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Posted May 1, 2008

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—With two months of Cannondale and Sugoi sales on the books, Dorel Industries reported a strong first quarter as revenue in its bicycle division soared 55 percent.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Eleven communities were honored with the League of American Bicyclists prestigious Bicycle Friendly Community designation and eleven communities renewed their designation.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 1, 2008

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—A fundraiser is being held in conjunction with tomorrow's CCCX Downhill Race Series in honor of Mark Reynolds who died on April 19.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 30, 2008

BRAIN was informed yesterday that Tim (Masi Guy) Jackson was involved in a bad bike accident at the San Diego velodrome. He suffered broken ribs, a few fractured neck bones and a mangled thumb, according to blue squirrel. He underwent surgery yesterday.

Posted in North America
Posted April 30, 2008

"New Rule: Now that gas costs the same four bucks at every gas station, you can drop the nine-tenths-of-a-cent bull$#!*."

—Bill Maher

Posted in North America
Posted April 30, 2008

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—After tumbling 13 percent in 2006, cycling participation rebounded slightly in 2007.

Overall participation was up five percent—from 35.6 million riders in 2006 to 37.4 million riders in 2007—according to statistics released this month by the National Sporting Goods Association.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted April 30, 2008

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Serotta has launched a paint program that still enables customers to design their own bike frame, but now they can see an almost limitless array of paint colors accurately depicted with a few clicks of the mouse.

Posted in North America
Posted April 30, 2008

PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Products has promoted John Williams to president.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 30, 2008

SHANGHAI, China (BRAIN)—Attendance fell at last week’s Shanghai Show. Big brands like Trek and Specialized went missing and many international visitors cancelled travel plans at the last minute because the Chinese government suddenly tightened visa requirements.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 29, 2008

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Hayes Bicycle Group (HBG) named Kurt Person general manager and vice president of its Hayes Bicycle Group division to replace Rhonda Kirkwood, who’s leaving the company on her own accord.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 29, 2008

XANTUSIA, CA (BRAIN)—Multi-sport Web site Slowtwitch.com has hired industry veteran Jay Prasuhn as senior editor.

Prasuhn spent his last nine years at Triathlete Magazine, where he also worked as senior editor. Moving forward he'll be working closely with Slowtwitch editor-in-chief Herbert Krabel.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 29, 2008

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Highway Two, distributor of Continental, Brooks England, Crankbrothers, Fizik and Selle Royal, has hired George Eubanks as the company’s national sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 29, 2008

HEERENVEEN, The Netherlands (BRAIN)—Strong sales of bicycles and parts and accessories propelled profits for the Accell Group in the first quarter of 2008.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 29, 2008

Each 2008 issue of BRAIN contains a Retail Spotlight column with photo showcasing bright ideas from America's best retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted April 28, 2008

GLENDALE, CA (BRAIN)—PowerBar has introduced its first annual “Specialty Retailer of the Year” Award.

Open to all independent sports specialty retailers, the new award program will recognize retailer commitment to consumer education about sports nutrition and local advocacy outreach.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted April 28, 2008

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Online retail trainer 3point5.com and the Board Retailers Association (BRA) have partnered to build and promote Web-based training for the board sport industry.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 28, 2008

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Rodale has promoted Chris Lambiase to vice president and group publisher for Running and Cycling, effective May 12.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted April 28, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The District of Columbia plans to unveil a public bike-sharing program in mid May, becoming the first of its kind in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 28, 2008

Al Pacino narrates some Sea Otter 2008 downhill action.

Posted in North America
Posted April 28, 2008

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike exhibitor space for the indoor portion of its 2008 International Bicycle Expo is already 88 percent sold-out.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

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