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Posted September 27, 2013
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LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Continental had two new road tires to show here at last week's Interbike show that were a direct result of the German company's wholly owned factory in China.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 27, 2013
Recon is sponsoring retired pro George Hincapie

VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Intel Capital has invested in Recon Instruments, the maker of a "smart" sunglass aimed, at least initially, at the cycling market.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 27, 2013

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Britain Brian Cookson has been elected president of the international cycling union, UCI, replacing its embattled chief Pat McQuaid.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted September 27, 2013

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima Wheel Systems will begin producing alloy rims domestically at its facility in Eugene, Ore., in the next few months as the high-end wheel brand transitions much of its rim production away from Asian manufacturers.

Posted in North America
Posted September 27, 2013

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will expand to a seven-day stage race in 2014, starting on Monday, Aug. 4 and finishing on Sunday, Aug. 10.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted September 27, 2013

GOLDEN, CO and CAMARILLO, CA—Feedback Sports has joined SmartEtailing’s Buy Local Now program, adding buttons to its website that consumers can click to find the nearest authorized retailers stocking the company’s line of work stands, gear scales and bicycle storage products.

Posted in North America
Posted September 26, 2013

TUCSON, AZ (BRAIN) — Lifelong cyclist Steve Morganstern is bringing Scottsdale’s Bicycle Ranch south to Tucson. The new store, located at the intersection of Oracle and Ina Roads in northwest Tucson, is set to open its doors on Saturday. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 26, 2013

HEMPSTEAD, NY (BRAIN) — Long Island distributor Security Bicycle Accessories will continue to sell Shimano components to small bike builders through 2014, following Shimano's revamp of its U.S. distribution strategy.

Posted in North America
Posted September 26, 2013

NANTUCKET, MA (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond will be among 58 presenters at The Nantucket Project this weekend.

Posted in North America
Posted September 26, 2013

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — It appears that ISPO, the Munich trade show organizer, is pulling the plug on Bike ISPO and instead is encouraging suppliers to participate in its annual Travel and Leisure expo held in February.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike
Posted September 26, 2013

VALENCIA, VA (BRAIN) — Hi-Torque Publications has hired Kirk “KB” Bausch as advertising manager for all eight Hi-Torque titles, including its titles in the cycling and motorcycle fields.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted September 25, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA – James Moore is the newly-elected president of the National Bicycle Dealers Association, elected by dealer members via online balloting.

Moore is owner of Moore's Bicycle Shop in Hattiesburg, Miss. He will serve a two-year term ending in September, 2015.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted September 25, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Triathlon and wetsuit brand De Soto Sport will continue its policy of not selling to "non-traditional" retail outlets, including Amazon.com, company founder Emilio De Soto II said Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 25, 2013

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — New Mexico distributor BTI is now stocking CycleOps trainers and accessories. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 25, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs has named Laura O'Meara its new national sales manager for IBDs.

O'Meara most recently served as Powerbar's NorCal Nutrition Tech Rep. She also is a four-time IronMan finisher, and recently claimed the top amateur podium at the Leadville 100 MTB.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 24, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has announced dates and host communities for national championship events for various disciplines and age groups next year. The events extend from cyclocross nationals in Colorado in January on through to the collegiate mountain bike championships next October.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted September 24, 2013

ASHEVILLE, NC (BRAIN) — North Carolina-based suspension service center Suspension Experts is now selling products from Push Industries.

Posted in North America

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