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Posted March 24, 2011

SEVILLE, Spain (BRAIN)—The Velo-city 2011 Seville Conference got started on the right foot Wednesday with Norway's former Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland giving a rousing speech to those 900 in attendance.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted March 24, 2011

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Park Tool is now offering a sharpening service for cutting tools such as headtube reamers and facers.

Posted in North America
Posted March 24, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Cycle Dog, America's leading recycled dog collar and leash company, has reached the milestone of 10,000 pounds of inner tubes that have been reclaimed and transformed into their products.

Posted in Industry News
Posted March 23, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Sea Otter Classic is honoring bike shops with a new Dealer Days program.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted March 23, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—IMBA's board of directors has approved two new members: Colorado's Chris Conroy and Illinois' David Zimberoff.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 23, 2011

WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics has hired golf industry veteran Bob Bartlett for the newly created position of operations manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 23, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—RockShox has hired Scott Hart as its brand communications manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 22, 2011

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)—A duty change could raise the price of certain cassettes to importers, and ultimately dealers and consumers, by 10 percent.

Posted in North America
Posted March 22, 2011

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies has unveiled an online dealer portal that provides easy access to resources that are in demand by its dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted March 22, 2011

WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—After a successful launch in 2010, Reynolds Cycling has just rolled out its 2011 version of the Spin It Up Demo Wheel program.

Posted in North America
Posted March 22, 2011

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Citing environmental and wildlife concerns, the Quiznos Pro Challenge bike race won't roll a stage through Colorado National Monument in 2012.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted March 21, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—A clear shift is developing in the attendance and focus of the Taipei Cycle Show as Asia’s fast-emerging economies, bolstered by a more affluent middle class, rediscovers cycling as a recreational activity.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 21, 2011

Washington, D.C. (BRAIN)—As the last bikes were wheeled from the House of Sweden at the close of the inaugural Urban PressCamp, early praise was beginning to roll in.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted March 21, 2011

WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics is the bestselling sunglass brand nationwide among bike specialty retailers and run specialty retailers, according to Leisure Trends Group RetailTRAK™ point-of-sale (POS) retail sales tracking.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2011

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris Cycling Group has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Giant Bicycle.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2011

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—World Bicycle Relief, a Chicago-based not for profit that provides quality bicycles to people living in sub-Saharan Africa, has welcomed Todd Ricketts, Chicago Cubs owner; Mark Ishaug, president of AIDS United; and business owner Elaine Burke to its Board of Directors.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 18, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—With a waiting list for exhibitors and its location in the fast-developing Asian-Pacific rim, the Taipei Cycle Show will continue its role as the leading show in the region, predicts Erik Kimble, general manager of Colmax.

Posted in North America Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
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

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