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Posted December 27, 2013

BODFISH, CA (BRAIN) — Known for his inventive and useful bicycle tools, Paul Morningstar was found dead at his house in the Kern River Valley in Southern California on Saturday.

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Posted December 24, 2013

BAILEY, CO (BRAIN) — Mike McCormack has been appointed race director for the Bailey Hundo, a fast-growing 100-mile mountain bike race held west of Denver.

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Posted December 23, 2013

SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN) — VP Components has announced the hiring of Damon Williams as USA sales manager.

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Posted December 18, 2013

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — Matt McClendon, North American director of marketing and aftermarket sales manager for DT Swiss, is leaving the company Dec 20. 

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Posted December 18, 2013
John Munhall at a Giant event in 2013

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) —  John Munhall has been promoted to a new role at Giant USA, as director of product management. Munhall has been Giant USA's product manager for the past seven years.  

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Posted December 18, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Robert Baird, group president and CEO of Dorel’s recreational and leisure segment, has left the company, Dorel announced Wednesday. Peter Woods, the segment’s CFO, has been named interim president until a new president is appointed. 

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Posted December 16, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Cycling photographer Brian Hodes has been appointed a creative ambassador for the cycling lifestyle clothing brand Après Vélo.

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Posted December 16, 2013

CARLSBAD, CA — Spy Inc. has appointed its president and CEO, Michael Marckx, to the company's board of directors. 

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Posted December 13, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Cycling writer Neil Browne has joined Felt Bicycles' marketing department, where he will handle copywriting and documentation as well as marketing materials. Felt calls Browne's new position "brand journalist."

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Posted December 11, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava CEO Michael Horvath is stepping down to become president and chair of the company's board on Jan. 1.

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Posted December 11, 2013
Furtado (left) with Price

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN) — Marilyn Price, the founder of Trips for Kids, has been named an ambassador for the Juliana Bicycles brand, the women's line of mountain bikes launched by Santa Cruz Bicycles last summer.

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Posted December 11, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Sports drink mix brand has a new CEO as Mason Reay steps down from that position. The new CEO is Kevin Rutherford, who most recently was president and CEO of The Caldrea Company, best known for the Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day brand.

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Posted December 10, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — A management shakeup at Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI) has led to the ouster of Scott Dickey, president and CEO, and Steve Gintowt, chief financial officer. Two executives with extensive financial backgrounds have temporarily replaced them.

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Posted December 5, 2013
NYCeWheels. BRAIN Photo.

NEW YORK CITY, NY (BRAIN) — Bert Cebular, founder of the NYCeWheels retail shop, died Wednesday in a paraglider accident, according to local news reports.

Cebular founded the shop on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 2001. It specializes in folding and electric bikes and scooters.

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Posted December 5, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Matt Fritzinger, founder of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, is leaving the nonprofit to launch his next venture in January. His last day with NICA is Dec. 20. 

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Posted November 26, 2013

LANCASTER, OH (BRAIN) — Dan Peters, owner of Lancaster Bicycle, passed away Nov. 22 after a long battle with cancer. He was 41.

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Posted November 25, 2013

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool Company has added marketing veteran Paul Schoening to its leadership team as marketing director

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Posted November 25, 2013
 Chad Peterson

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired 15-year industry veteran Chad Peterson in the newly created role of chief operating officer and product director to support the Southern California mountain bike brand’s recent sales growth.

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Posted November 21, 2013

NEWBURYPORT, MA (BRAIN) — Sean Sullivan, Mavic’s director of marketing, announced Thursday that he has left the company after eight years.

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Posted November 19, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — ArtsCyclery.com has hired former Paved Magazine senior editor Kevin Rouse as the newest member of the retailer's web content team.

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