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Posted October 14, 2014

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Pronto Cycle Share, offering 500 bikes across 50 stations in Seattle, went live Oct. 13, providing residents and visitors a fleet of bikes to get around the Puget Sound.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Bikeshare
Posted October 13, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) —Rolf Prima has added Ming Tan to its outside sales rep force to help manage and grow the wheel maker’s Northern California territory.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps / People
Posted October 10, 2014

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — A Southern California retailer has launched a policy mandating that customers sign a code of conduct on cycling behavior before purchasing shop-branded jerseys or cycling kits.

Posted in Retail News
Posted October 10, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The North American Handmade Bicycle Show has hired Smak Strategies as the show's public relations agency fo record. Smak, based in Boulder, Colorado, will provide strategic public relations and marketing services.

Posted in North America
Posted October 10, 2014

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau Sports is recalling about 1,180 aero bike helmets because of concerns about how the helmet material provides head protection in cold weather. The company is cooperating with the U.C. Consumer Product Safety Commission on the recall.

Posted in Recalls
Posted October 10, 2014

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — John K Levi, Kent International's former senior vice president, passed away Monday at the age of 77.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 9, 2014

MUKILTEO, Wash. (BRAIN) — FSA-USA said Wednesday that due to more cost-effective manufacturing process, the company has lowered prices on its K-Force and Afterburner hydraulic disc brakes but is maintaining existing margins.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 9, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Representatives from Advanced Sports International, Accell Group, Specialized, Continental Tires, the Outdoor Alliance and Bosch met with members of Congress and other Washington, D.C., power brokers during PeopleForBikes' fourth Executive Fly-In last week.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 9, 2014
A BikeStreet location in Stuart, Florida.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — In an interview with Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, BikeStreet USA president and chief operating officer Dustin Netral said that the retail chain expects to finalize the sale of assets and inventory by the end of November.

Posted in Retail News
Posted October 9, 2014
Atomik rims are available with decals in various colors.

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Atomik Carbon, a new brand out of Florida, is hitting the market this year with carbon rims and handlebars.

Posted in North America
Posted October 8, 2014

RIVERSIDE, Conn. (BRAIN) — Tom Osgood, the former senior vice president and global chief human resources officer at Dorel Industries, has joined K. Russo Consulting, where he will launch a new human resources advisory practice. 

Posted in North America Tagged People

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