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Posted May 25, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) introduced a bill this week to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that would ease the reach of a law limiting the amount of lead in children’s products, including bicycles.

Posted in North America
Posted May 25, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—SmartEtailing.com and Finish Line Technologies are now working together to bring Finish Line's instructive YouTube video to SmartEtailing clients' websites.

Posted in North America
Posted May 25, 2011

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—DealerCamp has added the Dirt Grand Prix to its list of activities.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 25, 2011

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company is now distributing First Endurance and FuelBelt products.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 25, 2011

JOPLIN, MO (BRAIN)—A block-and-a-half was all that separated Bicycle Specialists from what has been labeled the deadliest single tornado since 1950.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 25, 2011

OVERLAND PARK, KS (BRAIN)—Bollé is once again trying its hand at cycling-specific eyewear. The brand had cycling-specific gear for a short period in the late 1990s as well.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 24, 2011

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized has launched a comprehensive sustainability initiative by incorporating Outdoor Industry Association Eco-Index evaluation of their products during product creation, and leading a carbon fiber recycling coalition.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 24, 2011

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—The Heartland Velo Show is adding some new activities on August 27-28 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Richard Schwinn will be making a presentation entitled “Schwinn Paramount – Handbuilt Legend."

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 24, 2011

Congrats to Gary Fisher on getting hitched over the weekend. To read sfgate's account of the Fisher nuptials from a distance, click on title and then "Visit Link."

Posted in North America
Posted May 24, 2011

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN)—Craig "Stikman" Glaspell is stepping down as marketing director of Intense Cycles. This Friday will be his last day.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 23, 2011

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Exhibitor registration is tracking up for Bike Expo’s third edition to be held in Munich this summer.

There is a 26 percent increase in registrations compared to the same time last year, according to a press release issued Monday by the show's organizer, Messe München.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 23, 2011

Peloton Magazine's first film, "The Pillars of Italian Cycling" is now live. Click on title and then "Visit Link" to check it out.

Posted in North America
Posted May 23, 2011

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply is now distributing Campagnolo in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 23, 2011

CARRBORO, NC (BRAIN)—Titanium frame manufacturer Kish Fabrication, owned by Jim Kish, will move to the Chapel Hill, North Carolina area in June from its current home in San Luis Obispo, California.

Posted in North America
Posted May 23, 2011

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—The newest Giant Brand Store, Texas Cycle Werks, celebrated its grand opening this past Saturday as customers enjoyed group rides, prize raffles and a mountain bike trials stunt show by Giant athlete ambassador Jeff Lenosky.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 23, 2011

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle reported a revenue increase of 40 percent during the first half of its financial year doubled sales of electric bikes, according to a financial report released Monday by the German company.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 20, 2011

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—In celebration of National Bike to Work Day, Saris Cycling Group announced that May, a fifth grader from Oklahoma, was selected as the winner of its first national bicycle awareness poster contest, which was held in partnership with bicycle advocacy groups nationwide.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2011

ASI held a contest last Thursday to see who could "pink it out the best" among its employees, celebrating the Fuji-sponsored Geox-TMC team's participation in the Giro d'Italia.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2011

KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada (BTAC) has introduced a new visual identity for both the association and its trade show, ExpoCycle.

Posted in International
Posted May 20, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Zoic Clothing has joined the growing list of suppliers to The Bike Cooperative, a member-owned organization that maximizes efficiencies and profit for
independent bicycle retailers.

Posted in North America

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