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Posted January 9, 2012

REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Don’s Bicycles has posted record sales each of the past seven years.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 9, 2012

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox has moved its corporate offices into a new building in Scotts Valley to make room for the consolidation of its manufacturing

Posted in North America
Posted January 9, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Warm dry weather has been a nightmare for some ski resorts and snow sports retailers so far this year, but few bike retailers are complaining.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 9, 2012

Olken joins Hostelling board • Lezyne offers web Buyer's Guide

Posted in North America
Posted January 6, 2012

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)— Ming Tan has left Ritchey Design for a new position as vice president and general manager at Upland Sports Group, the owner of Capo Cycling.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 6, 2012

Midwest Bike Expo set for for Jan. 29 in Illinois • Park Tool adds to engineering and graphic design teams • Abus Mobile Security adds sales manager • Sugoi adds sales and design executives

Posted in North America
Posted January 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Triple Eight Distribution is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall more than 30,000 kids helmets that do not comply with CPSC safety regulations.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 6, 2012


Posted in North America
Posted January 5, 2012


Posted in Retail News
Posted January 5, 2012

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Panda Bicycles has hired “Action” Pat Hegedus as its second frame builder and Rebecca Dodge to support its growing dealer business as merchandize and marketing director.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 4, 2012

Megan Tompkins sat down with Bonnie Tu, executive vice president and CFO, at the Liv / Giant store in Taipei to talk about what Giant has learned from its first dedicated women’s retail store.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted January 4, 2012

NICA aims for 1,000 high school coaches • Women's coalition announces new board • Lockett joins Leisure Trends • Hodgson steps away from SNEWS

Posted in North America
Posted January 4, 2012

CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance, Inc., is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 2,900 Forte Pro Carbon road pedals. The pedal body can break, causing the rider to lose control. The company has received reports of three pedals breaking; no injuries were reported.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 4, 2012

GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN)—Sky Yaeger, senior product manager at Spot Brand, has left the Golden, Colorado-based company in a product development restructuring.

The industry veteran was brought on board in May of 2010 to jump-start its Taiwan production of urban bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 4, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Nonprofit community shop The Bike Shack is seeking the donation of land or retail space to relocate from its shrinking, tattered current home.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 4, 2012

NUNSPEET, Netherlands (BRAIN)—Shimano Europe has hired a new PR and events manger. Rudy Bouwmeester, 29, will take over the role vacated by Harald Troost last September.

Posted in International
Posted January 3, 2012

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN)—What will Scott Sports do with the Syncros brand now that it owns it?

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted January 3, 2012

BERGAMO, Italy and AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN)—Santini Maglifico Sportivo has opened a distribution office in the United States. The new subsidiary gives Santini a direct presence in the U.S., and is the company’s fourth subsidiary.

Posted in North America
Posted January 3, 2012



SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN) — Jury selection starts Wednesday in Specialized's lawsuit against Volagi over the start-up brand's carbon bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted January 3, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Cycling journalist John Wilcockson is leaving Velo magazine for the Move Press title Peloton. Patrick O'Grady, a part-time web editor and cartoonist for Velo and VeloNews.com, also has left the organization.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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