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Posted October 16, 2007

By Jason Norman

MT. PROSPECT, IL (BRAIN)—Out of all the major recreational activities in 2006, bicycling suffered the worst in declining participant numbers, according to the National Sporting Goods Association annual “Sports Participation Series I and II” reports.

Posted October 16, 2007

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)--Cannondale recently promoted Scott Struve to global director of marketing. Struve will be filling the void left by David Budd.

“David has decided to move on to pursue other interests,” said Bill Rudell, marketing manager for Cannondale.

Posted October 16, 2007

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)--Interbike will be the presenting sponsor of the World Criterium Championship, to be held in Las Vegas the night of Thursday, Sept. 27--day two of Interbike's international bicycle expo.

Posted October 16, 2007

WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)--The first two days of Crankworx Colorado at Winter Park were a mixed bag. But vendors were holding out hope that over the weekend it would draw a significant crowd of visitors.

Posted October 16, 2007

WINTER PARK, CO (BRAIN)--Kona, preparing for its 20th anniversary in 2008, will introduce a complete line of apparel for sale through its international dealer and distributor network. The company offered a sneak-peek at its new line at Crankworx Colorado.

Posted October 16, 2007

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)--Yakima Products has announced an expanded management team with the addition of Ron Ten Berge as vice president of sales and business development, Mark Reis as chief financial officer and John Hoppes as category business manager.

Posted October 16, 2007

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)--The deadline for getting a spot in a U.S. government-sponsored pavilion at Italy’s EICMA trade show is just weeks away, on July 31.

Posted October 16, 2007

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)--Chris King Precision Components will announce and release for sale a 150-millimter rear ISO hub model at this weekend’s Downieville Classic in Downieville, California.

Posted October 16, 2007

NEW WESTMINSTER, British Columbia (BRAIN)--Race Face and Cycles Lambert have inked an exclusive distribution agreement, making Race Face components and apparel available to bike dealers across Canada.

Posted October 16, 2007

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)--The folks at BikeSource are opening their seventh site as a Specialized concept store.

Posted October 16, 2007

BATAVIA, IL (BRAIN)--Sigma, the world’s largest manufacturer of cycling electronics, is proud to announce the appointment of Jim Jarnagin as its Northwest Tech Rep.

Jarnagin, a former bike messenger, most recently spent seven years as an inside sales rep for Raleigh bicycles.

Posted October 16, 2007

"Relax, all right? My old man is a television repairman, he's got this ultimate set of tools. I can fix it." -Jeff Spicoli in "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"

Posted October 16, 2007

BY LYNETTE CARPIET

TRENTON, NJ--More than a year after the Wal-Mart and Dynacraft lawsuit brought quick release safety to the fore, the ripple effects are expanding.

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