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Posted January 19, 2011
TACHIA, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Giant employees welcomed home a group of its global general managers earlier this week as they completed their eight-day cycling tour through Taiwan and finished right back where they started—at Giant headquarters in Tachia.

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Posted January 19, 2011
CHARLOTTE, NC – Gita Sporting Goods has hired Travis Coleman as its sales representative for the mid-Atlantic states of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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Posted January 19, 2011
GREENVILLE, SC­­­­ (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Chris Morgan and John Huenink (pictured) as sales representatives in strategic markets.

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Posted January 19, 2011
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications will be adding a digital magazine to its lineup in March called Tri-Magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted January 19, 2011
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN)—Forrest Yelverton, who had been with GT for 21 years as an engineer, has left Cycling Sports Group (CSG). He had been serving as CSG’s vice president of advanced product. CSG owns GT.

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Posted January 18, 2011
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s top two bike manufacturers ended 2010 up double digits after wrapping up the year with solid growth in December.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted January 18, 2011
"I don't want to come across that I'm quitting because I am bitter. I've spent five years trying to get to a place that I can never go back to and that's causing more stress than it is worth. There must be more to life than this.
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Posted January 18, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The bicycle-friendly city of Austin, Texas, will see the largest assembly of handmade bicycle manufacturers in the modern history of the bicycle, February 25-27, at the seventh annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show, in the Austin Convention Center.

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Posted January 18, 2011
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)— The legal actions between Canyon Bicycles and Cervélo regarding the Maximus Seat Tube patent was amicably settled after a constructive dialogue between both parties.

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Posted January 18, 2011
SALEM, OR (BRAIN)—An Oregon bill seeking to make it unlawful for a person to carry a child under 6 years old on a bike or in a bike trailer most likely will not advance out of committee as it is currently drafted, say people close to the matter.

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Posted January 17, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Park Tool marketing manager Bill Armas said even though the Philadelphia venue of the Park Tool Tech Summit is sold out, there is still space available for the Chicago and Long Beach versions of the popular mechanics' clinics.

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Posted January 17, 2011
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The result of more than a year of development was introduced yesterday at the Hawley National Sales Meeting. Before an audience of employees, management revealed the beginning of a new, modern visual evolution in celebration of their 25th Anniversary.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 17, 2011
LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—A group of bike advocates and business owners attended a public comment hearing Friday to ask the Coastal Commission to mandate the inclusion of Class 1 separated bike lanes on the Gerald Desmond bridge in Long Beach, California.

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Posted January 14, 2011
BRAIN wishes everyone a Happy Martin Luther King Day. Current news will resume tomorrow, January 18.
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Posted January 13, 2011
SOLANA BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Southern California rep agency Axis Sports Group has opened a showroom in North County San Diego.

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Posted January 13, 2011
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—King Cycle Group is turning out Beloved branded frames and forks alongside its own Cielo Cycles line. It has also carved out a 400-square foot area of its factory for Beloved Cycles’ production manager, Nick Sande, to assemble and pack bikes for delivery.

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Posted January 13, 2011
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—BMC will sell complete bikes in the U.S. this year for the first time as the boutique Swiss brand looks to broaden its customer base and increase sales volume.

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Posted January 13, 2011
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The New Amsterdam Bicycle Show: Benefiting Transportation Alternatives promises to dazzle attendees as much as The New York International Auto Show, which will end the same weekend that the bicycle show begins.

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Posted January 13, 2011
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles had added mountain bike marketing assistant Eddie McDonald and engineer Nathan Wright.

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Posted January 13, 2011
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Bradford Bates has joined Osprey Packs as their new sales director.

Bates will be responsible for managing the company’s domestic sales strategy, and will also work closely with bike sales manager Patrick Piller in managing the IBD channel, according to a press release.

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