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Posted April 10, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has hired Rich Kelly as project director to head up new initiatives that will enhance the benefits available to the retail group’s members.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted April 10, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Several noted critics of Lance Armstrong are venturing into the retired racer's hometown this month to speak at a symposium about doping in cycling.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 10, 2013
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewery, a Colorado beer maker that has often tied its fortunes to the bicycle, is hosting a summit of national bike advocacy leaders at its headquarters, starting Thursday.
 
Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 10, 2013
President Obama and Jewell at her nomination announcement.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The U.S. Senate has approved REI's chief executive Sally Jewell as Secretary of the Interior.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 10, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — The British bike brand Boardman Bikes has appointed its first North American sales direct, Fletch Newland. Newland has worked for FSA and Cervelo in the past.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted April 10, 2013
The Liv/Giant Inspire 2013 bike

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Barbara Greenlee of Bothell, Washington, is the latest winner of the Liv/giant bike design contest, which the Giant USA-owned women's bike brand runs with the Young Survival Coalition. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 10, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Leisure Trends Group will present a webinar Thursday that will include 2012 retail sales data and a look at emerging product categories, including new technologies.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 9, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Participants in this year's RTC Viva Bike Vegas Gran Fondo, held in Las Vegas the day after Interbike closes, will be allowed in to the show for part of its final day.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted April 9, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — The Philly Bike Expo, a consumer show, will move into a larger space this year, the newly expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center in downtown Philadelphia. The show is November 9-10.
 
Posted in Industry News Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted April 9, 2013

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend opening day of the Eurobike trade show this year, Wednesday, August 28.

Merkel will take about two hours to officially open Eurobike and then tour the show.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted April 9, 2013

ALLENTOWN, PA (BRAIN) — The Gluskin Townley Group, publisher of the American Bicyclist Study, has hired industry veteran Al Budris to act as a sales rep for the study.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted April 8, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Thanks to 2012’s unseasonably warm winter, IBD sales suffered from unfavorable year-ago comparisons this February but showed strength when viewed against the more realistic 2011 period, according to data from research firm Leisure Trends Group.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 8, 2013

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England (BRAIN) — Cycling journalists Carlton Reid, of Britain, and Patrick Brady, of California, are each launching new bike books via campaigns on the crowd funding site Kickstarter.com.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 8, 2013

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN) — Northern Marin County gets a new purveyor of bikes—and beer, too, if all goes according to plan—as Bicycle Brüstop prepares to open April 27 as a Giant partner store.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 8, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — RIDES, an extended service program for bike retailers, is sponsoring next week's Bicycle Leadership Conference and exhibiting at the Interbike IBD Summit.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Events
Posted April 8, 2013

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima announced the hire of Stephanie Bastin-Wells as global director of human resources and the promotion of Emily Davis to director of supply chain.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted April 8, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Singletrack High, a documentary about the high school mountain bike racing movement, will be screened during the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, later this month.

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