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Posted November 18, 2009
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Haro Bikes has added Pete Garski to its management team as vice president of sales.

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Posted November 17, 2009
MADISON, WI (BRAIN)—Planet Bike president Jeff Frehner has left the company to explore new opportunities in the bicycle industry. He had been with the company since March.

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Posted November 15, 2009
CENTERVILLE, OH (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Reed Pike starts Wednesday as brand manager of Huffy Bicycles.

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Posted November 10, 2009
SOQUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Steve Smith, the guy behind Swobo’s popular blog, "How to Avoid the Bummer Life," left Swobo to create his own blog and hopefully make a go of it selling ads to companies interested in his audience of culturally rich cyclists.

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Posted November 10, 2009
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Panache Cyclewear has added Andy Pemberton to its management team as vice president of sales and marketing.

Pemberton will be responsible for retail and custom clothing business development, marketing and promotions for the Boulder-based cycling apparel company.

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Posted November 9, 2009
South Queensferry, UK (BRAIN)—Hotlines has appointed Andy Gowan to look after the UK marketing of their brands that include Lapierre, Ghost, Lynskey, Nuke Proof and Ragley.

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Posted November 9, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Timbuk2 has hired Mike Wallenfels to be its new CEO. He started his new position yesterday.

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Posted November 8, 2009
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has hired Matt McClendon to be its after market sales manager.

McClendon had been with Kenda USA as its OEM sales manager.

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Posted November 5, 2009
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company is setting up a college trust fund for Ian Foyster’s 13-year-old daughter Hailey. Foyster had been with Hawley since 2004 and worked as the company’s service center manager.

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Posted November 3, 2009
LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN)—Deuter has hired of Christian Mason as director of sales and marketing. Mason brings his extensive experience in sales, marketing and product development to the company.

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Posted November 3, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Fred Drenhouse died over the weekend after a long battle with cancer. Drenhouse had worked for a several major companies in the industry and was director of operations at Advanced Sports when he passed away, said Pat Cunnane, the company’s president.

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Posted November 2, 2009
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—Five NBDA members have been elected to two-year terms on the NBDA board of directors.

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Posted November 2, 2009
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Ideal Bike Corporation appointed Michael Chen as its vice president of sales and marketing for North America.

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Posted October 30, 2009
TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN)—Lorpen has promoted Bruce Barrows to North American sales manager. Barrows will now be responsible for Lorpen's sales across the U.S. and Canada.

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Posted October 30, 2009
ZWOLLE, Netherlands (BRAIN)—Henk Schipper has left Ritchey/Syncros in the UK to focus on Fast Forward Wheels.

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Posted October 28, 2009
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Skip Hess is the new co-CEO of Electra Bicycle Company.

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Posted October 27, 2009
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) has promoted Jeff Weiss to the newly created role of vice president of international business development.

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Posted October 27, 2009
LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—The Hawley Company's service center manager Ian Foyster was tragically killed on Monday.

"He was in the wrong place at the wrong time and was shot," said Dave Goeppner, marketing manager for The Hawley Company.

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Posted October 21, 2009
WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN)—Full Speed Ahead Europe has hired two new staff members: Roberto Rinaldi and Stefano Bucci.

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Posted October 20, 2009
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) has appointed Peter Denk as its director of technology for the R&D team.

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