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Posted August 6, 2010
LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN)—Lambert will become the exclusive distributor of all Look products in Canada.

As of 2011 Lambert will distribute Look pedals, frames, bikes and apparel.

Posted in North America
Posted August 6, 2010
CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle will open a new retail store in Columbia, Maryland, and relocate its existing store in Tualatin, Oregon (Portland).

The grand openings for the Columbia and Portland stores are set for August 13.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 6, 2010
TRENTON, NJ (BRAIN)—Hutchinson Tires North America has promoted Bill Perreault to director of operations at their Trenton, New Jersey offices. In addition, Levi Olsen has been brought in under Perrault to spearhead the sales and marketing side of Hutchinson's bicycle tire business.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 6, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—It was more than the beach-happy SUP vibe that put a smile on attendees’ faces at Summer Market. Numbers were up by double digits in all categories at the show and sales on the floor were surprisingly strong.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 5, 2010
FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN)—Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Devon Sullivan as a suspension design engineer.

Drawing on his experience as an avid north shore downhill rider, Sullivan will use his mechanical engineering skills to further develop and refine Cane Creek’s suspension product line.
Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 5, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Justin Manthe and Chris Holmes agree: Outdoor Retailer rocks. The bicycle industry veterans are manning a patch of grass outside the Salt Palace sending exhibitors and retailers out on a 30-unit fleet of bikes from Electra.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 5, 2010
MONTREAL (BRAIN)—Dorel’s bike business increased nearly 8 percent in the second quarter of the year despite impacts from global issues such as currency exchange rates and shipping container shortages.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 5, 2010
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Mavic’s sales inched up 2 percent in the second quarter of the year and 5 percent for the first half of 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 5, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—History was made—and discussed—at the Conservation Alliance Breakfast yesterday.
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 4, 2010
CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Nominate your mentor, a co-worker, employee, or anyone who has inspired you within the bike industry for their leadership contributions.

Nominations are being accepted from now until August 16 for the 2010 OIWC Bike Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 4, 2010
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Boa Technology, maker of the patented Boa Lacing System, has added Chuck Mason as its new vice president of sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 4, 2010
PARSIPPANY, NJ (BRAIN)—Chris Hoover has been named senior vice president of Kent International. Hoover works with Arnold Kamler, Kent International's president.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 4, 2010
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Quiznos and Lance Armstrong have teamed up to bring international pro cycling back to Colorado.

The Quiznos Pro Challenge will be held August 22-28, 2011, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 4, 2010
Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes is warning voters that Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's policies, particularly his efforts to boost bike riding, are "converting Denver into a United Nations community."

Click on link for full Denver Post story.
Posted in North America
Posted August 4, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, CA (BRAIN)—Jobs. Jobs. Jobs.

(Click on the story title and then hit "Visit Link" to flip through the digital version of the OR Show Daily, produced by BRAIN).

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 3, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—IMBA has released a newly redesigned Web site at www.imba.com (click on link).

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted August 3, 2010
OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN)—Hydrapak has promoted two employees within its sales, marketing and logistics departments. Hydrapak has promoted David Kim to sales and marketing manager and Jim Vernon to brand manager.

Posted in North America
Posted August 3, 2010
Shimano's Dustin Brady and Giant Bicycle needs your help in raising money to support Young Survival Coalition, the premier non-profit organization dedicated to providing support and education to young women affected by breast cancer.
Posted in North America
Posted August 3, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—The annual Outdoor Retailer trade show kicks off today with a host of outdoor and bike related brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 2, 2010
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Dean Severson has joined the BRAIN team as the magazine’s creative director.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News

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