Month: May 1985

Truth of the Day

“I want to ride my bicycle.” —Unfortunately the Web Editor won’t be able to, because he’s serving a greater purpose (no, not Mitt Romney) at Winter OR in Salt Lake City this week.

Lance News of the Day

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France champion, has entered the 2008 Boston Marathon. Armstrong qualified for the Boston Marathon with a 2:46:43 finish at the 2007 ING New York City Marathon. The Boston Marathon qualifying time for Armstrong’s 35-39-year-old age group is 3 hours, 15 minutes. The 112th Boston Marathon will be …

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Margevicius Moves to New Zealand

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Bob Margevicius, Specialized’s vice president of bicycle research and development, is moving to New Zealand but will remain with the company full-time. Mike Sinyard, founder and chief executive officer, said Wednesday that Margevicius was a “top executive who’s done a great job.” Margevicius’ move to New Zealand apparently sparked unfounded rumors that …

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UBI Hires Three Instructors

ASHLAND, OR (BRAIN)—United Bicycle Institute (UBI) has hired three bicycle mechanic instructors with Jeff Menown, Nathan Riddle and Matt Eames. “Given Jeff’s experience from a suppliers side is a great addition, he should be able to help explain to beginning mechanics why a bike gets the spec’ it does. Nathan is a very accomplished racer …

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