LARAMIE, WY (BRAIN)—Charles Pelkey has covered pro tour racing for 17 years, but his enthusiasm hasn’t dampened. He still loves getting up at 4 a.m. to prepare his race narratives.
GREENSBORO, NC (BRAIN)—Bikerumor.com founder and head honcho Tyler Benedict just launched Triathlonrumor.com, which as its name suggests focuses on triathletes.
BEIJING, China (BRAIN)—Tired of fighting traffic headaches in their cars, many Chinese are hopping on their bikes, according to a recent story.
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LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Two years after launching the quarterly journal She Pedals and rebranding it as Endure magazine earlier this year, editor and founder Dena Eaton is pulling the plug.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Two recent studies appear to expose cyclists as a potent urban menace, according to a recent WSJ story.
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SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—Derek DeJonge, publisher of Bike and Paved magazines, has left the company. He had been with Bike for more than a decade.
The search for a new publisher is currently underway, according to the company.
The company didn't respond for further comment on the matter.
TAMPA BAY, FL (BRAIN)—World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owner and organizer of Ironman, Ironman 70.3, 5150, Iron Girl and IronKids branded events, has hired Mark Gouge as the central regional and Ironman.com sales manager.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has hired publishing veteran Robert Rex as advertising manager.
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Outside Magazine has unveiled its fourth annual “Best Places to Work” list and some familiar names are on it including Clif Bar (#5), Santa Cruz Bicycles (#27), Camelbak (#44) and QBP (#49).
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) has announced today that Neal Rogers has been promoted to editor-in-chief of Velo.
He takes over for Ben Delaney, who left the magazine after the Tour de France so that he could spend more time with his family.
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.