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Stephen Frothingham

Steve is in his second stint at BRAIN. He was here at the beginning in 1992 while still working for a bike shop in Santa Fe, N.M. He wrote several articles for BRAIN's first issue and later joined the staff, eventually becoming managing editor and then executive editor.

After leaving BRAIN in 1997 he worked for several news organizations including The Associated Press and VeloNews before rejoining BRAIN as web editor in 2011.

He is based in Longmont, Colorado, and is an enthusiastic (and slow) road, mountain bike and cyclocross rider.

All articles by Stephen Frothingham

June 28, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Thursday June 28 2012 9:36 AM MT—Justin Beope is consolidating Pista Palace and Mucho Mountain Bikes, his two San Diego bike shops, into one location. The new, enlarged shop will retain the Pista Palace name and address, 1515 30th Street in San Diego.

Posted in Retail News
June 27, 2012

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday June 27 2012 11:09 AM MT—Forest fires in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Fort Collins have many bike industry members scrambling.

Posted in North America
June 25, 2012

GUNNISON, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday June 26 2012—Retired mountain bike racer Dave Wiens is adding another job to his packed schedule. The former World Cup winner has been named Mountain Sports Team Director at Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison.

Posted in North America
June 25, 2012

CamelBak revamps MTB line • Lazer fills out helmet line • Assos offers luggage, compression socks

Posted in North America
June 20, 2012

News from Clif, Sugoi and Nu Vinci

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) Wednesday June 20 2012 8:02 PM MT—The three-day PressCamp continued Wednesday with perfect weather and trail conditions as journalists met with dozens of brands to get hands-on experience with new gear.

Posted in North America
June 20, 2012

News from Knog, Guru, GT, Gore and Stan's

Posted in North America
June 19, 2012

News from Saris, Niner, Hutchinson, Enve and Cannondale

Posted in North America
June 12, 2012

This photo was taken Monday by Ft.

Posted in Retail News
May 24, 2012

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) Thursday May 24 2012 9:55 AM MT—Campagmolo has quickly brought its EPS electronic shifting technology on to time trial and triathlon bikes with a selection of new parts introduced this week.

Posted in New Products
May 18, 2012

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc.'s new general manager, Hugh Walton, is recovering from a stroke at a Massachusetts hospital.

Posted in North America

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