FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—As Eurobike opens its doors for four days starting Thursday, "all eyes will be on Friedrichshafen," said Harald Troost, European press
relations manager for Shimano.
Eurobike's Demo Day in Voralberg, Austria is tomorrow.
SAN PIETRO DI STABIO, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Assos of Switzerland has launched a North American subsidiary with its own management team.
The premium road cycling clothing company opened and staffed a warehouse in Chicago, Illinois, to fulfill all orders, and will soon open an office close to New York City.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Topolino Technology has hired Ed Cangialosi as its new sales director.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN)—Shimano is releasing a new accessory line for its components called Yumeya, which is Japanese for "Dream Workshop" at this year's Eurobike.
PR guru Steve Boehmke is shooting a movie for Hutchinson in NYC right now entitled "It's Your Ride." Boehmke had some time to play around with the mega high def camera equipment high atop the MetLife Building, where Park Avenue runs below.
BRAIN wishes you and yours a Happy Labor Day!!!
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Jeff Frehner said his decision to resign as president and chief executive officer of Cannondale Sports Group came down in large part to location.
The job required a move to Cannondale’s headquarters in Bethel, Connecticut from Frehner’s home in Madison, Wisconsin.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—American Bicycle Group has appointed Steve Boyd as vice president of sales for North America.
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—For the first time the ExpoCycle Show Directory is available for viewing in an interactive digital format.
The Web site uses new technology that allows attendees to view the entire directory online, with live links directly to key Web sites.
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News had the dates switched on Park Tool's Tech Summit.
Park Tool Tech Summit will include two separate two-day events. One will take place in Philadelphia (Jan. 12-13, 2009), and the other in Ontario, California (Jan. 26-27, 2009.)
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Jeff Frehner, president and chief executive officer of the Cannondale Sports Group, has decided to leave the company for family reasons.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News was experiencing some e-mail trouble yesterday afternoon.
Please re-send any e-mails that were sent during that time period yesterday.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—If the lawsuit between LeMond Cycling and Trek Bicycle Corporation progresses to the point of a jury trial, it would likely take place in early 2010, according to documents filed this week with the U.S. District Court in Minnesota.
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—What exactly was Igor Kenk planning to do with 2,865 bicycles? That is just one of many questions the police and others have been puzzling over since the arrest of a man accused of stealing them.
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MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Knog has been bestowed with its fourth consecutive Eurobike IF Design award and its sixth and seventh awards overall, illustrating consistency in design, technology and quality.
"And up next...the first ever Olympic gold medal finals in men's and women's BMX. A new and unpredictable event at these games, about which I will tell you candidly I know nothing—but it's exciting."
DIJON, France (BRAIN)—Redline Bicycles has hired Bertrand Briois as their new European sales manager.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Jagwire USA has partnered with Action Bicycle USA to distribute its line of performance control system products, including brake pads, housings and cables in the Northeast. Jagwire products will be available from Action in the fall.
FONTANA, CA (BRAIN)—Don Jackson and Southridge USA have announced the inaugural Arena Mountain X race, presented by Subaru.