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Posted April 10, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Several noted critics of Lance Armstrong are venturing into the retired racer's hometown this month to speak at a symposium about doping in cycling.

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Posted April 10, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — The British bike brand Boardman Bikes has appointed its first North American sales direct, Fletch Newland. Newland has worked for FSA and Cervelo in the past.

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Posted April 9, 2013

ALLENTOWN, PA (BRAIN) — The Gluskin Townley Group, publisher of the American Bicyclist Study, has hired industry veteran Al Budris to act as a sales rep for the study.

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Posted April 8, 2013

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima announced the hire of Stephanie Bastin-Wells as global director of human resources and the promotion of Emily Davis to director of supply chain.

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Posted April 8, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Suppy has hired Dirk Sorenson as marketing manager, the senior member of the distributor's marketing department. Sorenson’s 15-plus-year marketing career includes an extensive background working with leading action sports and consumer packaged goods products.

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Posted April 5, 2013

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — BTI has hired Chris Blumenstetter as Cinelli brand manager, the company announced Friday.

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Posted April 2, 2013
GREENSBORO, NC (BRAIN) — Bikerumor.com has added a full-time tech editor, Zach Overholt. 
 
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Posted April 1, 2013
Gary Cook

SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — Gary Cook, co-founder along with Craig Cook of Cook Bros. Racing, has died at age 74.

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Posted April 1, 2013

OAKVILLE, ON (BRAIN) — Officials from Raleigh Canada Ltd. announced Monday that Dave Taylor has been named the company's director of independent bicycle dealer sales and marketing, effective immediately.

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Posted March 27, 2013

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is now sponsoring 2012 Paralympic Games competitor Steve Peace. Peace suffered a life-changing stroke in 2006, and since then has battled back to become one of the top para-cyclists in the world. 

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Posted March 27, 2013

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News’ former longtime editor Megan Tompkins is returning to the magazine after two years in sales and marketing roles within the industry.

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Posted March 26, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group, the new investment group that recently purchased Mad Fiber, has hired industry veterans Jasen Thorpe and Brett Lindstrom.

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Posted March 26, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has hired Danielle Said as its senior marketing manager of digital, communications and e-commerce for North America.

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Posted March 25, 2013
DETROIT, MI (BRAIN) — Bicycle, watch, leather goods and journal maker Shinola has hired San Diego-based Chris McLaren to head up bicycle sales with a focus on the IBD channel. McLaren was most recently with Focus USA, where he helped the brand establish an IBD presence in the North American market. 
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Posted March 25, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Product Architects Inc., the maker of the Polar Bottle insulated sport bottles, recently added several new employees.

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Posted March 25, 2013

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima Products, Inc., has added two new marketing team members: Jon Bullinger as digital marketing manager and Summer Henderson as global marketing manager for Yakima.

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Posted March 20, 2013

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima Products Inc. has hired outdoor and sporting goods industry veteran Jason McGibbon as senior director of sales, North America. He will also be a member of Yakima’s executive team.

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Posted March 19, 2013

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group has made several organizational changes, including the hire of Tim Inall as general manager of the company’s GT brand. Former brand GM Mark Peterman has shifted to the role of vice president of strategic sourcing, based in Taichung, Taiwan.

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Posted March 18, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has made two key hires at its headquarters in Irvine, California, bringing aboard former downhill pro Scott Sharples as mountain bike product manager and marketing and advertising veteran Brian Darney as brand marketing director.

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Posted March 15, 2013
Rob Kozich

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Folding bike brand Dahon has added Rob Kozich as its European market development manager.

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