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Posted November 19, 2008

NUNSPEET, Netherlands (BRAIN)—Shimano has named Marc van Rooij as the new president of Shimano Europe Holding Group, succeeding Sato Yuasa as of December 1.

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Posted November 18, 2008

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Nuun has hired Tim McGee in the newly formed position of vice president of sales and marketing.

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Posted November 17, 2008

WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN)—After six years with Full Speed Ahead, Ric Hjertberg is leaving the company.

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Posted November 13, 2008

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)—Easton-Bell Sports has named Donna L. Flood as its chief operating officer, effective Jan. 7, 2009.

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Posted November 5, 2008

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong told the LA Times on Tuesday, inside the San Diego Air and Space Technology Center wind tunnel, that his final two rides at the Tour de France were "not fun."

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Posted November 5, 2008

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Sugoi Performance Apparel, a division of Dorel Industries, has hired B. James Bottoms as the company's as chief operating officer.

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Posted November 4, 2008

EAGLE, ID (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Brian Stuart Grieger died unexpectedly at his home from a massive heart attack on October 27. He was 53.

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Posted October 28, 2008

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Kozo Shimano, former president of Shimano American, no longer works for the company that bears his name.

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Posted October 27, 2008

FERNDALE, WA (BRAIN)—Kona has hired Dusty LaBarr as its new team mechanic.

For the last two years, LaBarr worked with Trek/VW as team head mechanic. Now, he'll be rolling with the Factory Team for the remainder of the cyclo-cross season in North America and Europe, as well as the mountain bike season.

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Posted October 21, 2008

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Wetsuit company Blueseventy has named Steve Nicholls as its new chief executive officer.

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Posted October 16, 2008

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN)—Intense Cycles has added new independent reps in selected areas throughout the United States.

New to the Intense rep force are Steven Jonsson in Northern California, Chris Gebhardt in New York/New Jersey and Andrew Ewas in New England.

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Posted October 14, 2008

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Advanced Sports, Inc has hired Scott Anderson as an outside sales representative.

Anderson will be responsible for all Fuji, SE, Kestrel and Breezer dealers in the Colorado, Utah, Northern Arizona and New Mexico territory.

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Posted October 9, 2008

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)—Easton Bell Sports has hired industry veteran Chris Tutton as director of OE sales for Easton Cycling and Powersports. Tutton will focus on driving the Easton brand to the OE customer for both cycling and motorcycle products.

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Posted October 9, 2008

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—With more than 20 years of industry experience, Bill Keith has been hired by SRAM to fill a new road components product manager position.

"I look forward to continue building on that iconic strength along with the outstanding road product team SRAM now has in place," Keith said.

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Posted October 5, 2008

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale had a new face at its Outdoor Demo booth two weeks ago.

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Posted September 25, 2008

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycle has promoted Jim Marshall to the position of western regional sales manager.

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Posted September 19, 2008

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Hayes Bicycle Group named Mike Kenny global director of business development putting him in charge of the sales and marketing departments for Manitou, Sunringlé, Wheelsmith, Answer and Hayes Disc Brakes.

He will work out of Hayes’ corporate headquarters in Mequon, Wisconsin.

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Posted September 18, 2008

VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—Valencia Sports Group has hired industry veteran Brian Peterson to head up its rejuvenated BMX program and work in cycling sales.

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Posted September 16, 2008

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Chris Holmes has joined Electra Bicycle Company’s product development team.

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Posted September 12, 2008

HOLBROOK, NY (BRAIN)—Stew Barnett has left World Wide Cycle Supply after spending nearly 30 years with the company.

Barnett’s final day was last Thursday, said Cliff Weidberg, chief executive officer of World Wide Cycle Supply, which owns Iron Horse Bicycles.

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