LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Santa Cruz Bicycles is going where no manufacturer has gone before—a carbon fiber 29er called the Tallboy.
According to Santa Cruz marketing project manager Mike Ferrentino, the company has been experiencing a growing demand for a 29er over the last couple of years.
"I gotta say it now, better loud than too late."
—Eddie Vedder on Pearl Jam's new track "Amongst the Waves." The album "Backspacer" comes out tomorrow.
HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Diadora Sport Srl of Caerano San Marco, Italy has appointed Trialtir-USA of Houston, Texas distributor for cycling shoes and accessories for the USA market.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—World Bicycle Relief and the SRAM Cycling Fund are hosting the 4th Annual open forum, “The Power of Bicycles,” on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. in Sands Conference Room 105. All Interbike attendees are invited to attend the discussion with F.K.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Bikes Belong and Interbike will invest more than $50,000 during the next two years to improve bicycling conditions for children in Las Vegas—the international trade show’s host city.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Interbike expects about 4,000 retailers to demo the latest bicycles and accessories over the next two days on Bootleg Canyon's trails outside of Las Vegas.
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—There are only two weeks left to nominate your bicycle travel heroes for the Adventure Cycling Awards. Adventure Cycling will close award nominations on September 30, 2009.
LAS VEGAS, CA (BRAIN)—Don't miss the Bikes Belong "Bicycling Moves Forward" luncheon held next Thursday. Space is limited so please register for the luncheon at the Bikes Belong booth located in the Interbike entrance hall.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The Rocky Mountain Bicycle Show has opened registration for RMBS/10 to be held on August 7 and 8, in Denver, at the National Western Complex.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (BRAIN)—3G Bikes has opened a new warehouse located in Jacksonville, Florida.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Fifteen retailers accompanied by seven journalists and ten Specialized employees rolled out of the company’s headquarters this morning on the first leg of a six-day ride to Las Vegas.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has entered into new sponsorship and technical partnership agreements for its Media Center, a working news room on the show floor of the 2009 Interbike International Bicycle Expo, which runs from September 23-25, 2009 in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo and Convention Center.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Thirty-two of the nation’s bravest custom bike builders have thrown their welding torches into the ring to contest the Oregon Manifest's first annual Constructor's Design Challenge.
AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN)—Darren Zielinski, vice president of sales and marketing of Rocket Science Sports, has parted ways with the company.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) will make its inaugural appearance at the Interbike International Trade Expo with all of its bike brands.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Fisher is pulling its line from Germany, Austria and Switzerland for 2010. The move is not permanent, the company plans to return when the 29er market grows in those countries.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Bike magazine will publish a new, comprehensive issue next year that will be devoted to the season’s best gear, all tested at one of the continent’s top mountain bike destinations.
"This point of view—faster than a walk, slower than a train, often slightly higher than a person—became my panoramic window on much of the world over the last thirty years—and it still is. It's a big window and it looks out on a mainly urban landscape.
WILMINGTON, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro's has hired Matthew Simpson as its global operations director.
Simpson possesses 14 years of experience working for top brands within their respective industries, like Stonyfield Farms, Grace Darex and New England Confectionery Co.