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Posted January 10, 2010
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—A doctor convicted of assaulting two cyclists in Brentwood, California, by driving in front of them and slamming on his brakes was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison.

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Posted January 10, 2010
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Reynolds Cycling has hired Hartmut Bölts as its new European OEM sales manager.

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Posted January 10, 2010
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Magura Direct has hired Kenny Roberts for public relations and marketing duties.

Roberts has more than 20 years of industry experience, most recenty serving as DT Swiss' U.S. sales and marketing manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 10, 2010
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—The assets of bankrupt Ski Market could be sold by early next month, according to a notice filed last Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

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Posted January 10, 2010
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications will be adding a third magazine to their lineup when they launch Tri magazine in May.

"We've already got plenty of advertisers on board," said Dave House, owner of H3 Publications.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted January 7, 2010
Food loving cyclists all over the world are tuning into pedaling.tv (click on link) to catch "Pizza Fixation," the first of six weekly episodes in the innovative web television series, PEDALING: NYC which presents memorable events combining food and cycling in New York City.
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Posted January 7, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Minnesota is taking a leadership role in a national effort to make it possible for kids to walk and bike to school.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 7, 2010
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has expanded its distributor family with the introduction of Hi-End Imports in Costa Rica, 10X SRL in Argentina and Interfusion in Columbia.

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Posted January 7, 2010
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon is demonstrating its latest line of personal electronic cycling accessories at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las
Vegas. The show ends this Sunday.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted January 7, 2010
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Surf City Cyclery has opened its doors as a new Specialized Concept Store in Costa Mesa, California.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 6, 2010
FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN)—Six-time Leadville 100 winner, and former US Mountain Bike team member, Dave Wiens, will lead a new annual cycling event for the Bay Area, The Dirt Bowl, to be held on Super Bowl Sunday, February 7.

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Posted January 6, 2010
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—For the second consecutive year, mechanics have filled up the Park Tool Tech Summit in Philadelphia.

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Posted January 6, 2010
HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands (BRAIN)—Accell Group N.V. has acquired Bäumker & Co, a German trading company of bikes and parts and accessories that also distributes Batavus, a brand owned by Accell.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted January 6, 2010
BALA CYNWYD, PA (BRAIN)—Vic Rollins has been let go as vice president of sales at Sweetskinz.

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Posted January 5, 2010
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—John Duke, senior vice-president of print media at Competitor Group, will leave the company. After two years at CGI, and 14 successful years as publisher of Triathlete Magazine, Duke has decided to pursue other opportunities that will be announced at a later date.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted January 5, 2010
"The closest thing we have to any lift-assisted bike park is Whistler, and that's a pretty substantial drive. I think Stevens Pass is primed for it."

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Posted January 5, 2010
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has partnered with the International Cycling Union (UCI) to supply a full stable of road, time trial, track, mountain and BMX frames to the World Cycling Centre in Aigle, Switzerland.

Posted in International Tagged Competition
Posted January 5, 2010
WESTPORT, MA (BRAIN)—Village Bicycle has closed its doors. Owner James LeBelle made the announcement on the company's Web site, citing "the tough economy."

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Posted January 5, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Importers of bicycle tubing, speedometers, road and hydraulic disc brakes are back to paying the full duty on imported parts as of January, 1.

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Posted January 4, 2010
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Mike Gaumond has replaced Pat Hus as CEO of Titus Cycles. Gaumond brings over 20 years of senior management experience to Titus including prior CEO, general management, product management and business development roles in companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 500.

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