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Posted October 7, 2011

NORTHFIELD, VT (BRAIN) — Female mountain bikers are set to get their huck on Saturday, Oct. 15, as all-weather sock manufacturer Darn Tough Vermont presents the Women’s Freeride Festival at Highland Mountain Park.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 6, 2011

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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Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 6, 2011

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.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 6, 2011

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—The Park Tool Tech Summit will be held in Atlanta and Minneapolis in 2012. These are two cities that are new to the Tech Summit Schedule.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 6, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—It seems only fitting that with the Ironman World Championship taking place tomorrow in Kona, Hawaii, a new study points to triathlon showing the most major gains amongst all outdoor sports.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted October 6, 2011

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN)—Bicycle sales in the 27 European Union member countries remained relatively stable in 2010 with total units sold falling less than one percent.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted October 6, 2011

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN)—The European governing body officially renewed anti-dumping duties today for bikes imported from China at 48.5 percent for the next five years.

Posted in International
Posted October 5, 2011

SAO PAULO, Brazil (BRAIN)—Rising import duties in Brazil and ongoing pressure from domestic manufacturers for further protection are challenging global brands looking for new business in South America’s largest bike market.

Posted in International
Posted October 5, 2011

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Citing a growing number of customers who are accessing their website via smart phones and tablets, Park Tool is introducing a mobile version of its website, www.parktool.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 5, 2011

KONA, HI (BRAIN)—Leading up to the Kona Ironman World Championships this weekend, Specialized invited some of its best triathlon dealers to attend the festivities surrounding the race, and enjoy the Hawaiian sun.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted October 5, 2011

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Manhattan Media's bike-tastic event, The New Amsterdam Bicycle Show: Benefiting Transportation Alternatives, is returning for 2012.

It will be held at the famous Tent at Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park in Manhattan, April 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 5, 2011

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (BRAIN)—The Dutch government has ordered Accell Group, Gazelle and Giant to pay a total of more than 19 million euros ($25 million) in fines stemming from a 2000 anti-competition case.

Posted in International
Posted October 4, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, Inc., maker of the Polar Bottle, has partnered with the Team Tony Foundation to raise money to support the foundation's mission of helping cancer survivors.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 4, 2011

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Rocky Mountain Bicycles has hired David Haberkam and Shawn Barry as sales representatives for the Idaho, Montana and Wyoming territories.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 4, 2011

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply has promoted three members of its purchasing and product development team and reorganized them into two departments.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 4, 2011

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (BRAIN)—Bianchi has teamed up with OC Gran Fondo as the presenting sponsor of the OC Gran Fondo this Saturday, October 8.

“We have grown quickly, and in our second year we are proud to have Bianchi join us as our presenting sponsor,” said Cameron Jackson, director of the event.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 4, 2011

MOAB, UT (BRAIN)—Outerbike’s promoter Ashley Korenblat is fired up—and with good reason.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 3, 2011

REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Five Ten has appointed Wally Barker as its new chief financial officer.

His professional background includes serving as president and CFO of Quiksilver, Japan.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 3, 2011

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Launched as an online business only, State Bicycle Co. has unveiled a new U.S. dealer program.

State Bicycle Co. focuses on the fixed gear bike market, and is based in Tempe, Arizona.

Posted in North America
Posted October 3, 2011

“Since it's gone viral I think I'm stuck. I need to get some routes. I’ll get to see America. Every form of wildlife in the country, I’m so excited.”

Posted in North America

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