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Posted May 13, 2016

STAMFORD, Conn. (BRAIN) —  NBC Sports Group and AEG have announced a three-year media rights renewal for the Amgen Tour of California. The agreement provides for live coverage of the race on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra through 2019.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted May 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. has named John Bradley as its senior vice president of media, effective immediately.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted May 9, 2016

DENVER (BRAIN) — DirtTri Magazine, a publication focused on off-road triathlons, recently won a local version of the popular "Shark Tank" TV show. The magazine also hired its first advertising sales rep.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps / Media/Publishing
Posted May 6, 2016

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Experts from some major non-bike brands will speak about e-commerce, brand advocacy and other topics at the upcoming Whistler Bike 2016 conference, being held May 29-June 1.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 4, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BikeRadar has hired Russell Eich as a technical writer. Eich joins BikeRadar from SmartEtailing, where he was a web content and production editor for more than a decade.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted April 29, 2016

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Wide Angle Podium, launched in April, is a podcast network featuring several popular cycling podcasts, including Crosshairs Radio, The Slow Ride Podcast, and the newly launched Myerson Line podcast, featuring recently retired pro cyclist Adam Myerson.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted April 7, 2016
Longtime freestyle site adds BMX racing coverage after BMX Plus! ends publication.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — RIDE BMX, a longstanding freestyle BMX website, is adding a racing section to its site. The site's operators said Hi Torque Publication's decision to stop publishing BMX Plus! magazine last year spurred their move.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 4, 2016

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The Union Cycliste Internationale and Red Bull Media House have agreed to a three-year extension and expansion of its exclusive television production and media rights partnership.

Posted in International Tagged Media/Publishing / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted March 9, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Five years after changing its magazine's name from VeloNews to Velo Magazine, the magazine's publisher has changed the name back. The first issue with the restored name, the April issue, hit newsstands Tuesday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Media/Publishing / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted February 2, 2016
DENVER (BRAIN) — DirtTri.com, a site devoted to off-road multisport events, is entering its second year this month, and its founder and editor says he is planning expanded content for Year Two.
Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted December 21, 2015
Australia-based cycling site has merged with BikeExchange.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Two well-known U.S. cycling journalists are joining CyclingTips.com, an Australia-based cycling website that will launch North American coverage on Jan. 1.

Posted in International Tagged People / Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted November 3, 2015

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Alex Strickland has been promoted to editor-in-chief at Adventure Cyclist magazine as its previous editor, Michael Deme, has assumed the position of design and media department director and executive editor of the magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted November 3, 2015
Longtime ad sales rep Dick Crumb retires.
Karl Wiedemann.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has hired Karl Wiedemann to handle advertising sales on the East Coast. Wiedemann replaces Dick Crumb, who is retiring after 24 years selling for the magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps / Media/Publishing / BRAIN News
Posted September 21, 2015

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Rotating Mass Media has hired Katherine Fuller to be the new online editor for Dirt Rag and Bicycle Times magazines. Fuller replaces Adam Newman, who was named editor-and-chief of Bicycle Times in July.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted July 7, 2015

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Adam Newman has been appointed editor-in-chief at Bicycle Times magazine as its previous editor, Gary Boulanger, departs for a job in the motorcycle industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted June 29, 2015

EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — Bicycling magazine has hired Alex Jarman as an advertising account manager for the brand. Jarman will manage Bicycling's East Coast endemic territory.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps / Media/Publishing
Posted June 24, 2015
Bradley is a former senior editor for Wired and Outside magazines.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — John Bradley has been named editor-in-chief of the Velo brand, effective immediately, Competitor Group Inc. president Josh Furlow announced Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted June 4, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Active Interest Media, publisher of Backpacker, SKI, Skiing, Climbing and a host of other outdoor consumer magazines, has acquired the Outdoor Guide, a direct mail service, from Catalyst Communication. The terms of the sale weren’t disclosed.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Media/Publishing
Posted May 4, 2015
This IF Gravel Royale is one of the missing review bikes.

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycling magazine editors and two high-end road bike suppliers are warning the industry to watch out for someone posing as a magazine editor and requesting test bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted May 1, 2015

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — You didn't have to walk far at the Sea Otter Classic expo earlier this month to find a European bike brand selling consumer direct in the U.S.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Media/Publishing / BRAIN News / Omnichannel & Consumer Direct Sales

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