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Posted April 6, 2010

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Acquisitions LLC (dba Currie Technologies) has received a $6.5 million investment infusion from Main Street Capital Corporation—a Houston-based private equity firm.

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Posted April 6, 2010

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Magura Direct, U.S. distributor for Magura, Vaude and Uvex, has hired Paul Giarratano as its new sales and product manager.

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Posted April 6, 2010

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs, Inc. was named to Outside magazine’s third annual “Best Places to Work” list.

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Posted April 5, 2010

"What’s happened around America is people are buying bikes and they’re using them for recreational purposes on the weekend and there’s no better family way for people to spend a weekend than riding their bikes on these biking trails."

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Posted April 5, 2010

CatEye has introduced a new custom computer design contest. This is your chance to enhance the appearance of one of CatEye's most popular cycling computers, the Strada Wireless.

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Posted April 5, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Race Face Components has launched a new Web site for 2010.

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Posted April 5, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Outside magazine released its third annual list of the “Best Places to Work," ranking Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) in the top 50 in America. The complete list and related story will be published in the May issue of Outside magazine, available April 13.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards / Distributor news
Posted April 5, 2010

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)–Custom framebuilders from various parts of the country will descend on Southern California starting this Thursday for the San Diego Custom Bicycle Show. It wraps up on Sunday.

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Posted April 4, 2010

Office Depot has switched to pedal powered cargo cycles for 75 percent of its deliveries within the City of London.

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Posted April 4, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) will present Implementing Successful Local Events, a live Webinar workshop offering suggestions on how to successfully host your own event or make the most of company sponsored events, on Wednesday, April 14, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. (MDT).

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Posted April 4, 2010

WALLA WALLA, WA (BRAIN)—Retro and Allegro Cyclery, both of Walla Walla, WA, made an official presentation of bicycles to veteran patients at the Jonathon M. Wainwright Memorial on March 24.

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Posted April 4, 2010

LONDONBERRY, NH (BRAIN)—The Northeast Velodrome & Cycling Park is open for busines. The park includes a BMX track and cyclocross course.

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Posted April 4, 2010

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike organizers are considering moving the show to August in 2011 and beyond to coincide with accelerated buying and selling product cycles.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted April 1, 2010

YOUNGSTOWN, OH (BRAIN)—Diane Lees, owner of HubBub Custom Bicycles will be broadcasting her one-hour weekly radio show, Everything Bicycling, starting on Monday, April 12, at 6 p.m.

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Posted April 1, 2010

BETHESDA, MD (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association filed a petition on Thursday seeking a one-year extension of the May 17 deadline for third party bicycle testing.

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Posted April 1, 2010

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—The seventh edition of the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, scheduled for February 25-27, 2011 at the Austin Convention Center, has gotten off to an unusually strong start, with 31 exhibitors signing up even before general exhibitor registration opened on April 1.

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Posted April 1, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The Alliance for Biking & Walking is awarding $125,000 in grants to seven grassroots biking and walking advocacy organizations.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 1, 2010

BY MATT WIEBE

SANTA FE, NM—BTI, which started as a distributor for hard-to-find suspension parts, will begin assembling Cinelli and Commencal bikes at its Santa Fe, New Mexico, facility this month.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 1, 2010

BY JASON NORMAN

VISTA, CA—One of the toughest decisions manufacturers have to make is whether or not to manage their own supply chain functions. Do they farm it out to a third-party logistics provider (3PL) or control it themselves?

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Posted March 31, 2010

Want to demo a bike and ride with Todd Wells, Christoph Sauser or Darren Berecloth amongst others at this year's Sea Otter? Well, thanks to Sea Otter, this year you can. The Ride with a Pro program gives you the chance to ride with your favorite pro mountain or road biker.

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