SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Brands using Shopatron-powered eCommerce posted strong online sales growth for the fourth consecutive quarter in Q3.
CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs, Inc. has hired two new product designers, Cassie Tweed and Hut Cheng.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized Bicycle Components is teaming up with High Road Sports for the 2011 pro racing season.
"Hi, I'm Olivia Marie Armstrong. Otherwise known as 'Cinco.'
—Lance Armstrong, on the birth of his newest addition.
DURANGO, CO (BRAIN)—Hermosa Tours are opening up a regional headquarters in Oregon, expanding their menu of mountain bike tour destinations.
WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN)—Chris Treugut has joined Reynolds Cycling as its European sales manager.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Rodale Inc. has announced that Chris Lambiase has been promoted to SVP, publishing director.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—American Bicycle Group (ABG) is adding Tim Lane, who will join ABG’s design team as a consultant.
AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN)—Already Arizona’s largest Specialized Dealer, DNA Cycles is set to open its third concept store this month in Avondale, Arizona, about 17 miles west of downtown Phoenix.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike show director Andy Tompkins said he is forming an advisory board to keep in touch with a broader base of the industry, a need exposed by the resistance to Interbike’s plan to move the tradeshow date and venue.
Zipp is excited to announce it has finally moved into its new headquarters. All phone and fax numbers remain the same.
Zipp Speed Weaponry
5315 Walt PL
Indianapolis, IN 46254
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Times launched last year as a quarterly focusing on pavement bike culture. The popularity of the magazine with readers and advertisers lead publisher Maurice Tierney to up its frequency to six issues for 2011.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Perigeum Development Inc. (dba The Hive), issued a voluntary recall of about 500 Revl carbon bicycle brakes.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—Imports of mountain and comfort bikes up 13 percent in June were up 29 percent through August as suppliers opened the flood gates in the third quarter. Adult categories, up 12 percent in June, were up 24 percent in August, an increase of 957,865 units over last year.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Two words sum up industry reaction to Interbike’s decision to return the annual tradeshow to Las Vegas next year: thank you.
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Andrew Paradowski, Hayes Bicycle Group technical service and warranty manager, passed away unexpectedly last week. He was 41 and had been with Hayes since 2002.
KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh America will be hosting its third annual “Raleigh Dealer Camp” dealer event and symposium from July 19-22, 2011.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA—Interbike backed out of its decision to move the annual tradeshow to Anaheim late Tuesday, saying it would return to Las Vegas for at least two more years in the wake of weeks of industry requests to reconsider the new dates and venue.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Though ExpoCycle organizers were close to firming up 2011 show dates, now they will have to go back to the drawing board given Interbike’s recent move to mid-September.