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Posted October 16, 2007

"It was monstrously painful. I was burning like a torch. I don't know what I did to deserve this." A Russian man recently said of his penis being lit on fire by his ex-wife, while he watched T.V. naked and drank vodka.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

TRENTON, NJ (BRAIN)—Hutchinson Tires has taken the next step in a quest to position itself at the forefront of the North American bicycle tire market.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—As children across the country prepare for the start of school, the Safe Routes to School National Partnership is taking steps to make their trip to school a healthier activity.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 16, 2007

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)–Giantforwomen.com, the official Web site of the Giant for Women program, has a brand new look with some exciting new features.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Zoic Clothing, the cycling and outdoor clothing manufacturer, recently unveiled its Spring 2008 product line that renews its commitment to sustainability through the integration of recycled and renewable materials.

Posted in Industry News
Posted October 16, 2007

"Between the riveting stories on who just got hired as the latest assistant lunch room monitor for Chung Sun Way Bicycles, the magazine (Bicycle Retailer & Industry News) annually names the top 100 bikes shops in America..." From the October issue of Mountain Bike Action

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—When DT Swiss hits Interbike, U.S. dealers that didn’t attend Eurobike will get their first glimpse of the Swiss company’s first ever fork line.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 16, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—Kinetic Trainers by Kurt has hired Wes Dornseif as its new inside sales representative.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Spyder, which recently launched a line of downhill mountain biking gear called Freeryde for spring 2008, has hired seasoned professionals with extensive brand growth experience for its Spyder Europe office and Boulder headquarters.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

BENTONVILLE, AR (BRAIN)—TSG has a new license holder for the U.S. market in Bentonville, Arkansas, to handle sales, marketing and logistics for all bike and snow products. The new license holder has successfully established the Ironman helmet brand.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN)—China’s Ministry of Commerce has expressed “serious concern” at Argentina’s recent restrictions on Chinese goods, including bicycles, shoes and apparel, textiles, leather, tires and wheels, toys and computers, according to The People’s Daily, China’s official voice.

Posted in International
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Mark Dwight, Timbuk2’s former chief executive officer, has partnered with Timbuk2’s founder, Rob Honeycutt, to launch a messenger bag company, Rickshaw Bagworks.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—Kreitler recently launched a brand new Web site at www.kreitler.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Nielsen Media, parent company of Interbike, and the Bikes Belong Coalition, the bike industry's advocacy group for the United States, today announced a significant 10-year, multi-million dollar alliance that will boost efforts to get more Americans riding bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted October 16, 2007

"I’m giving her all she’s got! I’m a PR Account Manager, not a magician!" Sean Leslie of Base Camp Communications in response to Web editor Jason Norman asking for Show Daily product information.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

TAMPA, FL (BRAIN)—Industry veteran John Solinsky was hired by American Classic, to oversee OEM and International Distributor Sales and Project Development for the innovative wheel and component line.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Pacific Cycle and Saris Cycling Group are issuing a challenge to Industry Cup crit racers: Put your money where your mouth is.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Mike Simmons, owner of Bicycle Warehouse in San Diego, is in intensive care after being hit by a car while riding his bike Saturday. He suffered a broken neck, ribs, leg and wrist.

Posted in Retail News
Posted October 16, 2007

"We just got lapped by an old lady in a walker." Chainsaw in "Summer School"

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Eurobike’s first ever outdoor demo day, at Eichenberg, Austria, a venue that's a 35-minute bus ride from the main convention center, got a heavy dose of Mother Nature Wednesday as rain fell widely throughout the region.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Eurobike

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