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Posted June 5, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Pro's Closet has hired Tom Gosselin to lead its IBD business development

Gosselin was previously the North American sales manager at Reynolds Cycling. His role at TPC will focus on nurturing IBD and OEM relations, the company said.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted June 5, 2018

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

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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 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.

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Posted May 31, 2018

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (BRAIN) — Tifosi Optics has hired Dave Snow as its West Coast/Canada sales manager for the sunglass brand’s bike, run and golf specialty business.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted May 25, 2018
Brooks in a Friends On Bikes Instagram post.

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — The bike community across the country is mourning the death of SJ Brooks, who died in a cougar attack while mountain biking near Seattle last Saturday. Brooks worked at shops in Seattle and Boston and for Seven Cycles. Brooks was a co-founder of the Seattle chapter of the Friends on Bikes organization and a former board member of Bikes Not Bombs.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted May 24, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes led a group of 12 industry leaders to Capitol Hill this week in support of the Recreation Not Red Tape Act. which aims to improve and break down the barriers to recreational riding opportunities on public lands.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People
Posted May 23, 2018

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group has promoted Seth Brosnan to director, international sales. Brosnan has been with CSG for seven years in sales roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as the Northeast regional sales manager for Cannondale.

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news / People
Posted May 21, 2018

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima is introducing its first ambassador program, the Yakima RackPack, with a group of athletes and everyday adventurers from numerous sports and pursuits. The ambassadors will share tips and tricks from the road, travel stories and more through Yakima’s website, blog, social media channels and public events.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Web/Internet
Posted May 16, 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has named Eric Smith as its new director of supply chain. The newly created position is a promotion for Smith, who has been with Cane Creek for 10 years, most recently serving as sourcing manager.

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