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Posted September 15, 2009

WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro's has hired Matthew Simpson as its global operations director.

Simpson possesses 14 years of experience working for top brands within their respective industries, like Stonyfield Farms, Grace Darex and New England Confectionery Co.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 14, 2009

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—BRAIN has revamped its home page, adding more interactive components to the leading Web site for industry news.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted September 14, 2009

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Learn about the latest power measurement technologies at Interbike during the Power Meter Technology Summit presented by SRAM.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 14, 2009

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Growth Cycle is revamping the Selling Cycling 2010 staff training program to better fit the current training needs of both suppliers and retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted September 14, 2009

BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—OIWC has announced the 2009 winners of the bike industry’s Pioneering Woman and First Ascent Awards.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted September 14, 2009

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—While the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada (BTAC), producer of ExpoCycle, saw an increase in exhibitor participation there was a drop in attendance for the 2009 show compared to 2008.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 13, 2009

One New Zealand city's tribute to a classic bike(s). Click on link to read more.

Posted in North America
Posted September 13, 2009

BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—MSC Bikes USA has launched a new Web site at www.mscbikesusa.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted September 13, 2009

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Wilderness Trail Bikes is now collaborating with IMBA (International Mountain Biking Association), helping build and sustain trails throughout the United States.

Posted in North America
Posted September 13, 2009

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike will have a more robust Interbike video services program that will be available to exhibitors, retailers and cycling enthusiasts worldwide during the upcoming 2009 Interbike Expo and OutDoor Demo.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 13, 2009

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—It's a good time to be in the bike industry and the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada's Data Capture program, which tracks bikes sales in Canada, has the numbers to back that up. Canadian suppliers sold nearly 200,000 units to retailers in the first six months of 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 10, 2009

"Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain
With the barkers and the colored balloons,
You can't be twenty on Sugar Mountain
Though you're thinking that
you're leaving there too soon,
You're leaving there too soon."

—Neil Young

Posted in North America
Posted September 10, 2009

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Hundreds of cyclists showed up at Griffith Park in Los Angeles to join Lance Armstrong on a road ride yesterday morning.

"Great ride in Griffith Park. Thanks, LA! And thanks to the LAPD for the help. Off to Montreal. . ." Armstrong tweeted on Thursday.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 10, 2009

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Portland's unique, multi-faceted celebration of cycling culture, craftsmanship and competition called Oregon Manifest returns, larger and fresher, for 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 10, 2009

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY (BRAIN)—Eurobike is again revamping its trade show dates for 2010. Eurobike’s Demo Day is Tuesday, Aug. 31, with the show running from Sept. 1 through Sept. 4.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 10, 2009

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Sales revenue for the month of August at Taiwan’s three largest bicycle manufacturers dropped by double digits, yet year-to-date revenue remains relatively stable.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted September 9, 2009

Click on link to see pictures of the Philly Naked Bike Ride. For those adverse to skin, don't worry as there's no actual nudity (at least in these photos). For those adverse to weirdness, well, we can't help you there.

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2009

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA has launched its new 2010 product Web site.

Updated features include:

-Selected product pages now enable the user to mouse over the product image to use a localized zoom function.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted September 9, 2009

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike's online registration for the 2009 Interbike and Providence Cyclo-Cross Festival is now open at interbikefestival.com (click on link).

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 9, 2009

IDSTEIN, Germany (BRAIN)—Markus Storck is planning a tour of Southern California the week after Interbike in order to get one-on-one time with dealers and their employees.

Posted in North America

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