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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN)—The Providence Cyclo-cross Festival presented by Interbike proved to have a little of everything for everyone—whether you were racing, a spectator, looking to check out product, or just a kid frolicking in the bounce castle.

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WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)⎯Trek will hold its private dealer product launch Aug. 7-10 next year, overlapping with Interbike, which takes place the same week.

Trek announced next year’s dates to dealers in a letter emailed today.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike will release further details later this week on the 2011 show, according to show director Andy Tompkins.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—With tradeshow season 2010 barely over, DealerCamp finds itself in high gear for next year with an onslaught of interest from exhibitors, many with contracts in hand, and the addition of key retailers to the

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TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—The Tempus, one of the key show hotels at Taichung Bike Week, has sold out of exhibitor space and the Evergreen is filling fast. Organizers say they may have to find another downtown hotel, most likely the Splendor, to help meet demand.

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DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Boa Technology, maker of the award-winning, patented Boa Lacing System, has launched the project ‘Reel Pink’, a national campaign aimed to raise awareness for breast cancer through the sale of limited edition pink Boa reels.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Steve Dempsey has joined Mad Fiber as director of sales, bringing more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience in the bike, fitness and outdoor industries to the quickly growing, manufacturer of high performance carbon fiber bicycle wheels.

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CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Performance Bicycle has appointed retail veteran Tom Tolworthy as president and chief operating officer.

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KAILUA-KONA, HI (BRAIN)—The Ford Ironman Demo Days saw roughly 10,000 attendees check out the latest and greatest product offerings from the world of triathlon.

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WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)—Winter Park Resort’s Trestle Bike Park will host the fifth annual Crankworx Colorado mountain bike festival July 28 – 31, 2011.

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CHAPEL HILL, NC (BRAIN)—Multichannel Merchant has named Performance Bicycle a Silver Award winner in the 25th Annual MCM Awards, which recognize excellence in multichannel retailing.

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LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—From Tour de France champion Alberto Contador's point of view, enough is enough when it comes to allegations of doping.

Contador has denied these allegations, saying the positive result came from eating a contaminated steak.

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MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Saris Cycling Group, makers of Saris bicycle racks and CycleOps performance training products, has inked a new partnership with Monza Imports for distribution in the Australian marketplace.

Tagged Distributor news

Peopleforbikes.org surpassed 100,000 pledges in support of better bicycling in the U.S. Click on link if you haven't signed the pledge yet.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Bikes for Kids Utah annual fundraising dinner auction, held recently at Cucina Nassi, raised $30,000, its highest total ever and nearly $13,000 more than last year, in support of its cause to provide new bikes to underprivileged grade school children.

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LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Following weeks of speculation and anticipation, the host cities for the Amgen Tour of California professional cycling road race have been announced by race presenter AEG.

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SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Outgoing Scott USA general manager Scott Montgomery said on Thursday that he’s departing the company with nothing but a positive outlook on his tenure there.

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SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN)—Scott Montgomery has stepped down from his general manager role at Scott Sports, six years after he signed on to lead the charge in reintroducing Scott bicycles into the U.S.

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MCLEAN, VA (BRAIN)—USA Today sportswriter and member of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, Sal Ruibal, has been relieved from his sports writing duties at the newspaper.

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SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Newly launched cycling media company Move Press has inked a distribution deal that will place the first issue of its flagship title, Peloton, in Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide.

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