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Posted October 8, 2010

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—From Tour de France champion Alberto Contador's point of view, enough is enough when it comes to allegations of doping.

Contador has denied these allegations, saying the positive result came from eating a contaminated steak.

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Posted October 7, 2010

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Outgoing Scott USA general manager Scott Montgomery said on Thursday that he’s departing the company with nothing but a positive outlook on his tenure there.

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Posted October 6, 2010

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN)—Scott Montgomery has stepped down from his general manager role at Scott Sports, six years after he signed on to lead the charge in reintroducing Scott bicycles into the U.S.

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Posted October 6, 2010

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA general manager Scott Montgomery has departed from the company.

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Posted October 5, 2010

GOODYEAR, AZ (BRAIN)—The industry is mourning the loss of Bill Fields, who some consider the “Godfather of the American bike business.”

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Posted October 5, 2010

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—SOAR Communications has hired Jared Eborn as their account executive. Eborn was previously a journalist for the Salt Lake City-based newspaper the Deseret News covering sports and outdoor recreation.

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Posted October 4, 2010

RICHMOND, CA (BRAIN)—Mountain Hardwear Inc. has named Joe Flannery to serve as vice president of global marketing with responsibility for the Mountain Hardwear and Montrail brands.

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Posted October 4, 2010

GOODYEAR, AZ (BRAIN)—Bill Fields died on Saturday after a six-month battle fighting complications from West Nile virus. He was 75.

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Posted September 30, 2010

MADRID, Spain (BRAIN)—Tour de France champion Alberto Contador claims a contaminated steak is to blame for his positive drug test.

According to an ESPN report, Contador's reasoning isn't far fetched, since the drug he's accused of taking is sometimes illegally given to beef cattle.

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Posted September 28, 2010

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—Reid Swanson and Tory Jackson have joined GU Energy Labs. As director of sales, Swanson will be responsible for continuing the company’s aggressive growth plan and oversee the development of new sales channels and opportunities.

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Posted September 20, 2010

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition, (OIWC), has added Hillary Harding as OIWC's development director, a newly created position aimed at enabling the organization to expand its reach and mission.

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Posted September 13, 2010

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN)—Pedro’s, Inc. has promoted Matthew Simpson to the role of president/general manager. Simpson previously held the chief of operations role until March of this year when he was asked to step in as the interim CEO/president.

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Posted September 9, 2010

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycles has hired Trek women brand manager Leslie Prevish to kick start the women’s strategy, marketing and community efforts to encourage more women to ride and be healthier on two wheels.

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Posted September 2, 2010

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN)—Torelli Bicycle Company has brought Crystal Talbot on board as national sales manager.

In this new position Talbot will be responsible for working on strategic expansion with the company's regional field representatives, as well as maintaining existing relationships.

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Posted September 2, 2010

GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has hired Robert Snedden as retail sales representative for the brand in Texas.

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Posted August 30, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Race Face Performance Products has hired industry veteran John Pentecost.

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Posted August 27, 2010

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO (BRAIN)—Pactimo LLC, a manufacturer of premium custom and retail sports apparel, has appointed Chris Bogue as vice president – retail sales. Bogue will
be responsible for expanding the Pactimo in-line brand into performance and independent channels both domestically and in Europe.

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Posted August 27, 2010

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Vladimir Svadlenka will take up his post as Derby Cycle's new sales manager responsible for the Czech Republic and Slovakia on September 1.

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Posted August 26, 2010

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN)—Park Tool has hired Jon Rosemeier for its design and engineering team.

He comes to Park Tool from Scott Equipment, an industrial machinery company. Rosemeier earned his mechanical engineering degree from North Dakota State University where he raced for the NDSU Cycling Club.

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Posted August 23, 2010

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Richard Fries has been named Bicycle Leadership Conference director for 2011. The conference will be held April 12-14, 2011.

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