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Posted August 2, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)— Yakima Products has expanded the territory covered by one of its sales rep groups, Rocky Mountain Rep Group. Effective Wednesday, Rocky Mountain will represent Yakima in Colorado and New Mexico, as well as Utah and Wyoming.

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Posted July 30, 2012

LONDON (BRAIN) — During NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony Friday, a commentator noted that a flying dove bicycle segment reminded him of the iconic image of a flying bike from the 1980s movie classic, ET, the Extra Terrestrial.

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Posted July 27, 2012
NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 10:29 AM MT—Giant has hired Pearl Izumi co-founder Stan Mavis to run its global clothing and gear business.

Mavis co-founded Pearl Izumi in the USA in 1988, and also served as president of Sugoi for four years.

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Posted July 24, 2012
HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN) Wednesday July 25 2012 4:34 AM MT—Trey Henderson, Trialtir USA’s general manager, has taken over ownership of the Texas distributor from Massimo Bartolini.

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Posted July 24, 2012
Eric Schutt joins Hayes • McClendon joins Ellsworth • Pacocha leaves Future • Giant adds regional manager • Swagman hires new Midwest rep • OIWC hires new executive director • Osprey adds Southwest reps

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Posted July 18, 2012

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo has brought on former U.S. pro track racer James Hibbard as its new public relations manager.

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Posted July 13, 2012
VERNE, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 13 2012 11:32 AM MT—Industry veteran Jim Wanamaker has joined Continental Chain Company, the maker of the KMC chains, as sales and marketing director.

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Posted July 12, 2012
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) Thursday July 12 2012 4:32 PM MT—Yakima Products has restructured its executive team and has formed three global business units to try and continue and expand the company's international growth.

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Posted July 12, 2012
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) Thursday July 12 2012 8:16 AM MT—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is hosting its first Thought Leaders keynote in conjunction with its annual leadership awards presentation at the Interbike trade show.

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Posted July 10, 2012
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Steve Bigelow, president of the Bell and Blackburn brands at Easton-Bell Sports, recently resigned. Bigelow had been with the company since 2001.

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Posted July 3, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 12:10 PM MT—Mavic, Inc., general manager Hugh Walton, who suffered a stroke in Massachusetts in May, has been discharged from a hospital in his hometown of Boulder and will

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Posted July 3, 2012
NOVATO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 10:20 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, who resigned last week as managing director of Full Speed Ahead has joined Marin Bicycles as chief executive officer, the company announced Tuesda
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Posted July 2, 2012
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012—Selle San Marco brand and design manager Luca Bertoncello is leaving the Italian saddle manufacturer to join Japanese apparel company Pedaled.

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Posted June 28, 2012
MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:29 AM MT—Matt VanEnkevort, managing director of Full Speed Ahead, Inc., is stepping down at the end of the month after ten years with the brand.

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Posted June 27, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 8:43 AM MT—Jason Grantz, brand manager for Quality Bicycle Products’ Foundry Cycles and Whisky Parts Co. carbon fiber brands, left QBP last week, ending his second stint with the company.
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Posted June 25, 2012

GUNNISON, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday June 26 2012—Retired mountain bike racer Dave Wiens is adding another job to his packed schedule. The former World Cup winner has been named Mountain Sports Team Director at Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison.

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Posted June 21, 2012

SHERWOOD, WI (BRAIN)—Doug Witmer, Clif Bar’s national sales manager for Canada, died last weekend of an apparent heart attack while competing in Wisconsin’s High Cliff Triathlon.

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Posted June 18, 2012
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN)—Amer Sports, parent company to Mavic and other outdoor sports brands, has shuffled its top management team.

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Posted June 15, 2012
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Friday June 15 2012 10:38 AM MT—Bike industry veteran Troy Angwin died last Thursday after being hit by a trolly in downtown San Diego.

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Posted June 1, 2012
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) Friday June 1 2012 3:22 PM MT—Mavic, Inc. general manager Hugh Walton continues his recovery from a stroke in a Massachusetts hospital.

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