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Posted April 10, 2008

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Jeff Lenosky will appear on “Weekend Today” on NBC-TV on Saturday, April 12. Giant Bicycle’s urban freeride marvel is scheduled in the final half-hour of the program, between 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 9, 2008

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek will introduce a new Klein road bike line to its worldwide dealers this summer.

Posted in North America
Posted April 9, 2008

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle president John Burke will give a keynote address at the 2008 IMBA World Summit in Park City, Utah. It takes place June 18-21.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 9, 2008

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Go211.com, an action sports social networking and online video share site, is partnering with BMX pro rider Tara Llanes in hosting an online auction to help raise funds towards Llanes' growing medical costs.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 9, 2008

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN)—Thule will put the summer sun to good use this year with a 318-kilowatt solar system installed on the roof of the company’s Seymour, Connecticut headquarters.

The system will generate 26 percent of the power used at the 108,000-square-foot warehouse.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 9, 2008

"If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.'” —Jeff Foxworthy

Posted in North America
Posted April 8, 2008

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Retailers who learned yesterday that Trek planned to sever ties with Greg LeMond expressed sadness but little surprise that the relationship had deteriorated.

Posted in North America
Posted April 8, 2008

CANTON, MA (BRAIN)—Kryptonite, a brand in Ingersoll Rand’s Security Technologies Sector, has appointed Karen Rizzo as general manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 8, 2008

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—Mountain Racing Products, parent company of White Brothers Cycling, has unveiled its new Web site featuring graphic design by Andre Shoumatoff and action photography by Mike Curiak.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 8, 2008

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Forbes Bagatelle-Black has joined Currie Technologies as vice president of engineering. In this role he will oversee all aspects of the product development group.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 8, 2008

Pro-Tec's Sean Methven dropped by BRAIN world headquarters on Tuesday to rip up Aliso Wood on his Turner. He also showed off a bunch of cool freeriding and downhill product.

Click on link to check it out.

Posted in North America
Posted April 8, 2008

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—John Burke, president of Trek Bicycle Corporation, told employees this morning that Trek has asked a federal court to terminate the company’s ongoing relationship with three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond.

Posted in North America
Posted April 7, 2008

WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—Winter Park Resort has announced the dates and tentative schedule for the 2008 Colorado Freeride Mountain Bike Festival scheduled at Winter Park Resort for July 31 – August 3.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 7, 2008

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—Cervélo’s new test ride program, éRide, debuted this past Saturday at the Redlands Classic in California.

The program will continue across the United States and Canada, making stops at Cervélo dealers and cycling events until the end of July. Click on link for schedule.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 7, 2008

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec (BRAIN)—There's a good chance you haven't heard of Canada's Elka Suspension.

That's because the company has for the last decade focused its efforts in the powersports industry with motorcycles, ATVs and side-by-side vehicles.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted April 7, 2008

"The Amish used candles in their (buggies)." —Justice of the Peace Patrick Marum, ruling that a pedal car with tea lights instead of light bulbs as headlights, can be pedaled on Toronto streets.

Confused? Click on link to find out more with video.

Posted in North America
Posted April 6, 2008

PORTLAND, ORE (BRAIN)—Running through early October, 10 custom bicycles will be on display at Portland International Airport's artOBJECTS showcase in Concourse E.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted April 6, 2008

CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN)—Chariot has launched a new and improved Web site.

The completely redesigned site includes many new features including an easier to navigate layout.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 6, 2008

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—Six more retailers have signed on with The Biking Solution in recent weeks as the company continues to expand since relaxing membership requirements last year.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 6, 2008

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle clothing designer and manufacturer Canari Cyclewear has bolstered its U.S. sales team by adding 10 new reps in the first quarter of 2008.

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