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Posted November 16, 2010

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized has introduced The MasterLink—a customer service tool that combines existing Specialized systems with the latest in online technology.

Posted in North America
Posted November 16, 2010

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Events, promoters of DealerCamp, have announced a new program called “Pick Me for DealerCamp,” which enables bicycle retailers to request a subsidy to attend the event in 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted November 16, 2010

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)—RealCyclist.com is launching their own professional cycling team in 2011.

Posted in North America
Posted November 15, 2010

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—For the first time ever, shops, teams, clubs and event organizers can design and preview their custom-designed Specialized water bottle online before placing an order.

Posted in North America
Posted November 15, 2010

SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN)—BionX Electric Bikes, a Magna Marque brand, has announced a pilot project with California EPA as part of Governors' Global Climate Summit 3. This four week project is to test bike sharing at the Sacramento capitol building.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 15, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP will host an outdoor “ride and try” demo and vendor expo in Ogden, Utah July 24 – 25, 2011.

The event will be hosted at the company’s new distribution center in Ogden, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Distributor news
Posted November 15, 2010

OXFORD, MS (BRAIN)—Mercury Bicycle Company has added new sales reps in the United States.

Posted in North America
Posted November 15, 2010

Campy North American will be hosting their 3rd annual Toy Drive. Please bring a new unwrapped toy for ages: infant-17 years. All toys will be donated to Voices for Children: San Diego Chapter and Children's Hospital of San Diego.

Posted in North America
Posted November 12, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products recently brought on its first two independent sales reps after three decades of employing only an inside sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted November 12, 2010

CRYSTAL CITY, VA (BRAIN)—Retailer Revolution Cycles has partnered with Kettler Management—a D.C. based real estate and property management company—allowing both employees and residents of Kettler to enjoy the people-managed bike share program at the Revolution Cycles City Hub, located in Crystal City, Virginia.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 12, 2010

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association, North America's largest cycling membership organization, has announced the winners of its 2010 Bicycle Travel Awards, which include the City of Farmington, Missouri, Jim Klobuchar (Minneapolis, Minnesota), Bike Newport (Newport, Oregon), and Chuck Pengilly (Missoul

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted November 12, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—When asked about the "coolest" gift active American could give or receive this holiday season, they named cycling equipment and accessories and GPS instruments as the top items.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted November 12, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Giant Bicycle, have issued a voluntary recall of about 370 Anthem X 29ers from the 2011 model year.

Posted in Recalls
Posted November 11, 2010

The film, called "Riding Bikes with the Dutch," is screening in Long Beach and weaves through the beautiful streets of Amsterdam to show the diversity of people and bikes that move through the city every day. It shows all of the positive effects bicycling can have on our families, the economy and society at large.

Posted in North America
Posted November 11, 2010

The film, called Riding Bikes with the Dutch, is screening in Long Beach and weaves through the beautiful streets of Amsterdam to show the diversity of people and bikes that move through the city every day. It shows all of the positive effects bicycling can have on our families, the economy and society at large.

Posted in North America
Posted November 11, 2010

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—New cycling media company Move Press has partnered with leading digital publishing provider Texterity to bring Peloton to mobile devices.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted November 11, 2010

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) and its Red Team of supporters won the Clif Bar 2 Mile Challenge, a nationwide, six-month long campaign to fight climate change by encouraging people to ride a bike instead of driving a car for trips of two miles or less.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 11, 2010

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN)—Expanding their sales team, Rolf Prima has hired Ken Miner to handle Colorado and Utah.

Miner has been in the outdoor industry for over five years, representing apparel and hard-good products as an independent sales rep, according to a press release.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 10, 2010

PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN)—Titus’ major lender Factors Southwest, which took 
control of the bike company on Tuesday, is accepting bids to buy Titus until next Friday, Nov. 19, at 12 p.m.

Posted in North America
Posted November 10, 2010

SEDONA, AZ (BRAIN)—In an effort to help Titus dealers during this time of transition, Form Cycles is offering their services to dealers to help keep customers riding.

Posted in Product/Tech

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