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Posted September 21, 2009

ARLINGTON, VA (BRAIN) —Freshbikes Franchising, LLC, a new company formed by two Conte’s Bicycle and Fitness franchise owners, will take over the entire Conte’s franchise system, the company announced on Monday.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 21, 2009

Attention all you Tweeters at Interbike: The official Tweetup takes place tonight at 7 p.m. at Lavo, a bar inside the Palazzo. Sip on free drinks while meeting the faces behind industry tweets. For more info see @Bike_Tweetup.

Posted in North America
Posted September 21, 2009

CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has selected 3point5.com to provide online training for Performance’s retail sales people.

Posted in North America
Posted September 21, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Lake Cycling has entered into a distribution partnership with Veltec Sports.

Posted in North America
Posted September 21, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Tomac has introduced the Vanish 160 for 2010—an all-day pedaling bike for the roughest of terrain.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 21, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Santa Cruz Bicycles is going where no manufacturer has gone before—a carbon fiber 29er called the Tallboy.

According to Santa Cruz marketing project manager Mike Ferrentino, the company has been experiencing a growing demand for a 29er over the last couple of years.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 20, 2009

"I gotta say it now, better loud than too late."

—Eddie Vedder on Pearl Jam's new track "Amongst the Waves." The album "Backspacer" comes out tomorrow.

Posted in North America
Posted September 20, 2009

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Diadora Sport Srl of Caerano San Marco, Italy has appointed Trialtir-USA of Houston, Texas distributor for cycling shoes and accessories for the USA market.

Posted in North America
Posted September 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—World Bicycle Relief and the SRAM Cycling Fund are hosting the 4th Annual open forum, “The Power of Bicycles,” on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. in Sands Conference Room 105. All Interbike attendees are invited to attend the discussion with F.K.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong and Interbike will invest more than $50,000 during the next two years to improve bicycling conditions for children in Las Vegas—the international trade show’s host city.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Interbike
Posted September 20, 2009

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Interbike expects about 4,000 retailers to demo the latest bicycles and accessories over the next two days on Bootleg Canyon's trails outside of Las Vegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 17, 2009

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—There are only two weeks left to nominate your bicycle travel heroes for the Adventure Cycling Awards. Adventure Cycling will close award nominations on September 30, 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted September 17, 2009

LAS VEGAS, CA (BRAIN)—Don't miss the Bikes Belong "Bicycling Moves Forward" luncheon held next Thursday. Space is limited so please register for the luncheon at the Bikes Belong booth located in the Interbike entrance hall.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 17, 2009

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show has opened registration for RMBS/10 to be held on August 7 and 8, in Denver, at the National Western Complex.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 17, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, FL (BRAIN)—3G Bikes has opened a new warehouse located in Jacksonville, Florida.

Posted in North America
Posted September 17, 2009

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Fifteen retailers accompanied by seven journalists and ten Specialized employees rolled out of the company’s headquarters this morning on the first leg of a six-day ride to Las Vegas.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 16, 2009

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has entered into new sponsorship and technical partnership agreements for its Media Center, a working news room on the show floor of the 2009 Interbike International Bicycle Expo, which runs from September 23-25, 2009 in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 16, 2009

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Thirty-two of the nation’s bravest custom bike builders have thrown their welding torches into the ring to contest the Oregon Manifest's first annual Constructor's Design Challenge.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 16, 2009

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—Darren Zielinski, vice president of sales and marketing of Rocket Science Sports, has parted ways with the company.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 16, 2009

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) will make its inaugural appearance at the Interbike International Trade Expo with all of its bike brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike

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