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Posted June 27, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Now that Onex Corporation has completed its purchase of Nielsen Expositions, including

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted June 27, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) – Quality Bicycle Products has hired Amber Schult as western regional sales manager. She will manage outside sales reps and account managers.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Distributor news
Posted June 27, 2013
The SealSkinz waterproof cycling cap

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN) — SealSkinz Ltd,  a U.K.-based manufacturer that offers waterproof breathable clothing, has set up a new North American subsidiary here. The company's offerings include waterproof-breathable gloves, hats and socks designed for cycling.

Posted in International
Posted June 27, 2013
The Square register app and card scanner on an iPhone

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Square, best known for its credit card reader for iPhones and iPads, has launched an online marketplace, allowing local businesses to list their inventory online and accept orders through Square Market.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 27, 2013

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Adrian Montgomery, who announced last week that he was leaving Scott Sports, will join online retailer Backcountry.com as director of brand marketing, the company announced Thursda

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 27, 2013
The Specialized Trivent shoe with Boa lacing

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Boa Technology is deepening its support of triathlons with the sponsorship of nine events in 2013, including Boulder, Colorado’s Ironman 70.3 in August and the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, in October.

Posted in North America
Posted June 27, 2013

ENCINITAS, CA (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has brought its Northwest brand rep Alex Moore in house. Moore is relocating to Southern California as part of the compression brand’s plan to grow its business in this market. He will be an exclusive territory manager for the compression sportswear company. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 26, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has announced an honorary board of directors, made up of prominent figures in the cycling industry who are actively contributing to NICA’s efforts.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 26, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Next season Trek Bicycle will own the WorldTour team it has sponsored and supplied for the last three years.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 26, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Verde PR & Consulting is now representing BikeRoar, a service that connects bike consumers with independent retailers.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 26, 2013

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO (BRAIN) -- Donnelly Sports has appointed Live to Play Sports Group Inc. to distribute Clement tires in Canada, effective July 1. Colorado-based Donnelly Sports is the licensee and manufacturer of Clement tires worldwide.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 26, 2013
Retired pro George Hincapie endorses the $500 shades
Hincapie wearing the Recon Jet

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments is now accepting "pre-orders" for its heads-up display sunglasses that are intended for cyclists and triathletes. The Recon Jet glasses will begin shipping in December, the company says.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 26, 2013

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (BRAIN) — For the first time in Serfas’ 20-year history the company is running a television commercial. The brand will run two 30-second ads during the Tour de France, which starts Saturday.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 26, 2013

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano has announced plans to establish a manufacturing facility in the Philippines to produce bicycle components. The new facility will enhance its production capabilities in that emerging market, the company said in a statement. 

Posted in International
Posted June 26, 2013

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Cannondale has launched the second issue of the Cannondale Gazette for the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France. The free digital magazine is created by Cannondale in partnership with Peloton magazine. 

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 26, 2013
The Paddock flloorplan

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike is adding an outdoor exhibit space to its September show in Las Vegas, with a bike test track, a stage, a jumbo LED screen and a beer vendor.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted June 25, 2013

CANTON, MA (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Stewart Goldsmith is returning to Kryptonite as national sales manager after more than 10 years with Todson Inc. Goldsmith was previously Kryptonite's director of specialty and retail sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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