SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Longtime Specialized sales executive John Quinn has left the Morgan Hill company to go to work for Scott Sports, where he will be national sales manager for Scott's U.S. bike division.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Longtime Easton-Bell Sports managers Don Palermini and Jeff Titone have left the company as part of multiple job changes at the Bell Helmets and Blackburn brands. The company also has promoted several staffers to new positions and said it is recruiting to fill other positions.
TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles, based in Southern California, is the latest top-tier sponsor of the SoCal High School Cycling League, the league announced this month.
WHISTLER, BC (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles is working with a new creative agency to develop a new website and hone its brand positioning.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool has sold out its East Coast Tech Summit, planned for Jan. 28-29 in Washington, D.C.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Hawley has added industry veteran Charlie Sachsel to its Northern California account manager force.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Six bike companies — perhaps to be joined soon by a few more — are co-habitating in a Denver building, creating a destination hotspot for area bikers.
MOORPARK, CA (BRAIN) — Sugoi has expanded its North American sales rep force by 15 percent, the company announced.
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima Products Inc. has Sandi Lennehan to chief financial officer.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports has two new pedals — including one model with an innovative bike fitting feature — and is splitting off its private label business for events into a new company called Event Gear.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Giro launched a new program Friday to offer limited-edition items to its fans on Facebook. The first item, a cotton cycling cap, quickly sold out its run of 50.
CHULA VISTA, CA (BRAIN) — The National BMX Hall of Fame has opened the nomination process for this year's inductions.
HAYWARD, CA (BRAIN) — Minoura will start offering dealers the option of buying some of its products directly from its Iowa warehouse.
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Hawley announced Thursday that it will be distributing Tacx trainers, bottles and cages to U.S. dealers.
SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has appointed David Cabanban as the new Midwest territory manager for the IZIP Road Show.
NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau USA is partnering with Tsunami Sales Group for sales representation in Southern California, from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, effective this month.
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Sharp-eyed TV viewers might have spotted a few Giant bikes in the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, on New Year's Day.
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Giro Sports Design is buying about 1,500 helmets that were diverted into Costco stores in the West recently.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Registration for the 2013 TD Five Boro Bike Tour opens Jan. 22 at noon.
The May 5 tour, said to be America's largest cycling event, is a 40-mile trip through all of New York's boroughs on streets closed to traffic. Organizers expect 32,000 participants.