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Posted May 23, 2010

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Munich’s fledgling show, Bike Expo, has told organizers for Taichung Bike Week that they will sponsor the industry dinner during the official Dec. 4-8 gathering of international product managers.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Taichung Bike Week
Posted May 23, 2010

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Two months after signing a rental lease and doing extensive remodeling, Cory Clayton and Kelly Crean unveiled their new shop with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and barbecue on Friday.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 23, 2010

THOUSAND OAKS, CA (BRAIN)—High-profile doping allegations made by Floyd Landis and at least one day of soggy weather didn’t dampen spirits among exhibitors at this year’s Tour of California.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 20, 2010

VISALIA, CA (BRAIN)—"I have nothing to hide."

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 20, 2010

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Automotive giant Bosch is entering the bike industry with a new electronic drive system that will be spec’d by Cannondale on its first-ever e-bike.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2010

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Scott Struve joined Hayes Bicycle Group earlier this week as its director of marketing and product management, a newly created position at the Wisconsin-based company.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 20, 2010

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Mavic has promoted Larry Burke to the newly created position of national sales manager. Burke, who has been Mavic’s longtime OEM sales manager, now also will handle aftermarket sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 20, 2010

BETHESDA, MD (BRAIN)—Manufacturers will likely have more time to comply with a third party testing requirement that went into effect this week for kids bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2010

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro's has restructured its internal organization effective immediately.

Posted in North America
Posted May 20, 2010

WASHINGTON D.C. (BRAIN)—Cyclist Floyd Landis, who lost his Tour de France title after a positive drug test, has admitted systematic doping and accused fellow American Lance Armstrong of doing the same, two reports said Thursday.

For full story click on link.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 19, 2010

URMITZ, Germany (BRAIN)—The industry is keeping a close eye on the euro this week as the currency continues to weaken against the dollar.

Posted in North America
Posted May 19, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Sales of motorcycles and scooters were down 4.6 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period earlier, according to the Irvine-based Motorcycle Industry Council trade association in an LA Times article.

Posted in North America
Posted May 19, 2010

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—Cinelli USA, a sales and marketing division of U.S. distributor BTI, has been granted exclusive rights to sell Cinelli framesets and complete bikes into Canada.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 19, 2010

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (BRAIN)—Men and women looking for classically-styled road apparel now have a new company to choose from with Road Holland.

Posted in North America
Posted May 19, 2010

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Mike McGinn is one of a kind. He’s mayor of Seattle, a city of more than 600,000 with another 1.4 million people living nearby—on islands, across bridges and on houseboats.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 18, 2010

Genuine Innovations is proud once again to be combining three of Arizona’s classic triathlons into its own series, The Genuine Innovations’ AZ Triple Crown Triathlon Challenge.

Click on PDF for more info!

Posted in North America
Posted May 18, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—U.S. suppliers upped their imports of kids’ bikes by 678,433 units across all juvenile categories through the first quarter, according to numbers from the Department of Commerce. That represents a 48 percent increase over last year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 18, 2010

DALLAS, TX (BRAIN)—Thousands of cyclists will pay tribute to those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways tonight during the worldwide Ride of Silence, now in its eighth year.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 18, 2010

SCHWABISCH GMUND, Germany (BRAIN)—Southern Germany will play host to the 2010 European Handmade Bicycle Exhibition (EHBE) that will feature more than 90 exhibitors starting tomorrow and running through Sunday.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted May 18, 2010

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—April revenue at Taiwan’s top two bike manufacturers was up more than 30 percent over the same month last year, potentially indicating an early push for global production of 2011 bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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