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Posted September 15, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has announced the details of the Tour de Lake Mead, a 24-mile ride that takes participating Interbike attendees through Lake Mead National Park to the lake and back. The ride leaves from the Interbike OutDoor Demo location in Boulder City, Nevada on Sept. 21, at 8 a.m.
Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted September 15, 2010
SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company is now distributing Küat's entire line of lightweight, stylish and easy-to-use racks.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 15, 2010
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications, Inc is starting the 2011 publishing year with the announcement of a few organizational changes at Decline magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted September 15, 2010
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Pinkbike has hired Julian Coffey as its new publisher.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted September 14, 2010
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Retail training leaders Growth Cycle of Boulder, Colorado, and 3point5.com have partnered up, providing high quality staff training services to the bicycle industry in 2011.

Posted in North America
Posted September 14, 2010
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike and Bikes Belong announced that their two-year, $50,000 joint grant to the city of Las Vegas, host city for Interbike 2010, to improve cycling conditions for youth has helped add 3.2 miles (5.1 km) of additional bike lanes and bring a student bicycling program to the city's War
Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Interbike
Posted September 14, 2010
BROSSARD, Quebec (BRAIN)—Kuota’s first task going into 2011 was to make a great bike better.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 14, 2010
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (BRAIN)— Zigo has been granted U.S. Patent # 7,780,184 covering key aspects of the LeaderLink technology used in the Zigo Leader Carrier Bicycle system.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 14, 2010
LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN)—Lambert, the largest P&A distributor in Canada and The Hawley Company, a leading U.S. P&A distributor based in South Carolina, have signed a letter of intent for Lambert to acquire a majority interest in Hawley.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 13, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The League of American Bicyclists has announced 18 new Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) and eight renewing BFCs.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted September 13, 2010
"There are gyms [in prison], but we didn't get to go to them much because there aren't enough guards on duty to watch you. And there's nowhere to walk and nothing to do."

—Melissa Caraballo, discussing how a bike program is changing the lives of female ex-cons. Click on link for full story.
Posted in North America
Posted September 13, 2010
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Following the successful inaugural DealerCamp in July, Lifeboat Events has announced some positive changes for the event in 2011, including lower pricing, more subsidized retailers, and the addition of a VIP consumer access program.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 13, 2010
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro’s, Inc. has promoted Matthew Simpson to the role of president/general manager. Simpson previously held the chief of operations role until March of this year when he was asked to step in as the interim CEO/president.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 13, 2010
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—George Hincapie, Ivan Basso and Alessandro Ballan were among the dozen or so professional cyclists who signed autographs at booths yesterday during ExpoCycle. The riders were in town for the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal, a UCI Pro Tour event, held Sunday.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 10, 2010
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Starting next year, the largest U.S. bicycle trade show will be held in Anaheim, California. Bicycle Retailer & Industry News has learned that Interbike is targeting the Orange County city for a possible three-year commitment to host the annual industry gathering.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 10, 2010
LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Antonio Cruz, one of America’s most prominent professional cyclists over the past two decades, has launched Cruz Industries, a new bicycle company focused on re-defining high-end bike innovation and design for professional cyclists as well as cycling enthusiast.

Posted in North America
Posted September 10, 2010
LONDON, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—Future, the special-interest media group, and world’s leading provider of cycling content, has launched TriRadar.com (click on link)—the brand-new triathlon Web site from the teams behind Triathlon Plus magazine and the popular BikeRadar.com and Cyclingnews.com Web sites.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted September 10, 2010
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition, (OIWC), has announced Ellen Johnson and Tara Moeller as the winners of the 2010 Bike Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted September 10, 2010
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Products LTD has now launched its 2011 Norco BIkes Web site at www.norco.com (click on link).

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Distributor news
Posted September 9, 2010
Gates will launch its new "Get On It“ branding campaign at Outdoor Demo. The slogan will appear on large banners at the Gates tent (D3119), where visitors can enter to win a bamboo belt-drive bike (pictured) from Boo Cycles. Bicycle Retailer will have an insert card announcing the Boo giveaway.
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