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Posted July 3, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 11:59 AM MT—Future Publishing, publisher of CyclingNews.com and BikeRadar.com, is launching a new mountain bike website called ChopMTB.com this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted July 3, 2012

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 10:20 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, who resigned last week as managing director of Full Speed Ahead has joined Marin Bicycles as chief executive officer, the company announced Tue

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 2, 2012

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012—Selle San Marco brand and design manager Luca Bertoncello is leaving the Italian saddle manufacturer to join Japanese apparel company Pedaled.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 2, 2012

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 4:11 PM MT— Cannondale is promoting the women’s Reve Tour with a 30-second television spot running during prime-time Tour de France coverage on NBC Sports for the next three weeks.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted July 2, 2012

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 9:39 AM MT—Bicycle Technologies International broke ground Friday on a new 50,000-square-foot call center and distribution hub here.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 2, 2012

Specialized launches new aero helmet at Tour • American Classic introduces first TV ad campaign • Wilier debuts new road frame • Team Sky extends with Pinarello • Rapha promotes 'Circle of Death' Strava challenge • Bicycling offers cross-platform Tour coverage • Scott introduces new shoes • Follow the Tour

Posted in North America
Posted June 29, 2012

ALLEN, TX—Mavic has no plans to sell its products consumer-direct, despite its parent company’s recent agreement with an e-commerce company.

Posted in North America Tagged Omnichannel
Posted June 29, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Family-owned retailer Gregg’s Cycles returns to its roots with a 1930s-themed 80th anniversary celebration.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 29, 2012

OSTERMUNDIGEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) Friday June 29 2012 11:30 AM MT—The International Olympic Committee has further clarified its rules for manufacturer logos on bikes at next month's London Olympics.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 29, 2012

Marq Prince to rep Capo Apparel • CatEye America adds to sales force • NEMBAfest a success; 2013 dates announced • Early-bird pricing for OIA Rendezvous ends this week • Clement sponsors Ryan Trebon for year-round racing

Posted in North America
Posted June 28, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—A new transportation bill that would keep highway and transit spending at current levels through the end of fiscal year 2014 is likely to be approved by the House and Senate this weekend just as the previous funding extension is set to expire.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 28, 2012

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association is close to completing an expansion of its Missoula, Montana, headquarters. The nonprofit group will celebrate the unveiling with a block party for members, donors and supporters July 6.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 28, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:36 AM MT—Justin Beope is consolidating Pista Palace and Mucho Mountain Bikes, his two San Diego bike shops, into one location. The new, enlarged shop will retain the Pista Palace name and address, 1515 30th Street in San Diego.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 28, 2012

MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:29 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, managing director of Full Speed Ahead, Inc., is stepping down at the end of the month after ten years with the brand.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 27, 2012

Bell-Easton to consolidate Illinois operations • RockTape selects Smack Media for PR • 110% Play Harder sponsors Rêve Tour Team • Restaurant sponsors women's stage race

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 4:02 PM MT—Several brands that have been absent from Interbike in recent years are returning for this year's show, show organizers announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted June 27, 2012

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply is transitioning to a new computer system June 29 and is encouraging dealers to place orders early in the week to avoid delays.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

KNOXVILLE, TN (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 1:33 PM MT—The Knoxville Bike Collective, a nonprofit organization that refurbishes and gives away bicycles, is seeking a donated or low-cost space, such as a warehouse, to continue its work.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 12:54 PM MT—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada has hired Top Drawer Creative to market and promote its ExpoCycle trade show to a wider public audience.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 27, 2012

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 11:09 AM MT—Forest fires in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Fort Collins have many bike industry members scrambling.

Posted in North America

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