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Posted November 7, 2007

"Can I pour you a beer Mr. Peterson?"

"A little early isn't it, Woody?"

"For a beer?"

"No, for stupid questions."
—Cheers

Posted November 7, 2007

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Momentum, a magazine following transportation cycling, is dressing itself up and switching around its staff as its target market is growing quickly.

Posted November 7, 2007

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Bike shipments to bike shops grew a meager 0.4 percent during the first nine months of this year, while sales grew by an equally modest 2.7 percent, according to the Bicycle Producers Suppliers Association (BPSA).

Posted November 6, 2007

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Under clear blue skies, the 65th EICMA show kicked off yesterday with an inauguration that addressed Italy's place in the motorcycle and bicycle industries. Dozens of regional and international journalists, photographers and trade members crowded into Fiera Milano's Sala Martini.

Posted November 6, 2007

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—SRAM has closed the deal on the recent purchase of Zipp. The closing period only took 45 days.

Customers should continue using existing SRAM and Zipp channels for orders, customer service and information.

Posted November 6, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Timbuk2 hired Mike Fowler as its new chief operating officer.

Posted November 6, 2007

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Move over San Francisco, Seattle has some grand bike plans of its own, and it’s not just talk.

Posted November 6, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is calling for nominations for the 2008 Outdoor Industry Ambassador Award and Outdoor Industry Innovator Award.

OIA will present the awards at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Posted November 6, 2007

"Owen Wilson, out of the straight jacket and on the town (riding a Swobo Folsom)." —Sky Yaeger

Posted November 5, 2007

"Whats the deal? spin the wheel.
If the dice are hot -- take a shot.
Play your cards. show us what you got --
What youre holding.
If the cards are cold,
Dont go folding.
Lady luck is golden;
She favors the bold. thats cold.
Stop throwing stones --

Posted November 5, 2007

COON VALLEY, WI (BRAIN)–Cycling apparel maker Mt. Borah, which designs and manufactures both active outdoor cycling apparel and high quality custom race gear, was named to Inc. magazine's 5000 list, now widely considered one of the national benchmarks for innovation and companies to watch.

Posted November 5, 2007

NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN)—Louis Garneau USA has hired Bernard Desrochers as its new brand/product manager.

Posted November 5, 2007

AGRA, India (BRAIN)—The bicycle industry of India, which posted double-digit growth rates for the past few years, recently hit hard times as bicycle exports dropped to almost half the number of bikes exported last year, according to a report in Business Standard.

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