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Posted August 17, 2012

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA (BRAIN) Friday August 17 2012 9:30 AM MT—More than a few folks have gone to Interbike in search of a job in the bike industry over the years.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 16, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday August 16 2012 2:22 PM MT—The three largest U.S. bike advocacy groups have called off a proposed merger, saying it was just too difficult to meld together Bikes Belong, The League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking & Walking.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 16, 2012

Quality hires new reps • SR Suntour adds warranty website • Trips for Kids awards grants

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Thursday August 16 2012 9:33 AM MT—QBP has added three new regional sales reps, in the Eastern, Midwestern and Western regions.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 15, 2012

PENNSVILLE, NJ (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—After six years in business, Van Homan has decided to close the doors of his New Jersey BMX shop Two by Four. The shop will officially close sometime in the coming weeks.

Posted August 15, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—CyclingSoul, a marketing and brand service company, is bringing together past and present icons of pro cycling with a new event, Living the Ride, that will follow the conclusion of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 15, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—Norco Bicycles’ new Tactic performance road bike line and first off-road models designed around 650b wheels highlighted the Canadian supplier’s International Media Launch Day for its 2013 line this week in Vancouver, Briti

Posted August 15, 2012

LONGVIEW, WA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 15 2012—Mark Plotkin brings his 25 years of industry experience to Southwest Washington with his new bike shop, Canyonview Cyclery.

Posted August 14, 2012

Carbon repairers have you covered

By Jill Janov

Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 14, 2012
On mountain bike trails riders trying to set a KOM risk more than their own life and limb. Some fear they risk the safety of other trail users and jeopardize trail access.

Mountain bikers debate Strava’s impact on rider behavior

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Not long ago, Scot Nicol, the founder of Ibis Cycles, was pedaling through a park near his home when he saw a friend coming the other way on the trail.

Posted in Industry News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 14, 2012

MARKHAM, Ontario (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 10:26 AM PST—Joyride150 Indoor Bike Park is expanding to more than 102,500 square feet this month, up from its original 90,000-square-foot size.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 14, 2012

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 8:26 AM MT—Organizers of the CrossVegas race are auctioning an expo booth and VIP passes for this year's race, with the proceeds to benefit victims of the Colorado Springs wildfire.

Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 14, 2012

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday August 14 2012 6:12 AM PST—A couple of thefts of Colnago models at two shops in Southern California during the same week, and a theft of a Colnago at the recent Gran Fondo Giro D'Italia in Pasadena, have retailers and the Italian bike supplier on alert.

Posted August 13, 2012

HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 10:08 AM MT—Hollywood puts cycling in the limelight with Columbia Pictures’ soon-to-be-released "Premium Rush," a high-action thriller that offers a vivid take on urban cycling.

Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted August 13, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 8:21 AM MT—Even though Trek does not exhibit at the Interbike Expo, Trek Bicycle CEO John Burke will deliver the keynote address at the Las Vegas trade show next month, the show's organizers announced Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted August 12, 2012

The bikes used by Olympic medalists

LONDON, UK (BRAIN) Sunday August 12 2012 10:01 PM MT—There might be some names you don't recognize on the list of bikes used by Olympic medalists. Colombia, for example, won two Olympic medals aboard the country's GW bikes.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 12, 2012

LONDON, England (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 4:49 AM MT—Heritage BMX brand Redline Bicycles celebrated Olympic glory Friday as two of its riders rode to medal finishes at the London Games.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 10, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012 4:45 PM MT—Molly Cameron, owner of the Portland Bicycle Studio, recently consolidated the operation's bike and repair shop, formerly The Veloshop, and the fit studio into a single, larger location.

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