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Posted July 17, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — For a second consecutive year, Advanced Sports International is offering its dealers a tiered-down “off-season MAP” program on most current-model-year bikes in its Fuji and Kestrel lines, as well as select Breezer models.

Posted in North America
Posted July 16, 2013

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for retailers to participate in the magazine’s State of Retail panel.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 16, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — After four years at Bikes Belong, most recently as senior vice president, Bruno Maier has resigned. He will step down Aug. 15, Bikes Belong announced in a press release.

Posted in North America
Posted July 16, 2013

GIG HARBOR, WA (BRAIN) — Interbike co-founder Steve Ready died Tuesday at the age of 66. He had been battling brain and lung cancer.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Interbike
Posted July 16, 2013
PressCamp Winter 2014 is set for late January at Terranea Resort.

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) — PressCamp, the annual summertime meet-up in Utah bringing together bike brands and members of the cycling media to preview new product, will add a smaller-scale winter edition in 2014 held at an oceanfront resort in Southern California, presenter Lifeboat Events announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted July 16, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International has opened a 5,000-square-foot pop-up showroom to display 2014 lines for its family of brands, which include Fuji, SE, Breezer, Kestrel and Oval Concepts.

Posted in North America
Posted July 15, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has hired Marty Schlesinger as Southwest territory manager for its IZIP Road Show. Currie now has five territory managers throughout the country with a fully wrapped Nissan NV high top van, equipped with test ride bikes, flags and a tent.

Posted in North America
Posted July 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is seeking nominations for its Pioneering Women Award and First Ascent Award in the Bike Industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Awards
Posted July 15, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Political observers in Wisconsin are chattering about a possible gubernatorial challenge from former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 15, 2013
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Outdoor Retailer expo in Utah later this month announced Monday that it has moved its Open Air Demo to a new location because of low water levels at the Jordanelle Reservoir, the original planned location.
Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 12, 2013

LAFAYETTE, CO (BRAIN) — Howie Cohen, a hugely influential figure in developing the U.S. BMX market and arguably the first person to bring high-quality Asian-made bikes to America, died in the early morning hours Thursday surrounded by family in his hometown of Lafayette, Colorado. He was 74.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 12, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has launched a new website that includes interactive features to help cyclists connect with local riding clubs, bicycle-friendly businesses, bike educators and other resources in their area.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Web/Internet
Posted July 12, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American, in a major shake-up of its U.S. distribution network, will cut the number of distributors selling Shimano components from 18 to six effective Jan. 1, 2014.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 11, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike will have a b-b-b-bad case of the blues this year as George Thorogood & the Destroyers headline the trade show’s industry party on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the House of Blues inside new show venue Mandalay Bay.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted July 11, 2013

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc. on Thursday announced several staffing changes aimed at improving customer service and sales performance at its U.S. division.

Posted in North America
Posted July 10, 2013

OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) — Albabici, a distributor of Italian bike brands, has moved just across the street to a new, larger and nicer warehouse and office space.

Company officials said the move was a direct a direct result of growing sales.

Posted in North America
Posted July 10, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Portland distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply has updated its business-to-business website, www.cyclonebicycle.com

Posted in North America

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