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Posted September 20, 2010

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition, (OIWC), has added Hillary Harding as OIWC's development director, a newly created position aimed at enabling the organization to expand its reach and mission.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 20, 2010

SARASOTA, FL (BRAIN)—On the eve of Interbike 2010, IntraWerks, Inc. has officially launched their Repatron offering, an innovative Independent Rep/Sales Agency Web Service for the cycling industry harnessing the power of Google Technology.

Posted in North America
Posted September 20, 2010

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Two supporters of women's cycling have teamed up to place their chips on the table and raise the stakes for the Elite Women’s podium at CrossVegas tomorrow night.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 18, 2010

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Putting an end to yearlong discussions and speculation of when Interbike would stage its 2011 show, organizers announced that it will be held Aug. 8-12. Anaheim is the host city through 2013.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 17, 2010

"Primal Wear has a fun alternative brand image that fits with the Sea Otter Classic. They have the design sense we need to brand our event with some great looking clothing and quality products festival participants will like using."

Posted in North America
Posted September 17, 2010

BOULDER CITY, NV (BRAIN)—Hundreds of retailers will brave the desert heat today and tomorrow to test new road, mountain and electric bikes in Bootleg Canyon trails and paved roads outside of Las Vegas for the last time before Interbike moves to Anaheim next year.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 17, 2010

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—The Bike Commuter, Portland’s only bike shop focusing squarely on the bicycle commuter market, is expanding into a larger space in the city’s Sellwood neighborhood.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 17, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Eleven civic leaders from the San Francisco Bay Area visited four Dutch cities August 30-September 3, to study advanced transportation practices and focus on bicycling solutions.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 17, 2010

By Doug McClellan

Bike sharing—the next generation—arrived in the United States on Earth Day, appropriately enough. Colorado officials including Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper joined hundreds of enthusiasts, who set out on bright red bicycles supplied by B-cycle, a system designed by Trek and partners.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 17, 2010

BY MATT WIEBE

Battery powered electric hub motor hit his mailbox the last day of December in 1895. Since then suppliers and retailers have had little success getting consumers to buy into them in the U.S. market.

Posted in North America
Posted September 17, 2010

BY MATT WIEBE

Posted in North America
Posted September 16, 2010

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News will announce the nation’s best retailers of 2010 on the first day of Interbike. This elite group will include this year’s Top 100 Retailers and 5 Star Retailers, who have been selected to the list for five years running.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Top 100
Posted September 16, 2010

Good story on World Bicycle Relief in the New York Times. Click on link to read the story.

Posted in North America
Posted September 16, 2010

ST PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Dealers interested in attending one of the 2011 Park Tool Tech Summits can sign up at Park Tool Booth 3531 at Interbike.

“We will have access to the registration site and will be available to help or answer any questions you may have,” said Bill Armas, Park Tool’s marketing director.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted September 16, 2010

FRUITA, CO (BRAIN)—Troy Rarick sold Over the Edge Sports (OTE) in Fruita, Colorado, to George Gatseos and Ross Schnell, both early employees of the store.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 15, 2010

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—A small group of retailers, media and Specialized employees embark this morning on a 600-mile, six-day bike journey to Interbike as part of Specialized’s annual ride to draw attention to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted September 15, 2010

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has announced the details of the Tour de Lake Mead, a 24-mile ride that takes participating Interbike attendees through Lake Mead National Park to the lake and back. The ride leaves from the Interbike OutDoor Demo location in Boulder City, Nevada on Sept. 21, at 8 a.m.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted September 15, 2010

SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company is now distributing Küat's entire line of lightweight, stylish and easy-to-use racks.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 15, 2010

VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—H3 Publications, Inc is starting the 2011 publishing year with the announcement of a few organizational changes at Decline magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted September 15, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Pinkbike has hired Julian Coffey as its new publisher.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing

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