Month: September 1985

Currie Technologies Has New Engineering VP

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Forbes Bagatelle-Black has joined Currie Technologies as vice president of engineering. In this role he will oversee all aspects of the product development group. “Forbes brings with him over 12 years of experience in the engineering and development of electric vehicles. From 1999 through 2007, Forbes performed various engineering roles at AeroVironment, a …

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Pro-Tec’s Sean Methven dropped by BRAIN world headquarters on Tuesday to rip up Aliso Wood on his Turner. He also showed off a bunch of cool freeriding and downhill product. Click on link to check it out.

Trek Severing Ties to LeMond

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—John Burke, president of Trek Bicycle Corporation, told employees this morning that Trek has asked a federal court to terminate the company’s ongoing relationship with three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond. “Beginning in 1995 we had high hopes for the LeMond partnership,” said John Burke, president of Trek Bicycle Corporation. ”And I …

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“The Amish used candles in their (buggies).” —Justice of the Peace Patrick Marum, ruling that a pedal car with tea lights instead of light bulbs as headlights, can be pedaled on Toronto streets. Confused? Click on link to find out more with video.

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“Those Cannondale guys sure know how to ride a bike, but driving…” —BRAIN’s Robert Torrico this past Friday. BRAIN’s rig had to slow it down a bit on the I-5 to Talega, as not to lose Cannondale’s Bill Rudell, Doug Dalton and The Cut rider Chris Van Dine as they were nice enough to let …

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