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Posted June 16, 2011
KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN)—Six new exhibitors will be at ExpoCycle this year including Trelock, RSD Distribution, Best Bars, Bike Glow, Passion Sports Inc., Kristin Green and Associates and Stage-Race Distribution.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 16, 2011
TORRANCE, CA (BRAIN)—Niner Bikes' CVA (Constantly Varying Arc) Suspension Technology is now covered by U.S. Patent No.7,934,739.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 16, 2011
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—A suspected drunken driver plowed into a group of bicyclists on a midnight ride Thursday in Los Angeles, injuring 11, one critically, police said.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2011
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Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2011
CAMARILLO, CA (BRAIN)—SmartEtailing has hired Erin Cabezut, Paul Ribich and Mark Still.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 15, 2011
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH has launched bhtriathlon.com (click on title and then link), a website dedicated to the world of triathlon.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 15, 2011
TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Ravello Bikes founder Brian Myers is seeking industry licensees to produce his newly patented travel bike design and offer models at price points attractive to bike shops.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2011
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—Suunto's North American subsidiary has hired David Grayson as national sales manager for the United States. Grayson brings experience from run, bike and outdoor specialty as well as general sporting goods.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 15, 2011
IRVINE, CA—A new Shimano American online training program went live today expanding its existing program for Di2 and DynaSys products to encompass the component maker’s entire range.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 14, 2011
CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN)—Cervélo has hired independent representation company Redmond Sports Group to better serve the Southeastern territory. The territory includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and the southern half of Virginia.

Posted in North America
Posted June 14, 2011
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—The Interbike Women's Lounge, presented by the Outdoor Industry Women's Coalition (OIWC), will return in an expanded format to the Interbike Expo, held September 14-16, in Las Vegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted June 14, 2011
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—The Canadian arm of Giant Bicycles has partnered with retail-integrated eCommerce solution provider, Shopatron, to make their line of cycling accessories available for purchase online.

Posted in North America
Posted June 14, 2011
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Cyclone Bicycle Supply has hired industry veteran John Byfield as its new sales director.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 14, 2011
HOBOKEN, NJ (BRAIN)—Joni Taylor has joined Texmarket USA, a private label manufacturer of custom cycling clothing, as its national sales manager. She will help introduce the Italian brand to the U.S. market.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 13, 2011
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Nationwide bike rental network RentaBikeNow.com has launched an improved reservation platform for participating dealers and updated their website.

Posted in North America
Posted June 13, 2011
NOVATO, CA (BRAIN)—Kelly Burr, Marin Bikes vice president of operations and product, has left the company to pursue new opportunities personally and professionally. “After 24 years at Marin Bikes, it was a hard decision to depart, but in the end, I know it’s the right thing to do,” said Burr.
Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 13, 2011
MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Imports of children’s bikes continued to slump in Australia in April, dropping to 50,000 during the months of January to April compared with 80,000 for the same time period in 2010, according to statistics released by the nonprofit Bicycle Industries Australia.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted June 13, 2011
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized Bicycles will be unveiling its new Core Retail Lab at this year's dealer event.

Posted in North America
Posted June 13, 2011
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Managing editor Lynette Carpiet will become editor of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News as longtime editor, Megan Tompkins, departs later this month to join Shimano’s OEM sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted June 10, 2011
Cyclists might start singing "Chicago is my kind of town..." after reading about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's quest to make the Windy City "the bike-friendliest city in the country."

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Posted in North America

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