Lynette Carpiet

Lynette Carpiet

Lynette has been at BRAIN since 2005, first as managing editor. Before joining the magazine, she was an editor and writer for another trade publishing house in Southern California for close to five years. In addition to road riding, she’s an avid scuba diver, a hobby that has allowed her to explore more remote and exotic parts of the world. A California native who graduated from the University of California at Irvine with an English degree, she currently resides in bike-friendly Long Beach with her husband, who recently took up cycling.

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November 22, 2017

BRAIN's editor-in-chief says female consumers are going to vote with their wallets when they encounter sexist marketing campaigns, but it's not BRAIN's job to protect companies from themselves.

Posted in Opinion/Analysis
November 13, 2017

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made a series of changes under its new ownership, Rossignol Group.

Posted in North America
October 26, 2017

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — The Valley of the Sun has weathered a lot of turmoil since Bicycle Retailer paid visit to a dozen shops back in 2010. Of the retailers the BRAIN Dealer Tour visited in February of that year, three have closed, two have moved, one expanded, one downsized and at least three are now operating under new owners.

Posted in Retail News
September 29, 2017

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Chris Speyer, managing director for Accell North America, is leaving the company to join REI as vice president of private brands. He will take on his new role Oct. 30.

Posted in North America
September 20, 2017

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Brian Payne, CEO of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, began his keynote at the Industry Breakfast lamenting that Indianapolis wasn't chosen as the venue for Interbike next year.

But, "I do want to congratulate you on Reno-Tahoe," he added.

Posted in North America
Indianapolis was named as one of 52 places you must visit in 2014 by The New York Times following the opening of its Cultural Trail, said keynote speaker Brian Payne.
August 25, 2017

PUERTO DE MOGAN, Gran Canaria (BRAIN) — Davide Campagnolo, 36, sticks out in the riding group that heads out of Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria.

Posted in International
August 23, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has sent a letter to its members informing them of updates to California's Prop. 65 warning label regulations. The changes go into effect Aug. 30, 2018.

Posted in North America
July 13, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (BRAIN) — Retailers will take on a new burden come January 1, 2018, as a new bike excise tax takes effect in Oregon.

Posted in Retail News
May 9, 2017
Campagnolo unveiled its new H11 road disc groups and Bora One 35 wheelsets in Grand Canaria.

PUERTO DE MOGAN, Gran Canaria (BRAIN) — In this seaside town on the Southwest coast of Gran Canaria, renowned for sunny year-round weather and switchback roads that extend from sea level up to several thousand feet, the Italian component brand unveiled its latest drivetrain and wheel technology.

Posted in Product/Tech
April 27, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is restructuring and laying off staff. The company said less than 3 percent of its workforce is affected, but declined to provide any more details on the number of people or positions reduced.

Posted in North America

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