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Posted April 22, 2011
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has signed a contract with Alta Bicycle Share, which will install a bike share system in Boston that will launch by summer. Dubbed Hubway, it will comprise 61 stations with 600 bikes.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 22, 2011
When Jason Schiers started his high-end composite wheel and components company in 2005, he chose to become better at manufacturing in the U.S. rather than better at sourcing from Asia.

“There are not many people left manufacturing in the U.S. It’s kind of a challenge to overcome,” Schiers said.
Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2011
By Wendy Booher

Posted in International
Posted April 22, 2011
By Megan Tompkins

SAN DIEGO, CA—Peter Hurley gets a phone call once a week from someone looking to broker a merger or acquisition deal. It’s been a noticeable change in the past three months from the previous three years when investment activity came to a grinding halt.

Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2011
Click on title and link to visit earthday.org to see how you can get involved or donate.
Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted April 21, 2011
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Oregon Manifest, the American design and build competition that brings together custom bike builders and design firms to redefine transportation for the everyday lifestyle cyclist, has announced the participants in the 2011 Constructor’s Design Challenge, which takes place in Portland on September
Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 21, 2011
LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—Oakley is moving forward with its digital magazine entitled One Icon: Oakley Magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 21, 2011
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has promoted Creig Hart to sales director for its North American operation.

Hart has more than 20 years in the industry and over five years with DT Swiss.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 21, 2011
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle has instituted a full-scale carbon recycling program at its Waterloo, Wisconsin-based U.S. manufacturing facility and is now recycling all scrap carbon fiber; the material primarily used in its domestic production.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 20, 2011
Steve Ready's third blog post installment entitled "The Impulse Buyer Strikes Again" is live. Scroll up to check it out.
Posted in North America
Posted April 20, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The outdoor product business outpaced the overall retail market by a wide margin, posting a 4.5 percent sales increase to $774.3 million for the five‐week fiscal month of March ending April 2.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted April 20, 2011
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne met up with Tom Ritchey at the Sea Otter Classic to make a donation of Lezyne cycling accessories to Project Rwanda.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 20, 2011

PORTSMOUTH, UK (BRAIN)—Wiggle.co.uk, a UK online bike retailer, has launched its own Facebook Store, featuring hundreds of Wiggle's most popular products.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 20, 2011
OXNARD, CA (BRAIN)—The Fondriest TF3 road bike has been awarded the “2011 Outside Gear of the Year” award from Outside Magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted April 20, 2011
HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands (BRAIN)—Accell Group N.V., via its fully owned subsidiary In2Cycling B.V., has acquired a 5.7 percent stake in the German bicycle group Derby Cycle AG.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 19, 2011
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—In addition to announcing its annual Editors’ Choice Awards at Sea Otter, Bicycling Magazine unveiled a new logo and a fresh look for the magazine there.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 19, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Competitor Group, Inc, a media and event resource in the active lifestyle industry, has appointed Karen Hughes White to the position of vice president of national sales central region.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 19, 2011
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has launched a new business-to-business website. The new site will give Felt dealers and sales reps access to inventory, allow dealers to place orders online, enable dealers to view account information, and streamline the entire account management process.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 19, 2011
MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN)—Manuel Correia, head of international and OEM sales for FSA, has left the company to pursue a career in biodynamic farming.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 18, 2011
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association elected a new president and welcomed two new members to its board of directors at its annual board meeting last week during the Bicycle Leadership Conference.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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