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Sea Otter Expo is sold out

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Sea Otter Classic say they have sold out the entire expo area for this year’s festival. The expo will include more than 500 exhibitors representing nearly 900 brands and occupy 165,000 square feet of display space.

Cane Creek names Ian Cross as director of sales

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired Ian Cross as their new director of sales. He started in the position on Monday. Cross comes to Cane Creek with nearly 30 years of experience in the cycling industry, beginning as a bike mechanic and working his way up to become U.S.

Kestrel returns to offroad with carbon hardtail offerings

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — ASI’s Kestrel brand is returning to the offroad market with a new carbon 29er hardtail, the MXZ, which will be available in two builds. Kestrel’s produced one of the first ever carbon mountain bike frames in 1988, also called the MXZ.

Butch Boucher to resign as president of Moots, but remain with the company part time

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.

Mavic announces reduced MAP, brings mountain bike apparel back to the U.S.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) – Mavic has announced reduced MAP for most of its 2017 road and mountain wheels and its wheel tire systems.

Walton Family renews support for PeopleForBikes

BOULDER, Colo.

Rob Warner’s top 11 moments

In the latest issue of Mountain Biking UK, which is out now, we caught up with the legendary Rob Warner two decades after his first (and only) DH MTB World Cup win. We asked Rob what his top 11 moments were over the last 20 years.

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1. Getting fired from his first and only ‘proper’ job, working for Rover cars, after just six months. The rest is history…

2. Racing Man vs. Horse vs. Bike in the early ’90s. “I was caught up in the epicness of mountain biking then.”

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3. Finishing one place ahead of John Tomac at the DH World Championships in 1993. “My chain came off on the first turn, I rolled down and got 19th, one place ahead of Tomac. MBUK loved that and signed me for ’94.”

4. Getting off to a flying start in World Cup racing in 1994. Rob qualified in the top 10 at his first race in Cap-d’Ail, France, but punctured in the final. His second race was in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada where he finished third.

5. Winning the Kaprun World Cup in 1996.

You can read more at BikeRadar.com

Rob Warner’s top 11 moments

In the latest issue of Mountain Biking UK, which is out now, we caught up with the legendary Rob Warner two decades after his first (and only) DH MTB World Cup win. We asked Rob what his top 11 moments were over the last 20 years.

  • Best winter mountain bike tyres
  • Best mountain bike: how to choose the right one for you

1. Getting fired from his first and only ‘proper’ job, working for Rover cars, after just six months. The rest is history…

2. Racing Man vs. Horse vs. Bike in the early ’90s. “I was caught up in the epicness of mountain biking then.”

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3. Finishing one place ahead of John Tomac at the DH World Championships in 1993. “My chain came off on the first turn, I rolled down and got 19th, one place ahead of Tomac. MBUK loved that and signed me for ’94.”

4. Getting off to a flying start in World Cup racing in 1994. Rob qualified in the top 10 at his first race in Cap-d’Ail, France, but punctured in the final. His second race was in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada where he finished third.

5. Winning the Kaprun World Cup in 1996.

You can read more at BikeRadar.com

Recumbent trike maker TerraTrike hires Pale Morning Media for PR

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike, which claims to be the largest U.S. manufacturer of recumbent tricycles and tricycle accessories, has hired Pale Morning Media to do public relations promoting its new designs.

POC names new CEO

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — POC has appointed CEO and broadcast media executive Jonas Sjögren to become its new CEO, starting Feb.