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Posted June 5, 2018
An example of the promotional media being used this month.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Blue Book and PeopleForBikes are promoting a self-declared National Trade-in Your Bike Month in June.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 5, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cyclocross legend Tim Johnson is joining the USA Cycling Foundation as its development director.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted June 5, 2018

TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi owner Salvatore Grimaldi and current CEO Bob Ippolito have announced that Fabrizio Scalzotto will take over as CEO on Sept. 3. Scalzotto will report to Ippolito who will continue to manage the overall Global Bianchi company in the new position of executive chairman.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted June 5, 2018
The Stinner Refugio.

GRAEAGLE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship and the Lost and Found bike ride are holding a custom bike raffle to benefit the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship.

Posted in Industry News
Posted June 4, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After serving Orange County cyclists for more than a decade, ARB Cyclery’s last day of business was May 31.  

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 4, 2018
Long in 1995.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Longtime bike journalist Roy Wallack has been commissioned to write a book about Richard Long, the co-founder of GT Bicycles. 

Long died in 1996 in a motorcycle accident while driving to Big Bear, California for a NORBA National. He was 46.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted June 4, 2018

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has hired two new engineers and a new marketing manager.

The marketing manager is Zack Vestal, a former a tech editor at VeloNews and communications manager at Mavic. Vestal has most recently been the bike marketing manager for Scott USA.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted June 4, 2018

SAN ANSELMO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Supporters have started a campaign to help mountain bike author and historian Charlie Kelly preserve and digitize his collection of mountain bike documents.

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Posted June 4, 2018

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — A California judge has agreed to move a lawsuit filed by the family of the late comedian Chris Farley against Trek Bicycle Corp. to the Western District of Wisconsin court here, as Trek had requested.

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Posted June 4, 2018

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (BRAIN) — Vail Resorts, Inc. has agreed to purchase Triple Peaks, LLC, the parent company of Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont, Mount Sunapee Resort in New Hampshire, and Crested Butte Mountain Resort in Colorado.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted June 4, 2018

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components has bought Machines for Freedom, a women's cycling clothing brand founded four years ago by Jennifer Kriske. The brands will remain separate and Specialized described the purchase as "a bold investment in women's leadership."

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

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