SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. confirmed Monday that it has been sold to Calera Capital, as reported by several news sources including BRAIN last week.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Falconhead Capital, the owner of Competitor Group Inc., has sold the company to another venture capital group, Calera Capital Partners according to reports.
BATH, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Digital revenue rose 30 percent over the past year for Future PLC, the British publisher of cycling websites and magazines Bikeradar.com, Triradar.com, Cyclingnews.com, Procycling, Cycling Plus, Mountain Biking UK, Triathlon Plus, and What Mountain Bike.
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Dirt Rag Magazine has hired longtime industry journalist Mike Cushionbury as editor.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN) — H3 Publications, publisher of Decline, Road and Tri magazines, has hired Joss DeWaele to fill the role of assistant editor for all three titles.
LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Where the Trail Ends, a mountain biking movie three years in the making, will make its premiere Wednesday evening in Las Vegas.
The movie focuses on five freeriders as they seek out new riding terrain around the world, from Argentina to the Gobi Desert and beyond.
PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — There has been no corporate take over of one the bike industry's most independent publishers. But Dirt Rag and Bicycle Times magazines have a new parent company, called Rotating Mass Media LTD.
GREENSBORO, NC (BRAIN) — Bikerumor.com says its traffic continues to grow each month this year and its monthly pageview total topped 3 million in August.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Josh Patterson, the former editor of Dirt Rag magazine, is joining Future Plc.'s Bike Radar U.S. team as a technical writer.
Patterson will officially start with BikeRadar on Monday, Sept. 17, the first day of OutDoor Demo for Interbike.
SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN) — Former ProTour mechanic and Velo magazine tech editor Nick Legan is joining the Dispach communications agency.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclocross Magazine has added a third member of its editorial team, Joanna Jones, who starts as managing editor.
Jones is an avid cyclist and former collegiate racer. She will steer the publication's print and online content and its community-contributed content.
HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 13 2012 10:08 AM MT—Hollywood puts cycling in the limelight with Columbia Pictures’ soon-to-be-released "Premium Rush," a high-action thriller that offers a vivid take on urban cycling.
LONDON, England (BRAIN) Tuesday July 31 2012 4:16 PM MT—U.K.-based Future plc, the publisher of Cyclingnews.com, BikeRadar.com and other titles, saw online revenue grow 30 percent in its third quarter, which ended June 30.
LONDON, England (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 7:17 AM MT—British publisher Dennis Publishing is launching a new cycling magazine in September, called Cyclist.
PORT KEMBLA, Australia (BRAIN) Thursday July 5 2012 7:06 AM MT—Australia’s Bicycling Trade magazine has returned after a five-year hiatus to cover the ins and outs of the industry Down Under.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 12:28 PM MT—An investment group led by three former VeloNews executives has bought a space industry magazine and website, Space News and www.spacenews.com.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday July 3 2012 11:59 AM MT—Future Publishing, publisher of CyclingNews.com and BikeRadar.com, is launching a new mountain bike website called ChopMTB.com this week.
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) Monday July 2 2012 4:11 PM MT— Cannondale is promoting the women’s Reve Tour with a 30-second television spot running during prime-time Tour de France coverage on NBC Sports for the next three weeks.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA (BRAIN) Monday June 18 2012 6:32 AM MT—Move Press, the publisher of 3/Go Triathlon, peloton and switchback magazines, is transitioning 3/Go away from print, the company said.