TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan voters go to the polls this weekend to decide a close presidential race that bears implications for cross-strait relations between the island and mainland China.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—A jury is expected to return a verdict Friday in a whittled down case that Specialized has filed against Volagi in Santa Clara Superior Court here.
Cycleops to supply Vacansoleil pro team • Triathlon industry forms association • New touring company focuses on corporate needs • Crankbrothers auctions 'dream bikes' for charity
LONDON (BRAIN)—The London Bike Show opens Thursday and runs through Sunday. The four-day consumer show is held at ExCel London in the city’s Royal Docks area.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized and Volagi attorneys will present their closing statements Thursday morning in Santa Clara Superior Court here, and put their clients' fate in the hands of a jury.
Accell Group completes purchase of Currie • CamelBak hires eastern sales manager • Norco signs mountain biker Mike Hopkins • IMBA hires two new regional directors
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized and Volagi lawyers expected to rest their cases Wednesday afternoon in the breach of contract and trade secrets case playing out in Santa Clara Superior Court here.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—Thule Child Transport Systems is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 44,000 Chariot bike trailers and 70,000 trailer conversio
Hawley adds account manager • Bianchi strengthens Southeastern presence • Smith Optics signs with Bike Coop • Lyman PR to represent Hincapie Sportswear • Five Boro Tour opts for lottery registration • Florida Tour supports non-profit
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Campbell, California-based Barracuda Networks is replacing Cervélo as the co-title sponsor
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s bike manufacturers reported modest revenue gains in 2011 in the face of rising raw material and labor costs, currency fluctuations and a global economic downturn.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (BRAIN)—66 Fixed Gear and Singlespeed owner Michael Davis has shut down the popular St. Petersburg shop, but not because of financial struggles. Rather, an admitted case of burnout and a desire to do something new in the bike industry fueled the move.
BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN) — Producers of a new trade magazine and show are aiming at retailers who sell action sports, bikes and outdoor merchandise.
South Shore Distributing moves • Triathlon America announces conference speakers • Third Philly Bike Expo planned for October •
REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Don’s Bicycles has posted record sales each of the past seven years.
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
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.