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Posted October 16, 2007

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—Quality Bicycle Products has added Civia, a line of utilitarian bikes designed specifically for commuting and light transport, to its array of house brands.

Posted October 16, 2007

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Ten months of steady sales growth has paid off for Jen Soulé, who was recently promoted to sales manager for VeloPress. Soulé has already surpassed her sales goal for the company's fiscal year, and is on a pace to set a new sales record for the specialty book publisher.

Posted October 16, 2007

MISSION VIEJO, CA (BRAIN)—Matt Ford of Rock N’ Road Cyclery and Scott Tedro of Team Sho-Air have teamed up to offer this sponsorship contest to one man and one woman to race for Team VeloSport for the 2008 season.

Posted October 16, 2007

“We're all given some sort of skill in life. Mine just happens to be beating up on people.” —Sugar Ray Leonard

Posted October 16, 2007

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN)—Chris Cocalis is launching Pivot Cycles, a new high-end mountain bike brand he designed and developed.

Cocalis will distribute Pivot Cycles alongside the BH brand of Spanish road bikes that he introduced to the U.S. market in July.

Posted October 16, 2007

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Wippermann is offering its chain wear indicator free to retailers for a limited time.

Posted October 16, 2007

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Cadence Cycling and Multisport Centers opened its Manhattan training facility and began giving media-exclusive tours earlier this week.

Posted October 16, 2007

LAKE SUCCESS, NY (BRAIN)—Polar recently announced the hiring of Chris Johnson to the position of national accounts manager for health clubs.

Posted October 16, 2007

BENTONVILLE, AR (BRAIN)—Have you ever heard the urban myth that Wal-Mart doesn’t compete at the high-end? Wal-Mart’s Corsa FC carbon fiber road bike dispels that myth. The bike packs a lot of high spec’—Shimano, Ritchey, ITM and Selle Italia—into one low $1,898 price tag.

Posted October 16, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Although Oct 1's product review section is filled up, there is still plenty of room for product in the Show Dailies.

Posted October 16, 2007

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—The LA Times recently ran a feature story on the dangers of riding your bike on Los Angeles city streets.

Posted October 16, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN)—Polarpak recently announced that Oakley has chosen its MOFLOW™ pressurized bladder for use in the Oakley Tool Pouch 2.0 mountain bike/outdoor backpack.

Posted October 16, 2007

"In the immortal words of Jean Paul Sartre, 'Au revoir, gopher.'" —Carl Spackler from "Caddyshack"

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