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Posted April 20, 2018

SEDONA, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has hired Daryl Roberts as its key accounts manager for Magura USA with a focus on the Lightweight brand.

Roberts was most recently product manager and U.S. sales and operations manager for Voodoo Cycles.

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Posted April 20, 2018

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has hired Ryan Cleek as the North American marketing manager. Cleek brings nearly 20 years of media production and marketing experience to his role at BMC.

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Posted April 19, 2018

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles has hired John Pentecost to help lead its International Sales team. Pentecost was a co-founder of Evil Bikes and E-Thirteen Components, and he's since served in senior sales and marketing roles at Race Face and Yeti. 

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Posted April 19, 2018
Photo courtesy team BMC.

ZURICH (BRAIN) — Andreas "Andy" Rihs, the owner of the BMC bike company and its pro race team, died Wednesday at age 75, according to the brand. Reports say Rihs was suffering from cancer. 

Posted in International Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 17, 2018

EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — Leah Flickinger has left Bicycling magazine, where she had been editor in chief since last April, following a long career with Rodale.

On social media, Flickinger said her last day at the title, now owned by Hearst, was Friday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted April 16, 2018

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hi-Torque Publications has promoted Mountain Bike Action's Joe Mackey to managing editor. Mackey previously was assistant editor.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted April 16, 2018

LEVIS, Quebec and LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley has hired three new sales representatives covering territories in the Eastern United States.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted April 16, 2018
The Amer Sports brand also announces new positions for Pantone, Nielson, and Points.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — ENVE has announced that Jeremy Venz will move into the position of managing director. He has served as the company's COO since July 2017.

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Posted April 16, 2018

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP has recently promoted Jessica Grenwis to fill its vice president of marketing role and hired Bill Schouman to fill its vice president of sales role. The company said the two will work closely together to further integrate QBP's sales and marketing initiatives.

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Posted April 16, 2018

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mountain Racing Products has hired industry veteran Rob Aguero to its sales team. Aguero has previously worked for Pivot Cycles, Reynolds Cycling, and Magura USA in various sales and marketing-focused roles. He will serve as manager of sales and business development.

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Posted April 13, 2018

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — ACT Lab, an independent third-party laboratory that conducts safety and compliance testing for the bike and outdoor industries, has added bike industry veteran Phil Bash to its global sales team.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted April 10, 2018
Mavic also is moving its North American headquarters from a space it shared with Enve into its own offices in Park City.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic has appointed Isaac Wilson as the commercial director for the brand in North America. Wilson joins Mavic from its fellow Amer Sports brand, Salomon, where he was Nordic product category manager.

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Posted April 6, 2018

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kitsbow has announced that industry veterans Paul Blum and Andrew Herrick have joined its board of directors. The two new members join existing members of the board Zander Nosler, David Billstrom and Peter Nosler.

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Posted April 5, 2018
Jay Weber

DENVER (BRAIN) — Running and Cycling Enterprises (R.A.C.E.), the exclusive North American distributors of Rudy Project and XX2i Optics eyewear, has hired Jay Weber as its sponsorship marketing manager.

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Posted April 5, 2018
Burke riding recently near Mavic's headquarters in Annecy, France.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Larry Burke, an 18-year veteran at Mavic, has had a front-row seat during some of the most tumultuous changes in the global wheel business. 

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Posted March 30, 2018

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Gazelle Bicycles has added five new independent sales organizations in the Western U.S: Axis Sports Group and Norcal Sports Group in Southern and Northern California; Brad Barber in Colorado; and Dean Kuzara and Aaron Malone dividing the Pacific Northwest.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / People / Sales Reps
Posted March 29, 2018

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc. has named Miguel "Mick" Lopez as the company's senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer, effective April 16. Lopez has over 30 years of experience in finance, operations and strategy.

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