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Posted September 6, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—From mayors to mass merchants to minority markets, organizers of the 2012 Bicycle Leadership Conference (BLC) are including these topics in the agenda for the April 17 - 19, 2012 conference.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 6, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike is adding a little friendly competition to its OutDoor Demo event with the Strava OutDoor Demo Challenge.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Racing & Sponsorship / Interbike
Posted September 5, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—As a warm up for Interbike, Leisure Trends Group is hosting an informative webinar to discuss Cycling retail sales trends.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Interbike
Posted September 5, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Move Sport, Inc., of Boulder, Colorado, the exclusive distributor of Vredestein Two Wheel Tires for the United States and Canada, has named Johnny Halliday a sales rep for British Columbia, Stu Lungteign for Alberta, John Hunter and associates Jeff Cook and Laura Watson for Ontario, and Jean Marc

Posted in North America
Posted September 5, 2011

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has hired publishing veteran Robert Rex as advertising manager.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted September 5, 2011

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN)—Tom Caldwell and Marisa Klein of Great Pacific Sales are Ibex Outdoor Clothing's new West Coast sales reps covering California, Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii.

Posted in North America
Posted September 5, 2011

WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN) — Pedro's president and general manager Matt Simpson has decided to leave the company in mid-September.

He announced his departure in an email to friends and colleagues.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 1, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, Inc., maker of the insulated Polar Bottle, has added several new limited edition bottles to its online store.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 1, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has launched a new brand called 45North, a brand specific to cold-weather conditions.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 1, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—Bicycle Garage Indy (BGI) is opening a new downtown location as part of the Indy Bike Hub YMCA.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 1, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Sales reps are often the forgotten souls of the bike industry, so Interbike is considering sponsoring the formation of a non-profit sales representative association.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 1, 2011

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Smart, a rectangular booth tucked away amid much more elaborate setups in one of Eurobike’s large trade halls, was a hive of activity Thursday morning as photographers jockeyed for optimal shooting position and a television crew conducted interviews.

Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2011

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—SRAM president Stan Day spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday about the component company’s plans to go public, saying the move would lay the financial foundation for future growth, improve transparency in the industry and ensure SRAM’s existing management would steer the compa

Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2011

Bicycling magazine kicked off its 50th Anniversary with a VIP event at the Classic Car Club in NYC with cycling legend Eddy Merckx. Pictured (L-R) are Bicycling editor-in-chief Peter Flax, Eddy Merckx, Bicycling SVP/publishing director Chris Lambiase and Gita Sports marketing director Sandy Nicholls.

Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2011

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Silas Hesterberg has joined Giant’s Global Development team in the role of global product developer - off-road.

In his new position he’s responsible for enhancing and expanding Giant’s line of off-road bikes, with a strong focus on the sport and hardtail segments.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 31, 2011

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs has promoted Sarah Harper Burke to the position of retail marketing manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 31, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Gary Newkirk, an industry veteran and a professional photographer, joins the staff at Bicycle Retailer & Industry News today as its director of sales and marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 31, 2011

HEERENVEEN, The Netherlands (BRAIN)—Accell Group announced Wednesday that it would increase its minority stake in Derby Cycle AG to approximately 22 percent.

Posted in North America
Posted August 31, 2011

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—The Munich District Court in Germany has granted a preliminary ex parte injunction against several Dahon North America products for design patent violation. The design patent covers Dahon’s Ios and Vector models, which Dahon North America has been offering as part of its 2012 range.

Posted in North America
Posted August 30, 2011

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Dealers, distributors and press will stream into Messe Friedrichshafen this morning by the thousands as the Eurobike tradeshow opens in Southern Germany. (Click on title and then open file to right of headline to view Eurobike PDF Newsletter).

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

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