Month: March 1985

Xterra Teams Up With Specialized

TRABUCO CANYON, CA (BRAIN)—Xterra Adventures, a multi-sport adventure travel company, and Specialized Bicycles have teamed up to provide a star-studded tour for Specialized Riders Club members. Through the generous support of the Specialized Riders Club and organizers of the Tour of California, Xterra Adventures is offering a unique cycling vacation opportunity in conjunction with the …

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BLC Web Site Adds RSS Feeds

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Leadership Conference has added an RSS feed to its Web site, allowing users to keep track of updates on an up-to-the-second basis. “As we move closer to the conference date in mid-January, updates to the site are posting on an almost-daily basis,” said the BLC’s Rick Vosper, whose RVMS company …

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BRAIN Experiencing Power Outages

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—BRAIN world headquarters will be experiencing power outages this morning and early afternoon. And, also, tomorrow in the early afternoon. Please bear with us as the phone lines will be down during this time, as will our ability to retrieve and respond to e-mails.

Meow of the Day

“Dear Mr. Norman (if that is your real name), We deplore your speciesist behavior in arbitrarily proclaiming a ‘Dog of the Day’ on the Bicycle Retailer and Industry News Web site and have instructed our staff, longtime BRAIN contributor Patrick O’Grady, to so inform you. We would happily scratch your eyes out, but we feel …

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'I Want My GPS' For Christmas

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—The Most Active Americans consumer Panel MAAP asked 600 outdoor/fitness enthusiasts what they wanted for Christmas. Forty-three percent planned to or were buying a GPS for themselves or as a gift. Twelve percent believed a GPS would be a “cool” gift to give this season, while iPod, iPhones, kayaks and bikes were …

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