BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—VeloNews has hired veteran journalist Steve Frothingham as its on-line editor and Kevin Hankens as its on-line programmer.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Private equity firm Falconhead Capital has agreed to acquire Inside Communications, Inc. (ICI), adding to its media and event assets in the competitive cycling and triathlon segments of the endurance sport industry. Financial terms were not disclosed.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The 8th annual Bicycle Film Festival is fast approaching, and it's calling for your entries with the deadline being Feb. 19.
SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)—Last week's death of 18-year-old Lucian Gregg on a brakeless fixed-gear bicycle has raised some safety questions.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Critical Mass' future may be as hazy as the L.A. skyline with police cracking down amid residents' complaints, according to a recent L.A. Times story.
SAN MARCOS, CA (BRAIN)—Nema International marketing director and manager Dylan Dean has a new project in the form of Pinned MTB Magazine.
The online magazine is dedicated to the sport of gravity mountain bike racing with news, product, team and athlete sponsorship, race reports and more.
ORLANDO, FL (BRAIN)—Turnstile Publishing is launching a new title called Masters Cycling in January. The magazine targets 40 year and older cyclists.
The company already publishes Masters Athletes, formerly called Geezer Jock.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Calfee Design's bamboo bike got some love in yesterday's LA Times.
The LA Times highlighted different outdoor equipment for being green including surfboards, skateboards, snowboards and Calfee Design's bamboo bike.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Momentum, a magazine following transportation cycling, is dressing itself up and switching around its staff as its target market is growing quickly.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Turn to page 62 of the latest issue of Newsweek and you'll see the headline "Bikes for Boomers."
Writer Paul Tolme highlighted three "comfort bikes."
"Geared toward baby boomers, comfort bikes are ideal for cruising bike paths and pedaling to the corner grocery," Tolme wrote.
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Two veteran trade journalists plan to launch an on-line trade magazine for the German-speaking bicycle industry later this month.
GUNNISON, CO (BRAIN)—Secret Agent Publishing, publisher of Mountain Flyer magazine, will publish the official show guide for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) and distribute an expanded, post-show guide nationwide in 2008.