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  1. The 5th Spot

    "LRMR (Lebron James' company) owned about 10 percent of big bicycle manufacturer Cannondale with private-equity firm Pegasus. Sold it a few months ago. 'Lebron and I came up with the idea," said Maverick Carter, one of James' partners in LRMR. 'We ...

    Posted September 14, 2008 in North America

  2. ExpoCycle 2008 Shifting into High Gear

    ExpoCycle's show manager. "It’s Canada’s most important bicycle trade event, and some key suppliers like Specialized Bicycle Components, Giant Canada, Norco Performance Bikes, Cycles Lambert, Shimano, SRAM ...

    Posted July 13, 2008 in North America

  3. Indy Proves it's Handmade Worthy

    1 issue of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News. (Handmade award winners on BRAIN's blog page along ...

    Posted March 2, 2009 in North America

  4. The 5th Spot

    Looks like Trek is getting into the vending machine business. This "Trek Stop" vending machine is a test unit set up in front of Machinery Row Bicycles in Madison, Wisconsin, where you'll find energy bars, patch kits, water bottles, etc. If all goes well ...

    Posted July 16, 2008 in North America

  5. Bike Medicine Has New Distributors

    HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Bike Medicine has increased its distributorship relationships by adding two additional wholesale suppliers for 2008. Wilson Bicycle Sales (Hayward, CA) and United Bicycle Supply (Ashland, Oregon) are now stocking Purple Extreme Chain Lubricant and Bike Medicine Golden ...

    Posted January 10, 2008 in North America

  6. Parks Service Moves to Widen MTB Access

    built for bicycle use must go through the existing, more extensive special regulations process, which ...

    Posted December 18, 2008 in North America

  7. Electra Taps Hess to Join Electra Board

    with his family. His 28-year career in the bicycle industry started with his family-owned Mongoose bicycle company and led to the start-up of Giant in the late 1980s. He guided the turnaround ...

    Posted May 14, 2008 in North America

  8. BTI Catalog Breaks 1,000 Page Mark

    SANTE FE, NM (BRAIN)—BTI, Bicycle Technologies International, released its annual catalog this week. The 2009 catalog represents a milestone for the 16-year-old parts and accessories distributor; it's the first in the company's history to exceed 1,000 pages. Along with hundreds ...

    Posted February 19, 2009 in North America

  9. Recent Death Puts 'Fixies' in Spotlight

    subculture for cyclists wanting a no muss, no fuss bicycle. For the full article click on the link. ...

    Posted January 8, 2008 in North America

  10. EU Backs Off Anti-Dumping Changes

    of opposition, not least from the bicycle industry. We’re very happy—extremely happy—because we have a situation ...

    Posted January 15, 2008 in International