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Posted June 19, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Joshua Hon’s new folding bike brand Tern launched Saturday in Taipei where the company is headquartered.

Posted in North America
Posted June 17, 2011

FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN)—Popular Science magazine is asking CFEprPlus, an industry marketing agency owned by Steve Boehmke, to provide worthy products for consideration for their annual "Best of What's New"
issue.

Posted in North America
Posted June 17, 2011

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN)—Increasing their sales team, Rolf Prima has partnered with Marc Katz to handle their Southeast territory, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. In addition to Rolf Prima, Katz represents Castelli, Kask, Focus and Ortlieb.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 17, 2011

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Easton Bell Sports has tapped action sports industry veteran Scott Oliver as its new director of sales for bike in North America. Oliver fills the position left by Pat Hus when he accepted the role as Interbike’s managing director last month.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 17, 2011

By Nicole Formosa

When Ryan Gurr’s Specialized rep invited him on a four-day trip west to the Amgen Tour of California, he assumed he would be sitting in on some sort of new product presentation.

Posted in North America
Posted June 17, 2011

GOLDEN, CO—If sales of 29ers are any indication, 26-inch mountain bikes are shrinking quicker than suppliers can switch production to the larger wheel size.

Posted in North America
Posted June 17, 2011

By Matt Wiebe

CHICAGO, IL—Maria Boustead and Emily Taylor, the Chicago designers that started Po Campo bags two years ago, are taking manufacturing overseas to lower its price points.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2011

Who doesn't like a sale? Especially when it's cycling clothing...well, Zoic has just the fix with their summer warehouse sale taking place next week. Click on title and then "Visit Link" to find out more.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2011

HALF MOON BAY, CA (BRAIN)—To help spread the word on Dirty Dog MTB's new Web rotor, the Half Moon Bay-based company has hired Rob Reedy of Echos Communications.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2011

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Canari Cyclewear has added new reps to its outside sales force.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 16, 2011

KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN)—Six new exhibitors will be at ExpoCycle this year including Trelock, RSD Distribution, Best Bars, Bike Glow, Passion Sports Inc., Kristin Green and Associates and Stage-Race Distribution.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 16, 2011

TORRANCE, CA (BRAIN)—Niner Bikes' CVA (Constantly Varying Arc) Suspension Technology is now covered by U.S. Patent No.7,934,739.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 16, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—A suspected drunken driver plowed into a group of bicyclists on a midnight ride Thursday in Los Angeles, injuring 11, one critically, police said.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2011

Anyone up for a little cycling drama? We thought so. Click on title then "Visit Link."

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2011

CAMARILLO, CA (BRAIN)—SmartEtailing has hired Erin Cabezut, Paul Ribich and Mark Still.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 15, 2011

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH has launched bhtriathlon.com (click on title and then link), a website dedicated to the world of triathlon.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 15, 2011

TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Ravello Bikes founder Brian Myers is seeking industry licensees to produce his newly patented travel bike design and offer models at price points attractive to bike shops.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2011

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—Suunto's North American subsidiary has hired David Grayson as national sales manager for the United States. Grayson brings experience from run, bike and outdoor specialty as well as general sporting goods.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 15, 2011

IRVINE, CA—A new Shimano American online training program went live today expanding its existing program for Di2 and DynaSys products to encompass the component maker’s entire range.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 14, 2011

CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN)—Cervélo has hired independent representation company Redmond Sports Group to better serve the Southeastern territory. The territory includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and the southern half of Virginia.

Posted in North America

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