORLANDO, FL (BRAIN)—A spate of high-profile lawsuits over quick releases, along with a New Jersey legislator who wants to ban them, is forcing the industry to reexamine its traditional quick-release designs.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

BY SHERI HEIN

LEXINGTON, KY (BRAIN)—Imagine walking out of a coffee shop and with the swipe of a card releasing a bike from a locked rack, hopping on, and then pedaling off to work.

Posted in Industry News
Posted October 16, 2007

In the "North Shore Is Proving Ground for Suppliers" story that ran on page 83 of the Sept 1 issue, Kona's Mark Peterson wasn't quoted for the story. The correct attribution was Mark Peterman, director of product at GT Bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has extended free online registration for attendees and buyers to 11:59 p.m. tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 7. The original deadline to avoid a $25 late registration fee was Friday, Aug. 31.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted October 16, 2007

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Bicycle Technologies International (BTI) will act as the exclusive U.S. distributor for European mountain bike brand Commencal Bicycles.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)–Italy’s EICMA is bringing back a whiff of history to its November trade show with a velodrome and a series of events reminiscent of the famous six-day races that were so much a part of early 20th century racing in Italy, other European countries and the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 16, 2007

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)–The numbers are in and for those who were at Eurobike, it will come as no surprise that attendance set a record. More than 34,280 exhibitors, buyers and retailers from 75 countries filled the halls during the three-day, trade-only segment of the show.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike
Posted October 16, 2007

BY JASON NORMAN

WHISTLER, British Columbia—Yes, there are many great places to ride mountain bikes throughout the world. Perhaps none, however, hold the cachet of British Columbia’s North Shore.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

NEWMARKET, Ontario (BRAIN)—Legislators from Ontario’s Liberal party want to exempt bicycles and bicycle helmets from the provincial sales tax. The proposal is expected to be included in their election platform.

Posted in International
Posted October 16, 2007

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—In response to the recent Pacific-Saris challenge to Industry Cup crit racers, Planet Bike has decided to “put its money where its mouth is” by issuing its own challenge.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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