Jim Wannamaker has resigned as North Americas sales and marketing director at Vee Rubber America. Wannamaker was with the tire company for about 14 months; prior to that he was with Kenda Tire for many years; he was the face of both brands at bike events around the country.
Calling the latest Olympic racing bike a bike is like calling a Formula One racing car a car. From a distance, the racing bike indeed looks like a bike. But get up close and you will realize it is a technological marvel that would have been unimaginable even at the Beijing Games four years ago.
Cycling is a hot issue in the UK at the moment. Politicians don’t miss any opportunity to be linked and photographed with the bicycles, such as in early April, when UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Norman Baker MP launched the Brompton Dock scheme at Manchester Piccadilly station.