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Posted March 27, 2008

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Kimberlee Caledonia passed away on March 19 after courageously battling brain cancer for more than two years. She was 45 years old.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 27, 2008

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—Ontario's latest provincial budget features a two-year extension of the tax holiday on bikes, introduced last December.

Posted in International
Posted March 27, 2008

NORRIDGE, IL (BRAIN)—Lexco will be showcasing its services, products and a selection of vendors at its Open House on Thursday, April 8, from 6-10 p.m.

Posted in North America
Posted March 27, 2008

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has launched a new "Ride & Believe" test ride and dealer demo program.

The program is specifically designed to increase awareness of, and encourage consumers to ride, Felt's award-winning full-suspension EquilinkT equipped mountain bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted March 27, 2008

"I'm a good fisherman; sometimes I'm a good catcher-man."

—President Bush, talking Tilapia on Tuesday at the White House with Bass champs Alton Jones and Judy Wong.

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2008

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The New York Times had a feature story yesterday on the Phinney family.

Click on link to read.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 26, 2008

"Can you feel it now that spring has come?
And it's time to live in the scattered sun."

—Jim Morrison (The Doors)

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2008

MIAMI, FL (BRAIN) — Florida cyclists cheered the news on Tuesday that the State Department of Transportation is, according to a ruling of the First District Court of Appeals, unambiguously obligated “to establish bicycle and pedestrian ways in conjunction with the construction, reconstruction, or other change of any

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 26, 2008

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Knog has launched its first Knog-exclusive retail store in Melbourne, Australia.

The March 18th opening—a standing room only reception—coincided with Knog’s first international distributor meeting with more than 20 distributors attending the store’s grand opening.

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2008

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Last year's merger of Easton Sports and Riddell Bell Holdings has paid off in a big way for the now combined company.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted March 25, 2008

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Check out what companies got featured in Monday's LA Times Health section for their 5 inch travel MTB options.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted March 25, 2008

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH Bikes/Pivot Cycles hired industry veteran Jason Mead to lead its demo tour to travel around the country to dealers and festivals.

Posted in North America
Posted March 25, 2008

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—Hawley Company’s new 2008 catalog was released last week and should now be in the hands of dealers across the country.

Posted in North America
Posted March 25, 2008

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, PA (BRAIN)—A.T. Cross has closed an all cash transaction to purchase Native Eyewear, the maker of sport performance sunglasses and goggles.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted March 25, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Planet Bike's advocacy coordinator Jay Ferm had several problems with The Chronicle's recent study that Bay Area cyclists were more at fault than drivers.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted March 24, 2008

"He’s going to be 72 when he’s president and have his finger on the button. My grandfather’s 72 and we won’t let him have the remote for the TV."

—Comedian Dennis Miller on John McCain.

Posted in North America
Posted March 24, 2008

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) and LHB, Inc., an architectural design firm, have been selected as dual recipients of the 2008 Governor’s Award, an honor recognizing environmental achievements by Minnesota businesses, nonprofits, government and institutions.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted March 24, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—The last thing bicyclists want to hear is that they're at fault more than drivers, but that's exactly the conclusion the San Francisco Chronicle came to in a recent study.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted March 24, 2008

REYNOLDSBURG, OH (BRAIN)—Kenda has jumped into the budding 650B (27.5-inch) market by showcasing its most popular tire, the John Tomac Nevegal, at this year's Taipei Cycle show.

Kenda displayed the 2.35 version and promises that a 2.10 size will follow.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 24, 2008

ST. LOUIS, MO (BRAIN)—It looks as though St. Louis area retailers stayed dry, but they couldn’t stay above the fray when it came to lost sales due to the recent flooding that has devastated parts of Missouri and other parts of the Midwest.

Posted in Retail News

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