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Posted August 22, 2012

NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN)Louis Garneau will institute a minimum advertised price policy starting with its summer 2013 collection, effective Nov. 1.

The MAP policy will apply to all of Garneau's product categories, including cycling, triathlon and Nordic skiing apparel.

Posted in North America Tagged MAP
Posted August 21, 2012

Leslie Bohm, who passed away Monday at 59, had a long history in the bike industry, with many friends among retailers and suppliers. Many of them have offered their remembrances to BRAIN.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 21, 2012
Leslie Bohm

Leslie Bohm, who devoted his career to cycling and to helping independent bike shops compete with larger vendors, died Monday evening after several years of fighting cancer. He was 59.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 21, 2012

AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN)—Santini U.S. is expanding its outside sales force with the addition of a national custom clothing coordinator and territorial reps covering Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada and Northern California.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 21, 2012

BAD URACH, Germany (BRAIN)—Magura has restructured its bike parts sector internally at its German headquarters in an effort to deliver fast and efficient workshop services to dealers and end consumers.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted August 21, 2012

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclocross Magazine has added a third member of its editorial team, Joanna Jones, who starts as managing editor.

Jones is an avid cyclist and former collegiate racer. She will steer the publication's print and online content and its community-contributed content.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing / People
Posted August 20, 2012

MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN)Hans Bergman announced Monday that he is stepping down as general manager of Assos North America to take a position with the ski clothing company Kjus North America.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted August 20, 2012

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)A federal court in Texas has dismissed Lance Armstrong's lawsuit that challenged the U.S. Anti-doping Agency's jurisdiction in charging Armstrong with doping.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 19, 2012

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)Munich’s ISPO Bike show closed on Sunday after a four-day run in Bavaria. In its fourth year, ISPO Bike drew 290 exhibitors and 6,000 trade visitors from 46 countries, according to organizers at Messe München International, where the fair is held.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 17, 2012

JACKSON, MS (BRAIN)Jackson Bike Advocates and Bike Walk Mississippi are planning a volunteer-run Community Bike Shop in Mississippi capital set to open in the fall.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 17, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado's highest court will hear arguments in November on a case involving a mountain town's ordinance banning bikes from a once-popular cycling route.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 17, 2012

Mt. Borah launches custom sock program • Fulcrum names Norco its Canadian distributor • Ottawa remembers fallen rider

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 17, 2012

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA (BRAIN) Friday August 17 2012 9:30 AM MT—More than a few folks have gone to Interbike in search of a job in the bike industry over the years.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 16, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday August 16 2012 2:22 PM MT—The three largest U.S. bike advocacy groups have called off a proposed merger, saying it was just too difficult to meld together Bikes Belong, The League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking & Walking.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 16, 2012

Quality hires new reps • SR Suntour adds warranty website • Trips for Kids awards grants

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Thursday August 16 2012 9:33 AM MT—QBP has added three new regional sales reps, in the Eastern, Midwestern and Western regions.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 15, 2012

PENNSVILLE, NJ (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—After six years in business, Van Homan has decided to close the doors of his New Jersey BMX shop Two by Four. The shop will officially close sometime in the coming weeks.

Posted August 15, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—CyclingSoul, a marketing and brand service company, is bringing together past and present icons of pro cycling with a new event, Living the Ride, that will follow the conclusion of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 15, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—Norco Bicycles’ new Tactic performance road bike line and first off-road models designed around 650b wheels highlighted the Canadian supplier’s International Media Launch Day for its 2013 line this week in Vancouver, Briti

Posted August 15, 2012

LONGVIEW, WA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—Mark Plotkin brings his 25 years of industry experience to Southwest Washington with his new bike shop, Canyonview Cyclery.

Posted August 14, 2012

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