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Posted January 2, 2008

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—Carmichael Lynch Spong has purchased Stanwood & Partners, a Wyoming-based public relations firm and a fellow go-to expert in the outdoor enthusiast arena.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted January 2, 2008

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Biking Solution continues to add members at a brisk pace.

The cooperative recently welcomed another nine new members into the fold.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 2, 2008

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—If you still haven't received your copy of BRAIN's January issue that's because it shipped out on Dec. 31.

Hold on tight, it should be on your doorstep any day now.

Thanks for your patience and continued support of the magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 31, 2007

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—This is a warning against unapproved use of Fox Forks from Fox Racing Shox.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted December 31, 2007

SUN VALLEY, ID, (BRAIN)— SCOTT USA has added a new event vehicle to its fleet.

Posted in North America
Posted December 31, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)-Nicole Formosa has joined Bicycle Retailer and Industry News as a reporter.

Formosa brings five years of journalism experience to the magazine, most recently working as a reporter for a daily newspaper in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 31, 2007

"The real reason I quit was because I had a terrific sunburn on the back of my neck, which I got because the red light was on most of the time I was in the net," -Stu Nahan would quip about the signal for a goal scored in hockey. The former iconic L.A. sportscaster died last week.

Posted in North America
Posted December 27, 2007

SAKAI, JAPAN (BRAIN)—Longtime Shimano employee Keiichi Hirobe passed away on Nov. 18, 2007. He was 74. A man that had always admitted to having a sweet tooth, he finally lost his lifelong battle against diabetes.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 27, 2007

The BRAIN staff wishes you a successful and prosperous New Year.

News will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 27, 2007

“This house is so full of people it makes me sick. When I grow up and get married, I'm living alone.” —Kevin McCallister in “Home Alone”

Posted in North America
Posted December 27, 2007

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA added a new event vehicle to its fleet. The vehicle, a large truck with an attached trailer, will be used for race support at key events.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 27, 2007

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Andreis Concept Store opened its doors for the holidays, becoming the first Specialized concept store in Italy.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 26, 2007

"We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup." —Buddy in the movie "Elf"

Posted in North America
Posted December 26, 2007

MACEDON, NY (BRAIN)—Georgena Terry, founder of Terry Precision Cycling, has created a new women-only cycling event to help preserve a special place for riders and animals alike.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 26, 2007

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—More people from Chicago’s underserved communities will be riding bicycles and handcycles thanks to grants provided by SRAM. The SRAM grant program this month awarded mini-grants to four causes that advance bicycling for everyone, including disabled individuals and at-risk youth.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 26, 2007

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Dahon has issued a voluntary recall of the seatpost bolt on full-size 2007 models. The seatpost bolt can break under use and may pose a potential safety hazard. The bolt should be replaced immediately.

Posted in Recalls
Posted December 25, 2007

"Ho, ho, ho!" -Miles Jamison Norman

Posted in North America
Posted December 25, 2007

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)—Ritchey Design has resigned separate sponsorship deals with the Health Net Presented by Maxxis and the Symmetrics Fuelled by FarmPure top-tier North American-based bicycle road racing teams.

Posted in North America
Posted December 25, 2007

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—All of the professional cyclists competing in the 2008 Amgen Tour of California will attend the "black tie and spandex" evening reception and be introduced on stage.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted December 25, 2007

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is on the verge of selling out all 185 exhibitor spaces as it heads to the cycling-friendly city of Portland, Oregon, for the first time in the show's three-year history.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

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