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Posted January 12, 2011
ST. LOUIS, MO (BRAIN)—The two-store Big Shark Bicycle Company in St. Louis is expanding with two new stores set to open this spring.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 12, 2011
Karl Schaette, chairman of the board of KHS Bicycle Parts in Olney, Illinois, celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday. He has been working in the bike biz all his life and the picture shows how young you can stay with daily hard work in this great industry.
Posted in North America
Posted January 12, 2011
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The NBDA’s National Bike Summit Scholarship Program is designed to support the cause of cycling in America by making it affordable for NBDA dealers to participate in the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 8-10, 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 12, 2011
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The 25th Anniversary Hawley 2011 catalog is being shipped out next week to dealers across the country.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 11, 2011
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Recharged from a six-week break following his departure from Scott Sports last fall, Scott Montgomery starts his new job today as chairman of Lifeboat Events, organizer of PressCamp, DealerCamp and Urban PressCamp.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 11, 2011
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press, the publisher of Peloton magazine, announced the launch of a new triathlon title on Tuesday.

The first issue of 3/GO will be unveiled at the Wildflower triathlon in April and will also hit newsstands that month.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted January 11, 2011
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Media company Nielsen Holdings BV said that it expects to sell shares at $20 to $22 as part of its initial public offering that could fetch up to $1.57 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Posted in North America
Posted January 11, 2011
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids has inked a sponsorship agreement with tire company CST for 2011.

The company's contribution of $7,500 provides essential support to 70 Trips for Kids chapters across North America, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 11, 2011
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—High school mountain bikers were honored at a ceremony attended by many of the nation’s industry leaders at the Clif Bar and Co. headquarters in Emeryville, Califonia this past Saturday.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted January 11, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Park Tool's Tech Summit in Philadelphia is sold out for the third year in a row.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted January 10, 2011
MIAMI, FL (BRAIN)—J&B Importers will now distribute Alienation.

With an outstanding reputation, J&B is well established and has such a superb dealer base to reach out to, making our product much more accessible, according to Alienation in a press release.
Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 10, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Jason Gaikowski has joined QBP as the director of marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Distributor news
Posted January 10, 2011
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox chief marketing officer Paul Fidrych has left the company. He was hired last April.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2011
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott Sports has promoted Terry Duran to fill the role of national sales manager for the U.S. bicycle division.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2011
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—A memorial service celebrating the life of industry veteran Russ Okawa will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, January 21, at the Cornerstone Community Church, 2080 Winifred Street in Simi Valley, California. A reception will follow.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2011
ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN)—A powerful snow and ice storm hit the southern states of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi Sunday night forcing many bike suppliers and retailers to close their doors Monday. Most expect to resume regular business hours Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Posted in North America
Posted January 7, 2011
MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Alienation has just launched a new online store for its dealers (click on title and then "visit link").

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted January 7, 2011
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Bicycle Technologies International has launched a new freight program designed to provide relief to bike shops feeling the squeeze of soaring shipping costs.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 7, 2011
CAMBRIDGE, MA (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products will now distribute Montague's Octagon adjustable steering system.

The system is now available as an aftermarket component upgrade for all bikes with 1 1/8-inch threadless steel steerer tubes, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 7, 2011
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—It’s not everyday retailers get to rub elbows on the bike with Pro Tour superstars such as Mark Cavendish.

Posted in North America Tagged Events

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