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Posted October 19, 2011

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The USA Pro Cycling Challenge brought $83.5 million into Colorado in late August, according to IFM, a sports research firm that race organizers hired to gauge the race's benefits.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted October 19, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The Triathlon America Conference will again take place in San Diego early next year.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted October 19, 2011

SARASOTA, FL (BRAIN)—Fulcrum North America has opened its Sarasota, Florida headquarters. Fulcrum will be taking care of small parts and servicing from this location.

Posted in North America
Posted October 18, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Joining forces with Chrome and Widmer Brothers Brewing, ARTCRANK San Francisco returns in support of the San Francisco Bike Coalition.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 18, 2011

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association, North America's largest cycling membership organization, has announced the winners of its 2011 Bicycle Travel Awards, which include Donn Olson (Dalbo, Minnesota), Kevin Cashman of Apogee Adventures (Brunswick, Maine), Jim Peter and Jim’s Bicycle Shop (Cincinnati, O

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted October 18, 2011

PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN)—Domenic Malvestuto, a longtime bicycle retailer and influential figure in the Phoenix, Arizona, cycling community, died this month at his home in Phoenix after battling colon cancer. He was 68, and is survived by his wife of 22 years, Judy Malvestuto.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 18, 2011

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo announced plans this week to officially launch its long anticipated electronic groupset on Nov. 7.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 17, 2011

GENT, Belgium (BRAIN)—Jacques Lenel, a former French retailer who played a key role in the formation of the European Two Wheelers Association (ETRA), has died.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 17, 2011

Attention CrossVegas fans!!!

Check out this 42-minute Sporza feature on this year's event. Though most of it is in Flemish there are some great images of the race, the sponsors and Las Vegas landmarks and Interbike. It's a great view of CrossVegas from the eyes of the Belgian racers.

Posted in North America
Posted October 17, 2011

KAPALUA, HI (BRAIN) — Lance Armstrong will compete in the XTERRA Worlds off-road triathlon.

"XTERRA World Champs next wknd. I'm in! Looking fwd to racing," the seven-time Tour de France winner tweeted Sunday, a week before the swimming, cycling and running competition in Maui.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted October 17, 2011

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—More than 70 tired but very happy bicycle riders rolled into Pt. Mugu State Park on Sunday, completing a three-day trek through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in support of breast cancer survivors.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 17, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Retro and its sister company, Micro Beer Jerseys, are expanding their current dealer direct wholesale platform this December.

Posted in North America
Posted October 17, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) president and New York City transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood have announced that the Urban Bikeway Design Guide is now available in print.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2011

CHICAGO (BRAIN)—AllCell Technologies, a Chicago start-up manufacturing lithium-ion batteries for e-bikes, has landed a $460,433 grant from the state to expand its production capacity.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2011

HALIFAX, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—Orange Mountain Bikes is returning the road after a 15-year hiatus.

Posted in International
Posted October 16, 2011

"'Cause when that morning sun comes beating down
You're going to wake up in your town
But we'll be scheduled to appear
A thousand miles away from here"

Posted in North America
Posted October 14, 2011

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative has hired Nat McAllister as its new director of supplier relations. McAllister comes to the co-op with significant experience in the industry, serving as general manager for a multi-store dealer in New England.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 14, 2011

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Swobo is moving from Santa Cruz, California, to Fort Collins, Colorado, as the brand re-launches under new ownership, according to a report by the Coloradoan.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted October 13, 2011

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Nikwax has hired the Monsoon Group for sales representation in the Southeast region, which includes Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.

Posted in North America
Posted October 13, 2011

Giant has an ad of its own—with a slightly different take than GM in regards to cars and bikes. Click on title and then link to view a larger sized version.

Posted in North America

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