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Posted June 24, 2010

“There is no intelligence to suggest that this residence was targeted because of who owns it and who lives there. It looks like a very minor residential burglary.”

Posted in North America
Posted June 24, 2010

VERDI, NV (BRAIN)—Sinclair Imports has promoted Joe Martynaitis to be the first brand manager of Stevens for the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 24, 2010

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra vice president of product development Dean Bradley has left the company, Electra confirmed.

Electra also confirmed that Bradley plans on staying in the industry. Bradley wasn't available for comment.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 24, 2010

BEND, OR (BRAIN)—Thebicycleindustry.com, an interactive Web site that aims to bring the complete industry supply chain together into one comprehensive database, launched today.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 24, 2010

DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—Orbea plans to open a company-owned concept store this fall in Little Rock, Arkansas, home of the Spanish brand’s U.S. headquarters.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 23, 2010

DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—Marketing and product managers from two-dozen brands spent Wednesday showing off new product to a steady stream of editors during the first day of PressCamp set at Deer Valley Resort’s Black Mountain Lodge.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 23, 2010

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Primal Wear has hired SOAR Communications as its public relations agency of record.

Posted in North America
Posted June 23, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Obama Administration more than doubled spending on walking and bike transportation infrastructure projects in 2009 compared to 2008.

Posted in North America
Posted June 23, 2010

BRENTFORD, UK (BRAIN)—Brompton Bicycle has won a ruling that states Taiwan manufacturer Grace Gallant has infringed on the UK-based folding bike company’s intellectual property rights.

The decision that involved the “Oxford” bicycle was handed down at Commercial Court No. 5 in Madrid, Spain recently.

Posted in North America
Posted June 23, 2010

"There is no better place for the District of Columbia to demonstrate its commitment to traffic safety than right here on America's Main Street.

Posted in North America
Posted June 22, 2010

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Suppliers are eyeing the opportunity to pick up share in the hot 29er category as Trek severs ties with some former Gary Fisher dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted June 22, 2010

WATKINSVILLE, GA (BRAIN)—Tifosi Optics has launched a new Web site with improved functionality and a modern design.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 22, 2010

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Union Sports Group's Royal Racing brand has entered into a distribution agreement with On The Edge Canada.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 22, 2010

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN)—Adventure Cycling Association will receive a $20,000 grant from REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) to create a new alternate route off its existing 2,100-mile Underground Railroad Bicycle Route (UGRR).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 22, 2010

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Zoic Clothing has hired Matt Manuel as its new sales manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 21, 2010

GENT, Belgium (BRAIN)—Business for European bicycle dealers started turning around late in the first quarter of the year after many experienced falling sales in 2009, according to a study released last Friday by the European Twowheel Retailers’ Association (ETRA).

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 21, 2010

DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)—PressCamp starts this evening in Deer Valley, Utah, where representatives from about two dozen mostly small and mid-level brands will pitch new products to editors from 28 publications over three days.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 21, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Athletic identification provider Road ID raised more than $19,000 for charities by utilizing social media promotions to highlight two separate initiatives.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 21, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—QBP is releasing software that lets dealers view and order products from the distributor through their point-of-sale systems (POS).

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted June 21, 2010

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike plans to launch a web-based business-to-business community for the bike industry called "Interbike Hub" that connects retailers and manufacturers before, during and after the Interbike International Trade Expo, held in Las Vegas each year.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike

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