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Posted March 18, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The German specialist publishing house ‘verlag moderne industrie’ (mi) is launching an international quarterly journal called cyclingmobility.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted March 18, 2011

TORRANCE, CA (BRAIN)—Niner Bikes has moved to new offices in Torrance, California, and has relocated company operations and rider service to their Fort Collins, Colorado office.

Niner’s new California office is now located a bit further south in the greater Los Angeles area at:

Posted in North America
Posted March 17, 2011

LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Long Beach real estate broker and cycling advocate Mark Bixby was among four people killed when their Salt Lake City-bound plane crashed along a runway at Long Beach Airport on Wednesday morning.. One person was seriously injured in the crash.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 17, 2011

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—From early on, SRAM’s business philosophy has been to be positioned close to its customer. That approach has paid particularly good dividends in Taiwan, where the component manufacturer runs two just-in-time factories enabling it to stick to 30-day lead times for its products.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 17, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The industry will grapple with a range of issues—from the business impact of doping in the peloton, the commercial potential of the Internet and social networking, to the rekindling of the youth market—at the Bicycle Leadership Conference next month.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted March 16, 2011

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—American Bicycle Group has sold its Merlin Metalworks brand to Arkansas-based online retailer Competitive Cyclist.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted March 16, 2011

NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Craig Pollack, Race Face’s former president and CEO, has spoken out for the first time since it became public that Race Face would shut its doors because of financial turmoil.

Posted in North America
Posted March 16, 2011

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Products signed a deal as an official distributor for Spank products to the Canadian IBD market.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted March 16, 2011

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—New England Athletic has hired Matthew Shoemaker and Jess Hughston to the agency.

Posted in North America
Posted March 16, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—Freewheel Bike, a Twin Cities retailer, is launching its third retail location.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 16, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—What should have been a moment of celebration for Taiwanese suppliers was tempered by unfolding events in Japan as Tony Lo, chairman of the Taiwan Bicycle Exporters Association, announced record growth for the island nation’s industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 15, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—The International Cycling Union (UCI) has approved the first models of frames and forks following requests submitted by their manufacturers.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted March 15, 2011

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Probar has hired eight new rep agencies for the company’s outdoor specialty channel.

Posted in North America
Posted March 15, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—The Alliance for Biking & Walking has announced its 2011 Advocacy Award winners. Since 2009, the Alliance has solicited public nominations and recognized the individuals, organizations and business leaders who are propelling our People Powered Movement.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 15, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC­­­­ (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Frank Raduziner to represent the brand in Southern California.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 14, 2011

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Momentum Magazine celebrates its 50th issue this March/April with a new look.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted March 14, 2011

FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN)—Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Holly Colson as its new director of marketing.

Utilizing her 16 years of experience in marketing and avid passion for cycling, Colson will employ her skills to amplify the motivation behind Cane Creek’s brand, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 14, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has launched a SaferProducts.gov database mandated by Congress, as part of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted March 14, 2011

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. (BRAIN)—Running into financial turmoil, Canadian component brand Race Face is no longer in business. A receiver took over operations on Saturday and has shut down the company.

Posted in North America
Posted March 11, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Are you exhibiting at Sea Otter? Is your company demoing bikes at Sea Otter? Is your company showing product at Sea Otter?

If you answered yes to any one of these three questions, please read on.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic

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