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Posted February 1, 2010

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Leadership Conference's Thursday, April 15 dinner will be held at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, according to BPSA president John Nedeau from SRAM.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted February 1, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports, Inc. has hired Steve Parke for the newly created position of director of sales. Parke will oversee all international and domestic sales activity for ASI’s six brands: Fuji, Kestrel, SE, Breezer, Terry Precision and Oval Concepts.

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Posted February 1, 2010

ST.PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond and Trek Bicycle Corporation have settled their 22-month breach of contract dispute, avoiding a jury trial that was scheduled to begin on March 1.

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Posted February 1, 2010

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—BMC Trading Company has filled two positions for head of sales and global head of marketing.

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Posted February 1, 2010

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Former industry publisher, David Priestley, after being away from publishing, is returning to the industry with the Web site, Bike Trade News. It officially launches Monday, February 15.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted February 1, 2010

POZZOLEONE, Italy (BRAIN)—Selle Royal S.p.A. has signed a binding agreement to purchase a majority interest in Justek, the largest bicycle saddle manufacturer in China.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted February 1, 2010

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Posted February 1, 2010

BY NICOLE FORMOSA

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Posted February 1, 2010

BY ALAN COTÉ

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Posted January 31, 2010

"He was kind of like, I'm taking this, showed me the gun, and (said), 'If you don't want to get hurt, let me go.'"

Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2010

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—EnergySport Norge AS of Roskilde, Denmark is now an authorized distributor of Zipp products in the Norwegian market.

Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2010

GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Will Mahler as retail sales representatives for the brand in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 31, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show has signed a one-year title sponsorship deal with Shimano American Corporation. The updated title of the event will now be called the Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2010

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN)—A newly published economic study compiles hard data on the state of the bicycle industry in Europe for the first time.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted January 28, 2010

"If you want to read a real history book, read Howard Zinn's 'People History of the United States.' That book will knock you on your @ss."

Posted in North America
Posted January 28, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—A new report by the Alliance for Biking & Walking shows that lack of investment in biking and walking could be contributing to higher traffic fatalities and chronic disease rates in the U.S.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted January 28, 2010

LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN)—Huffy Corporation has sued Cafepress.com, maker of custom T-shirts and other items, over alleged trademark infringements.

Posted in North America
Posted January 28, 2010

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Look has taken over sales and marketing of its brand in Italy with the opening of a wholly owned subsidiary located near Milan.

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—Zipp Speed Weaponry is moving into a new 70,000 square-foot manufacturing and customer service center on Indianapolis' northwest side this July.

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2010

BURLINGTON, NC (BRAIN)—Pro Feet has hired Matt Judge to handle sales, marketing and product development for the brand.

He brings a solid resume of brand experience to the company, having worked for Columbia Sportswear, Rockport footwear and Pearsox.

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