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Roy Wallack hired to pen book on Richard Long’s life

SANTA ANA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Longtime bike journalist Roy Wallack has been commissioned to write a book about Richard Long, the co-founder of GT Bicycles.  Long died in 1996 in a motorcycle accident while driving to Big Bear, California for a NORBA National.

Renee Jardine named VeloPress publisher as Costantino retires

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Lopes and McCormack release third edition of Mastering Mountain Bike Skills

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (BRAIN) — Human Kinetics has released a new edition of the popular mountain bike skills book, Mastering Mountain Bike Skills. Written by world-champion racer Brian Lopes and renowned riding coach Lee McCormack, the book includes elite perspectives, real-life race stories, and their own successful techniques to help riders of all styles and levels build confidence and “experience the full exhilaration of the sport.” The book is intended as a guide for all mountain biking disciplines, including enduro, pump track racing, dual slalom, downhill, cross-country, fatbiking, and 24-hour races.

Former retailer launches second children’s book on Kickstarter

TETON VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN) — The founders of Fitzgerald’s Bicycles, Scott and Jannine Fitzgerald, launched a second Kickstarter campaign to expand on their book “B is For Bicycles” and podcast series, which encourages kids to ride their bike. The Fitzgeralds, former owners of Fitzgerald’s Bicycles, are launching their second illustrated, hardcover children’s book, “Buddy Pegs Taking the Lead.” It features the loveable animal characters from the Fitzgerald’s first illustrated children’s book.

Ted King joins Beeline Bikes as brand ambassador

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) – Beeline Bikes has added Ted King as a brand ambassador. King spent ten years as a pro road cyclist and has a resume that includes Grand Tours, World Championships races and seven personal victories.

Retail trainer Dan Mann authors new book

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group’s Dan Mann, a longtime retail trainer and consultant in the outdoor and bike industries, has unveiled a new book, ORBiT, The Art and Science of Influence . Mann takes from his experience in leadership and leadership training to provide tips on how to influence adult behavior.

Greg Siple, co-founder of Adventure Cycling, retires

MISSOULA, Mt. (BRAIN) — Greg Siple, Adventure Cycling Association’s co-founder and art director of 40 years, will retire on Jan. 29

Q&A: Time to dump your customers? One expert thinks so

Robbie Kellman Baxter wants you to eliminate your customers and replace them with members. And she’s written a book to tell you why you should do it, and how. Her new book, “The Membership Economy”, describes a fundamental shift in the way consumers relate to products and services.

New cycling book, Shoulder to Shoulder, features vintage photos cycling’s first superstar, Jacques Anquetil

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —?A new cycling history book, Shoulder to Shoulder, presents more than 100 newly restored vintage cycling photographs from The Horton Collection that showcase cycling’s first superstar, Jacques Anquetil, and other riders of the 1960s

Fred Clements: Support Your Local Bike Shop, Rule 58

A blog by the NBDA's executive director. Editor’s note:  This blog post was written by  Fred Clements , executive director of the  National Bicycle Dealers Association