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Posted December 16, 2014

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition has a new CEO, Will Garratt.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 16, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BikeRadar has donated more than $10,000 to World Bicycle Relief with editorial test products auctioned through The Pro's Closet, a Boulder-based eBay reseller.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 15, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP's East Coast distribution center will be moving over the upcoming holidays.

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Posted December 12, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Kristin Bachochin Klein, the senior vice president of AEG Sports and executive director of the Amgen Tour of California, was elected to the USA Cycling Board of Directors this week as an At-Large Representative.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted December 11, 2014
(l to r): Katie Macarelli, Mike Guinta, and Eric Hockman.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Feedback Sports has added three new employees at its headquarters here.

The company, in business since 2004, provides bicycle maintenance, measurement and storage products.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 10, 2014

HAVERHILL, Mass. (BRAIN) — Mavic Inc., the U.S. office for the French brand, is moving its headquarters from Massachusetts to Utah next year. The brand will join the other Utah-based operations of its parent company, Amer Sports.

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Posted December 10, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Zoic Clothing has added three independent reps.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted December 9, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Steve Johnson, president and CEO of USA Cycling, announced Tuesday that he will step down from his post next October following the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, which will be held in Richmond, Virginia. Johnson has been with USAC for more than 15 years.  

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted December 9, 2014

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America is hosting its seventh annual holiday toy drive and fun bike ride this Saturday, Dec. 13. The event benefits Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.

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Posted December 8, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (BRAIN) — Rotating Mass Media, the publisher of Dirt Rag and Bicycle Times magazines, says its saw a nearly 5 percent increase in total revenue in 2014 versus the prior year.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted December 8, 2014

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Finish Line is looking for a great photo of a dirty bike, to use on the packaging for its Super Bike Wash.

"After eight years, the current photograph is out of date and an upgrade is in order, said Hank Krause, the president of Finish Line.

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Posted December 5, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Jim Anderson, a long-time bike industry sales rep and the SoCal territory manager for Accell North America, died on Dec. 1.

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Posted December 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has launched a survey of retail stores to find out how shops are attracting and retaining female customers.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 5, 2014
Chris Tutton

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp., the parent of the Fox suspension brand, has purchased Race Face Performance and Easton Cycling, the companies announced Friday.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted December 4, 2014

ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International is accepting nominations for best-of races in six event categories, as well as the top five triathlon highlights of 2014 for its Triathletes Choice awards. The winners will be honored at the 2015 Triathlon Business International conference, to be held Jan.

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Posted December 4, 2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Organizers at Taichung Bike Week are moving the dates for next year's meetings into October, approximately two weeks earlier than this year's event held during the first week of November. The new dates, Oct 20-23, 2015, were announced on the TBW website. 

Posted in North America Tagged Taichung Bike Week
Posted December 4, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (Calif.) — Scott Sharples has joined Bell Helmets as its new marketing manager for its bicycle business. Sharples has more than 25 years of industry experience. A former World Cup downhill racer, he most recently was product manager for Felt Bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 4, 2014

KELOWNA, British Columbia (BRAIN) — A developmental road team coached by Axel Merckx will have a new name and a new bike sponsor for the 2015 season.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted December 4, 2014

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco North America has added EP Group's Erik Solberg and Bill Carson to its outside sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted December 4, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rapha North America has hired Sophie Ballo as its new marketing manager, and Matthew Beaudin as its social media and content manager. 

Ballo comes to Rapha from Specialized, where she worked as a marketing communications specialist and most recently as recruiter.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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