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Posted November 1, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—In announcing the hire of Jenn Dice, a longtime IMBA staffer and face for the trail advocacy group in Washington, D.C., Bikes Belong has set the wheels turning on a new initiative that it’s calling the Bohm Strategy Center.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 1, 2012

ALMERE, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — Pon Holdings continues its buying spree with the addition of Union Bicycles to its fast-growing Pon Bicycle Group division.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted November 1, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News' staff is now working on its annual Industry Directory & Index.

The annual directory lists more than 1,700 companies and non-profit groups serving the industry's retailers. It is a separate publication included with the January issue.

Posted in Industry News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted October 31, 2012
BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — Sandy may have wiped out or shut down many bike shops, but it's also a boost in the arm for bike commuting in New York City. With phones and power down, many folks used social media to share information about the situation.
Posted in Industry News Tagged Hurricane Sandy
Posted October 31, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Jenn Dice is joining Bikes Belong next February as vice president of government relations. In her new role she will work with members of Congress, the administration, key federal agencies and national bicycling organizations, including IMBA.

Posted in North America
Posted October 31, 2012

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) —It's difficult to assess the extent of damage that bike retailers and suppliers suffered from this week's storm, which slammed the East Coast from North Carolina up to New England.

Posted in North America Tagged Hurricane Sandy
Posted October 31, 2012

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — While many bike retailers in New York City and New Jersey remain closed, New Yorkers are finding bikes the best way to get around with the city's mass transit system crippled by the storm that hit Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged Hurricane Sandy
Posted October 31, 2012

SOUTH MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) — Australia’s custom framebuilding community is gearing up for its first show, a reflection of the wide-reaching rebirth in handcrafted bicycles.

Posted in International Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 30, 2012

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has added several new hires and made some internal promotions. The company said it is experiencing rapid sales growth across all categories.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 30, 2012

DAVIS, CA (BRAIN) — The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame is looking for suggestions and recommendations for candidates for its board of directors. The organization's board has 24 members and will elect eight new directors to replace outgoing directors in December.

Posted in North America
Posted October 30, 2012

CHARLOTTE, NC (BRAIN) — Gita Sporting Goods has been named the 2012 Sustainable Small Business of the Year in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The award is given annually as part of the county’s Wipe Out Waste initiative.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards

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