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Posted October 25, 2007

"See, the sad thing about a guy like you is in 50 years you're gonna start doin' some thinkin on your own and you're gonna come up with the fact that there are two certaintees in life. One, don't do that.

Posted in North America
Posted October 25, 2007

LYNCHBURG, VA (BRAIN)—The Bike Lab is the newest Web site added to the Crooked Cog Network.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 25, 2007

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN)—This fall REI and Smith Optics will join forces to bring Smith’s premium Rx sunglass services to REI customers.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 25, 2007

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is gaining in popularity with 92 exhibitors already registered.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 25, 2007

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Rocky Mountain Bicycles recently implemented a new sales structure in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 24, 2007

AUBURN, NH (BRAIN)—An Auburn teen fighting cancer was the biggest winner of the 3rd annual Sucker Brook 'Cross, a cyclocross race held recently at Auburn Village School.

Race director Jack Chapman recently presented Stephanie Trombly, 18, with a check for $6,500 to help with medical expenses.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 24, 2007

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—BH Bikes USA and Pivot Cycles have hired a team of independent outside sales reps to capitalize on the successful launch of its two brands.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 24, 2007

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (BRAIN)—SOMA Cycle (Zigo) has filed for patent protection covering numerous aspects of the Zigo Leader. The patents were filed prior to the launch of the product at Interbike in September.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 24, 2007

SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN)—Yolo County jurors found tree trimmer and convicted felon Charles Kevin Cunningham guilty for the June, 2006 murder of John Finley Scott, the man many credit to having invented the mountain bike.

Posted in North America
Posted October 24, 2007

"When you chase a dream, especially one with plastic chests, you sometimes do not see what is right in front of you." —Borat

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2007

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Shore Events owner and mountain bike racer Richard Juryn died this past Sunday doing what he loved best, exploring the great outdoors.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 23, 2007

"The commode will come in handy during major disasters such as earthquakes or when you are caught in a traffic jam. —Spokesperson for Japan's Sangyo Company, describing a new portable toilet for cars.

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Through its 5000Bikes campaign, Quality Bicycle Products is mobilizing the industry to donate enough revenue to purchase 5,000 bicycles for World Bicycle Relief (WBR).

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 23, 2007

SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN)—A Yolo County prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments that tree trimmer and convicted felon Charles Cunningham was responsible for the June, 2006 murder of John Finley Scott, the man many credit to having invented the mountain bike.

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2007

MAYSVILLE, KY (BRAIN)—Wald’s new Web site is designed to inform both consumers and dealers that such a long-standing company continues to produce quality bicycle baskets, training wheels and other accessories.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 23, 2007

OZONE PARK, NY (BRAIN)—Worksman Cycles is flexing its power and conserving energy by installing a solar energy system at its New York factory.

Posted in Industry News
Posted October 23, 2007

"This is Bill: Idea to eliminate garbage: edible paper. You see, you eat it, it's gone. Eat it, it's out of there! What if you mix the mayonnaise in the can, WITH the tunafish Or... hold it! Chuck! I got it! Take LIVE tuna fish, and FEED 'em mayonnaise! Oh this is great. Call Starkist!"

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2007

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike is making changes to its upper management and sales department including current group show director Lance Camisasca working as an industry consultant to Interbike beginning the first of the year.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Interbike
Posted October 23, 2007

"Come monday, it'll be all right
Come monday, I'll be holdin' you tight
I spent four lonely days in a brown LA haze
And I just want you back by my side" —Jimmy Buffett

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2007

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—NBDA's first of the six-city Regional Super Seminar dealer tour begins this Wednesday in Chicago, and Friday in Minneapolis.

It moves on to Washington DC the following Friday, Nov 2, then off to Seattle on Friday, Nov 16.

Atlanta and Dallas bring up the pack next January.

Posted in North America Tagged Events

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