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Posted February 1, 2009

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN)—WTB has added Cecilia Potts and Jackie Baker to the company’s U.S. Tech Rep team.

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Posted February 1, 2009

ATHENS, GA (BRAIN)—Specialized has launched its first Georgia concept store with the opening of Cycle Sport Concepts.

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Posted February 1, 2009

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative will host a slate of regional seminars and webinars this year to help retailers improve their store’s profit, sales revenue and overall efficiency.

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Posted January 30, 2009

"If I get tired in the middle of the ride I go to In-N-Out Burger. I usually order off the menu, but nothing crazy. I get the 'Animal Style' Double-Double and often get the fries 'Animal Style.' That's the business! That's how I roll! So that's my training!

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Posted January 29, 2009

"This is an important idea, a bold idea for Texas."

—Lance Armstrong, urging Texas lawmakers Thursday to pass a statewide ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and other indoor work and public places.

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Posted January 29, 2009

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—GU Energy Labs and Carmichael Training Systems have begun a new partnership.

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Posted January 29, 2009

LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN)—BikeClicks.com, Louisville's online community for cyclists, has launched Safe Rides.

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Posted January 29, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)— Abio Bikes has unveiled its new line of folding bicycles, hoping to kick-start a "chainless revolution" for urban commuters and around-town recreational riders across North America.

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Posted January 28, 2009

NEWMARKET, Ontario (BRAIN)—Come join the Learning Enrichment Foundation (LEF) and the Bicycle Trade Association of Canada (BTAC) as they launch the Bicycle Assembly and Maintenance Project (BAM).

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Posted January 28, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (BRAIN)—Event organizers and Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder have announced the start and finish host cities and the overall course for the third Tour of Missouri professional cycling race, scheduled for September 7-13, 2009.

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Posted January 28, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—This May Eastern Mountain Sports will open a new store in SoHo at the corner of Spring and Broadway that triples the size of its current Manhattan location, featuring an urban loft feel and green design aspects.

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Posted January 28, 2009

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—Campagnolo has reduced pricing across the board by 10 percent on its current components and wheels.

According to Campagnolo NA general manager Tom Kattus, the price reduction was due to the improving value of the U.S. dollar against the Euro.

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Posted January 28, 2009

"Why does everyone want to give Jimmy Carter a bicycle? Is it some sort of consolation prize for not getting a second term?"

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Posted January 27, 2009

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association intensified its efforts this week to gain some leniency for the bike industry from a potentially devastating lead ban that goes into effect Feb. 10.

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Posted January 27, 2009

CORAL SPRINGS, FL (BRAIN)—Custom Cycle Supply has reached an agreement with Sunday! Bikes to distribute their frames, forks and handlebars.

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Posted January 27, 2009

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index which hit a historic low in December of 38.6 percent, dipped further in January to 37.7 percent. Two other major indexes followed by the group—Present Situation Index and Expectations Index—also fell.

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Posted January 27, 2009

Anyone out there in the New England area looking for a free "Vintage British 3 Speed Bicycle?" Click on link to inquire.

WARNING: bike might include rust.

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Posted January 27, 2009

ONTARIO, CA (BRAIN)—For two days 166 attendees with notebooks in hand went back to school taking in six classes—in the form of the Park Tool Tech Summit.

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Posted January 26, 2009

SPEEDWAY, IN (BRAIN)—ArtBike! takes place in Indianapolis during the month of February as part of the build-up to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS).

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Posted January 26, 2009

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Veltec Sports has named two new additions to its sales team.

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