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Posted October 15, 2010

Plan A...Embrace change and make some lemonade.....

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Posted October 14, 2010

It’s not about Anaheim, folks. And at the end of the day, it’s not even about August.

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Posted October 14, 2010

It has been said having a high level of reversibility on a business decision can be a good thing.

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Posted October 13, 2010

We’re not super-sure why you made the Double A (Anaheim, August) move in the first place. That no longer matters. Harmony is restored.

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Posted October 12, 2010

That Top Retailers know about…and most Suppliers don’t

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Posted October 7, 2010

BRaIN celebrated the Top 100 retailers at Interbike. 1,000 dealers jeered. Eddy Merckx smiled.

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Posted October 4, 2010

Like they say, when someone tells you “it’s not about the money”…it’s ALL about the money. Just ask two of the groups complaining loudest about the new Interbike dates and venue.

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Posted October 4, 2010

When one of America's top retailers voluntarily parts ways with America's largest premier bike manufacturer, there's gotta be a back-story.

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Posted September 30, 2010

Bummer…..read about the British millionaire businessman who bought Segway last year.

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Posted September 28, 2010

Interbike’s increasingly problematic future has its seeds in Interbike’s
equally problematic past. Here’s a teensie-weensie history lessons that
show why we're not in Kansas anymore, Toto.

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Posted September 26, 2010

Ellen Johnson from Pacific Cycle received a Pioneering Woman award from the OIWC Thursday afternoon at Interbike. Richly deserved.

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Posted September 26, 2010

Let’s start with some good news? Many I-bike attendees were pleasantly surprised with the turn out and the positive show energy despite pre-show predictions of empty aisles. The not so good news? Many of my two wheeled terrestrial friends in attendance suspect that Interbike could be a trade show Titanic.

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Posted September 22, 2010

Why Every Internet Venue Is Worse Than Every Other One.

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Posted September 20, 2010

It’s a fact the bike biz is male dominated.

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Posted September 17, 2010

There are many contenders for most undersold category, MUC for short. For a while, it was CO2 inflators, but that’s now a staple in shops. Leg warmers, energy gels (in every seatpack), I’m sure you have your top choice.

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Posted September 15, 2010

Wow, the more things humans change the more they stay the same. The Anaheim Interbike band is back together again and hoping to hit SpinalTap Volume 11 to get everyone on board.

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Posted September 14, 2010

On The Horrible Unintended Consequences Of Moving America’s Bike Show From Sin City To Mousketeerland.

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Posted September 13, 2010

It’s cool that Trek has hired a new women’s brand manager. Kudos. And the timing couldn’t be better.

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Posted September 9, 2010

After this weekend? I’ve now read two different articles about Lance and U.S. Postal drug charges. (Wall Street Journal, Aug. 20: "Cyclists Armstrong, Hincapie Broaden Legal Team"; Wall Street Journal, Sept. 4, U.S. Mulls Joining Cycling Lawsuit.")

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Posted September 7, 2010

The all-too-prevalent idea is that 2.0 bike shops somehow don’t count. Well, enough of that stuff. Let’s look at some actual facts.

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