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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 Tue

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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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Posted May 30, 2012

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday May 30 2012 11:48 AM MT—Gregg Frederick is assuming the role of director of retail services for Giant USA. Frederick, who has been with the company for 17 years, most recently was director of sales.

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Posted May 25, 2012

Al Budris has been let go as president of Sidi America, he told friends in the industry this week.

"I was “restructured” out of Sidi America on Tuesday and the organization will be run from Italy," Budris said in an email.

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Posted May 21, 2012

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.

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Posted May 18, 2012

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc.'s new general manager, Hugh Walton, is recovering from a stroke at a Massachusetts hospital.

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Posted May 17, 2012

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.

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