LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong joined George W. Bush on Wednesday for the final leg of the former president's 62-mile mountain bike ride with 15 U.S. soldiers who lost limbs or were seriously injured in Iraq or Afghanistan, according to the LA Times.
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MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—In addition to announcing its annual Editors’ Choice Awards at Sea Otter, Bicycling Magazine unveiled a new logo and a fresh look for the magazine there.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) has hired Alex Baxter as its chief digital officer. Baxter will spearhead CGI’s online media operation, reporting directly to CEO Peter Englehart.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Veteran cycling journalist Richard Cunningham has joined Pinkbike.com's editorial staff.
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The German specialist publishing house ‘verlag moderne industrie’ (mi) is launching an international quarterly journal called cyclingmobility.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Momentum Magazine celebrates its 50th issue this March/April with a new look.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Competitor Group, Inc has hired Jennifer Purdie as senior editor of Inside Triathlon.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Rodale Inc.’s Bicycling magazine unveiled the best new bikes for 2011 as featured in its annual Buyer’s Guide, which is now on sale at newsstands and online (click on title and then "visit link.")
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—She Pedals magazine, a quarterly women’s journal focused on female cyclists, is expanding its coverage into running and swimming and increasing its publishing frequency to six issues per year.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Bicycling.com has added three new hires to its web staff.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Competitor Group, Inc. has promoted former Inside Triathlon senior editor Courtney Baird to editor-in-chief of the magazine.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications will be adding a digital magazine to its lineup in March called Tri-Magazine.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press, the publisher of Peloton magazine, announced the launch of a new triathlon title on Tuesday.
The first issue of 3/GO will be unveiled at the Wildflower triathlon in April and will also hit newsstands that month.
SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN)—Santa Monica, California is working on creating a Bike Master Plan.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—It seems not everyone is happy with the 250 miles of NYC traffic lanes dedicated for bicycles that have been added over the last four years, according to a New York Times article (click on above link).
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The Competitor Group (CGI) has hired Josh Furlow as its senior vice president of operations.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—New cycling media company Move Press has partnered with leading digital publishing provider Texterity to bring Peloton to mobile devices.
EMMAUS, PA (BRAIN)—Bicycling editor-in-chief Peter Flax has announced several key hires and promotions to the magazine’s editorial team, designed to enhance Bicycling’s print and online content, preparing the magazine for a comprehensive redesign in spring 2011 and enlarging the brand’s vision to speak to all cyclis
BY NICOLE FORMOSA
SAN CLEMENTE, CA—Industry publishers are debunking the idea that print is passé in today’s digital world with a new round of investments in the traditional medium.