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Posted January 19, 2011

GREENVILLE, SC­­­­ (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Chris Morgan and John Huenink (pictured) as sales representatives in strategic markets.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 19, 2011

VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications will be adding a digital magazine to its lineup in March called Tri-Magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted January 19, 2011

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN)—Forrest Yelverton, who had been with GT for 21 years as an engineer, has left Cycling Sports Group (CSG). He had been serving as CSG’s vice president of advanced product. CSG owns GT.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 18, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s top two bike manufacturers ended 2010 up double digits after wrapping up the year with solid growth in December.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted January 18, 2011

"I don't want to come across that I'm quitting because I am bitter. I've spent five years trying to get to a place that I can never go back to and that's causing more stress than it is worth. There must be more to life than this.

Posted in North America
Posted January 18, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The bicycle-friendly city of Austin, Texas, will see the largest assembly of handmade bicycle manufacturers in the modern history of the bicycle, February 25-27, at the seventh annual North American Handmade Bicycle Show, in the Austin Convention Center.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted January 18, 2011

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)— The legal actions between Canyon Bicycles and Cervélo regarding the Maximus Seat Tube patent was amicably settled after a constructive dialogue between both parties.

Posted in North America
Posted January 18, 2011

SALEM, OR (BRAIN)—An Oregon bill seeking to make it unlawful for a person to carry a child under 6 years old on a bike or in a bike trailer most likely will not advance out of committee as it is currently drafted, say people close to the matter.

Posted in North America
Posted January 17, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Park Tool marketing manager Bill Armas said even though the Philadelphia venue of the Park Tool Tech Summit is sold out, there is still space available for the Chicago and Long Beach versions of the popular mechanics' clinics.

Posted in North America
Posted January 17, 2011

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The result of more than a year of development was introduced yesterday at the Hawley National Sales Meeting. Before an audience of employees, management revealed the beginning of a new, modern visual evolution in celebration of their 25th Anniversary.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 17, 2011

LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—A group of bike advocates and business owners attended a public comment hearing Friday to ask the Coastal Commission to mandate the inclusion of Class 1 separated bike lanes on the Gerald Desmond bridge in Long Beach, California.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 14, 2011

BRAIN wishes everyone a Happy Martin Luther King Day. Current news will resume tomorrow, January 18.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted January 13, 2011

SOLANA BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Southern California rep agency Axis Sports Group has opened a showroom in North County San Diego.

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—King Cycle Group is turning out Beloved branded frames and forks alongside its own Cielo Cycles line. It has also carved out a 400-square foot area of its factory for Beloved Cycles’ production manager, Nick Sande, to assemble and pack bikes for delivery.

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—BMC will sell complete bikes in the U.S. this year for the first time as the boutique Swiss brand looks to broaden its customer base and increase sales volume.

Posted in North America
Posted January 13, 2011

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The New Amsterdam Bicycle Show: Benefiting Transportation Alternatives promises to dazzle attendees as much as The New York International Auto Show, which will end the same weekend that the bicycle show begins.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted January 13, 2011

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles had added mountain bike marketing assistant Eddie McDonald and engineer Nathan Wright.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 13, 2011

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Bradford Bates has joined Osprey Packs as their new sales director.

Bates will be responsible for managing the company’s domestic sales strategy, and will also work closely with bike sales manager Patrick Piller in managing the IBD channel, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 13, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Imports through November totaled 18,952,454 units, not only the best November total in a decade—up 4,776,736 units over last year—it beat most full year imports of the decade as well.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted January 12, 2011

ST. LOUIS, MO (BRAIN)—The two-store Big Shark Bicycle Company in St. Louis is expanding with two new stores set to open this spring.

Posted in Retail News

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