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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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Posted May 17, 2012

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.

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Posted May 14, 2012

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.

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Posted May 8, 2012

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.

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Posted May 2, 2012

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.

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Posted May 1, 2012

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.

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Posted April 26, 2012

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.

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Posted April 25, 2012

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.

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Posted April 25, 2012

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.

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Posted April 20, 2012

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.

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Posted April 10, 2012

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.

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Posted March 21, 2012

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

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Posted March 9, 2012

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.

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