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Posted February 20, 2012

Triathlon America launches retailer certification program • Seattle Bike supply appoints two new sales reps

Posted in North America
Posted February 20, 2012

F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi Spa has bought 'a significant minority stake' in its Australian distributor, Sport Outdoor Leisure Australia Pty Ltd (SOLA).

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news
Posted February 20, 2012

Editor's note: The following is an update correcting information about Quality Bicycle Products’ “Buy Local Buy Now!” initiative:

Posted in North America Tagged Frostbike / Distributor news
Posted February 19, 2012

On Friday, after months of negotiations, Cervélo founders and owners Phil White and Gerard Vroomen sold their 16-year old company to Pon Holdings, the Dutch company that also owns Germany's Derby Cycle and the Holland's Gazelle.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted February 17, 2012

ALMERE, Netherlands/TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) Feb 17, 1:00 MT—Pon Holdings announced today that it has finalized negotiations that began in December to acquire Cervélo Cycles.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted February 17, 2012

CULLOWHEE, NC (BRAIN) Feb 17, 11:19 MT—Construction will begin this spring to develop a 350-acre public trail network on Western Carolina University land here.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 16, 2012

Scott Sports hires Sibly for Eastern field marketing • ENVE Composites launches all-carbon downhill rim • USA Cycling releases American Mountain Bike Challenge schedule • DT Swiss makes Vancouver's Suspension Werx a factory-authorized suspension center • Fox promotes new engineering manager • Fyxation releases ro

Posted in North America
Posted February 16, 2012

FSA opens UK technical office • A Dahon for every employee

GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE, UK (BRAIN) Feb 16, 09:57 MT—Full Speed Ahead is opening a UK technical support office at Windwave, its UK distributor.

Posted in North America
Posted February 15, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 15, 15:27 MT—Former world champion downhill racer Leigh Donovan is joining Interbike as an account executive.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Interbike
Posted February 15, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) Feb 15, 12:52 MT—Cascade Bicycle Studio is transitioning from appointment-only hours to standard retail hours at its Fremont location beginning Thursday.

Posted in Retail News
Posted February 15, 2012

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) Feb 15, 11:12 MT—Ronnie Points, formerly of Orbea USA, has joined ENVE as national sales manager, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted February 15, 2012

TAMPA, FL (BRAIN) Feb 15, 10:51 MT—The World Triathlon Corporation has acquired USM Events, an Australian event management company and the owner of multisport festivals at Noosa, Cairns, Mooloolaba and Geelong.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted February 15, 2012

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN) Feb 15, 10:39 MT—Germany’s Derby Cycle started its financial year with a 6.6 percent sales gain during the traditionally weak months for bike sales.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 14, 2012

Jeep partners with NICA • Tern provides bike shares at SXSW festival • Liv/Giant official bike of Danskin Triathlon Series • Lazer Sport offers kids helmets with new technology

Posted in North America
Posted February 14, 2012

TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) Feb 14, 14:10 MT—Cervélo's relationship status with Pon Holdings remains, to use Facebook terminology, complicated.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted February 14, 2012

Author Sue Macy to keynote women's cycling forum • Cyclone Bicycle Supply and KNOG plan product launch party • New website offers help with European standards • Primal/MapMyRIDE-BH Bikes women's team announces 2012 squad • USA Pro Cycling Challenge hosts second poster contest • Challenge Tires announces sponsore

Posted in North America
Posted February 14, 2012

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) Feb 14, 10:41 MT—Mark Jordan, the former editor of Decline magazine, has joined Fox's bicycle division as global marketing communications manager. Jordan will be charged with communicating the Fox mountain bike product line to the media and consumers.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted February 13, 2012

Yuba opens distributor Down Under, adds new hires • U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame launches Legends Gran Fondo May 6 • A social network for bike shops launched

Posted in North America
Posted February 13, 2012

CONCORD, NH (BRAIN) Feb 13, 11:00 MT—Richard Sachs — bicycle maker is a new photo book focused on Massachusetts-based frame builder Richard Sachs.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted February 13, 2012

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN) Feb 14, 00:01 MT—Five years after unveiling its

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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