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.
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.
"When you chase a dream, especially one with plastic chests, you sometimes do not see what is right in front of you." —Borat
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.
"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.
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).
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.
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.
OZONE PARK, NY (BRAIN)—Worksman Cycles is flexing its power and conserving energy by installing a solar energy system at its New York factory.
"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!"
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.
"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
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.
SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN)—More than 35 companies, including some of the industry’s biggest brand names, filled a community center and its parking lot with exhibition tents and trailers Saturday at the second annual Pedal Queens’ Bike-A-GoGo.
"Do we have some (expletive) security in this building, or do I have to come down there and kick his (expletive)?" —Bill Maher, referring to some protesters in his audience on Friday night.
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN)—Oakley reported higher quarterly profit, in line with analysts' estimates.
Oakley said third-quarter net income rose 37 percent to $23.7 million, or 34 cents a share, from $17.3, or 25 cents, a year earlier. Sales increased 25.5 percent to $263.8 million.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) has moved into its new “green” head office and warehouse in Montreal's St-Laurent borough.
WHEAT RIDGE, CO (BRAIN)–Wheat Ridge Cyclery is expanding its reaches into the world of fitness.
The Wheat Ridge Cyclery Fitness Center will feature yoga, spin classes and various other cardio and core related classes.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—In order meet increased demand for Maverick bicycles and components, and to better serve existing retailers, Maverick announced the appointment of the following sales representatives:
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