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Posted January 28, 2011

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Pivot Cycles and BH Bikes have added Travis Erwin to their staff.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 28, 2011

"Today is a really sad day for me. I am hugely disappointed, I feel very let down. This is shameful. I now no longer believe in the anti-doping system. Over the coming 10 days I'm going to work with my lawyers so that justice be done.

Posted in North America
Posted January 28, 2011

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—Enve Composites has signed a partnership with Saddleback to distribute its full range of products to the United Kingdom. This will also include ENVE’s full line of mountain bike products as used by Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz - Syndicate team.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 28, 2011

KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada (BTAC) has added a new consumer day to the ExpoCycle 2011 trade show.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted January 28, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has hired Elayna Caldwell in the newly created position of marketing director.

She had been marketing manager for Fox Racing Shox. She had been with the Northern California company for the last seven years.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Interbike
Posted January 27, 2011

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Despite a hefty size increase this year, deliveries of the BTI parts distribution catalog are slated to begin this week.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 27, 2011

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Last fall students in the University of Cincinnati School Of Design’s Electric Assisted Bike class created a variety of e-bikes for the future. The class was to be a one-off offering, but the University is asking for more.

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2011

DANA POINT, CA (BRAIN)—SmartEtailing has promoted longtime client-services representative Brian Rawlings to new-accounts manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 27, 2011

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott Sports has promoted Nat Campbell as apparel and accessories product manager for the U.S. bicycle division.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 26, 2011

“Alberto Contador has received today a notification of one year ban proposal by the Competition Committee of the Spanish Federation."

Posted in North America
Posted January 26, 2011

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Géraldine Bergeron is now in charge of European road and tri public relations for SRAM and Zipp.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 26, 2011

WICHITA, KS (BRAIN)—Jack Gresmer is a on a road trip. Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri in his rear view. Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin on the near horizon.

Posted in North America
Posted January 26, 2011

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Starting next May, Boulder residents and visitors will have access to 200 bikes to get around town as part of the Rocky Mountain city’s B-cycle bike sharing program, which received a $250,000 federal grant.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 26, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Bikes Belong Foundation has launched a new grant program to fund research on the economic impact of bicycling facilities and events.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 26, 2011

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—After the official announcement of a company-wide rebranding effort and debut of their new logo, Hawley now introduces an updated 2011 website.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Distributor news
Posted January 25, 2011

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle Werke, Germany’s largest bicycle company, is going public.

Derby, which owns the Focus, Kalkhoff, Raleigh, Univega and Rixe brands, will launch an initial public offering on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Posted in International
Posted January 25, 2011

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—When Electra received a patent for its Flat Foot technology last summer, it put the industry on notice it would protect this patent. In December it filed a patent infringement suit against Trek over its Pure and Cruiser bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted January 25, 2011

VERDI, NV (BRAIN)—Sinclair Imports has promoted Rob Brandt to IT director.

“Rob started out in our warehouse learning our business, and it was time to take advantage of his skill set," said Lance Donnell, president and CEO of Sinclair Imports.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 25, 2011

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Easton-­Bell Sports has named Steve Bigelow as president of its Action Sports division.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 25, 2011

WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN)—Full Speed Ahead is moving its U.S. warehouse and offices from Woodinville to Mukilteo, Washington next week, a move it hopes will be the least disruptive since its Taiwan factory is closed during the Chinese New Year, which falls on Feb. 3. FSA expects to be closed from Feb.

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