Month: February 1987

Bootleg Canyon's Thomson Dies

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Brent Thomson, mountain bike industry legend and trail master of Bootleg Canyon, has lost his battle with complications from the quadruple bypass surgery he underwent in January. While surgery went well and Thomson was coherent and talking after recovery, a series of post-operative strokes took him back to the Intensive Care Unit …

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BTI Catalog Breaks 1,000 Page Mark

SANTE FE, NM (BRAIN)—BTI, Bicycle Technologies International, released its annual catalog this week. The 2009 catalog represents a milestone for the 16-year-old parts and accessories distributor; it’s the first in the company’s history to exceed 1,000 pages. Along with hundreds of additional items from the 300 brands BTI already distributes, several new brands will debut …

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The 5th Spot

Mark Dwight, formerly of Timbuk2 and now the CEO of Rickshaw Bagworks, sent out a short video to Adventure Cycling while riding from San Francisco to Los Angeles to attend the annual TED—that’s Technology, Entertainment, Design—Conference. Click on link to see that while California may have earthquakes, a disfunctional political landscape and enough plastic surgery …

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The 5th Spot

BRAIN has already added a new blog, well kind of. We’ve linked up with our dear friend and BRAIN columnist, Patrick “Mad Dog” O’Grady. You cannot only click through to his blogging site via BRAIN now, but you can also view (from time to time) original O’Grady entries in the BRAIN blog. Click on link …

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