By Chris Lesser
NEW YORK, NY—If you picked up a tabloid on a New York City street corner earlier this year you stood a good chance of reading something about bikes—and chances are it wasn’t good news.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Future has strengthened its cycling portfolio with more digital innovations.
NEW YORK, NY, (BRAIN)—Bicycling magazine will once again provide fans of the biggest cycling event in the world with live, comprehensive coverage of the 2011 Tour de France at its online destination, www.bicycling.com, including exclusive daily video contributions from inside t
PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press is rolling out its third title in less than a year with Switchback, a magazine focused on the mountain bike lifestyle.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Subscribers to VeloNews will be surprised when they receive their August issues in the mail, as the 40-year-old magazine is about to undergo a name change. Instead of VeloNews it will simply be known as Velo, the magazine’s editor, Ben Delaney, confirmed today.
SOUTH PASEDENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has retained world-renowned photographer John Segesta as director of photography. Segesta will now provide exclusive editorial photography for current Move Press titles peloton and 3/GO as well as future projects.
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.