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Posted June 3, 2008

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Serotta's Factory Studio and Fit Lab opened today. It's a full-service, retailer and consumer-focused experience, representing the essence of the company’s fitting, technology and manufacturing prowess in a world class environment.

Posted in North America
Posted June 3, 2008

"Bo Diddley caught a nanny goat,
To make his pretty baby a Sunday coat,
Bo Diddley caught a bearcat,
To make his pretty baby a Sunday hat."

—Bo Diddley (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2008

WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—Athletes are now able to register for this year’s Crankworx Colorado events taking place at Winter Park Resort July 31 – August 3.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 2, 2008

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—California State Assemblyman John Laird has named Light & Motion as the Small Business of the Year for the 27th Assembly District.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted June 2, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Zeal Optics has opened a new distribution, customer service and showroom at its new facility on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado.

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2008

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—On Sunday, May 25, a team of bicyclists rode a victory lap around Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina, just before the start of the Coca Cola 600. They had completed a week long ride that began at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington DC.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 2, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling 2008 consists of 28 three-to-five-minute training modules, available either on DVD or online.

There is also online Product Category training for 32 different bike and accessory categories, and over 4,000 individual product SKUs from 75 top brands.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 2, 2008

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Shimano gives its top of the line road group an entirely new look with design elements integrating the crank, derailleurs and brakes together, just like on XTR and XT.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 30, 2008

ST.PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—A U.S. district court judge last week denied Trek’s request to move an ongoing lawsuit with LeMond Cycling from Minnesota to Wisconsin.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2008

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Titus Cycles now has a Titus Summer Trade-In Program on two of its key aluminum full-suspension bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2008

GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)­­­­—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Philip Martindale as its new director of international sales. Martindale will be responsible for developing Hincapie retail apparel business in markets outside North America.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 30, 2008

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Dorel Industries has implemented a new senior management structure that adds a president to each of the company’s three segments, including the division that oversees Dorel’s bike business.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2008

J & B Importers' employees got some love from "The Today Show" on Friday for their bike commuting ways.

Click on the link to check out the footage.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2008

BY MARC SANI

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Getting 32 executives from 32 companies to set aside business for 11 days and go for a 612-mile bicycle ride is quite a feat no matter what the industry.

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Posted May 30, 2008

BY MATT WIEBE

PHILADELPHIA, PA—Cold, wet weather and supply problems took a toll on bike shipments to dealers during the first quarter.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2008

BY NICOLE FORMOSA

HOUSTON, TX—At Houston’s Bicycle World and Fitness, sales processed through the shop’s consumer financing program spiked 100 percent in March and April compared with the first two months of the year, according to owner Chris Holmes.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 29, 2008

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)—The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and to help mark the occasion National Park Service director Mary A. Bomar will give a keynote address at the organization's 2008 World Summit.

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Posted May 29, 2008

"If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you're going to be locked up."

—Hunter S. Thompson

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Posted May 29, 2008

ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN)—One month after the completion of the sixth annual Tour de Georgia, a post-event evaluation has determined that the direct economic impact of the event reached $38.6 million for Georgia.

This surpassed the 2007 economic impact number of $27 million by 40 percent.

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Posted May 29, 2008

MACON, GA (BRAIN)—L.H. Thomson has established a European distribution center in collaboration with Jim Walker and Company of East Sussex, England.

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