Month: October 1991

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De Soto enters cycling clothing market • Specialized hires Teixeira De Soto Sport, long known for its triathlon clothing and wetsuits, is entering the high-end cycling side of things with a new line called De Soto Grupo Ciclismo. “We believe there is a tremendous opportunity for us to use our 22 years of technical apparel …

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Derby reports record revenue

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle AG grew its revenue by around 25 percent to 36.6 million euros ($48 million) in the fourth quarter of its 2010/2011 fiscal year, based on preliminary figures released by the company late Tuesday. That’s up from 29.1 million euros ($38.1 million) in the same period of the previous year. This results …

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Pro rider Amber Neben delivers bikes to at-risk kids • QBP adds sales reps ANAHEIM, CA (BRAIN)—Former world champion Amber Neben delivered dozens of bikes to at-risk kids this week in Southern California. Neben, who races for the Specialized-lululemon team, has her own charity, The Dare To Be Project, which partnered with an Orange County …

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Cyclingnews.com links with high school league

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN)—Cyclingnews.com is the new media partner of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association in a deal that the association says will increase its exposure while encouraging young cyclists to visit the site. “Media partnerships are very important to NICA, and Cyclingnews is a premier source of information in cycling, so this is exhilarating,” said …

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Gates sponsors design contest • SRAM’s new Red blitz DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Gates Corp. is sponsoring a design contest at the 2012 North American Handmade Bicycle Show and is bringing in a panel of well-known bike innovators as judges. The show is March 2-4 in Sacramento, California. The judges are Joe Breeze, Scot Nicol, Steve Potts, …

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