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Posted October 16, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Bikes for Kids Utah, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, recently announced details of its upcoming fundraiser, including the inaugural Yield to Life Dave Zabriskie Time Trial Challenge, with proceeds going to benefit underprivileged children in Utah and bicycle awareness advocacy.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has hired a new marketing coordinator, Rosy Castañeda.

New to the cycling industry, but a veteran of the elite athlete’s mentality the industry constantly drives to tap for its parallels to business, she is a fresh force at Ritchey.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN)–Canadian bicycle importers opposing re-imposition of anti-dumping duties on Chinese and Taiwanese bikes imported into Canada is holding an informational meeting at Expocycle Sunday night to educate retailers on the proposal’s status and implications.

Posted in International
Posted October 16, 2007

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—If you’re a fan of Serotta bicycles and the Castelli scorpion, you’re in luck. The two brands have teamed up to craft a collection of Serotta-branded cycling apparel.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Performance Bikes recently launched a completely redesigned 2008 Web site.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 16, 2007

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Canari Cyclewear has appointed Erik DeKold as national sales manager for their Independent Bicycle Dealers and Custom divisions, a newly created position within the company.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

"Let's Roll." —Todd Beamer on Sept 11, 2001.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

“In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.” -Charlie Brown

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) announced the arrival of more than 200 Giant bicycles to sell at its Re-Cyclery Bicycle Thrift Shop. Profits from the shop help pay for Trips for Kids programs and its efforts to take underserved youth on mountain biking trips.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—While Boulder, Colorado has one of America’s best cycling environments, the city government is not content to rest there.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 16, 2007

DOWNIEVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Whistler, Moab, Crested Butte, Boulder. Downieville?

Downieville just may be the next great mountain bike destination. And it seems the LA Times has taken notice.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Expocycle ended on a high note yesterday, as close to 100 suppliers and retailers packed into a meeting room to hear results from Bicycle Trade of Association Canada’s (BTAC) sales data capture and advocacy programs.

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

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Skins, a manufacturer of engineered gradient compression garment technology recently launched a new North American headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)-Sugoi Performance Apparel hired Jin Seo to serve as the company's women's
director of design.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—If there was one message the 12-member Canadian Association of Specialty Bicycle Importers (CASBI) made clear at Expocycle, it’s that retailers and suppliers must rally against renewal of anti-dumping duties on bikes.

Posted in International
Posted October 16, 2007

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)-Scott USA recently announced the addition of Doug Bush and Rian Timmons to the company’s bike group.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

LOS ALAMITOS, CA (BRAIN)-For those who were inquiring
about how to contribute to Tara's recovery, feel free to visit the website: www.TaraLlanesRoadtoRecovery.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 16, 2007

"All my life, man and boy, I've operated under the assumption that the main idea in running was to win the race. Naturally, when I became a coach I tried to teach people how to do that. Tried to teach Pre how to do that. Tried like hell to teach Pre to do that. And Pre taught me. Taught me I was wrong.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

"Everybody's got plans...until they get hit." -Mike Tyson

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)-Magura USA hired Tony Ballantine to a newly created position of OEM and aftermarket sales manager.

Ballantine joins Magura after eight years as an outside territory sales manager with Raleigh America.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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