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Posted May 21, 2012

Trips for Kids gala raises $95,000 • Tifosi and Cébé introduce new eyewear models • Cat's Tongue maker sponsors J-Pow and Tommy D

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2012

NOTTINGHAM, England (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 3:06 PM MT—Alan Oakley, a long-time Raleigh Bicycles designer best known for the Chopper youth bikes, died Friday. He was 85 and died of cancer, according to a company release.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 21, 2012

REHOBOTH, MA (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 11:41 AM MT—A broken steerer tube most likely caused the crash that killed a Massachusetts man last month, but the fork model had not been recalled, police said.

Posted in Recalls
Posted May 21, 2012

Committee approves new U.S. Bicycle Routes • Quarq offers Specialized and Cannondale power meters • Darn Tough to work with StoneNsea Sales for Southeast • Specialized adds online ordering for custom water bottles • Third Philly Bike Expo set for Oct. 27-28

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 8:47 AM MT—Reser Bicycle Outfitters in Newport, Kentucky, is expanding in June to a second location across the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, that will focus on commuter cycling.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 18, 2012

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc.'s new general manager, Hugh Walton, is recovering from a stroke at a Massachusetts hospital.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 18, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Friday May 18 2012 4:29 PM MT—Scott Taylor might be one of the most peripatetic retailers out there. And he continues his wandering ways this July as he moves Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop to its fifth location in eight years of doing business.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 18, 2012

Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. Ah ... Are you telling me that you built a time machine ... out of a DeLorean?

Posted in North America
Posted May 18, 2012

League, other groups release new biking data • DeFeet recognized at White House ceremony • CrossBikeReview to bestow awards

Posted in North America
Posted May 17, 2012

AVALON, CA (BRAIN) Thursday May 17 2012 2:08 PM MT—The first mountain bike event ever held on Catalina Island off the Southern California coast was quickly deemed a success, and promoters are crossing their fingers for a return.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted May 17, 2012

World Triathlon Corporation, the owner of the Ironman events and trademark, has sold its two-year-old magazine to a group of investors that includes WTC executive and former Triathlete magazine owner John Duke.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted May 17, 2012

Bryson Martin has departed Marzocchi after more than 20 years of leading the suspension brand's U.S. efforts in the bike industry.

Martin and three other ex-Marzocchi employees have formed a new company, Bryson Martin Racing. He said he will reveal details of the new company's plans in the coming weeks.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 17, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday May 17 2012 8:07 AM MT—Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 16, 2012

Jagwire taps Hans Johnsen for Texas distribution • Clif Bar celebrates 20th anniversary, achieves green building certification • ENVE hires outside sales force • SoCal High School Cycling League plans Outreach Tour • Sportique donates proceeds from promotion to World Bicycle Relief

Posted in North America
Posted May 16, 2012

Dick’s reports record first quarter • Taichung Bike Week registration opens • Best of Bike show launches in Austria as Bike & Trimm Ends • Bicycle Garage Indy partners for cycling tours

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 15 2012 11:11 AM MT—The National Bicycle Dealers Association will not be involved in the selection of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News’ annual Top 100 list of retailers.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Top 100
Posted May 15, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday May 15 2012 11:06 AM MT—A few preliminary details are emerging about the plan to merge three of the country's most powerful bike advocacy organizations.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 15, 2012

STATE COLLEGE, PA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 15 2012 8:46 AM MT—A cyclist and coding expert who also happens to be a high school sophomore is offering a smart phone app that enables users to measure routes for biking or other activities.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted May 15, 2012

LAB announces round of Bike Friendly Communities • ASI hires quality manager for Asia • SRAM produces videos on servicing Red parts • LEVA offers free trial membership

Posted in North America
Posted May 15, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Tuesday May 15 2012 7:28 AM MT—The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday reminded bicyclists of 10 pending recalls.

Posted in Recalls

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