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Posted June 17, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — NiteRider Technical Lighting has promoted Robin Jacoway to executive vice president and hired Jim Boisdenghien as vice president of sales.

Jacoway, formerly the company's director of sales and marketing, will continue to steer the brand's marketing efforts, the company said.

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Posted June 17, 2014
Shipping schedule to be interupted in late June prior to the launch.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America will soon turn on a new software system that the company said will improve its communication with dealers and its sales reps. The company also said its shipping schedule will be interupted in late June as it prepares to turn on the new system.

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Posted June 17, 2014

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has added 800 miles of designated bike routes to its U.S. Bicycle Route System.

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Posted June 16, 2014

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has hired Verde Brand Communications to handle its PR, social media, marketing and advertising, effective immediately.

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Posted June 16, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — The UCI BMX World Championships are returning to the United States for the first time in 16 years, in 2017.

Rock Hill, South Carolona will play host to the event at the Novant Healthcare BMX Supercross Track.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted June 16, 2014

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — BH Bikes USA, the exclusive North American distributor for the Spanish brand, has hired Uncommon Communications to oversee its media and public relations.

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Posted June 16, 2014
The Women's Ride gathers at Tom’s Pro Bike Shop in Lancaster, New York.

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle said more than 1,000 women participated in its 3rd annual Women's Ride Day, held May 31.

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Posted June 13, 2014
Meanwhile, industry vet Keith Ketterer decides to stay in inside sales

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Brad Edwards and Aaron Brown have joined the Giant USA sales team as Account Executives.

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Posted June 13, 2014

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — CycleOps is running a contest that encourages cyclists to record outdoor training routes that can be replicated indoors on the company's Virtual Training system.

The contest will award prizes valued at more than $10,000 for the best recorded routes, as judged by CycleOps staff.

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Posted June 12, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike maker Handsome Cycles is hosting an exhibit of Greg LeMond memorabilia at its Minneapolis store front, opening Thursday.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Events
Posted June 12, 2014
Longtime Sidi sales manager Matthew Ryan resigns to take retail position.

SANTEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After representing Sidi cycling products for 10 years, through a few distribution changes, Matthew Ryan has resigned as the national sales manager for Sidi's current distributor, Ciclista America, effective June 27.

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Posted June 12, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers who use SmartEtailing's web services will soon have access to BicycleBlueBook's Trade-in program software, which will allow them to evaluate the value of potential bike trade-ins based on the BicycleBlueBook's database.

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Posted June 11, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool is hosting a training program for electric bicycle technicians July 14-15 at its headquarters in St. Paul. The program, developed by the Light Electric Vehicle Association, is designed to give bike shop mechanics the information they need to service electric bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Events
Posted June 11, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Action sport clothing brand Fox Head, Inc. has appointed Michael Millenacker as its general manager for the U.S., the company announced Wednesday.

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Posted June 11, 2014

LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Canadian distributor Lambert has added PowerBar products to its inventory. 

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Posted June 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Vanilla Workshop has hired Patrick Gillham as  production manager. 

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Posted June 10, 2014

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs’ distribution operations will move from Colorado to Utah’s Wasatch Front next year, the company announced Tuesday.

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Posted June 10, 2014

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Torch Apparel launched a bike helmet with integrated LED lights on the crowd-funding site Kickstarter.com two years ago. With pre-orders from Kickstarter supporters now filled, the company is looking to the dealer market for its future.

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Posted June 10, 2014
The two frames being raffled.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Carbon fiber frame repair business Ruckus Composites will be raffling some leftover repaired frames to benefit charities.

The company said it often has a "dead pile" of broken frames that are dropped off and never picked up by their owners. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 10, 2014

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings, the owner of CamelBak and other brands, has signed an agreement for a revolving credit facility totaling $400 million and a term loan of $325 million.

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