SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)—Last week's death of 18-year-old Lucian Gregg on a brakeless fixed-gear bicycle has raised some safety questions.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids wants everyone to come out for its annual "Brews, Bikes and Bucks" raffle event on Sunday, February 10, 2008 at the Broken Drum Brewery in San Rafael from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Lifeboat Solutions, an event management, sales/marketing consulting company for the recreation and sporting goods industry, has hired Chad Battistone, a former Nielsen Business Media, Interbike and Health+Fitness Business account executive and bicycle industry veteran.
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI) has purchased a majority interest in Fox Racing Shox.
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—Campagnolo North America and its long time general manager, Richard Storino, parted ways last week. And Campagnolo is in the midst of reorganizing its North American Office.
"My aunt works at Bicycle Retailer and all I got are these lousy pair of BRAIN socks." —Jake Phillip Aaron, nephew of Stacey, Classified Sales Rep
SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Fulfilling a goal of expanding its reach in the cycling market, Web-based retail training company 3point5.com recently contracted with Pacific Cycle to train sellers of GT Bicycles.
JACKSON, WY (BRAIN)—With blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and many other social media and social networks gaining ground as influential channels of communication, particularly among younger demographics, social media strategies have become an integral part of public relations campaigns.
Nike Feed The Warrior Commercial featuring Lance Armstrong.
BY LYNETTE CARPIET
PHILADELPHIA, PA—Pat Cunnane is a man with a vision. So when officials at Emory University issued a call to industry suppliers and local retailers asking for help in reducing single occupancy vehicle usage on campus, he answered it quite enthusiastically.
BY JOHN CRENSHAW
BY JASON NORMAN
CUPERTINO, CA—Perhaps no one knew mountain biking pioneer John Finley Scott better than longtime friend Vance Sprock.
BY DOUG MCCLELLAN
TAICHUNG, Taiwan—Richard Storino has been attending industry trade shows since the BDS show was the highlight of the year.
"Ride, ride, ride, hitchin' a ride
Ride, ride, ride, hitchin' a ride" —Miles Jamison Norman
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle employees returning from the New Year’s holiday were stunned and saddened to learn of the sudden heart-related death on December 30 of account executive Louis Ledesma.
Do you have your ticket to Portland yet? (Click on link and turn up volume)
PORTLAND, ORE (BRAIN)—Two leading companies in the design and manufacture of accessories for recumbent bicycles are teaming up.
TerraCycle, of Portland, Ore. is acquiring Fort Collins, Colo.–based FastBack Designs and plans to expand its successful line of hydration packs and frame bags.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—Carmichael Lynch Spong has purchased Stanwood & Partners, a Wyoming-based public relations firm and a fellow go-to expert in the outdoor enthusiast arena.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—If you still haven't received your copy of BRAIN's January issue that's because it shipped out on Dec. 31.
Hold on tight, it should be on your doorstep any day now.
Thanks for your patience and continued support of the magazine.