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Posted October 20, 2009

BOTHELL, WA (BRAIN)—Corsair Bikes is now accepting applications from riders interested in competing on Corsair Bikes during the 2010 Season.

Posted in North America
Posted October 20, 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (BRAIN)—Sidewall Distribution has added TSG Safety Gear to its line of distributed brands.

Posted in North America
Posted October 20, 2009

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) has appointed Peter Denk as its director of technology for the R&D team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 19, 2009

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Monica Davis is joining Giant Bicycle in the role of regional sales manager, west. She begins her new position on Monday, October 26.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 19, 2009

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Prologo saddles has partnered up with 3A Distribuidora for sales in Brazil.

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Posted October 19, 2009

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids has announced that Magura Direct, United States distributor of Uvex helmets and sunglasses, will donate one dollar to Trips for Kids for every children's helmet sold during the 2009 holiday season.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 19, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The League of American Bicyclists has unveiled 15 new Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) and three renewing BFCs.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted October 19, 2009

EL SEGUNDO, CA (BRAIN)—The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Director Office of International programs and Intergovernmental Affairs has selected ACT Lab as a representative “Stakeholder” participant to accompany the CPSC delegation to 3rd Biennial United States – China Consumer Product Safety

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 19, 2009

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—Coming off a small but successful first year in Dallas, the Texas Custom Bicycle Show is coming to Austin this week for its second year with double the number of exhibitors to be part of the Livestrong Expo at the Austin LiveStrong Challenge October 23-25.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 18, 2009

"It's very difficult to find parking around here, and this option is better for our environment."

—Thomas Goetz, owner the brothel Maison d'Envie, or House of Desire, on offering discounts to customers who pedal bicycles to the door. Click on link for full story.

Posted in North America
Posted October 18, 2009

ARCATA, CA (BRAIN)—Kinetic Koffee, a coffee roaster specializing in certified organic coffees for the cycling and outdoor enthusiast, announced the arrival of its 2010 catalog and pricelist.

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Posted October 18, 2009

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong’s new team has been given permission to race in many of cycling’s top events for the next four years, according to the Associated Press.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 18, 2009

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has launched a new Web site to coincide with its 2010 product line. The new site (click on link) features an improved visual presentation, more dynamic product displays and a more intuitive, streamlined system of navigating Felt’s diverse bicycle and parts offerings.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 18, 2009

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—SockGuy has tapped industry veterans Creagh-Keller Sales, Inc. as its co-pilots and partners to help continue to “Spread the SockGuy LUV” to bike shops and new channels all along the Mid-Atlantic region.

Posted in North America
Posted October 15, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Bicycle injuries in the United States have become more severe and there has been a marked increase in chest and stomach injuries, according to a recent Reuters story.

Click on link for full story.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 15, 2009

FERNDALE, WA (BRAIN)—Kona Bicycles and Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy have partnered to provide Kona AfricaBikes to ethnic minority students in Vietnam's Central Highlands.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 15, 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (BRAIN)—Sidewall Distribution has added Shitluck Clothing to its line of distributed brands.

“We did it. We're going to the dark side," said Sidewall's director Mark Owen.

Posted in North America
Posted October 15, 2009

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Triathlete Magazine's Kona Demo Days saw a 15 percent increase in the number of vendors attending this year’s event.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 15, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The number of bicycles imported into the United States dropped by 1.822 million units through August, putting importers on track for one of their smallest years in a decade.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted October 15, 2009

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Despite a feeble economy and a very wet summer with only three days without rain in June, Boston retailers reported sales that were only slightly down this season to visitors on the final day of the three-day Boston Dealer Tour.

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