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Posted December 16, 2010

EAGLE, CO (BRAIN)—A hit-and-run driver who plowed into a cyclist in Vail will only be charged with a misdemeanor after a judge on Thursday accepted a controversial plea deal, according to a Colorado news report.

Posted in North America
Posted December 16, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—B-cycle will demonstrate its bike share system in San Francisco this Saturday and Sunday at Civic Center Plaza (in front of San Francisco City Hall) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 16, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is preparing for a record-breaking year, with exhibitor figures looking to surpass the mark of 150 set in Portland, Oregon, in 2008.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 16, 2010

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Helmtops has new partnerships with three bicycle distributors increasing the availability of their new product.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 16, 2010

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs has added Katie Koppenhafer and Chris Horton to the Osprey customer service team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 15, 2010

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group has signed a distribution deal with Ti Cycles to sell its GT and Mongoose brands in India, the company’s latest move to penetrate emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region.

Posted in International
Posted December 15, 2010

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—The National Interscholastic Cycling Association is planning an annual awards banquet to honor individuals that have made outstanding contributions and achievements in the development of high school cycling.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted December 15, 2010

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—Honey Stinger has introduced a new grassroots sponsorship program called “The Hive.”

Posted in North America
Posted December 15, 2010

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—Preseason orders for American Bicycle Group (ABG) brands Litespeed and Quintana Roo (QR) have increased a combined 21 percent over preseason orders in 2010.

Posted in North America
Posted December 15, 2010

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN)—Hanson Dodge Creative, an active lifestyle agency based in Milwaukee, has hired Brian Pettit.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 14, 2010

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—January 1 will mark a new step in the collaboration between the International Cycling Union (UCI) and bicycle manufacturers as a new approval procedure for bike frames and forks will come into force on this date.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 14, 2010

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, which hosts the annual DealerCamp event for the cycling industry, has formed a strategic partnership with online retail sales training specialists 3point5.com.

Posted in North America
Posted December 14, 2010

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The American Cycling Association has named Chris McGee as its executive director.

The American Cycling Association is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit sporting organization that sanctions most road and cyclocross racing in Colorado and southeast Wyoming.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 14, 2010

GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired James Samuel as the company’s new general manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 14, 2010

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima has acquired New Zealand based rooftop car rack manufacturer Hubco.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted December 13, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Product Architects, maker of the Polar Bottle, has moved to a new location, just down the road from its original headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.

Posted in North America
Posted December 13, 2010

BATH, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—UK's Powabyke, an electric battery-powered bike manufacturer, will now be available in Southern Ireland through Green Machines.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 13, 2010

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Shopatron said that sales in its eCommerce exchange grew 59 percent over last year during the five-day Thanksgiving shopping period (November 26-30) that included Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 13, 2010

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Boa Technology has opened its new Hong Kong office. The company has also promoted Mark Kerns to Asia development manager in Japan to support continued focus and growth around the world.

Posted in North America
Posted December 13, 2010

Roy De Guzman of Brooklyn, NY—a BMX rider—claimed first place in the "Bicycling Magazine Bike Repair Challenge, sponsored by Park Tool" on Dec. 8 at Sid's Bikes in NYC.

Posted in North America

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