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Posted August 23, 2010
Danville, California police need your help in finding the thief who backed a stolen pickup truck into the plate glass window of Danville Bike, getting away with a Giant Trinity Advanced SL2 road bike priced at more than $5k. Click on link for full story and pictures.
Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2010
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—One Industries will now be distributing SixSixOne, Tag and Sunline product lines.

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike's third installment of its fashion show, newly named “Ready to Ride,” will showcase a broader spectrum of cycling fashion and have two presentations during Interbike 2010, held at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, September 22 – 24, 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 23, 2010
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Richard Fries has been named Bicycle Leadership Conference director for 2011. The conference will be held April 12-14, 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 23, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—There is a retroactive feature of the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 bill, or MTB, that many might not be aware of.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN)—Küat Racks has issued a voluntary recall on select Küat NV 2 Bike Carriers (N101, N102).

Posted in Recalls
Posted August 22, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra Bicycle Company has added Bridget Walsh as product manager for the Lifestyle division. In this new position, Walsh will expand the company’s product offerings, extending Electra’s reach beyond the physical bike and into the total bike riding experience.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 22, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has extended its free attendee and buyer registration to September 3, to give busy retailers a couple more weeks to register for the show and avoid the registration fee of $35.
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 22, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—In order to accommodate all the fitness product manufacturers wanting to exhibit at the Health+Fitness Business Expo 2010 (HFB), show organizer Nielsen Expositions has expanded its sold out show hall adjacent to the Sands Expo Convention Center for the 2010 expo to be held September 22-2
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 22, 2010
"We are in the midst of planning our seventh annual Saris Gala for the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin (Bike Fed) on October 29.
Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2010
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs is reducing the impact of its greenhouse gas-intensive business activities such as flying and ground shipping by purchasing carbon offsets through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 19, 2010
WINDSOR, Ontario (BRAIN)—Creating Bicycle Friendly Communities just got easier thanks to a U.S.-based program that is now available for the first time in Canada.
Posted in Industry News
Posted August 19, 2010
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame will be inducting into the “Hall” three praiseworthy individuals and one monumental group on Wednesday, September 22, 6 p.m., after the first day of the Interbike Show.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 19, 2010
Former President George W. Bush (left) and Niner Bikes co-founders Steve Domahidy (center) and Chris Sugai (right) share a post-mountain bike ride conversation in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2010
CHICAGO (BRAIN)—SRAM has taken its 2x10 mountain bike drivetrain on the road to show retailers firsthand the benefits of the 20-speed system.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 18, 2010
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Cantitoe Road, which distributes product lines such as Caffelatex and Wippermann to U.S. retailers as well as consumer-direct, held an open house yesterday that drew retailers from as far away as Nebraska.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 18, 2010
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Revenue from Ideal Bike Corporation’s Taiwan operations rebounded in July after nearly a year on the decline, according to revenue figures released on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 18, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Imports of kids’ bikes through June showed no signs of slowing, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Sidewalk bikes, 20-inch and 24-inch categories were up 32, 23 and 51 percent, respectively, compared to the same month in 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 18, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, Australia (BRAIN)—Sola Sport will distribute Bianchi across Australia and New Zealand.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2010
TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Todson and Zefal have settled with Genuine Innovations for an undisclosed amount. Genuine Innovations had sued Todson last October, claiming that a Zefal CO2 inflator infringes on the one of Genuine Innovations' patents.

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