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Posted August 2, 2011

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle has launched an online suspension calculator (click on above link).

The suspension calculator features an intuitive interface that will provide the perfect suspension settings throughout Trek’s full suspension mountain bike collection.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted August 2, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Steve Boyd has launched a new distribution company, Stile Products, that will represent Tern Bicycles and BioLogic cycling accessories.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 2, 2011

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel (BRAIN)—Source Vagabond Systems, parent company of the Source line of hydration systems and sports sandals, is suing Hydrapak over a closing mechanism that's featured on Source's Widepac reservoir.

Posted in North America
Posted August 2, 2011

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle retailers in New England and much of the East Coast will see immediate benefits from a new warehouse for the company that begins operations today.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—As the October Interbike show issue approaches, Bicycle Retailer is seeking 10 new retailers to participate in the magazine’s State of Retail panel.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 1, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP has hired two new sales representatives to serve Illinois and the upper Midwestern states. They will provide support for QBP’s global consumer brands, and all vendors distributed by QBP.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 1, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 1, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Light and Motion has hired Jack Gresmer in the newly created position of director of sales. He will work alongside current sales manager Eric Squires to help build the company’s bike business.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 1, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill Monday to soften the Consumer Product Safety Information Act (CPSIA), a law that regulates the lead content in children’s products, including bicycles.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—John Wilcockson, one of the racing world’s best known editors, has left VeloNews after a 24-year career that re-launched the iconic magazine into one of the industry’s best read publications.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 1, 2011

By Doug McClellan

The latest wave of doping allegations swirling around Lance Armstrong and other top cyclists will continue to scare big-name sponsors away from the sport, branding and marketing experts say.

Posted in North America
Posted August 1, 2011

By Chris Lesser

NEW YORK, NY—If you picked up a tabloid on a New York City street corner earlier this year you stood a good chance of reading something about bikes—and chances are it wasn’t good news.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 1, 2011

By Jason Norman

GILBERT, AZ—One organization is based in the West; the other is based in the East. One is for-profit; the other is a nonprofit.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted July 31, 2011

"One Rider, One Survivor” is a 91.1K bicycle ride on Saturday, September 10. Each rider will be riding for an unnamed survivor of the September 11 tragedy ten years ago.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2011

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The number of commuter bike riders in New York City increased 14 percent compared to last spring, according to Mayor Michael R.

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 31, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The ultimate bargain treasure hunt for cycling enthusiasts is headed East. VeloSwap has earned a reputation as one of the largest consumer cycling shows in the country, offering deals for cyclists in Denver for more than two decades.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted July 31, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The long-term future of the federal investment in transportation—including bicycling—remains uncertain.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2011

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon is introducing a hologram program to better protect retailers and consumers from counterfeit products. The system's goal is to make it easy to distinguish fake products being sold at retail.

Posted in North America
Posted July 28, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Skirt Sports has hired Leanne Hand as its vice president of marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 28, 2011

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) has a rejuvenated mission and vision and is also launching a new advocacy program.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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