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Posted October 20, 2010
Five days on a bike in the Bay Area last week showed me how much progress we’ve made in creating a bike-friendly America.
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Posted October 18, 2010
Why Business Schools say Bike 1.0 will never win (hint: it’s because we’re too Perfect.)
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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.
Posted in Opinion/Analysis Tagged Interbike
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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