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Posted January 10, 2011
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox chief marketing officer Paul Fidrych has left the company. He was hired last April.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2011
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott Sports has promoted Terry Duran to fill the role of national sales manager for the U.S. bicycle division.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2011
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—A memorial service celebrating the life of industry veteran Russ Okawa will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 21, at the Cornerstone Community Church, 2080 Winifred Street in Simi Valley, California. A reception will follow.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2011
ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN)—A powerful snow and ice storm hit the southern states of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi Sunday night forcing many bike suppliers and retailers to close their doors Monday. Most expect to resume regular business hours Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Posted in North America
Posted January 7, 2011
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Alienation has just launched a new online store for its dealers (click on title and then "visit link").

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted January 7, 2011
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Bicycle Technologies International has launched a new freight program designed to provide relief to bike shops feeling the squeeze of soaring shipping costs.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 7, 2011
CAMBRIDGE, MA (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products will now distribute Montague's Octagon adjustable steering system.

The system is now available as an aftermarket component upgrade for all bikes with 1 1/8-inch threadless steel steerer tubes, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 7, 2011
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—It’s not everyday retailers get to rub elbows on the bike with Pro Tour superstars such as Mark Cavendish.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted January 6, 2011
ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN)—Cane Creek director of marketing Jason Grantz is leaving the company. He had been with the company for almost two years. His last day will be January 14.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 6, 2011
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle, along with Luxembourg-based Leopard True Racing, will co-title the sponsorship of the formerly unnamed Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project, creating the Leopard Trek cycling team.

Posted in North America
Posted January 6, 2011
NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Ryders Eyewear has unveiled a new brand logo and brand identity that will kick-start the festivities of its 25-year anniversary.

Posted in North America
Posted January 6, 2011
TACHIA, Taiwan (BRAIN)—On Monday, January 10, general managers from Giant’s various sales companies around the world will begin an eight-day, 900-kilometer cycling tour of Taiwan called the Formosa 900.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted January 6, 2011
SOMERVILLE, MA (BRAIN)—Come May, Independent Fabrication will be welding and painting its frames in a remodeled 200-year-old mill in Newmarket, New Hampshire. The company’s new location is about an hour north of its long-time Boston location.

Posted in North America
Posted January 5, 2011
COON VALLEY, WI (BRAIN)—Mt. Borah Custom has updated its Web site, www.mtborah.com (click on title and "visit link").

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted January 5, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Building on its now proven format, Bicycle Retailer and Industry News will produce 2011 Dealer Tours in three vital cycling markets: San Diego, Philadelphia and Denver.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Dealer Tour / BRAIN News / Events
Posted January 5, 2011
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN)—Fyxation, a manufacturer of urban riding and fixed gear parts, will now have its full line of cycling products available for distribution through Quality Bicycle Products (QBP).

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 5, 2011
GREENVILLE, SC­­­­ (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Jason Losey as retail sales representative for the brand in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 5, 2011
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—In an effort to better understand how retailers utilize the industry's annual trade show gathering, Interbike has hired New York-based Harvey Research to survey retailers.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted January 4, 2011
NUMANSDORP, The Netherlands (BRAIN)—Van Nicholas has updated its Web site for 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted January 4, 2011
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—WTB (Wilderness Trail Bikes) has a new Australian distributor, Dirt Works.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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