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Posted July 30, 2010
The September issue might be all filled up, but there's an open slate for the mighty swinging October issue when it comes to product review.

All Mr. October needs is product info (anything non complete or frame), high res image, suggested retail price and company contact info.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 29, 2010
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN)—A mid-afternoon thunderstorm Thursday drenched exhibitors as they unhooked trailers, set up tents and assembled bikes in preparation for this morning’s kick off of DealerCamp.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted July 29, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Travis Vance has joined Electra Bicycle Company as its director of IT. Vance brings to Electra more than 15 years of relevant experience in the IT/operations industry.
Posted in North America
Posted July 29, 2010
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—T2R Distributors, trading as Commencal-Canada, is a new company set up specifically to distribute Commencal Bikes in Canada.

Posted in North America
Posted July 29, 2010
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—Matt Fritzinger, the founder of the Northern California High School Cycling League, commences his new position as executive director of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association on August 1.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 29, 2010
SARASOTA, FL (BRAIN)—Fulcrum Wheels srl is establishing a North American branch and has hired Ty Daugherty to head it as general manager. Daugherty will manage OE and aftermarket sales of the Fulcrum brand in the U.S. and Canada going forward.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2010
DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN)—If DealerCamp, which kicks off tonight with a 6 p.m. reception, is half-way successful, Chance Regina, Blue Competition Cycles’ sales and marketing manager, promises to be back next year.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted July 28, 2010
WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The United States Senate has passed the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010, better known as the miscellaneous tariff bill, or MTB (H.R. 4380).

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2010
Enter to Win Spank Industries “Pimp my Bike” Event at Kokanee Crankworx 2010.

Spank Industries welcomes all spectators attending this year’s Kokanee Crankworx at Whistler Mountain, BC, Canada, to submit an application to win the complete Tweet Tweet upgrade kit shown here.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2010
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Magura Direct and Uvex have partnered with Orange Sport Supply, Inc. to distribute the Uvex bicycle helmet and eyewear lines to the Canadian Market.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2010
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN)—The Providence Cyclo-cross Festival Presented by Interbike will return to historic Roger Williams Park on Oct. 8-10, 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted July 27, 2010
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh played up its long and storied brand heritage at its inaugural dealer event yesterday. More than 60 dealers attended the company’s product launch and symposium at the Suncadia resort in the Cascades, east of its Seattle headquarters.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted July 27, 2010
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles held its press launch yesterday at its company headquarters in Irvine, California, touting several new platforms—four to be exact.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 27, 2010
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The National Bicycle Dealers Association and Growth Cycle are teaming up to create two hours of fresh Selling Cycling retail staff training content for 2011.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 27, 2010
It was an event 36 years in the making, so it was no surprise that Specialized Bicycle Components popped a few bottles of bubbly Monday to celebrate Alberto Contador’s win at the 2010 Tour de France—the first ever in the company’s history.

Posted in North America
Posted July 27, 2010
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN)—In spite of an unseasonably cold and wet January and February, Shimano’s sales increased by $164.4 million to $1.2 billion through June, beating its own forecast.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 26, 2010
Congratulation to James and Vivian Keller on the birth of their first child, a son, Weston James. Weston was welcomed by his family on Thursday, July 15. James has been working for Sigma USA for eight years, most recently as the U.S. sales manager.
Posted in North America
Posted July 26, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has partnered with the Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) to provide new electric bicycle features at OutDoor Demo, September 20-21, 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 26, 2010
HALF MOON BAY, CA—Dirty Dog MTB has partnered with Gravity Junkie Promotions for public relations and marketing support.

Posted in North America
Posted July 26, 2010
MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—The largest player in the OEM saddle market is now turning its attention to the aftermarket.

Posted in North America

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