Month: September 1988

SRAM Backing NICA

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—SRAM has signed a three-year sponsorship agreement to be an establishing partner with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). “We are most grateful to SRAM for showing their confidence in our ability to bring great mountain biking opportunities to high school students across the USA,” said Matt Fritzinger, executive director of NICA. “There …

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Lake Cycling Moving Office

EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN)—Lake Cycling will be moving its design, manufacturing and logistics, marketing, administrative and international sales office to a new building as of Monday, February 15. The new address is one block away at: 1515 Sherman Ave 2 SW Suite Evanston, IL, 60201 NOTE: Phone and fax numbers as well as email addresses will …

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Specialized Going Direct Down Under

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)—Starting with the 2011 model year, Specialized Bicycles will assume direct distribution to Australian and New Zealand markets in order to foster even stronger support for the regions’ independent dealers. Specialized Australia and Specialized New Zealand will focus on strengthening the brand’s relationships with independent dealers, providing them with the tools to …

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The 5th Spot

“We conclude that a cylindrical object that cannot be worn in or on the hand does not qualify as ‘metal knuckles’ under the law.” —California Supreme Court Justice Carol Corrigan, ruling on Monday that a bicycle footrest (or bike peg) doesn’t qualify as illegal metal knuckles under state laws. Click on link for more on …

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QBP Releases its 2010 Catalog

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN)—The QBP catalog reached the doors of 5,000 independent bicycle retailers over the past few weeks, highlighting 30,000 SKUs from more than 400 vendors. More than a simple list of part numbers and prices, the two-volume, 1,600-page catalog serves as a reference resource, guide to QBP programs, and tool for profitability. “It’s more …

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The 5th Spot

Doug Hall, national sales manager at Fox Head, Inc. and Jodi Hall (freelance PR consultant for various cycling ventures) have just added a second little mountain biker to their brood: Lucie Francesca Hall, born Jan. 30, 2010, 6 lbs. 6 oz. and 20-1/2 inches long. Her older brother, Dillon, age 2, is excited to have …

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