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Posted November 20, 2013
The Handsome Clean and Classy Seatpost

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Utility bike maker Handsome Cycles is now offering a line of parts and accessories to its dealers. The parts are notable for their lack of obvious branding, the company said.

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Posted November 19, 2013

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Tis the season to be jolly ...  And for all the cycling elves in the industry seeking to spread some Christmas cheer join the seventh annual Campagnolo Toy Drive and Fun Ride. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 19, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — ArtsCyclery.com has hired former Paved Magazine senior editor Kevin Rouse as the newest member of the retailer's web content team.

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Posted November 19, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — Onex Corp., which owns Interbike, Outdoor Retailer and Bicycle Retailer, is reporting a sales increase of 16 percent to $7.1 billion in its third quarter compared with the same period of the prior year.

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Posted November 19, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Redline Bicycles has launched a redesigned website, www.redlinebicycles.com, that the company said features numerous technical upgrades and presents the 2014 product line in a more dynamic fashion.

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Posted November 19, 2013

FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN) — The 10th annual Tour de Tryptophan returns to Fullerton, California, the day after Thanksgiving.

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Posted November 19, 2013

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) — Ergon USA, distributor of Ergon International’s line of grips, saddles, packs, seatposts and pedals, has hired Uncommon Communications to handle its public and media relations efforts. 

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Posted November 19, 2013
This giant Eggbeater pedal actually works.

LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has streamlined its range of cockpit components and paired-spoke tubeless wheels for 2014—a welcome development for retailers suffering from SKU overload—and is offering its alloy wheelsets at more competitive price points.

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Posted November 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Seventeen new campuses made it onto the League of American Bicyclists’ bike-friendly universities, which now includes 75 colleges in 32 states and Washington, D.C. 

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Posted November 15, 2013

BEND, OR (BRAIN) — Twenty-two years after racing with him on Team Z, Paul Willerton is teaming up with Greg LeMond again, at LeMond's new Minneapolis-based bike company.

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Posted November 15, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) —  Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.

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Posted November 15, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is putting the final touches on a new in-house brand of accessories called MSW.

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Posted November 14, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — RentaBikeNow.com, a nationwide bike rental network that helps cyclists find and rent bikes when traveling, has added direct deposit to its payment services so that bike rental payments are made directly into bike shop accounts. 

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Posted November 14, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Friends and supporters of Portland framebuilder Christopher Igleheart are planning an event to help Iglebeart with medical bills resulting from a broken leg. Igleheart was hit by a car while riding his bike home recently. 

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Posted November 13, 2013

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has hired industry veteran Gene DiMenna as national sales manager. Gene DiMenna has 27 years in the cycling industry and has managed national sales for Trek, and globally for LeMond and DeFeet brands.

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Posted November 12, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — California retailer Art's Cyclery is now distributing MarshGuard products to U.S. stores.

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Posted November 12, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Kinetic has hired David Simpson as full-time marketing manager; Simpson has worked as a contractor with the brand since 2008.

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Posted November 12, 2013
David Wert

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired David Wert as its new client services director. He joined the company Oct. 14 and is working out of the company's Boulder office.

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Posted November 12, 2013

ST. LAURENT, Quebec  (BRAIN) —  Opus Bicycles has hired Thomas Kern of the TK Rep Group to represent its brand to dealers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and Northern California.

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Posted November 12, 2013

KONA, HI (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles will be the official and exclusive bicycle sponsor of Triathlon School Hawaii.

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