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Posted March 25, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Hugh Walton, vice president of sales, product and marketing for Veltec Sports, is leaving the company. His last day will be March 31.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 25, 2011
ORONO, ME (BRAIN)—The Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) has announced its first Gold Sponsor is Prodeco Technologies.

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Posted March 25, 2011
Check out this crazy video footage of the Valparaiso Cerro Abajo race in Chile. Not your normal downhill run to say the least. Click on title and then link.
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Posted March 25, 2011
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Highway Two has appointed George Eubanks as president.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 25, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Imports of mountain bikes in January were 51 percent higher than last year, and road bike imports are up 66 percent, according to Department of Commerce reports. Overall suppliers brought in 980,352 bikes, or 37,760 more than a year ago.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted March 24, 2011
SEVILLE, Spain (BRAIN)—The Velo-city 2011 Seville Conference got started on the right foot Wednesday with Norway's former Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland giving a rousing speech to those 900 in attendance.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted March 24, 2011
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Park Tool is now offering a sharpening service for cutting tools such as headtube reamers and facers.

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Posted March 24, 2011
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Cycle Dog, America's leading recycled dog collar and leash company, has reached the milestone of 10,000 pounds of inner tubes that have been reclaimed and transformed into their products.

Posted in Industry News
Posted March 23, 2011
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Sea Otter Classic is honoring bike shops with a new Dealer Days program.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted March 23, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—IMBA's board of directors has approved two new members: Colorado's Chris Conroy and Illinois' David Zimberoff.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 23, 2011
WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics has hired golf industry veteran Bob Bartlett for the newly created position of operations manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 23, 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—RockShox has hired Scott Hart as its brand communications manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 22, 2011
MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)—A duty change could raise the price of certain cassettes to importers, and ultimately dealers and consumers, by 10 percent.

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Posted March 22, 2011
CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies has unveiled an online dealer portal that provides easy access to resources that are in demand by its dealers.

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Posted March 22, 2011
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—After a successful launch in 2010, Reynolds Cycling has just rolled out its 2011 version of the Spin It Up Demo Wheel program.

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Posted March 22, 2011
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Citing environmental and wildlife concerns, the Quiznos Pro Challenge bike race won't roll a stage through Colorado National Monument in 2012.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted March 21, 2011
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—A clear shift is developing in the attendance and focus of the Taipei Cycle Show as Asia’s fast-emerging economies, bolstered by a more affluent middle class, rediscovers cycling as a recreational activity.
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 21, 2011
Washington, D.C. (BRAIN)—As the last bikes were wheeled from the House of Sweden at the close of the inaugural Urban PressCamp, early praise was beginning to roll in.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted March 21, 2011
WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics is the bestselling sunglass brand nationwide among bike specialty retailers and run specialty retailers, according to Leisure Trends Group RetailTRAK™ point-of-sale (POS) retail sales tracking.

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Posted March 21, 2011
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris Cycling Group has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Giant Bicycle.

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