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Posted May 20, 2008
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—John Cuchessi, the longtime owner of the San Clemente Cyclery, died of an apparent heart attack on Sunday during the shop’s weekly club ride. He was 54.

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Posted May 19, 2008
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Dan Baggs as mechanical engineer.

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Posted May 18, 2008
LONDON, England (BRAIN)—Future Publishing has named a new managing editor for the UK-based Web site cyclingnews.com.

Daniel Benson joins Future from NatMag Rodale, where he was managing editor of the Runner’s World Web site.

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Posted May 15, 2008
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN)—Dr. Ray Browning, the director of the Serotta International Cycling Institute (SICI) for the past two years, has stepped down in order to focus more on the Institute’s educational mission.

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Posted May 14, 2008
VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Industry veteran Skip Hess has joined Electra Bicycle Company’s board of directors.

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Posted May 13, 2008
MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Camelbak's vice president of research and development Robert Choi is no longer with the company.

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Posted May 12, 2008
RALEIGH, NC (BRAIN)—Edwin Flythe, founder of Flythe Cyclery in North Carolina, died last week. He was 94.

Flythe retired in the early 1970s, turning the business over to his son, Skip Flythe. Today, Flythe Cyclery is a fourth generation family business.

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Posted May 6, 2008
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Veltec has hired Kathy Stacy and Kristine Larsen for its Boulder, Colorado office.

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Posted May 6, 2008
CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies has hired Dan Speck as director of dealer sales. He will oversee all aspects of building a new dealer sales organization at Currie.

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Posted May 5, 2008
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN)—Scott USA has added Jeff Buerman to cover sales for Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, working with Kelly O’Brien.

Scott Irvine has joined sales covering Minnesota, North and South Dakota, working with Dominic Petit.

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Posted May 5, 2008
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has appointed Andy Tompkins as its new show director.

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Posted May 4, 2008
CARSON CITY, NV (BRAIN)—Erin Wille was hired as Veltec Sports' new marketing coordinator.

Wille can be reached at (775) 886-7576 ext 133 and at
erin@veltecsports.com.
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Posted April 30, 2008
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco Products has promoted John Williams to president.

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Posted April 29, 2008
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—Hayes Bicycle Group (HBG) named Kurt Person general manager and vice president of its Hayes Bicycle Group division to replace Rhonda Kirkwood, who’s leaving the company on her own accord.

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Posted April 29, 2008
XANTUSIA, CA (BRAIN)—Multi-sport Web site Slowtwitch.com has hired industry veteran Jay Prasuhn as senior editor.

Prasuhn spent his last nine years at Triathlete Magazine, where he also worked as senior editor. Moving forward he'll be working closely with Slowtwitch editor-in-chief Herbert Krabel.
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Posted April 29, 2008
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Highway Two, distributor of Continental, Brooks England, Crankbrothers, Fizik and Selle Royal, has hired George Eubanks as the company’s national sales manager.

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Posted April 27, 2008
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Jeff Kendall-Weed to work in its marketing and communications department.

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Posted April 27, 2008
OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN)—Hydrapak has appointed Jim Vernon as its new sales coordinator and David Kim the new service coordinator.

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Posted April 24, 2008
VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo s.r.l. has hired Tom Kattus as general manager of its subsidiary, Campagnolo North America Inc. Kattus will join the company on May 1.

Kattus takes over for Richard Storino, who left the company in January.

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Posted April 23, 2008
NEUCHÂTEL, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Cervélo has appointed Michael Marx as chief operating officer. With Marx taking over the day-to-day management responsibilities, Cervelo founders, Phil White and Gérard Vroomen, can refocus on what they do best—engineering, product design and strategic issues.

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