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Posted December 11, 2013
Furtado (left) with Price

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — Marilyn Price, the founder of Trips for Kids, has been named an ambassador for the Juliana Bicycles brand, the women's line of mountain bikes launched by Santa Cruz Bicycles last summer.

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Posted December 11, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Sports drink mix brand has a new CEO as Mason Reay steps down from that position. The new CEO is Kevin Rutherford, who most recently was president and CEO of The Caldrea Company, best known for the Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day brand.

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Posted December 10, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — A management shakeup at Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) has led to the ouster of Scott Dickey, president and CEO, and Steve Gintowt, chief financial officer. Two executives with extensive financial backgrounds have temporarily replaced them.

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Posted December 5, 2013
NYCeWheels. BRAIN Photo.

NEW YORK CITY, NY (BRAIN) — Bert Cebular, founder of the NYCeWheels retail shop, died Wednesday in a paraglider accident, according to local news reports.

Cebular founded the shop on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 2001. It specializes in folding and electric bikes and scooters.

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Posted December 5, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Matt Fritzinger, founder of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is leaving the nonprofit to launch his next venture in January. His last day with NICA is Dec. 20. 

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Posted November 26, 2013

LANCASTER, OH (BRAIN) — Dan Peters, owner of Lancaster Bicycle, passed away Nov. 22 after a long battle with cancer. He was 41.

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Posted November 25, 2013

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool Company has added marketing veteran Paul Schoening to its leadership team as marketing director

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Posted November 25, 2013
 Chad Peterson

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired 15-year industry veteran Chad Peterson in the newly created role of chief operating officer and product director to support the Southern California mountain bike brand’s recent sales growth.

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Posted November 21, 2013

NEWBURYPORT, MA (BRAIN) — Sean Sullivan, Mavic’s director of marketing, announced Thursday that he has left the company after eight years.

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Posted November 19, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — ArtsCyclery.com has hired former Paved Magazine senior editor Kevin Rouse as the newest member of the retailer's web content team.

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Posted November 15, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) —  Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.

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Posted November 14, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Friends and supporters of Portland framebuilder Christopher Igleheart are planning an event to help Iglebeart with medical bills resulting from a broken leg. Igleheart was hit by a car while riding his bike home recently. 

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Posted November 13, 2013

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has hired industry veteran Gene DiMenna as national sales manager. Gene DiMenna has 27 years in the cycling industry and has managed national sales for Trek, and globally for LeMond and DeFeet brands.

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Posted November 12, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Kinetic has hired David Simpson as full-time marketing manager; Simpson has worked as a contractor with the brand since 2008.

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Posted November 12, 2013
David Wert

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired David Wert as its new client services director. He joined the company Oct. 14 and is working out of the company's Boulder office.

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Posted November 12, 2013

ST. LAURENT, Quebec  (BRAIN) —  Opus Bicycles has hired Thomas Kern of the TK Rep Group to represent its brand to dealers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and Northern California.

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Posted November 12, 2013

SHARON HILL, PA (BRAIN) — Nathan has hired Ty Wivell as the brand’s eastern regional sales manager. 

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Posted November 8, 2013

TRENTON, NJ (BRAIN) — Roy Hough, long-time manager at Advanced Sports International, is joining Hutchinson Tire North America as general manager, Hutchinson announced Friday.

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Posted November 6, 2013

DURANGO, CO (BRAIN) — The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has appointed Jeff Frost as its new executive director. The Iron Horse is Colorado's oldest cycling event and attracts 4,000 participants, including racers and tour participants. The event is held Memorial Day weekend.

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Posted November 5, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, parent company of Fuji, SE, Kestrel, Breezer and Oval Concepts, has hired Ellen Johnson as its senior product manager. 

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