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Posted August 13, 2010
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The National BMX Hall of Fame 2010 inductees have been announced.

Below are the six being inducted this year:

Pioneer BMX Racer - Tim Judge
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Posted August 13, 2010
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Shelia Moon Cycling Apparel has relocated from its Oakland, California headquarters to the neighboring city of Emeryville.

"We will be increasing our square footage by one-third," owner Sheila Moon said.

The company's new address:

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Posted August 13, 2010
BRNO, Czech Republic (BRAIN)—A brand new company named Equinox Europe will launch into the European market first.

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Posted August 13, 2010
BY NICOLE FORMOSA

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Posted August 13, 2010
BY LYNETTE CARPIET

KEYSTONE, CO—Oxygen levels were low but spirits were palpably high at Specialized’s dealer launch in Keystone, a popular winter resort west of Denver that sits at more than 9,000 feet above sea level.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 13, 2010
BY JASON NORMAN

MORGAN HILL, CA—As suppliers sold out of certain 2010 models by early spring, retailers began clamoring to get their hands on bikes, relying heavily on dealer exchange programs.

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Posted August 12, 2010
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) is leading the six-month Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge and needs to continue increasing its lead to win. The Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge encourages people to bike instead of drive and will award the team with the most points by October 31, 2010 $25,000.

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Posted August 12, 2010
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The seventh annual edition of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, scheduled for Austin, Texas, Feb 25-27, 2011, is shaping up as potentially the biggest year yet, in part because of the popular Austin location, but also because of a surge of activity within the Handmade bicycles industry.
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Posted August 12, 2010
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Boardman Bikes, the British bicycle brand created by cycling legend Chris Boardman and former UK Ironman record holder Alan Ingarfield, has the worldwide marketplace firmly in its sights with plans for international distribution in 2011.

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Posted August 12, 2010
CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN)—Chariot Carriers has undergone a leadership transition with the appointment of founder Dan Britton to the newly-created global position of product specialist. Pierre Doyon, business consultant to Chariot Carriers, is concurrently appointed to the position of president and CEO.

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Posted August 12, 2010
It appears that $5 not only can get you a footlong from Subway, but also an old mountain bike of Floyd Landis'. Click on link to read more.
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Posted August 11, 2010
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—Road Magazine has brought Dillon Clapp on board to replace Tim Schamber as creative director.

Schamber has decided to move on and pursue creative projects both inside and outside the cycling industry.

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Posted August 11, 2010
LEADVILLE, CO (BRAIN)—The 2010 Rocky Mountain Bicycle Festival is set to kick off in Leadville tomorrow.

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Posted August 11, 2010
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—Mountain Racing Products has hired Fruita, Colorado local Noah Sears to manage the company’s online presence and assist with all facets of marketing.

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Posted August 11, 2010
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—President Obama signed into law yesterday the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010, better known as the miscellaneous tariff bill, or MTB (H.R. 4380).

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Posted August 11, 2010
“Cycling is just part of the culture here. In California people bike to bike. They dress in their cycling gear to be seen. In Minnesota you’ll see kids biking to soccer practice, guys in suits headed downtown, college students, and, yes, road bikers and mountain bikers, too.”

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Posted August 10, 2010
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Shiftless cyclocrossers now have a category especially for them. Joining the lineup of the Bicycling Magazine Wheelers & Dealers Race is the Raleigh Single Speed Challenge thanks to official bicycle sponsor Raleigh.

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Posted August 10, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Catalyst Communication, a custom publishing and direct mail company for cycling, snowsports and the outdoor industries, and the owner of SuperSale, has hired Chris Dinneen as a new sales and account manager.

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Posted August 10, 2010
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Dana Carson has joined Reynolds Cycling as its new international sales manager.

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Posted August 10, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra Bicycle Company has hired Mark Pippin as product manager. Pippin will oversee product development for all current and future bicycle collections.

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