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Posted June 28, 2010
SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN)—Jeff Botelho and Adam Durazo are focused on Bike-alog’s future; the two want to provide a more complete and accurate catalog for shops going forward.

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Posted June 28, 2010
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Shimano’s XTR mountain bike group always offered up high performance, but it wasn’t always necessarily suited for different types of riders or terrain.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 27, 2010
DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—Exhibitors at this year’s PressCamp walked away from the event pleased with the exposure gained by spending three days meeting with editors from two dozen national and international publications.

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Posted June 25, 2010
"The maximum load is listed as a '12-pack of beer' and it is designed for the wheel-size of a 700c road bike, which pretty much means carrying Pabst Blue Ribbon on a fixed-gear bike."

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Posted June 25, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Erik’s Bike Shop was named a “Top Workplace” in the Twin Cities metro area based on an employee-based survey project from the Star Tribune.

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Posted June 25, 2010
SANTA MARIA, CA—Cycle Star Bicycles, the nation’s first Giant Brand Store (GBS) bicycle retailer, has hired Chris Eldevick as its new retail manager.

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Posted June 25, 2010
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—An electric off-road bike with fat tires, a 600 watt brushless electric motor and 10 amp lithium ion battery. Sound like something out of Mad Max? Nope, it’s just the evolution of what off-road cycling can be if you’re Dan Hanebrink and his new partner Kane Fortune.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 24, 2010
“There is no intelligence to suggest that this residence was targeted because of who owns it and who lives there. It looks like a very minor residential burglary.”

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Posted June 24, 2010
VERDI, NV (BRAIN)—Sinclair Imports has promoted Joe Martynaitis to be the first brand manager of Stevens for the U.S.

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Posted June 24, 2010
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra vice president of product development Dean Bradley has left the company, Electra confirmed.

Electra also confirmed that Bradley plans on staying in the industry. Bradley wasn't available for comment.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 24, 2010
BEND, OR (BRAIN)—Thebicycleindustry.com, an interactive Web site that aims to bring the complete industry supply chain together into one comprehensive database, launched today.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 24, 2010
DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—Orbea plans to open a company-owned concept store this fall in Little Rock, Arkansas, home of the Spanish brand’s U.S. headquarters.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 23, 2010
DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—Marketing and product managers from two-dozen brands spent Wednesday showing off new product to a steady stream of editors during the first day of PressCamp set at Deer Valley Resort’s Black Mountain Lodge.

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Posted June 23, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Primal Wear has hired SOAR Communications as its public relations agency of record.

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Posted June 23, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Obama Administration more than doubled spending on walking and bike transportation infrastructure projects in 2009 compared to 2008.

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Posted June 23, 2010
BRENTFORD, UK (BRAIN)—Brompton Bicycle has won a ruling that states Taiwan manufacturer Grace Gallant has infringed on the UK-based folding bike company’s intellectual property rights.

The decision that involved the “Oxford” bicycle was handed down at Commercial Court No. 5 in Madrid, Spain recently.
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Posted June 23, 2010
"There is no better place for the District of Columbia to demonstrate its commitment to traffic safety than right here on America's Main Street.
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Posted June 22, 2010
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Suppliers are eyeing the opportunity to pick up share in the hot 29er category as Trek severs ties with some former Gary Fisher dealers.

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Posted June 22, 2010
WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics has launched a new Web site with improved functionality and a modern design.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 22, 2010
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Union Sports Group's Royal Racing brand has entered into a distribution agreement with On The Edge Canada.

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