Month: August 1997

Interbike plans cyclocross race at its fall North Carolina event

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike will work with the North Carolina Cyclo-Cross organization to produce a ‘cross race at this October’s Fall CycloFest in Charlotte, North Carolina. The race is expected to have one of the largest purses for a cyclocross (CX) event on the East Coast, and also will include an Industry Cup …

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Dispatch hires Doug Barnett for bike communications

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Dispatch Communications has added Doug Barnett to its Southern California-based team. Barnett joins the agency as an account executive for Dispatch’s bicycle industry clients including Bell Helmets, Dainese, Giant Bicycles, Liv, Michelin and Shimano. “Doug is a natural fit at Dispatch as he shares the same level of passion that we …

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Van Dessel Cycles hires Robert Vander Veur as VP of sales and development

MENDHAM, N.J. (BRAIN) — Van Dessel Cycles has announced the hiring of Robert Vander Veur as its vice president of sales and development. He joined the company Feb. 8. Vander Veur has had a long career in the bike industry, most recently completing a 13-year stint with the Joannou Cycle Company and Jamis. Prior to Jamis, …

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Giant hires Sean Burkey as account exec for Ohio and No. Kentucky

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle USA has hired Sean Burkey as its new account executive for Ohio and northern Kentucky. Burkey moves to Giant after several years as a Raleigh sales representative. “Sean’s an industry veteran, as well as a cycling enthusiast,” said Dave Maurer, Giant’s sales manager for the central region. “He has …

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