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Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Bike Spring Bicycle Shop, a Specialized concept store, has filed for bankruptcy so that the owner can reorganize his operations.

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Posted October 16, 2007

“Well, pretty soon you won't have to deal with me any more, I'll be joinin' your mother, and you can get a six-year-old to replace me, and it won't be Sanford and Son anymore, it'll be Big Dummy and Little Dummy Inc!” —Fred Sanford in “Sanford and Son”

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Posted October 16, 2007

GOLETA, CA (BRAIN)—Bike-alog is publishing on the Web its vast database of bike specs for every year back to 1993.

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Posted October 16, 2007

AMES, IA (BRAIN)—Cycle Source Group recently announced that they would begin manufacturing a broad range of Polaris and Victory bicycles, tricycles and related accessories as part of a long term licensing agreement with Polaris Industries.

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Posted October 16, 2007

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)—Santa Cruz Area Transportation Management Association’s Folding Bikes in Buses Incentive Program will provide rebates up to $200 to Santa Cruz residents towards the purchase of a folding bike.

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Posted October 16, 2007

“I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours.” —Hunter S. Thompson

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Posted October 16, 2007

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Serotta Competition Bicycles recently announced a new VIP Purchase Program, not just for Serotta dealers and their staff, but for all full-time bike industry employees.

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Posted October 16, 2007

TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN)—Thirty-five bicycle publications from across the globe attended Bianchi’s recent two-day 2008 bike launch.

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Posted October 16, 2007

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Micki Kozuschek who sold Truvativ to SRAM in 2004, started a new bike accessories company called Lezyne, which rhymes with design.

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Posted October 16, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—3point5.com this week purchased Influence Technologies (ITI), creating a single source for online services including Web-based employee training and specialty sales programs. Backed by private investment, 3point5.com financed the acquisition with existing capital.

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Posted October 16, 2007

PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Don’t ever accuse Foes Racing of being weight weenies, not in 2008 or any other year for that matter.

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Posted October 16, 2007

MOORESVILLE, NC (BRAIN)—Tailwind Sports, owner of the Discovery Channel Professional Cycling Team, announced today that the team will cease operations at season’s end.

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Posted October 16, 2007

“As you journey through life take a minute every now and then to give a thought for the other fellow. He could be plotting something.” —Hagar the Horrible

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Posted October 16, 2007

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Fallbrook Technologies’ NuVinci continuously variable planetary transmission (CVP) is one of the winners of the R&D 100 Awards, which are given every year by R&D magazine to the 100 most technologically significant products of the year.

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Posted October 16, 2007

Boulder, CO (BRAIN)—SmartEtailing recently announced that it is partnering with Norco, Canada's largest bicycle and accessories supplier, to bring SmartEtailing's Web site services to bicycle retailers in the English-speaking provinces of Canada.

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Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—After three years of implementing its Green Steps Program to reduce the show's environmental impact, Interbike recently asked exhibitors and attendees to help with the next step by participating in its Carbon Neutral Travel program.

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Posted October 16, 2007

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Hayes Bicycle Group (HBG) has formed a new product management team led by senior product manager John Otis.

Scott Boyd will have responsibility for the Sun Ringlé and Wheelsmith brands, including Sun rims, Ringlé hubs, Wheelsmith spokes, and SunRinglé wheels.

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Posted October 16, 2007

“I believe in the brotherhood of all men, but I don't believe in wasting brotherhood on anyone who doesn't want to practice it with me. Brotherhood is a two-way street.” —Malcom X

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Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Traditionally thought of as a road brand, Look Cycle USA is looking to make strides with its mountain bike line for 2008.

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Posted October 16, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products has added Civia, a line of utilitarian bikes designed specifically for commuting and light transport, to its array of house brands.

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