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Posted November 10, 2009

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—In an effort to help our nation's warriors recover from emotional and physical injuries sustained in battle, the Sea Otter Classic has partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project and the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted November 10, 2009

SOQUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Steve Smith, the guy behind Swobo’s popular blog, "How to Avoid the Bummer Life," left Swobo to create his own blog and hopefully make a go of it selling ads to companies interested in his audience of culturally rich cyclists.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 10, 2009

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Panache Cyclewear has added Andy Pemberton to its management team as vice president of sales and marketing.

Pemberton will be responsible for retail and custom clothing business development, marketing and promotions for the Boulder-based cycling apparel company.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 10, 2009

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Revenue was down 14.8 percent at Fox Racing Shox for the third quarter of the year as both OEM and aftermarket sales dropped in the weak economy.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 9, 2009

“Freds are men and women like me. We love riding our bikes, watching professional cycling, buying new bikes, clothes and gadgets for cycling. We aren’t always going to be the first to finish a race or get to the top of a hill, but we’re always going to look good doing it!”

Posted in North America
Posted November 9, 2009

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Sea Otter Classic has retained Backbone Media to direct its social media outreach.

Longtime cycling industry veteran Mike McCormack has joined the Backbone Media team and will manage the partnership with Sea Otter.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted November 9, 2009

South Queensferry, UK (BRAIN)—Hotlines has appointed Andy Gowan to look after the UK marketing of their brands that include Lapierre, Ghost, Lynskey, Nuke Proof and Ragley.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 9, 2009

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Canada’s Mountain Equipment Co-op expects to move about 5,000 mid-level road, mountain and urban bikes in the first year selling its new bike line, according to Tim McDermott, bike product manager for MEC.

Posted in North America
Posted November 9, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Timbuk2 has hired Mike Wallenfels to be its new CEO. He started his new position yesterday.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 8, 2009

"I don't want to win unless I know I've done my best, and the only way I know how to do that is to run out front, flat out until I have nothing left. Winning any other way is chicken-s#!t."

—Billy Crudup as Steve Prefontaine in "Without Limits."

Posted in North America
Posted November 8, 2009

MARINA, CA (BRAIN)—Sidi America has contracted Perfect Pitch Creative to provide creative services for marketing and promotions, in a collaboration that will elevate Sidi’s profile with consumers and dealers alike.

Posted in North America
Posted November 8, 2009

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized Bicycle Components has launched a new advocacy initiative that will pump $300,000 into locally-oriented, bicycle-related non-profit organizations through its U.S. dealer network in 2010.

Posted in North America
Posted November 8, 2009

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—The holiday season is fast approaching and the staff at Bicycle Retailer is wishing the nation’s retailers a joyous shopping season. And you can help. Send us your product pick for the season’s best stocking stuffer.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted November 8, 2009

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has hired Matt McClendon to be its after market sales manager.

McClendon had been with Kenda USA as its OEM sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 6, 2009

SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized wrapped up a three-day women’s product launch today in Santa Barbara, California, where it hosted a half-dozen writers and editors from women’s health, fitness, travel and outdoor magazines.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted November 5, 2009

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Do you have bike related videos that you'd like to share with the BRAIN audience?

If you do please email the web editor at jnorman@bicycleretailer.com for possible inclusion on the front page of the BRAIN Web site.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted November 5, 2009

MONTREAL (BRAIN)—Third quarter revenue dropped 11 percent in Dorel Industries’ recreational and leisure segment, which includes its bike business, but for the year, the division remains up 1.4 percent.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 5, 2009

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Sea Otter Classic has added two new elements for 2010: a Gran Fondo and collegiate cycling categories.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted November 5, 2009

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company is setting up a college trust fund for Ian Foyster’s 13-year-old daughter Hailey. Foyster had been with Hawley since 2004 and worked as the company’s service center manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 4, 2009

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Easton Bell sales declined 11.3 percent for the third quarter of 2009, but the company began to see some signs of stabilization during the period including higher margins in the Action Sports segment, according to an earnings report issued on Wednesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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