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Posted June 5, 2008

SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN)—Mtbr.com and RoadBikeReview.com now have a new video section available on their respective Web sites.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 5, 2008

You are going on a day-long bike trip. Who would you most look forward to spending the day in conversation with?

Posted in North America
Posted June 5, 2008

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—With bike dealers starving for more service oriented training, Park Tool is going to fill a void.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 4, 2008

BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec (BRAIN)—Canada's The Cycle Néron Specialized Concept Store opened in late May. It's located at 513 Samuel-de-Champlain Street in Boucherville.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 4, 2008

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has recently entered into distribution agreements with Italy's Free-Ride Distribution, Thailand's UWC and Indonesia's Bagus Bike.

Posted in North America
Posted June 4, 2008

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News recently had the chance to catch up with Campagnolo NA's new general manager Tom Kattus.

He spoke about where Campagnolo fits into the Shimano and SRAM competitive landscape these days.

Posted in North America
Posted June 4, 2008

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—For at least one BMX company retro is in.

A large part of SE Bikes’ resurgence can be attributed to the PK Ripper (pictured) and another 1980s legend—OM Flyer.

Posted in North America
Posted June 4, 2008

Southern California bike riders showed up (more than 400) in a huge way for San Clemente Cyclery owner John Cuchessi's tribute ride over Memorial weekend.

(PHOTO by Dustin Brady)

Posted in North America
Posted June 3, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Gary De Bay has been named executive vice president of global strategy and marketing for Spyder Active Sports after serving the brand on a consultant level since November 2007.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 3, 2008

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)–Sugoi has completely redesigned its Web site by boosting the company's e-commerce function, which has seen a 45 percent increase in sales over the past year.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 3, 2008

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Backcountry.com has thrown the switch on its new bicycling channel, Chainlove.com.

Posted in North America
Posted June 3, 2008

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Serotta's Factory Studio and Fit Lab opened today. It's a full-service, retailer and consumer-focused experience, representing the essence of the company’s fitting, technology and manufacturing prowess in a world class environment.

Posted in North America
Posted June 3, 2008

"Bo Diddley caught a nanny goat,
To make his pretty baby a Sunday coat,
Bo Diddley caught a bearcat,
To make his pretty baby a Sunday hat."

—Bo Diddley (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008)

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2008

WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—Athletes are now able to register for this year’s Crankworx Colorado events taking place at Winter Park Resort July 31 – August 3.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 2, 2008

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—California State Assemblyman John Laird has named Light & Motion as the Small Business of the Year for the 27th Assembly District.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted June 2, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Zeal Optics has opened a new distribution, customer service and showroom at its new facility on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado.

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2008

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—On Sunday, May 25, a team of bicyclists rode a victory lap around Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina, just before the start of the Coca Cola 600. They had completed a week long ride that began at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington DC.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 2, 2008

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling 2008 consists of 28 three-to-five-minute training modules, available either on DVD or online.

There is also online Product Category training for 32 different bike and accessory categories, and over 4,000 individual product SKUs from 75 top brands.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 2, 2008

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Shimano gives its top of the line road group an entirely new look with design elements integrating the crank, derailleurs and brakes together, just like on XTR and XT.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 30, 2008

ST.PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—A U.S. district court judge last week denied Trek’s request to move an ongoing lawsuit with LeMond Cycling from Minnesota to Wisconsin.

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