SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—John Duke, senior vice-president of print media at Competitor Group, will leave the company. After two years at CGI, and 14 successful years as publisher of Triathlete Magazine, Duke has decided to pursue other opportunities that will be announced at a later date.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Momentum Magazine has a new editor as the magazine's former web editor, Sarah Ripplinger, steps into the position. Former editor Amy Walker will now focus on her role as creative director/co-publisher.
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong’s new team has been given permission to race in many of cycling’s top events for the next four years, according to the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Bicycle injuries in the United States have become more severe and there has been a marked increase in chest and stomach injuries, according to a recent Reuters story.
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LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)–And you thought ESPN just covered dunks, touchdowns and home runs. Not so fast my friends.
ESPN.com Page 2 columnist Mary Buckheit delved deep into the fixie culture for an outstanding story.
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COLUMBIA, MO (BRAIN)—Click on link for Parade story on some bike friendly cities in the United States.
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.
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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.