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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
Posted June 20, 2013
Frequency of participation in biking. Source: NSGA 2013

MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (BRAIN) — Cycling participation remained relatively flat in 2012, up a negligible 0.4 percent last year to 39.3 million, according to the latest numbers from the National Sporting Goods Association. 

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted June 20, 2013

SHARON HILL, PA (BRAIN) — Nathan has hired its first tech rep to help educate retailers and consumers on its hydration, visibility and performance gear. The company also has redesigned its website to include more product information and training and safety tips.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 20, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — RecoFit Compression Gear has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.com to support its national expansion.

Posted in North America
Posted June 20, 2013
Cannondale Rush 29 1

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — The meetings — and riding — continue ...

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 19, 2013

Highlights from the first half of Wednesday at Deer Valley

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 19, 2013
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) —Smith Optics has added three staffers to its marketing department since May and restructured the department with the appointment of Adam Greene to the role of marketing director, reporting to Blair Clark, Smith's senior vice president of sales and marketing.
 
Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 19, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Serotta and Blue Competition Cycles are joining Mad Fiber Wheels under the umbrella of the Divine Cycling Group, an investment group formed last year. DCG bought Mad Fiber, its first industry acquisition, in February.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted June 18, 2013
Niner marketing manager Carla Hukee shows the new 3rd-generation Jet 9.

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Lifeboat Events’ fifth annual Bike PressCamp kicked off Tuesday with 30 members of the cycling and mainstream media converging on Deer Valley to meet with more than 25 brands in the resort’s condos for some one-on-one face time and to preview upcoming 2014 product.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 18, 2013
GT Force Carbon Pro

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — GT Bicycles recently unveiled its new line of full-suspension mountain bikes, which includes three new models for 2014.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 18, 2013

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule has hired Chris Peck to become the company's new vice president of product development. Peck was most recently global vice president of R&D at Dorel's Cycling Sports Group.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 18, 2013

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Two-Wheeler Parts and Accessories Industry Association (COLIPED) recently elected a new president and vice president at its general assembly. Jan Willem ten Dam, CEO of Ryde International, assumes the role of president and Erhard Büchel is now vice president. 

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted June 18, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — James Moore, owner of Moore’s Bike Shop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is the new president of the board of the National Bicycle Dealers Association.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted June 18, 2013
The Crossmax Enduro WTS wheel/tire combo

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic is introducing its first mountain bike wheel-tire combo, the Crossmax Enduro WTS. The wheelset, available in 26-inch and 27.5-inch versions, is intended for enduro racing. The company also is introducing a new shoe intended for the fast-growing discipline.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Forest fires in Colorado are closer to being under control, but the fires created a very busy — and nerve wracking — week for one industry supplier in Colorado Springs.

Posted in Industry News
Posted June 18, 2013

MENDHAM, NJ (BRAIN) — Van Dessel Cycles has received "a substantial infusion of money" from a private investor from Hong Kong, the brand's founder announced Tuesday.  
 

Posted in Industry News

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