Month: October 1985

Hydrapak Hires For Sales, Service

OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN)—Hydrapak has appointed Jim Vernon as its new sales coordinator and David Kim the new service coordinator. “This is very exciting for us,” said Hydrapak sales director Matt Patterson. “We are experiencing a record year in 2008 both domestically and internationally, the launch of the Reversible Reservoir II, the re-design of our Hydration …

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“There is unrest in the forest, There is trouble with the trees, For the maples want more sunlight And the oaks ignore their pleas.” —Rush

Oakley Sees Double Digit Growth

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Oakley reported a 15-percent jump in sales in the first quarter of 2008 and saw double-digit growth in both its optics and apparel/footwear segments, according to Luxottica’s first quarter earnings report released on Thursday. Luxottica acquired Oakley last November. Scott Olivet, chief executive officer of Oakley, said the company’s growth was balanced internationally, …

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“The Way Bobby Sees It” goes way beyond any MTB film I’ve ever seen (actually it should be classified a life film). When Bobby crossed Downieville’s finish line you couldn’t help but get choked up. Filmakers Jason Watkins and Wendy Todd did a wonderful job telling this awesome story that everyone should see. Click on …

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The 5th Spot

“We thought, ‘We should get together now, in case Zeppelin does tour.’ I’m serious, man. That would be one hell of a bill: STP and Led Zeppelin. I mean, we could play a doghouse, out in the middle of the ocean, and if I got to play with Zeppelin, that would be a highlight of …

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