NOTTINGHAM, England (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 3:06 PM MT—Alan Oakley, a long-time Raleigh Bicycles designer best known for the Chopper youth bikes, died Friday. He was 85 and died of cancer, according to a company release.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc.'s new general manager, Hugh Walton, is recovering from a stroke at a Massachusetts hospital.
Bryson Martin has departed Marzocchi after more than 20 years of leading the suspension brand's U.S. efforts in the bike industry.
Martin and three other ex-Marzocchi employees have formed a new company, Bryson Martin Racing. He said he will reveal details of the new company's plans in the coming weeks.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday May 17 2012 8:07 AM MT—Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 11:40 AM MT—Trade show producer Interbike has hired Justin Gottlieb as director of communications and public relations, effective this Wednesday.
SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 8 2012 9:57 AM MT—Six female cyclists are deep in training mode this month in preparation for the grueling challenge of riding every stage of the Tour de France in July.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday May 2 2012 9:00 AM MT—Competitor Group Inc. on Wednesday announced new editorial hires for its Velo magazine and VeloNews.com.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 1 2012 9:13 AM MT—Tim Jackson is leaving his position as marketing manager for Pivot and BH Bikes, effective Tuesday.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday April 26 2012 10:51 AM MT—Hugh Walton is joining Mavic, Inc., the brand's U.S subsidiary, as general manager.
DISS, UK (BRAIN) Wednesday April 25 2012 1:20 PM MT—Steve Domahidy, a co-founder and former head of R&D at Niner Bikes, has joined bf1systems, a British motorsports company that last year introduced an innovative road bike prototype, the Factor 001.
CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN) Wednesday April 25 2012 11:48 AM MT—Derby Cycle AG's chief financial officer Uwe Bögershausen is stepping down May 31 and will be replaced by Reiner Brüls. Brüls was most recently CFO of J. Müller AG, Brake.
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) Friday April 20 2012 4:46 AM MT—Raleigh America on Thursday announced that it had promoted Chris Speyer to the position of executive vice president of product and marketing.
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 10 2012 9:19 AM MT—Specialized has hired Megan Tompkins as public relations manager for the U.S. market.
Scott Cropper joins Panache Cyclewear • USA Cycling to distribute $421k to local programs • Tour of Utah opens volunteer registration • Chain reaction voted number one by Experian Hitwise
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Jerry Casale, co-founder of the Philadelphia International Championships and beloved member of the cycling community, died Wednesday night following a battle with prostate cancer. He was 71.
LOS ALTOS, CA (BRAIN) Mar 5, 10:30 AM MT—Andy Tompkins has joined Vendor-Link Cycling as vice president of supplier sales and account management.
TORONTO, ON (BRAIN) Mar 1, 16:33 MT—The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada announced Thursday that executive director Janet O’Connell will step down from her role later this year.
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) Feb 29, 12:27 MT—Industry veteran Scott Montgomery is the new CEO and partner in the Idaho-based clothes brand Club Ride.
Montgomery was a longtime executive at Cannondale and later founded Scott Sports' bike division in the U.S.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 15, 15:27 MT—Former world champion downhill racer Leigh Donovan is joining Interbike as an account executive.