New technologies expand cycling magazines’ reach, content options
By Doug McClellan
EMMAUS, PA (BRAIN) Mar 5 2012 MT—Bicycling magazine is making its most ambitious foray yet into digital publishing with the launch of its annual Buyer’s Guide.
VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) Mar 2, 13:02 MT—Momentum Magazine, a lifestyle cycling magazine, has transitioned from being a free publication to a newsstand magazine with a cover price of $4.95. The first issue hit newsstands March 1.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Jan 20 — Tonight at 8, ABC television viewers will watch judges decide whether to
BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclingnews.com is the new media partner of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association in a deal that the association says will increase its exposure while encouraging young cyclists to visit the site.
Bicycling magazine’s first iPad issue is available this month in Apple’s App Store.
The magazine’s publisher, Rodale, is selling individual issues, viewed in the Bicycling iPad app, for $4.99; annual subscriptions are $14.99. Print subscribers can view the issues free.
CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN)—An Ohio blogger is looking to create a network of small cycling websites that can cooperate to attract advertisers, offer a diverse viewpoint to readers and perhaps consult with supplier start-ups.
LARAMIE, WY (BRAIN)—Cycling journalist Charles Pelkey has moved his long-running “Explainer” Column to the Red Kite Prayer blog. His first column appeared on the site on Monday.
PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press grows its peloton and 3/Go magazines to nine issues next year while its newest title, switchback, steps up to six editions. All magazines are also offered via digital flipbook subscriptions.
SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—SRAM public relations manager Morgan Meredith has left the parts giant to become publisher of Bike and Paved magazines. He starts Wednesday, Nov. 9.
VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN)—In a world where consumers increasingly turn to the wealth of free content online rather than pay for print newspapers and magazines, H3 Publications is experiencing just the opposite with tri-magazine.
LARAMIE, WY (BRAIN)—Charles Pelkey has covered pro tour racing for 17 years, but his enthusiasm hasn’t dampened. He still loves getting up at 4 a.m. to prepare his race narratives.
GREENSBORO, NC (BRAIN)—Bikerumor.com founder and head honcho Tyler Benedict just launched Triathlonrumor.com, which as its name suggests focuses on triathletes.
BEIJING, China (BRAIN)—Tired of fighting traffic headaches in their cars, many Chinese are hopping on their bikes, according to a recent story.
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LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—Two years after launching the quarterly journal She Pedals and rebranding it as Endure magazine earlier this year, editor and founder Dena Eaton is pulling the plug.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Two recent studies appear to expose cyclists as a potent urban menace, according to a recent WSJ story.
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SAN CLEMENTE, CA (BRAIN)—Derek DeJonge, publisher of Bike and Paved magazines, has left the company. He had been with Bike for more than a decade.
The search for a new publisher is currently underway, according to the company.
The company didn't respond for further comment on the matter.
TAMPA BAY, FL (BRAIN)—World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), owner and organizer of Ironman, Ironman 70.3, 5150, Iron Girl and IronKids branded events, has hired Mark Gouge as the central regional and Ironman.com sales manager.