Emmaus, PA (BRAIN)—Rodale, Inc. said on Wednesday that it would fold Mountain Bike magazine’s content into Bicycling Magazine, ending the off-road magazine’s 25-year run as its own publication.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Competitor Group (CGI) has hired veteran ProTour mechanic Nick Legan as VeloNews' technical editor for the magazine and Web site.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Many new electric bike retailers are seeing flat or modest gains, according to the LA Times.
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PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Times launched last year as a quarterly focusing on pavement bike culture. The popularity of the magazine with readers and advertisers lead publisher Maurice Tierney to up its frequency to six issues for 2011.
MCLEAN, VA (BRAIN)—USA Today sportswriter and member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Sal Ruibal, has been relieved from his sports writing duties at the newspaper.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Newly launched cycling media company Move Press has inked a distribution deal that will place the first issue of its flagship title, Peloton, in Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—Richard Cunningham, one of the most tenured and well-known writers at Mountain Bike Action, has stepped down from his editor-at-large role at the magazine.
ASPEN, CO (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong took part in a 50-mile charity bike ride Sunday to benefit Wapiyapi, a nonprofit organization that provides camps, retreats and support to families affected by childhood cancer.
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SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has inked a distribution deal with Little Rock, Arkansas-based online retailer Competitive Cyclist, giving the magazine a base of high quality enthusiast readers as the company's first print title, Peloton magazine, comes to market.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—New cycling media company Move Press has acquired Testrider.com, a cycling Web site for video product reviews and information.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications, Inc is starting the 2011 publishing year with the announcement of a few organizational changes at Decline magazine.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Pinkbike has hired Julian Coffey as its new publisher.
LONDON, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—Future, the special-interest media group, and world’s leading provider of cycling content, has launched TriRadar.com (click on link)—the brand-new triathlon Web site from the teams behind Triathlon Plus magazine and the popular BikeRadar.com and Cyclingnews.com Web sites.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—The publisher of Bike magazine is launching a sister publication directed at the road cycling market. Paved hit newsstands today and is planned as a quarterly, said Joe Parkin, the magazine’s editor.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—A cadre of bicycle and publishing industry veterans has launched Move Press. The first media property to come from Move Press will be Peloton whose Web site will launch on September 21 and will be followed by a bi-monthly print edition on newsstands November 8.
BY JASON NORMAN
SAN DIEGO, CA—The most severe recession since The Great Depression has ushered in a new era of media where counting on one publication and one medium as a primary source of revenue have vanished.
EMMAUS, PA (BRAIN)—Peter Flax has been named editor-in-chief of Bicycling and editorial director of Mountain Bike. He took over today.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—A federal grand jury investigating possible doping conspiracies in cycling has issued a subpoena for documents to the Trek Bicycle Corporation, the Wisconsin-based bike manufacturer that sponsored Lance Armstrong's cycling teams since 1998, according to a person with knowledge of the investigati
ST. LOUIS, MO (BRAIN)—An effort is underway to ban bicyclists from several narrow two-lane highways in semi-rural southwest St. Charles County, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
There was a packed house at a Monday night council meeting, with people speaking out on both sides of the issue.
ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN)—CNN highlighted the growth of the folding bike market in an article on cnn.com.
CNN reported that Dahon claims 60 percent of the U.S. folding-bike market, according to research by The Folding Cyclist.
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