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Posted August 22, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has extended its free attendee and buyer registration to September 3, to give busy retailers a couple more weeks to register for the show and avoid the registration fee of $35.
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 22, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—In order to accommodate all the fitness product manufacturers wanting to exhibit at the Health+Fitness Business Expo 2010 (HFB), show organizer Nielsen Expositions has expanded its sold out show hall adjacent to the Sands Expo Convention Center for the 2010 expo to be held September 22-2
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 22, 2010
"We are in the midst of planning our seventh annual Saris Gala for the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin (Bike Fed) on October 29.
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Posted August 19, 2010
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs is reducing the impact of its greenhouse gas-intensive business activities such as flying and ground shipping by purchasing carbon offsets through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 19, 2010
WINDSOR, Ontario (BRAIN)—Creating Bicycle Friendly Communities just got easier thanks to a U.S.-based program that is now available for the first time in Canada.
Posted in Industry News
Posted August 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame will be inducting into the “Hall” three praiseworthy individuals and one monumental group on Wednesday, September 22, 6 p.m., after the first day of the Interbike Show.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 19, 2010
Former President George W. Bush (left) and Niner Bikes co-founders Steve Domahidy (center) and Chris Sugai (right) share a post-mountain bike ride conversation in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2010
CHICAGO (BRAIN)—SRAM has taken its 2x10 mountain bike drivetrain on the road to show retailers firsthand the benefits of the 20-speed system.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 18, 2010
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Cantitoe Road, which distributes product lines such as Caffelatex and Wippermann to U.S. retailers as well as consumer-direct, held an open house yesterday that drew retailers from as far away as Nebraska.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 18, 2010
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Revenue from Ideal Bike Corporation’s Taiwan operations rebounded in July after nearly a year on the decline, according to revenue figures released on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 18, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Imports of kids’ bikes through June showed no signs of slowing, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Sidewalk bikes, 20-inch and 24-inch categories were up 32, 23 and 51 percent, respectively, compared to the same month in 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 18, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, Australia (BRAIN)—Sola Sport will distribute Bianchi across Australia and New Zealand.

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Posted August 18, 2010
TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Todson and Zefal have settled with Genuine Innovations for an undisclosed amount. Genuine Innovations had sued Todson last October, claiming that a Zefal CO2 inflator infringes on the one of Genuine Innovations' patents.

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Posted August 17, 2010
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA (BRAIN)—A new ASTM International standard can now be used to set strength requirements for condition 0 bicycle frames.

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Posted August 17, 2010
TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Genuine Innovations has promoted Joe McCarthy to president. McCarthy replaces Marty Mares, who is leaving to join Motor Excellence as the company’s e-bike division president.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 17, 2010
ONTARIO, CA (BRAIN)—Oxylane Groupe-Decathlon, the French operator of the world’s largest sports retail chain Decathlon, looks to be gearing up for another try in the United States—this time on the West Coast.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2010
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (BRAIN)— Zigo's Leader carrier bicycle system was recently honored with the prestigious Kids Design Award in Japan.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 17, 2010
"I call this 'the race for the race' and it's getting fiercer each year. What's next, a lottery system or resume submissions?"

—Brook Watts, commenting on the fact that registration for the CrossVegas Wheelers & Dealers Race presented by Bicycling Magazine filled in a record 30 minutes on Monday.
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Posted August 16, 2010
VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Giro has announced plans to broaden its product portfolio with a new line of men’s and women’s cycling shoes set to launch this fall.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 16, 2010
CENTERVILLE, OH (BRAIN)—Rick Vosper updated his LinkedIn profile last week to reflect his new title: director at Airborne Bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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