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Posted August 15, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—Norco Bicycles’ new Tactic performance road bike line and first off-road models designed around 650b wheels highlighted the Canadian supplier’s International Media Launch Day for its 2013 line this week in Vancouver, Briti

Posted August 15, 2012

LONGVIEW, WA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—Mark Plotkin brings his 25 years of industry experience to Southwest Washington with his new bike shop, Canyonview Cyclery.

Posted August 14, 2012

Carbon repairers have you covered

By Jill Janov

Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 14, 2012
On mountain bike trails riders trying to set a KOM risk more than their own life and limb. Some fear they risk the safety of other trail users and jeopardize trail access.

Mountain bikers debate Strava’s impact on rider behavior

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Not long ago, Scot Nicol, the founder of Ibis Cycles, was pedaling through a park near his home when he saw a friend coming the other way on the trail.

Posted in Industry News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 14, 2012

MARKHAM, Ontario (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 10:26 AM PST—Joyride150 Indoor Bike Park is expanding to more than 102,500 square feet this month, up from its original 90,000-square-foot size.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 14, 2012

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 8:26 AM MT—Organizers of the CrossVegas race are auctioning an expo booth and VIP passes for this year's race, with the proceeds to benefit victims of the Colorado Springs wildfire.

Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 14, 2012

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 6:12 AM PST—A couple of thefts of Colnago models at two shops in Southern California during the same week, and a theft of a Colnago at the recent Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia in Pasadena, have retailers and the Italian bike supplier on alert.

Posted August 13, 2012

HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 10:08 AM MT—Hollywood puts cycling in the limelight with Columbia Pictures’ soon-to-be-released "Premium Rush," a high-action thriller that offers a vivid take on urban cycling.

Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 13, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 8:21 AM MT—Even though Trek does not exhibit at the Interbike Expo, Trek Bicycle CEO John Burke will deliver the keynote address at the Las Vegas trade show next month, the show's organizers announced Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 12, 2012

The bikes used by Olympic medalists

LONDON, UK (BRAIN) Sunday August 12 2012 10:01 PM MT—There might be some names you don't recognize on the list of bikes used by Olympic medalists. Colombia, for example, won two Olympic medals aboard the country's GW bikes.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 12, 2012

LONDON, England (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 4:49 AM MT—Heritage BMX brand Redline Bicycles celebrated Olympic glory Friday as two of its riders rode to medal finishes at the London Games.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 10, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012 4:45 PM MT—Molly Cameron, owner of the Portland Bicycle Studio, recently consolidated the operation's bike and repair shop, formerly The Veloshop, and the fit studio into a single, larger location.

Posted August 10, 2012

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Jim Keefe has joined the management team behind the Bicycle Leadership Conference.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / People
Posted August 10, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012 4:21 PM MT—As of Thursday, the National Bike Challenge, a nationwide initiative to inspire Americans to ride, has engaged nearly 30,000 bicyclists and has surpassed its goal of logging 10 million miles.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 10, 2012

NATICK, MA (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012 12:34 PM MT—Massachusetts retailers are gearing up for some of their biggest days of the year this weekend, when the state's Sales Tax Holiday gets the cash registers ringing.

Posted August 10, 2012

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)Easton-Bell Sports' sales grew slightly to $214.1 million over the second quarter of 2012, an increase of 1 percent as compared to $211.9 million over the same period last year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 9, 2012

Dorel Industries, the owner of Cannondale, Schwinn, GT and other bike brands, is reporting that unfavorable currency conditions reduced earnings in its bike division by about $2.5 million in its second quarter.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 9, 2012

ITHACA, NY (BRAIN)Owner Jeff Inman has doubled the retail space of his Ithaca shop, Cayuga Ski and Cyclery, with the addition of a second floor.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 9, 2012

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012—Rolf Prima has hired Cameron Langham as sales manager for the wheel maker’s domestic and international sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 9, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Terry Cooke for its USA R&D team in San Luis Obipso.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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