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Posted October 16, 2007

AUSTIN, TX, (BRAIN)-Rocket Science Sports is adding custom logo multi-sport products on a pre-season order basis to its quickly growing brand.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—You got the feeling just walking into the Outdoor Demo, with perfect temperatures and hordes of people taking test rides, that this year’s Interbike was going to be a good one.

And by all indications it was.

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

"Our first time to Vegas, NASCAR weekend. So excited, no assistance from the (Riviera Hotel) staff, just standing around. Room, no shower curtain, safe not working. Phoned, no safe for the 6 day stay, no help. Staff not overly helpful, friendly or kind. But they sure stand there waiting for a tip.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—This past weekend about 30 Haro bikes that were used at Interbike Dirt Demo were stolen from Haro's headquarters.

According to Haro mountain bike brand manager Jill Hamilton, some of the bike models included four Werx Sonix, four Werx Xeons and eight Mary 29ers.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

MADISON, WI (BRAIN)–The two organizations that have shared control of the Schwinn brand since 2001 recently formed a distribution agreement to better serve the cycling and fitness needs of the nation’s independent bike dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

EDGEWATER, CO (BRAIN)–Optic Nerve, the Colorado-based sport sunglass manufacturer and its parent company, Mountain Shades, recently promoted three employees while adding three new sales representatives.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 16, 2007

"Got two reasons why I cry away each lonely night,
The first one's named sweet Anne Marie, and she's my heart's delight.
The second one is prison, babe, the sheriff's on my trail,
And if he catches up with me, I'll spend my life in jail." —Jerry Garcia

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Bike Spring Bicycle Shop closed its Mountain View store on Sunday, Sept. 30.

On Monday, Oct. 1, Bike Spring filed a motion with the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, to convert its previous Chapter 11 reorganization to Chapter 7 liquidation.

Posted in Retail News
Posted October 16, 2007

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN)—The Web site created to support the launch of Trek Bicycle’s Lime Bike has been named Best Marketing Web Site in the Web Marketing Association’s eleventh annual WebAwards.

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

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—Wilderness Trail Bikes recently launched its new Web site, www.WTB.com.

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

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)–When a handful of cyclists left Portland, Oregon bound for Salt Lake City, Utah in July 2007, Hybrid.Pedal took on a life of its own.

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

“As yesterday’s positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured.” President Bush recently said at a recent event in New York City to discuss advances students have made in the National Assessment of Education Progress.

Posted in North America
Posted October 16, 2007

HANCOCK, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro’s might have taken its name off the event, but that doesn’t mean the show won’t go on.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 16, 2007

TAMPA BAY, FL (BRAIN)—An alliance of seven of the biggest retail bicycle stores in the Tampa Bay area are staging a region-wide bicycle festival in downtown St. Petersburg on November 4 to promote and celebrate bicycling as a healthy lifestyle and effective mode of transportation.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted October 16, 2007

EUGENE, OR, (BRAIN)—Burley Design announced a partnership with Hawley Company for the distribution of Burley trailers and accessories in the United States.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 16, 2007

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Organizers of the U.S. Gran Prix of Cyclocross (USGP), presented by Crank Brothers, recently announced its new partnership with BikeClicks.com to create a powerful new online presence for the Series.

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

"Some will sell their dreams for small desires
Or lose the race to rats
Get caught in ticking traps
And start to dream of somewhere
To relax their restless flight
Somewhere out of a memory of lighted streets on quiet nights..." -Rush from "Subdivisions"

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