MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Political observers in Wisconsin are chattering about a possible gubernatorial challenge from former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Monica Davis, until recently a regional sales manager for Giant Bicycle, has been named publisher of Elevation Outdoors magazine and MountainGazette.com. The titles are owned by Summit Publishing and based in Boulder, Colorado.
SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) – Tate Labs recently brought Craig Dennis onboard to head up engineering and to speed up its product development and design. Dennis has more than 20 years of engineering and design experience. Before joining he was co-founder of an engineering software company.
ANAHEIM, CA (BRAIN) — Cycle Group, Inc. has hired Anthony Thomas as its new mountain bike brand manager. CGI is a Southern Californian-based supplier of aftermarket bicycle components and accessories.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Product Architects Inc., the maker of the Polar Bottle insulated sport bottles, has added several new full-time employees and promoted two of its veteran team members.
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has hired Jim Glose as part of its global OEM sales team.
Glose has previously worked at Titus Cycles, Tifosi Optics and Speedgoat Bicycles.
GIG HARBOR, WA (BRAIN) — Interbike co-founder Steve Ready died Tuesday at the age of 66. He had been battling brain and lung cancer.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is seeking nominations for its Pioneering Women Award and First Ascent Award in the Bike Industry.
LAFAYETTE, CO (BRAIN) — Howie Cohen, a hugely influential figure in developing the U.S. BMX market and arguably the first person to bring high-quality Asian-made bikes to America, died in the early morning hours Thursday surrounded by family in his hometown of Lafayette, Colorado. He was 74.
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has promoted three employees in its sales department, starting with Peter Jubell, who was promoted to the new position of director of new business development.
SUWANEE, GA (BRAIN) — Former pro road racer Nathan O'Neill is joining the expanded inside sales team at Blue Competition Cycles, the company announced Wednesday. O'Neill will be based in Blue's Suwanee office and report to inside sales manager Daniel Stallings.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (BRAIN) — Downhill racing legend Leigh Donovan has stepped down from her sales position at Interbike to pursue her own business venture, the trade show presenter announced Tuesday.
SANDY, UT (BRAIN) — Carbon and alloy wheel maker Reynolds Cycling has expanded its inside sales team with the addition of Tom Gosselin at the company’s Utah headquarters.
GAINESVILLE, FL (BRAIN) — Paul Corey, founder of The Bike Route in Gainesville, Florida passed away this week. He was 67.
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) – Quality Bicycle Products has hired Amber Schult as western regional sales manager. She will manage outside sales reps and account managers.
PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Adrian Montgomery, who announced last week that he was leaving Scott Sports, will join online retailer Backcountry.com as director of brand marketing, the company announced Thursday.
ENCINITAS, CA (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has brought its Northwest brand rep Alex Moore in house. Moore is relocating to Southern California as part of the compression brand’s plan to grow its business in this market. He will be an exclusive territory manager for the compression sportswear company.
CANTON, MA (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Stewart Goldsmith is returning to Kryptonite as national sales manager after more than 10 years with Todson Inc. Goldsmith was previously Kryptonite's director of specialty and retail sales.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association has hired Rich Harper as trade policy adviser. Harper comes to OIA from the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Jeff McGuane, president of Dorel’s Cycling Sports Group Global, has resigned.