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Posted September 13, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)--The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Weehoo, have issued a voluntary recall of about 2,700 Weehoo iGo bicycle pedal trailers. Name of Product: Weehoo iGo Bicycle Pedal Trailers

Posted in Recalls
Posted September 13, 2011

NORTH VANCOUVER, Canada—Ryders Eyewear has hired Roy Williams to fill its buyer and product developer role.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 12, 2011

CLOPPEBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycles is reporting a 25 percent increase in pre-season orders after wrapping up the tradeshow season in Europe.

Posted in International
Posted September 12, 2011

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Specialized Bicycle Components has partnered with Right To Play, a non-profit that promotes a healthy and safe world by introducing children to the power of sport and play.

Posted in North America
Posted September 12, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP is focusing its Internet strategy on the specialty bicycle retailer. Working with SmartEtailing, QBP is going to empower bicycle retailers to successfully compete online with competitors from outside the specialty channel that are vying to capture consumer relationships and market share.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 12, 2011

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)— ExpoCycle 2011, powered by the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada, which kicked off Sunday was held for the first time at the Palais des Congres in Old Montreal. The new venue created a totally new feel and vibe to the show—a welcome change by all attendees.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 9, 2011

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized has hired veteran cycling journalist Ben Delaney as brand communications manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 9, 2011

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The annual Interbike tradeshow kicks off today with Outdoor Demo at Bootleg Canyon outside Las Vegas. Here are a few events happening at demo and in Las Vegas during the first two days of the show:

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 9, 2011

GRANBURY, TX (BRAIN)— DannyShane has tapped Tradewinds Sports, based in Louisville, Colorado, to represent the cycling apparel product line in the Rocky Mountain area, including Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and New Mexico.

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2011

GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN)—Yeti Cycles has signed Silverfish as its new UK distributor.

Yeti was previously distributed by Evolution Imports.

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2011

TAMPA BAY, FL (BRAIN)—World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owner and organizer of Ironman, Ironman 70.3, 5150, Iron Girl and IronKids branded events, has hired Mark Gouge as the central regional and Ironman.com sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted September 9, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Riders on Interbike’s annual Tour de Lake Mead event will ride a slightly different route this year, which uses part of the new River Mountain Loop Trail.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 8, 2011

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN)—Marin Bikes has promoted Thad Fabish to national sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 8, 2011

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has appointed Mark Leydecker senior vice president of merchandising.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 8, 2011

WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Reynolds Cycling, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of high performance bicycle wheels, has announced that industry veteran Len Cabaltera of Racine, Wisconsin has joined the company.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 8, 2011

SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN)—It looks as though Amazon has bought itself another year before the online retailer has to start collecting sales tax from Californians.

According to the LA Times, the company would return the favor by dropping its battle to overturn the state's new law requiring tax collection.

Posted in North America
Posted September 7, 2011

Click on title then link to see a video profile of industry veteran/legend Jim Langley, who has quite the cycling streak going. He also has a passion for another sport that many probably don't know about.

Posted in North America
Posted September 7, 2011

SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN)—Echos Communications has signed on Dual Eyewear for marketing representation.

Posted in North America
Posted September 7, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—KHS Bicycles is now distributing Motorex Oil of Switzerland.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 7, 2011

CRANBURY, NJ (BRAIN)—When Pete and Stephanie Garnich started looking to expand Knapp’s Cyclery beyond their Lawrenceville, New Jersey shop, they didn’t have to look too far down the road to Cranbury before they knew they had the perfect spot.

Posted in Retail News

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