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Posted September 18, 2008

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—It was late Tuesday afternoon and the 17 riders who leave this morning on a 600-mile ride to Las Vegas were kicking around some thoughts on the route, daily mileage and elevation gain.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted September 17, 2008

PAYSON, UT (BRAIN)—Advanced Composite Solutions (ACS), parent company of Delta 7 Sports, has raised $1.5 million in financing from a small group of private investors.

Posted in North America
Posted September 17, 2008

"New Rule: Just because you live in the middle of nowhere doesn't make you more authentic than me. It just means you have a much longer drive to the airport."

—Bill Maher

Posted in North America
Posted September 17, 2008

CHANDLER, AZ (BRAIN)—The Biking Solution is joining forces with the Mobeus/YaYa Coop, to create a brand new retailer-owned cooperative, to be called The Bike Cooperative.

Posted in North America
Posted September 16, 2008

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Chris Holmes has joined Electra Bicycle Company’s product development team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 16, 2008

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Veltec Sports wants to see your old Sidi shoes.

Veltec is seeking die hard Sidi fans who have clocked 100,000-plus miles in their favorite Sidi's. The shoes will be displayed at Veltec's Interbike booth.

Posted in North America
Posted September 16, 2008

TURIN, Italy (BRAIN)—3T has signed up Vittoria Industries North America as its distributor for the United States.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2008

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Due to the unprecedented rainfall in the Midwest over the past few days, Interbike servers are intermittingly experiencing outages. As a result, the Interbike staff is not receiving email communications.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted September 15, 2008

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products announced plans on Monday to expand west by opening a second distribution center in Utah.

QBP expects to pinpoint the exact location within the state later this week.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2008

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Peloton Cycles, a Specialized concept store, celebrated the grand opening of its newest store in Fort Collins, CO last month.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 15, 2008

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Many Houston and Galveston area retailers were still closed on Monday without electricity due to the devastating Hurricane Ike, which has left more than 17 dead across nine states.

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 15, 2008

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—The Chapter 11 filing of Lehman Brothers Holdings (LBHI), the largest bankruptcy filing in history, rocked the financial world Monday, will have little impact on SRAM’s equity partnership deal with Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking (LBMB), according to Stan Day, SRAM’s chief executive officer.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2008

"Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun.
Shine on you crazy diamond."

—Pink Floyd. Richard Wright, a founding member of the band died yesterday after a battle with cancer at his home in Britain. He was 65.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2008

BY MEGAN TOMPKINS

SAN PIETRO DI STABIO, Switzerland—Assos of Switzerland is laying a foundation in North America in hopes of capturing a larger slice of the premium cycling apparel sales pie.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2008

BY JASON NORMAN

Posted in Retail News
Posted September 15, 2008

BY NICOLE FORMOSA

HOLBROOK, NY—Iron Horse Bicycles has acquired the license for the Instant Center Tracking suspension design from Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles, which will replace the DW Link on the brand’s high-end bikes in 2010.

Posted in North America
Posted September 14, 2008

"LRMR (Lebron James' company) owned about 10 percent of big bicycle manufacturer Cannondale with private-equity firm Pegasus. Sold it a few months ago. 'Lebron and I came up with the idea," said Maverick Carter, one of James' partners in LRMR.

Posted in North America
Posted September 12, 2008

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle recently recognized three retailers at the company’s annual Trek World convention in Madison, Wisconsin for a combined six decades of success selling Trek bicycles and accessories.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted September 12, 2008

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has set up a Twitter account to keep attendees abreast of show happenings with event reminders, schedule updates and news about the show.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted September 12, 2008

HOLBROOK, NY (BRAIN)—Stew Barnett has left World Wide Cycle Supply after spending nearly 30 years with the company.

Barnett’s final day was last Thursday, said Cliff Weidberg, chief executive officer of World Wide Cycle Supply, which owns Iron Horse Bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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