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Posted September 2, 2008
GOIRLE, Netherlands (BRAIN)—Specialized has opened a concept store in Goirles, Holland, and plans to continue expanding the model in that country and other European nations, said Paul Pigmans, marketing and sales officer with Specialized in the Netherlands.

Posted in North America
Posted September 2, 2008
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike have announced preliminary exhibitor and event information for its inaugural OutDoor Demo East, to be held at the Roger Williams Park in Providence, R.I.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 2, 2008
GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Swiss bicycle brand BMC has added Brent Graves to its management team as head of operations.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 2, 2008
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for calendar submissions for its Interbike Show Daily issues.

Please send your calendar submissions, including those for Outdoor Demo, with event info to Nicole Formosa at nformosa@bicycleretailer.com.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted September 1, 2008
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—As Eurobike opens its doors for four days starting Thursday, "all eyes will be on Friedrichshafen," said Harald Troost, European press
relations manager for Shimano.

Eurobike's Demo Day in Voralberg, Austria is tomorrow.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted September 1, 2008
SAN PIETRO DI STABIO, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Assos of Switzerland has launched a North American subsidiary with its own management team.

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Posted September 1, 2008
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Topolino Technology has hired Ed Cangialosi as its new sales director.

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Posted September 1, 2008
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN)—Shimano is releasing a new accessory line for its components called Yumeya, which is Japanese for "Dream Workshop" at this year's Eurobike.

Posted in North America
Posted September 1, 2008
PR guru Steve Boehmke is shooting a movie for Hutchinson in NYC right now entitled "It's Your Ride." Boehmke had some time to play around with the mega high def camera equipment high atop the MetLife Building, where Park Avenue runs below.
Posted in North America
Posted August 29, 2008
BRAIN wishes you and yours a Happy Labor Day!!!
Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 28, 2008
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Jeff Frehner said his decision to resign as president and chief executive officer of Cannondale Sports Group came down in large part to location.

The job required a move to Cannondale’s headquarters in Bethel, Connecticut from Frehner’s home in Madison, Wisconsin.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 28, 2008
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—American Bicycle Group has appointed Steve Boyd as vice president of sales for North America.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 28, 2008
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—For the first time the ExpoCycle Show Directory is available for viewing in an interactive digital format.

The Web site uses new technology that allows attendees to view the entire directory online, with live links directly to key Web sites.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 28, 2008
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News had the dates switched on Park Tool's Tech Summit.

Park Tool Tech Summit will include two separate two-day events. One will take place in Philadelphia (Jan. 12-13, 2009), and the other in Ontario, California (Jan. 26-27, 2009.)

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 27, 2008
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Jeff Frehner, president and chief executive officer of the Cannondale Sports Group, has decided to leave the company for family reasons.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 27, 2008
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News was experiencing some e-mail trouble yesterday afternoon.

Please re-send any e-mails that were sent during that time period yesterday.
Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted August 27, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—If the lawsuit between LeMond Cycling and Trek Bicycle Corporation progresses to the point of a jury trial, it would likely take place in early 2010, according to documents filed this week with the U.S. District Court in Minnesota.

Posted in North America
Posted August 27, 2008
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—What exactly was Igor Kenk planning to do with 2,865 bicycles? That is just one of many questions the police and others have been puzzling over since the arrest of a man accused of stealing them.

Click on link for full story.
Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 27, 2008
MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Knog has been bestowed with its fourth consecutive Eurobike IF Design award and its sixth and seventh awards overall, illustrating consistency in design, technology and quality.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 27, 2008
"And up next...the first ever Olympic gold medal finals in men's and women's BMX. A new and unpredictable event at these games, about which I will tell you candidly I know nothing—but it's exciting."

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