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Posted May 2, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations to kick off May as National Bike Month.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 2, 2011

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)—Driven partly by the 8 percent discount on Interbike booth space, BPSA continues to sign up new members in record numbers.

Posted in North America
Posted May 2, 2011

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Easton-Bell Sports and its stable of brands including Giro, Easton Cycling, Bell and Blackburn will be exhibiting at DealerCamp this July.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 2, 2011

PALO ALTO, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclists who participate in the Canary Century anti-cancer benefit ride on May 28 can win a custom Cervélo race bike (pictured) and ride alongside top San Francisco Bay Area pros including Freddie Rodriguez, John Novitsky, Joao Correia, Brooke Miller and more.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 29, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Fuji's first ever demo tour, which will last six weeks, is now traveling to dealers in California and Colorado.

Posted in North America
Posted April 29, 2011

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima Products is now working with its dealers to recall its FrontLoader roof rack.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 29, 2011

SOUTH PASEDENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press has retained world-renowned photographer John Segesta as director of photography. Segesta will now provide exclusive editorial photography for current Move Press titles peloton and 3/GO as well as future projects.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 29, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Outside magazine has chosen its Spring/Summer 2011 winners of the Gear of the Year awards, featured in the Outside Spring/Summer Buyer’s Guide.

The winners in the 14 Gear of the Year categories are:

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted April 29, 2011

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN)—Five-year old Tyler Blick (son of Steve Blick at Oakley) has recently been diagnosed with Leukemia and is beginning three-plus years of Chemotherapy treatment.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 28, 2011

OMAHA, NE (BRAIN)—Midwest Cycling has opened two new Trek Concept Stores this month in Independence and Arnold, Missouri.

Owners Jay Thomas and Kent McNeill now have six Trek Bicycle Stores in Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. Their stores rank within Trek's top-15 largest retailers by sales.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 28, 2011

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Sales of Oakley eyewear increased 11 percent in the first quarter of the year, helping drive parent company Luxottica to double digit growth in revenue and profitability.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 28, 2011

Want to win a ride in the United Healthcare team car during Stage 1 of the Tour of California in Lake Tahoe, thanks to Ritchey Design?

Click on title and the PDF link for your chance to win!!!

Posted in North America
Posted April 28, 2011

Want to win a ride in the United Healthcare team car during Stage 1 of the Tour of California in Lake Tahoe, thanks to Ritchey Design?

Click on title and the PDF link for your chance to win!!!

Posted in North America
Posted April 28, 2011

TUSCALOOSA, AL (BRAIN)—One Alabama bike shop considers itself extremely fortunate to have been spared from the deadly tornado that ripped through Tuscaloosa on Wednesday night.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 28, 2011

HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands—Accell Group said in a shareholder meeting today that first quarter turnover has increased over last year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 28, 2011

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Mavic’s sales grew 8 percent in the first quarter of the year according to earnings released early Thursday by parent company Amer Sports.

For the first three months of the year, revenue was 34.4 million euros compared with 29.3 million euros for the same time period in 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 27, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong joined George W. Bush on Wednesday for the final leg of the former president's 62-mile mountain bike ride with 15 U.S. soldiers who lost limbs or were seriously injured in Iraq or Afghanistan, according to the LA Times.

Click on link to read full story.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 27, 2011

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle has donated a full B-cycle bike sharing system to the city of Madison, Wisconsin, including an initial investment of $2 million to ensure the system will operate in 2011.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 27, 2011

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH Bikes and Pivot Cycles continue to grow with the addition of three outside sales reps, giving more coverage to their dealers throughout the country.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 27, 2011

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs has named Erik Hamerschlag as their new product line manager. He is rejoining Osprey, where he held several leadership positions from 1994 through 2001, after nine years with Mountain Hardwear, Inc.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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