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DENVER (BRAIN) — The Denver Post, citing anonymous sources, is reporting that the Summer and Winter Outdoor Retailer trade shows will be held in the Mile High City for the next five years, starting with the winter show next February.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors plans seven industry Camber Exchange events this month. Three of the events will be held in regions that have never previously hosted an Exchange: Bend, Oregon; Madison, Wisconsin; and Whitefish, Montana.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Fox Racing is continuing its support of International Mountain Bicycling Association's Instructor Certification Program for a third year

A scene from the recent show in Edison, N.J.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Eastern Outdoor Reps Association said participation was up 8 percent at its recent trade shows in New Jersey, South Carolina and New Hampshire.

Retailers from 21 states attended the shows, EORA said. 

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Strider Bikes is expecting competitors from at least nine countries at its Strider Cup World Championship event, planned for Salt Lake City July 21-22. 

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Australia-based website CyclingTips.com has hired U.S. industry veteran Steve Brawley to manage commercial media sales.

A leadership change at the parent company of Time Sport and Felt Bicycles.

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Ron Steele, who has been with Group Rossignol for 40 years, will retire next month as president of Group Rossignol North America, which is based here.

Steele will continue to advise the company until Sept. 1. 

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group has revamped its national full-service demo program. The dealer and consumer program has been redesigned with new focus on sales and dealer support and training. The program consists of six demo trucks in the U.S..

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) – John Burke began with a history lesson. Opening the inaugural PlacesForBikes conference in his hometown Wednesday night, Burke, the president of Trek, recalled the phone call he received 20 years ago from former Rep. Jim Oberstar of Minnesota.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

SALEM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has relocated its headquarters from Boston to Salem, Massachusetts. The company said its new location provides a home base for future expansion.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — This fall's Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Waterloo will be the first World Cup to offer equal prize money to the men's and women's pro fields.

The race's host, Trek Bicycle, said it hopes the race sets a precedent.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) —The PeopleForBikes Coalition board of directors held their biannual meeting here this week, where it approved eight new Community Grants for bike projects. 

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mike Carr, the director of sales at Specialized, is leaving the company to take a new position with AthletiCamps, at Folsom, California-based training center.

Carr said he has been transitioning into the new position over the course of four months.

SALEM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has promoted Spencer Haugh to its North American marketing team where he will serve as marketing associate for the road.

EAST BURKE, Vt. (BRAIN) — The 20th annual New England Mountain Bike Association Festival (NEMBAfest), held June 16-18 at the Kingdom Trails in Vermont, saw registration jump 24 percent to bring in a record 7,100-plus riders over the festival’s three days, organizers said.

Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor, which owns several bike-related companies including Bell and Giro, has laid off 57 employees across its portfolio of more than 50 outdoor brands.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — A court has issued a temporary restraining order barring two Minnesota men from using, selling, or transferring websites associated with the name Gregory LeMond and the LeMond and Grail trademarks.

The Ruckus staff.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Ruckus Composites said it is experiencing a surge in business growth, leading to the hiring of two new, full-time employees and one summer intern. The company was founded in 2008 to repair carbon bikes. 

DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Tailwind Nutrition has been named a Colorado Company to Watch in 2017 by The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. (BRAIN) — BMW has joined the Electric Bike Expo as an exhibitor beginning with its Chicago-area event, which opened Friday and continues through Sunday. BMW will be on board for the other four stops on the 2017 Expo tour, which include Burnsville, Minnesota, in July; Portland, Oregon, in August; Miami in October and Philadelphia in November.

Tagged Electric bike / Consumer Expos and Rides

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