Month: February 1992

Cancer survivor wins Liv/Giant design contest

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 12:00 AM MT—Emily Gresh, a 40-year-old Connecticut wife, mother, fund-raising professional and cancer survivor, is the winner of a bike design contest sponsored by Liv/giant and the Young Survival Coalition. The contest, held last October, challenged young breast cancer survivors to design graphics for a special-edition Liv/giant …

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News Briefs

Gallup, New Mexico, awarded 2013-2014 24-hour championships • Specialized Cape Epic race bikes being auctioned for charity COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 4:31 PM MT—USA Cycling has awarded Gallup, New Mexico the 2013 and 2014 Mountain Bike 24-Hour National Championships. The events will be held on the third Sunday in June in …

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Specialized promotes Porter • Olympic BMX season kicks off at Chula Vista • Cinelli available through Shopatron MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 4:05 PM MT—Specialized has promoted Jesse Porter from West regional Sales Manager to National Business Development Manager, the company told its dealers in a letter this week. Specialized is looking …

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Congress passes transportation bill extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 3:35 PM MT—Congress avoided a widespread shutdown of construction projects Thursday, passing a three-month extension to the multi-year surface transportation bill, SAFETEA-LU, set to expire March 31. It’s the ninth extension to pass since the expiration of the last transportation bill in September 2009. The House passed the …

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What's next for Pon?

Editor’s note: The following article appears in the March 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. ALMERE, Netherlands (BRAIN) — After acquiring the Dutch powerhouse Gazelle and Germany’s Derby group of brands last year, the Netherlands’ Pon Holdings completed the purchase of Canada’s Cervélo in February. The purchase gives the privately held conglomerate a wide …

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Opus bikes to enter U.S.

Editor’s note:The following article appears in the March 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News. By Lynette Carpiet MONTRÉAL, Quebec—Up until a year ago, David Bowman was pretty content with Opus Bikes’ domestic sales. Last year, sales of Opus bikes were up 36 percent in Canada, where 150 shops stock and sell the brand. …

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