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Posted November 25, 2007

"I really can't afford this TV—I'll be making monthly payments on my credit card until this time next year. But it's the holidays. You do what you have to do." —Sawmon Jahagiri, shopping in the wee hours of the morning at an Orange County Fry's Electronics on Black Friday.

Posted November 21, 2007

"When Black Friday comes
I'll fly down to Muswellbrook
Gonna strike all the big red words
From my little black book
Gonna do just what I please
Gonna wear no socks and shoes
With nothing to do but feed
All the kangaroos

Posted November 21, 2007

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ (BRAIN)—Soma Cycle (Zigo) has added 14 new
dealer locations for its innovative Zigo Leader carrier bike, including three businesses from this year's Bicycle Retailer Top 100 Dealer list.

Posted November 21, 2007

ASHLAND, OR (BRAIN)—United Bicycle Parts has expanded its product offerings to include two new high profile lines, Pro-Lite and On One.

Posted November 21, 2007

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Internet Retailer has announced its Hot 100 online retailing Web sites with Dick's Sporting Goods and REI making the cut.

Posted November 21, 2007

BRAIN wishes you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. News will resume tomorrow.

Posted November 20, 2007

“That modeled the wrong behavior” — smoking, eating pipes — “so we reshot those scenes without the pipe, and then we dropped the parody altogether.” Sesame Street executive producer Carol-Lynn Parente, commenting on how old Sesame Street episodes might not be suitable for young children because Cookie Monster appear

Posted November 20, 2007

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—The numbers are in. And according to EICMA’s tabulations, almost 60,000 trade visitors strolled the halls of the Fiera Milano during the motorcycle and bicycle show, Nov. 6-11.

Posted November 20, 2007

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Two key Taiwan manufacturers have given their support to the snowballing number of mini-trade shows and product introductions that are taking place in early December.

Posted November 20, 2007

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN)—The Giant Trance X 0 Maestro suspension mountain bike has been awarded “2008 Best of Adventure Gear” by the editors of National Geographic Adventure magazine.

Posted November 20, 2007

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The 2008 Bicycle Leadership Conference agenda will focus on presentation and discussion in its original research.

Posted November 19, 2007

"These are the sorts of problems associated with office workers going on training rides with professional athletes." —Dain Zaffke. WTB's main marketing man is referring to the accompanying picture of him (right) and Levi Leipheimer, who, as Zaffke found out, can ride a mountain bike at a high level as well.

Posted November 19, 2007

GREENWICH, CT (BRAIN)—Signature Cycles is opening a new location in the heart of downtown Greenwich. The new custom bicycle studio will officially open Dec. 1.

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