"One should always put family No. 1. I don't care what the situation is."
-John Wooden. The legendary basketball coach, and person, passed away on Friday at age 99.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Retailers in Washington, D.C.’s densely populated neighborhoods have created loyal followings by servicing their local communities, riders found yesterday on the final day of the DC Dealer Tour.
BOONE, NC (BRAIN)—When Specialized approved a Dealer Grant application supporting a Boone, North Carolina mountain bike park, the review board had no hint of the scale of funding their contribution would lead to.
LEESBURG, VA (BRAIN)—What once started off in a retailer’s parking lot, Le Cirque du Cyclisme (Circus of Cycling) has grown up quite a bit in its 13th year.
“I would like to grow it some more,” said event promoter Wayne Bingham, who also owns Mel Pinto Imports.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Amongst the highlights of NiteRider’s line for 2011 are two new additions—the MiNewt Cordless 150 and 250 (both pictured).
HILLIARD, OH (BRAIN)—Verde Bikes is set to open a new West Coast warehouse in Orange County, California at the end of the month. Ohio’s Greenhouse BMX owns Verde Bikes along with Duo Brand and Cinema Wheel Company.
WASHINGTON, D.C.(BRAIN)—Participants of the Dealer Tour in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—From high-end to hardware, stores in the District of Columbia have business practices as polarized as the political views here.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taichung’s mayor, Jason Hu, will host Taichung Bike Week’s “Industry Dinner” Dec. 6 at the Evergreen Hotel. Last year more than 350 guests filled the hotel’s main ballroom and organizers expect a repeat this December.
JACKSONVILLE, FL (BRAIN)— A pickup driver charged with stabbing two bicyclists after he bumped a rider on a Jacksonville service road has over a dozen traffic violations dating back to 2002, according to the Florida Times Union.
CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has appointed Cindy Marshall as its new chief marketing officer.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Wheel manufacturer Topolino Technology is introducing wheelchair wheels for the very first time this September.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Dorel Industries has launched Cycling Sports Group (CSG), Asia Pacific.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Leading shops in the Virginia suburbs surrounding the nation’s capital have overcome economic uncertainty this spring by maximizing inventory turns and ordering just in time.
ARLINGTON, VA (BRAIN)—The new operators of the Conte’s franchise have finalized the Freshbikes name for six Conte’s stores and will transition to the new brand by August 2012.
“Google ‘moon hoax,’ ‘cause if people believe he had a motorized bike they may as well know the truth about the moon landing.”
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycles founder King Liu is set to embark on his latest cycling journey, “Green World on Wheels,” June 14-19 in The Netherlands. Over a six-day period, King will complete a 500km ride (310 miles) through the nation described as a “cycling paradise.”
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Cantitoe Road has hired industry veteran John Bradley as its director of sales. Bradley will develop Cantitoe Road’s sales and dealer network.