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Posted June 21, 2012

Shimano, Pearl Izumi debut at Outdoor Show • German trade group gains stronger voice • ISPO to study business opportunities in Brazil

Posted in International
Posted June 21, 2012

SHERWOOD, WI (BRAIN)—Doug Witmer, Clif Bar’s national sales manager for Canada, died last weekend of an apparent heart attack while competing in Wisconsin’s High Cliff Triathlon.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 21, 2012

Park Tool takes Tech Summits to D.C. and Portland • CSG to open new R&D facility this summer • USA BMX announces free racing on Olympic Day • Advocacy groups in Mississippi and Arizona get $25,000 in grants • Peaks Coaching adds to veteran coaching roster

Posted in North America
Posted June 20, 2012

News from Clif, Sugoi and Nu Vinci

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) Wednesday June 20 2012 8:02 PM MT—The three-day PressCamp continued Wednesday with perfect weather and trail conditions as journalists met with dozens of brands to get hands-on experience with new gear.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 20, 2012

News from Knog, Guru, GT, Gore and Stan's

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 20, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The outdoor recreation market drives $646 in annual U.S. spending and supports 6.1 million domestic jobs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Outdoor Industry Association.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted June 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies is recalling certain models of its Tricruiser, an electric-powered adult tricycle. The company said the rear axle may break causing the rear wheel to detach. The Tricruiser was marketed under the IZIP and eZip brands.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 20, 2012

EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—Longtime Evanston retailer Turin Bicycles has rebranded as Ten 27 Cycles and is now under the sole ownership of Chris Mailing, who has been majority owner since 2004.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 19, 2012

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN)—The inaugural Action Outdoor & Bike Expo in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is still two months away, but organizers have already announced plans to take the show to the West Coast next year. They are also adding three more show dates.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted June 19, 2012

LANCASTER, OH (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Dan Peters is not so much relocating Lancaster Bicycle as he is launching a mini-empire.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 19, 2012

News from Saris, Niner, Hutchinson, Enve and Cannondale

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted June 19, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—The family of a San Francisco cyclist killed two years ago when he crashed into a car while speeding on his bike has sued Strava for encouraging dangerous behavior to win challenges on the popular social networking website.

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2012

QBP ranks 24th in newspaper’s Top Workplaces • SF cyclist charged with manslaughter • Trek signs ‘cross racer Katie Compton • Registration opens for LEVA courses

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 3:00 PM PST—The results of a new study detailing the usage of Capital Bikeshare, the 1,500-bike rental scheme in Washington, D.C. and Arlington County, Virginia, were released today.

Posted in Studies/Reports Tagged Bikeshare
Posted June 18, 2012

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Amer Sports, parent company to Mavic and other outdoor sports brands, has shuffled its top management team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 18, 2012

Outdoor sales rebound in May • Ochowicz is focus of August event • Franco Bicycle partners with Studeo DNA

Posted in North America
Posted June 18, 2012

SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 6:32 AM MT—Move Press, the publisher of 3/Go Triathlon, peloton and switchback magazines, is transitioning 3/Go away from print, the company said.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing

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