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Posted August 21, 2011

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Bicycles and Cap's Westwood Cycle are opening the first Norco Partnership Store.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 18, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Portland's city council has voted to approve spending $2 million in federal funds on a bike sharing program.

Posted in North America
Posted August 18, 2011

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN)—Garmin International, a unit of Garmin Ltd., has unveiled Vector–a pedal based power meter.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 18, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—As members of the cycling industry make plans to attend Interbike and the OutDoor Demo this September, Interbike wants to point out some key changes to the show's hours.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 18, 2011

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, promoters of DealerCamp and PressCamp, have added Robert Roman to its team. Roman joins Lifeboat Events Sept. 1 in the position of sales manager with responsibilities for account management and sales for the company’s 2012 events.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 18, 2011

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Messe München has given its ISPO Bike show dedicated management with the appointment of Eva Schlangenotto as exhibitor director.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 17, 2011

PORTSMOUTH, NH (BRAIN)—POC Sports, supplier of gravity sports helmets, eyewear, body armor and apparel, has added industry sales veterans Tifosi Sales as POC USA’s Mid-Atlantic region wheels sales force.

Posted in North America
Posted August 17, 2011

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Speedgoat.com has hired Andy Clark as its new head of operations.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted August 17, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has hired James Peters as its new director of product development and global sourcing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 17, 2011

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Outside Magazine has unveiled its fourth annual “Best Places to Work” list and some familiar names are on it including Clif Bar (#5), Santa Cruz Bicycles (#27), Camelbak (#44) and QBP (#49).

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 17, 2011

By Marc Sani

SEATTLE, WA—Three employees from Dave Guettler’s River City Bicycles were swamped with work as hundreds, if not several thousand cyclists, clogged a major food stop on the annual Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic—best known as the STP.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted August 17, 2011

By Nicole Formosa

MUNICH, Germany—It could become a slugfest between two German trade shows, Eurobike and Bike Expo. Messe München threw the first punch announcing it would re-launch its show next year with new dates, 13 days before Eurobike.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 17, 2011

By Chris Lesser

Posted in North America
Posted August 16, 2011

WICHITA, KS (BRAIN)—GearUp, a bike storage company, has reached an agreement with Steady Corp. PTY of Perth, Australia, for the exclusive marketing rights to the new Steady Rack bicycle storage system for the U.S. marketplace.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 16, 2011

PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN)—Dirt Rag magazine, with help from Clif Bar, is transitioning its two publications to a recycled, sustainable paper source.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 16, 2011

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon has unveiled a new tagline that will permeate all of its communications. Dahon believes the new phrase, “Freedom Unfolds”, conveys their evolving creative direction, while further distinguishing the brand from its competitors.

Posted in North America
Posted August 16, 2011

MISSION VIEJO, CA (BRAIN)—Celebrating its 20th year in business, Orange County mainstay Rock n’ Road Cyclery is renovating and expanding its Mission Viejo location to become a Specialized Concept Store.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 15, 2011

OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN)—Vittoria Industries North America (VINA) will distribute 3T through Canada this month. The logistics will be generated from the VINA offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, while dealers will be serviced from a warehouse in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 15, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports International (ASI) has promoted Frank Zimmer to regional sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 15, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Dana Carson has joined QBP as its new brand manager for Ridley in North America.

QBP is the exclusive distributor for Ridley road and cyclocross bikes in the United States and Canada.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Distributor news

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