GOLDEN, CO—If sales of 29ers are any indication, 26-inch mountain bikes are shrinking quicker than suppliers can switch production to the larger wheel size.
By Matt Wiebe
CHICAGO, IL—Maria Boustead and Emily Taylor, the Chicago designers that started Po Campo bags two years ago, are taking manufacturing overseas to lower its price points.
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HALF MOON BAY, CA (BRAIN)—To help spread the word on Dirty Dog MTB's new Web rotor, the Half Moon Bay-based company has hired Rob Reedy of Echos Communications.
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Canari Cyclewear has added new reps to its outside sales force.
KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN)—Six new exhibitors will be at ExpoCycle this year including Trelock, RSD Distribution, Best Bars, Bike Glow, Passion Sports Inc., Kristin Green and Associates and Stage-Race Distribution.
TORRANCE, CA (BRAIN)—Niner Bikes' CVA (Constantly Varying Arc) Suspension Technology is now covered by U.S. Patent No.7,934,739.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—A suspected drunken driver plowed into a group of bicyclists on a midnight ride Thursday in Los Angeles, injuring 11, one critically, police said.
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CAMARILLO, CA (BRAIN)—SmartEtailing has hired Erin Cabezut, Paul Ribich and Mark Still.
TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH has launched bhtriathlon.com (click on title and then link), a website dedicated to the world of triathlon.
TUSCON, AZ (BRAIN)—Ravello Bikes founder Brian Myers is seeking industry licensees to produce his newly patented travel bike design and offer models at price points attractive to bike shops.
OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—Suunto's North American subsidiary has hired David Grayson as national sales manager for the United States. Grayson brings experience from run, bike and outdoor specialty as well as general sporting goods.
IRVINE, CA—A new Shimano American online training program went live today expanding its existing program for Di2 and DynaSys products to encompass the component maker’s entire range.
CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN)—Cervélo has hired independent representation company Redmond Sports Group to better serve the Southeastern territory. The territory includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and the southern half of Virginia.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—The Interbike Women's Lounge, presented by the Outdoor Industry Women's Coalition (OIWC), will return in an expanded format to the Interbike Expo, held September 14-16, in Las Vegas.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—The Canadian arm of Giant Bicycles has partnered with retail-integrated eCommerce solution provider, Shopatron, to make their line of cycling accessories available for purchase online.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Cyclone Bicycle Supply has hired industry veteran John Byfield as its new sales director.
HOBOKEN, NJ (BRAIN)—Joni Taylor has joined Texmarket USA, a private label manufacturer of custom cycling clothing, as its national sales manager. She will help introduce the Italian brand to the U.S. market.