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Posted June 25, 2013

RALEIGH, NC (BRAIN) — Performance Bicycle will celebrate the opening of two new stores in Oregon and Florida on Wednesday.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 25, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association has hired Rich Harper as trade policy adviser. Harper comes to OIA from the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 25, 2013

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — Champion System is now offering sublimated fabric race numbers. The company said the numbers are lighter and more comfortable for racers than paper numbers, and offer participants a keepsake from the event.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 24, 2013

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Zoic has scooted up the Southern California coast from its longtime headquarters in San Diego to new, larger digs in the North San Diego County beach town of Carlsbad.

Posted in North America
Posted June 24, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Looking to expand its North American business, Spain’s Rotor Bike Components has opened a U.S. brand management office and will launch a new multichannel distribution model stateside.

Posted in North America
Posted June 24, 2013
Jeff McGuane

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Jeff McGuane, president of Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group Global, has resigned. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted June 24, 2013

FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN) — To address what it sees as a knowledge gap among consumers about carbon fiber technology, Southern California retailer East West Bikes on Friday will host industry pioneers from Cervélo, Parlee and Enve Composites for a full day of activities and evening forum titled “Night of Carb

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 24, 2013
Building on fundraising momentum, groups such as Bikes Belong plan strategic shifts this year.
This article appears in the June 1 issue of BRAIN

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — 2013 is shaping up to be a year of significant change at the industry’s top nonprofit organizations.

Posted in Industry News
Posted June 23, 2013
Enve Composites hosted a Wasatch Crest ride to close out PressCamp.

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The fifth edition of Lifeboat Events’ PressCamp wrapped up last week as a total of 30 editors, representing 37 media titles, sat down for their final meetings with more than 60 brand representatives serving 26 companies and 31 brands.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 21, 2013

TUCSON, AZ (BRAIN) —Trisports.com has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, citing a downturn in business stemming from problems with a new software system, competition from online retailers and the closure of a second retail store in Tempe, Arizona, in court documents the Arizona online and brick-and-mortar retailer filed last week.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 21, 2013
Events’ growth outpaces many athletic fundraisers
From the June 1 issue of BRAIN

RYE, NY (BRAIN) — While the biggest charity “thons” were flat or slightly down in 2012, most dedicated to cycling saw healthy increases. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / From the Magazine
Posted June 21, 2013
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Smith Optics has made some staff changes in its sales and product development departments.
 
Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 21, 2013

SAINT-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES, Quebec (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau, the president of Louis Garneau Sports, said he plans to start the Canadian national road race championships race on Saturday. The 54-year-old said he plans to race for about an hour before pulling out.

Posted in North America
Posted June 21, 2013

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — After nearly nine years with Scott Sports, Adrian Montgomery is leaving the company on July 10, he and the company announced late Thursday.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 20, 2013

ORANGE, CA (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International announced that its annual conference will be earlier next year — January 26-28 — and move to Marina del Rey, California.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 20, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM has promoted John Paul "JP" McCarthy to road product manager, starting July 1.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 20, 2013

PLYMOUTH, MI (BRAIN) — Cargo, towing, trailer and bike rack manufacturer Cequent Performance Products has rehired Sean Carrigan as Western Canadian district sales manager. Carrigan is returning to the company, which he left in 2006.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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