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Posted August 22, 2011

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Knog has won nearly AU$1 million from the Australian government to develop three new product lines in the next two years.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2011

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN)—Clif Bar is the new title sponsor of CrossVegas, signing a multi-year deal.

As a result, the 5th annual international cyclocross race scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 14 in Las Vegas following the first day of Interbike will be titled Clif Bar CrossVegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 22, 2011

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—The 2012 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, slated for Sacramento, California, March 2-4, has increased its inclusion of new builders by upping the number of new builder tables to 20, up from 14 at the 2011 show in Austin, Texas.

Posted in North America Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show
Posted August 22, 2011

BUENA VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Cat Gruener-Goss has joined The Trailhead and Trailhead Cycle & Ski as general manager.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 22, 2011

FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN)—With the vast variety of styles, sizes and shapes of headtubes being produced by frame manufacturers, it can be incredibly difficult for cyclists to determine what size and style headset they need.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2011

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Backcountry.com has acquired CompetitiveCyclist.com and its family of specialty retail stores.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted August 21, 2011

"I thought if I show up in court I might have a say and show how unbelievably ludicrous this is."

—Juan Rodriguez. The New York City bicyclist fought a ticket for running a red light, lost and was ordered to pay $1,500 in fines. The citation was Rodriguez's third bike ticket since March.

Posted in North America
Posted August 21, 2011

MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (BRAIN)—David Pfeiffer, who served as chairman of the board of directors of the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) from 1985-86, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. He was 81 years old.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 21, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Cyclone Bicycle Supply of Portland, Oregon, has launched its new online ordering system.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 21, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Light & Motion is planning to double their footprint by expanding into a new space to support their business growth.

Posted in North America
Posted August 21, 2011

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Bicycles and Cap's Westwood Cycle are opening the first Norco Partnership Store.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 18, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Portland's city council has voted to approve spending $2 million in federal funds on a bike sharing program.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2011

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN)—Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., has unveiled Vector–a pedal based power meter.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 18, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—As members of the cycling industry make plans to attend Interbike and the OutDoor Demo this September, Interbike wants to point out some key changes to the show's hours.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 18, 2011

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, promoters of DealerCamp and PressCamp, have added Robert Roman to its team. Roman joins Lifeboat Events Sept. 1 in the position of sales manager with responsibilities for account management and sales for the company’s 2012 events.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 18, 2011

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Messe München has given its ISPO Bike show dedicated management with the appointment of Eva Schlangenotto as exhibitor director.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 17, 2011

PORTSMOUTH, NH (BRAIN)—POC Sports, supplier of gravity sports helmets, eyewear, body armor and apparel, has added industry sales veterans Tifosi Sales as POC USA’s Mid-Atlantic region wheels sales force.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2011

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Speedgoat.com has hired Andy Clark as its new head of operations.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted August 17, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired James Peters as its new director of product development and global sourcing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 17, 2011

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Outside Magazine has unveiled its fourth annual “Best Places to Work” list and some familiar names are on it including Clif Bar (#5), Santa Cruz Bicycles (#27), Camelbak (#44) and QBP (#49).

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing

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