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Posted October 6, 2010

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Giant’s CEO Tony Lo offered a more modest vision for growth in Europe’s electric bike market, vowed to continue improving the business talents of retailers worldwide, and praised new cooperation between mainland China and Taiwan.

Posted in International
Posted October 6, 2010

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN)—Scott Montgomery has stepped down from his general manager role at Scott Sports, six years after he signed on to lead the charge in reintroducing Scott bicycles into the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 6, 2010

MCLEAN, VA (BRAIN)—USA Today sportswriter and member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Sal Ruibal, has been relieved from his sports writing duties at the newspaper.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 6, 2010

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Newly launched cycling media company Move Press has inked a distribution deal that will place the first issue of its flagship title, Peloton, in Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted October 6, 2010

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has launched a full-line of service kits available to dealers needed to properly field service of Tricon wheels.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 6, 2010

This September, in partnership with Chicago Cubs Charities, World Bicycle Relief hosted its inaugural Wrigley Field Road Tour, a century ride from historic Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL, to Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI.

Posted in North America
Posted October 6, 2010

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA general manager Scott Montgomery has departed from the company.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 5, 2010

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN)—Outerbike, Western Spirit’s experiment at bringing a slice of Interbike to the average bike consumer, attracted 450 riders from 30 states and four Canadian provinces in its first year.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 5, 2010

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s bicycle industry—some 7,000 miles from Interbike’s offices in Southern California—is still buzzing over the trade show’s decision to move its annual show to early August in Anaheim. And it’s an angry buzz.

Posted in International Tagged Interbike
Posted October 5, 2010

GOODYEAR, AZ (BRAIN)—The industry is mourning the loss of Bill Fields, who some consider the “Godfather of the American bike business.”

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 5, 2010

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—SOAR Communications has hired Jared Eborn as their account executive. Eborn was previously a journalist for the Salt Lake City-based newspaper the Deseret News covering sports and outdoor recreation.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 5, 2010

Check out this story on folding bikes in the Wall Street. Click on title and then "Visit Link" to read complete story.

Posted in North America
Posted October 5, 2010

SINGAPORE (BRAIN)—Elite Bicycles Asia will now be distributing ISM Saddles.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 4, 2010

RICHMOND, CA (BRAIN)—Mountain Hardwear Inc. has named Joe Flannery to serve as vice president of global marketing with responsibility for the Mountain Hardwear and Montrail brands.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 4, 2010

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN)—Ibex Outdoor Clothing, a designer of year-round merino wool outdoor clothing and cycling apparel, has opened its first brick and mortar store in the Back Bay area of Boston.

Posted in Retail News
Posted October 4, 2010

Genesis Bicycles’ signature event, The 17th annual Bike to Brunch, took place on a beautiful late summer day in Pennsylvania with record attendance of over 500 participants.

Posted in North America
Posted October 4, 2010

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) has added eight volunteers to its Board of Directors. The new Board members are: Larry Harrison, Lu Setnicka, Julia Clark Day, Michele Thomas, Heather Eusebio, Sara Lingafelter, Sarah Harper Burke and Amy Magyar.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 4, 2010

GOODYEAR, AZ (BRAIN)—Bill Fields died on Saturday after a six-month battle fighting complications from West Nile virus. He was 75.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 1, 2010

EAST LANSING, MI (BRAIN)—Navigating Michigan State University’s 5,200-acre campus just became quicker—and healthier—thanks to the university’s new partnership with Fuji Bicycles, designed to foster environmental stewardship and healthy habits.

Posted in Industry News
Posted October 1, 2010

SAN ANTONIO, TX (BRAIN)—KGS Bikes, a custom bicycle design studio in San Antonio, Texas, has partnered with legendary Italian framebuilder Passoni to provide frames for custom KGS creations.

Posted in North America

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