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Posted June 28, 2012

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association is close to completing an expansion of its Missoula, Montana, headquarters. The nonprofit group will celebrate the unveiling with a block party for members, donors and supporters July 6.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 28, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:36 AM MT—Justin Beope is consolidating Pista Palace and Mucho Mountain Bikes, his two San Diego bike shops, into one location. The new, enlarged shop will retain the Pista Palace name and address, 1515 30th Street in San Diego.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 28, 2012

MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:29 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, managing director of Full Speed Ahead, Inc., is stepping down at the end of the month after ten years with the brand.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 27, 2012

Bell-Easton to consolidate Illinois operations • RockTape selects Smack Media for PR • 110% Play Harder sponsors Rêve Tour Team • Restaurant sponsors women's stage race

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 4:02 PM MT—Several brands that have been absent from Interbike in recent years are returning for this year's show, show organizers announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted June 27, 2012

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply is transitioning to a new computer system June 29 and is encouraging dealers to place orders early in the week to avoid delays.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

KNOXVILLE, TN (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 1:33 PM MT—The Knoxville Bike Collective, a nonprofit organization that refurbishes and gives away bicycles, is seeking a donated or low-cost space, such as a warehouse, to continue its work.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 12:54 PM MT—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada has hired Top Drawer Creative to market and promote its ExpoCycle trade show to a wider public audience.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 27, 2012

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 11:09 AM MT—Forest fires in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Fort Collins have many bike industry members scrambling.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Around 650 BIXI bike share bikes lined the courtyard of the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre for Velo-city Global, the premier cycling planning conference, happening this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 27, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 9:39 AM MT—Big Cat Human Powered Vehicles is working with the Consumer Products Safety Commission to recall about 170 Catbike recumbent bikes.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 27, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 8:43 AM MT—Jason Grantz, brand manager for Quality Bicycle Products’ Foundry Cycles and Whisky Parts Co. carbon fiber brands, left QBP last week, ending his second stint with the company.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Distributor news
Posted June 26, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 — Andrew Love hopes the feds’ recent bust of a counterfeit cycling gear scheme in Denver is a sign of things to come.

Posted in North America
Posted June 26, 2012

GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN) Tuesday June 26 2012 4:29 PM MT— Robin Bylenga, owner of Pedal Chic and co-founder of SpokesWomen, is working with the Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) to plan a second annual happy hour for industry women at this year’s Interbike.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted June 26, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday June 26 2012 10:57 AM MT— Marisa Shimano has joined the Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editorial staff as summer intern.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted June 25, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Tuesday June 25 2012—The Velo-city Global conference returns to North America Tuesday with a four-day run in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 25, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Monday June 25 2012 6:16 PM MT—Investigators in Colorado have arrested four Denver residents and charged them with selling $200,000 worth of counterfeit cycling jerseys and components on eBay over the past four years.

Posted in North America
Posted June 25, 2012

GUNNISON, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday June 26 2012—Retired mountain bike racer Dave Wiens is adding another job to his packed schedule. The former World Cup winner has been named Mountain Sports Team Director at Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 25, 2012

ALLEN, TX (BRAIN) Monday June 25 2012 4:05 PM MT—Amer Sports Group has reached a multi-year agreement with PFWeb, Inc., an e-commerce company, for all of its brands, which include Mavic, Salomon, Atomic, Wilson, Suunto and Bonfire.

Posted in North America

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