LONDON, UK (BRIAN)—Factory Media and Dig BMX Magazine have added Scott Towne as U.S. advertising manager to the Dig staff. Towne will be responsible for U.S. ad sales for Dig BMX magazine and DIGBMX.com.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Bike magazine will publish a new, comprehensive issue next year that will be devoted to the season’s best gear, all tested at one of the continent’s top mountain bike destinations.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (BRAIN)—New York City Council has approved a bill requiring commercial building owners and managers to provide access for bicycles, according to the New York Times.
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—A pair of bicyclists claim a parked maintenance truck and an unsafe community trail led to serious injuries, according to claims filed against the city of Irvine in Orange County, California, in an Orange County Register story.
REDONDO BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Belgium Knee Warmers’ Padraig has announced the launch of a new blog called Red Kite Prayer (click on link).
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—VeloNews.com’s editor, Steve Frothingham, delivered several insightful comments about the state of newsgathering, Twitter, and Lance Armstrong in an article published Wednesday in Editor & Publisher.
GUNNISON, CO (BRAIN)—By donating money with each new subscription, Mountain Flyer magazine has already raised thousands of dollars this year that will go toward building new trails and working on access issues.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications has hired Alan Davis as Decline magazine’s senior photographer.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—When you think LA traffic, you probably just think of the 405 freeway.
But according to LA Times columnist Lopez you should think again.
Click on link to see Lopez's full column.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Kickstand Magazine will launch its first issue (pictured) this June, and will have three more issues its first year.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Bike Magazine has had to run lean over the last year, but it hopes that the recent pre-packaged bankruptcy reorganization will now better improve cash flow.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Source Interlink Companies, the publisher of 75 magazines including Bike Magazine, filed a pre-packaged bankruptcy reorganization in federal court in Delaware on Monday.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Momentum Magazine is celebrating its fourth birthday this May/June and the magazine’s staff is getting ready to celebrate.
REDDING, CA (BRAIN)—Come June 22 women will not have to wade through lots of words about men racing for a sentence or two about the women’s race that happened at the same time; they will now get a magazine of their own.
EMMAUS, PA (BRAIN)—Bicycling will debut two new feature columns in the magazine’s May issue, available on newsstands April 7.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Tough times call for tough measures.
Worksman Cycles' president Wayne Sosin knows all too well what this means. He's had to adjust his business model to adapt to a changing economy.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Film Festival is looking for films with a strong theme of character of bicycles.
REDWOOD CITY, CA (BRAIN)—Road bikes, cyclocrossers and fixie riders need to make room for pedestrian commuter content on Roadbikereview.com.
The popular Web site debuted its commuter forum and Commuter Resource guide two months ago and it already is one of the site's more popular destinations.
NEW YORK, NY (BRIAN)—The New York Times asks: will all the bicyclists who appeared at retailers last summer be back this summer?
Click on link for full story.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Have you noticed more bike companies cropping up in Oregon, and more specifically Portland?
Well, Oregon Business magazine has.
Click on link to see an excellent feature story on the thriving bicycle economy in Oregon.