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Posted October 21, 2010
PENTICON, British Columbia (BRAIN)—The inaugural Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan will bring together more than 2,500 cyclists of all ages (19 +) and abilities in a ride that will take them on a heart-thumping 150 kilometer journey through the picturesque southern Okanagan region on Sunday, July 10.

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Posted October 21, 2010
MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association reported a record year for fiscal year 2010 (ending Sept.
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Posted October 21, 2010
EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Clif Bar & Company has unveiled its new 115,000 square foot energy-efficient headquarters, located in Emeryville, California.

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Posted October 20, 2010
Emmaus, PA (BRAIN)—Rodale, Inc. said on Wednesday that it would fold Mountain Bike magazine’s content into Bicycling Magazine, ending the off-road magazine’s 25-year run as its own publication.

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Posted October 20, 2010
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Shimano and Pearl Izumi will align their outside rep organizations into a combined initiative to increase the level of service they provide to their dealers.

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Posted October 20, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Competitor Group (CGI) has hired veteran ProTour mechanic Nick Legan as VeloNews' technical editor for the magazine and Web site.

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Posted October 20, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Leisure Trends Group, the leader in retail sales tracking, consumer research and CRM solutions for the bicycle industry, has added JJ Rudman to its staff as a retail analyst.

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Posted October 19, 2010
Bicycling magazine's BikeTown USA, sponsored by MetLife, traveled to eight different cities and gave away more than 240 Jamis commuter bikes during its 2010 event program.
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Posted October 19, 2010
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—As part of its continuing effort to invest in the future of cycling through advocacy initiatives, Specialized Bicycle Components built on its partnership with IMBA and IMBA-affiliated clubs this year, helping support their 6th annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.

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Posted October 19, 2010
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has hired Shane Hensley to lead its event and field support.

“I am looking forward to training our retail and OEM partners, and helping DT Swiss in our next phase of growth,” Hensley said.

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Posted October 19, 2010
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris Cycling Group (SCG) has hired Sarah Reiter as its new parking systems new business manager.

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Posted October 19, 2010
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—All Scott Sports carbon frames and forks will now be exclusively manufactured in a brand new high-tech production plant. The new factory is based in Southeast China.

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Posted October 18, 2010
PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN)—CamelBak has appointed Chris Strain as vice president and chief marketing officer.

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Posted October 18, 2010
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Many new electric bike retailers are seeing flat or modest gains, according to the LA Times.

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Posted October 18, 2010
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Brands using Shopatron-powered eCommerce posted strong online sales growth for the fourth consecutive quarter in Q3.

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Posted October 18, 2010
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs, Inc. has hired two new product designers, Cassie Tweed and Hut Cheng.

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Posted October 18, 2010
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized Bicycle Components is teaming up with High Road Sports for the 2011 pro racing season.

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Posted October 18, 2010
"Hi, I'm Olivia Marie Armstrong. Otherwise known as 'Cinco.'

—Lance Armstrong, on the birth of his newest addition.
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Posted October 15, 2010
DURANGO, CO (BRAIN)—Hermosa Tours are opening up a regional headquarters in Oregon, expanding their menu of mountain bike tour destinations.

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Posted October 15, 2010
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Chris Treugut has joined Reynolds Cycling as its European sales manager.

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