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Posted September 26, 2013

NANTUCKET, MA (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond will be among 58 presenters at The Nantucket Project this weekend.

Posted in North America
Posted September 26, 2013

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — It appears that ISPO, the Munich trade show organizer, is pulling the plug on Bike ISPO and instead is encouraging suppliers to participate in its annual Travel and Leisure expo held in February.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike
Posted September 26, 2013

VALENCIA, VA (BRAIN) — Hi-Torque Publications has hired Kirk “KB” Bausch as advertising manager for all eight Hi-Torque titles, including its titles in the cycling and motorcycle fields.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted September 25, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA – James Moore is the newly-elected president of the National Bicycle Dealers Association, elected by dealer members via online balloting.

Moore is owner of Moore's Bicycle Shop in Hattiesburg, Miss. He will serve a two-year term ending in September, 2015.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted September 25, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Triathlon and wetsuit brand De Soto Sport will continue its policy of not selling to "non-traditional" retail outlets, including Amazon.com, company founder Emilio De Soto II said Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 25, 2013

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — New Mexico distributor BTI is now stocking CycleOps trainers and accessories. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 25, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs has named Laura O'Meara its new national sales manager for IBDs.

O'Meara most recently served as Powerbar's NorCal Nutrition Tech Rep. She also is a four-time IronMan finisher, and recently claimed the top amateur podium at the Leadville 100 MTB.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 24, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has announced dates and host communities for national championship events for various disciplines and age groups next year. The events extend from cyclocross nationals in Colorado in January on through to the collegiate mountain bike championships next October.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted September 24, 2013

ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN) — North Carolina-based suspension service center Suspension Experts is now selling products from Push Industries.

Posted in North America
Posted September 24, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle is donating a special edition Colorado flag insulated water bottle to folks who donate $5 or more to The Colorado Flood Relief Project, to benefit those affected by floods in the Boulder area earlier this month.

Posted in North America
Posted September 24, 2013
The Thule RideAlong

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule is changing the name of its child-carrier division from Chariot to Thule Chariot and expanding its offerings in a product category the company is calling "Active with Kids."

Posted in International
Posted September 23, 2013
Change in bike commuting by state. Data is below.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Bike commuting grew about 10 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to U.S. Census Burea data released this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted September 23, 2013

PADUA, Italy (BRAIN) — Italy’s ExpoBici ended its three-day run here Monday after opening its doors to consumers for the first two days. The final day was trade only.

Posted in International
Posted September 23, 2013

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi, a brand of Dorel Industries, will supply the USA Cycling Team with race-day apparel, starting at the world road championships later this month.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted September 23, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — With a goal of driving growth, Sport Chalet has announced its recent partnership with Cappello Capital Corp. as its exclusive financial advisor. Cappello Capital Corp.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 23, 2013
Gene Smith with a banner signed at Interbike by Cohen's friends

Industry figure Howie Cohen was remembered at a service in Erie, Colo., Saturday, where family and friends laughed and cried as stories of Cohen's generosity, enthusiasm and loving spirit were shared.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted September 23, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano, which announced a voluntary recall of some of its cable-pulled disc brake calipers last month, is now working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Canadian authorities on an official recall of the same products.

Posted in Recalls

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