Sotheby’s Chris Poore jumps to BHS

first_imgShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink TagsBrown Harris StevensSotheby’s International Realty Share via Shortlink Also on Friday, Sotheby’s said it had hired a trio of agents from BHS. Caroline Guthrie, Kathryn Steinberg and Armin Allen were part of the Edward Lee Cave team that joined BHS in 2009 when it acquired Cave’s boutique firm.Cave, a former chief auctioneer at Sotheby’s auction house, became a legendary agent and founding chairman of Sotheby’s International Realty in 1976 before spinning off his eponymous firm.“We thank Caroline, Kathryn and Armin for the many great years and contributions they made to BHS and we wish them well,” a spokesperson for BHS said, adding that 11 agents from Cave’s team will remain at the firm.Guthrie, Steinberg and Allen bring decades of experience and Upper East Side connections to Sotheby’s, which is part of real estate conglomerate Realogy.Guthrie, who has sold $1 billion worth of real estate, is also a former managing director of sales for BHS’ Madison Avenue office. “Sellers today really want their properties to receive maximum exposure in every corner of the globe,” she said, referring to Sotheby’s international network.Steinberg has sold the former home of John D. Rockefeller at 740 Park Avenue, among other exclusive addresses such as 834 Fifth Avenue.Poore, meanwhile, is known for his roster of celebrity clients. Last year, he was the listing broker for designer Marc Jacobs, who put his West Village townhouse on the market for $15.995 million. In 2017, he sold a $10 million penthouse at Stella Tower to The Daily Show host Trevor Noah. Poore also had the listing for pop artist James Rosenquist’s townhouse at 162 Chambers Street, which sold for $11.8 million in 2018, according to property records.In a statement, Poore cited the fresh energy at BHS led by CEO Bess Freedman, which recently merged with Halstead. After a successful run at Sotheby’s, he said he felt “it was time to move to a new firm with new energy in order to level-up my business.”Although most firms had to make financial cuts over the last six months, some have been recruiting. Compass grew by 11 percent, or 250 agents, between March and June, according to a recent analysis of Department of State data by The Real Deal.BHS and Halstead saw a net loss in headcount of 1.6 percent and 2.8 percent, respectively. That works out to around 38 agents. From left: Chris Poore, Kathryn Steinberg, Armin Allen and Caroline Guthrie (Getty, BHS)Chris Poore is bringing his A-list rolodex to Brown Harris Stevens.On Friday, the firm said Poore and Eyal Dagan, his husband and business partner, will join the residential firm after six years at Sotheby’s International Realty, where they sold real estate to clients including designer Marc Jacobs and comedian Trevor Noah. Since 2014, the duo has sold $350 million worth of real estate.The move comes at a time when the city’s agents are getting back to work after Gov. Andrew Cuomo barred in-person home showings this spring. In response, many firms enacted cost-cutting measures to ride out the pandemic.But many have started recruiting again, too.Read moreBHS, Halstead merge Who’s recruiting during Covid? (Hint: Compass) Layoffs and furloughs hit NYC’s biggest resi firms last_img read more

Telltale’s treatment of staff “a problem endemic in the industry”

first_img 2Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyShow all comments (8)Richard Browne Head of External Projects, Digital Extremes2 years ago The biggest element would be healthcare coverage through the union and not the employer ; in the US these people are high and dry, decent family coverage runs $1500 a month – where the hell do you find that when your paycheck just got stopped. 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyNicholas Lovell Founder, Gamesbrief2 years ago @Cal Janik-Jones: I worry that unions would make this “problematic managers” problem worse. The idea that you can make a company “run better” by unionising seems flawed. Most games companies are dependent on a handful of large contracts. Chucking union reps into the middle of these problems seems unlikely to help.I do believe that we should have games unions. I think they can help with standard terms and conditions, with helping workers understand what is appropriate (and how to fight for it) and so on. I also believe that unions will make these kind of collapses *more* common not less; it’s just that I believe that the other benefits are worth having enough to justify the downside. 1Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyDan Amrich Community Developer, Ubisoft2 years ago For those ex-Telltale employees who are affected by this, Ubisoft is hosting a small event today at BJ’s in San Rafael, on the patio. All affected Telltale employees are welcome to join for drinks and snacks at 4:30pm — we’re hiring and we might be able to help each other out. 1Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyHugo Trepanier Senior Game Designer, Ludia2 years ago Nicholas, I presume a large-scale union would help relocate staff to other studios, not just within a single studio. I’m not sure how that would work out in markets that can’t support the workforce, again I only suppose relocation services would have to be offered. Or this would likely create major development hubs in select cities, much like Hollywood is today. 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyNicholas Lovell Founder, Gamesbrief2 years ago @Hugo Trepanier: I’m not sure that a union would help here, with the relocation of staff. I mean, it would be better to have someone co-ordinating that not having someone, but job hunting doesn’t seem like a positive reason for a union to me. 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyNicholas Lovell Founder, Gamesbrief2 years ago @Richard Browne: is that common in the US? For the union to pay for healthcare not the employer? Or is that emergency cover in circumstances like this? (I’m from the UK, thank the Lord I don’t believe in for the NHS). 1Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyCal Janik-Jones QA & Localization, DrinkBox Studios2 years ago @Nicholas Lovell: a number of articles came out earlier this year that attested to a long history of toxic management at Telltale. The hope with unionization is that not only severance, relocation, and healthcare (like Richard and Hugo mentioned) be guaranteed for workers, but also that problematic managers and workplace culture can be confronted long before crunch burns a studio out. 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replySign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now. Telltale’s treatment of staff “a problem endemic in the industry”Pro-union group Game Workers Unite lambasts Telltale for cutting staff with no severance pay or healthcareMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefMonday 24th September 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareThe pro-union organisation Game Workers Unite has categorised the treatment of laid off staff at Telltale as, “a problem endemic in the industry.”In a post on its website, Game Workers Unite criticised Telltale for leaving a reported 225 people in the position of being, “denied pay and healthcare without notice or severance, left vulnerable in an area with an extremely high cost of living.” It also added that, “some of those workers were just recently hired.”These claims are consistent with reports – mostly on Twitter – from members of staff who were affected by extensive layoffs at the studio last week. Character artist Brandon Cebenka said, “None of my sleepless nights or long hours on weekends trying to ship a game on time got me severance today. Don’t work overtime unless you’re paid for it, y’all… Companies don’t care about you.””None of my sleepless nights or long hours on weekends trying to ship a game on time got me severance today” Former Telltale artist Brandon CebenkaNarrative designer Emily Grace Buck offered even more detail, suggesting that the actual number of layoffs was closer to 250 people, and reiterating that there was no severance pay, or healthcare beyond a single week. She supported the claim that some employees had started “as recently as a week ago”, with at least one having “relocated cross country.””Due to the insanely high cost of living in the Bay Area relative to payscale, many of my… colleagues were living paycheck to paycheck and do not know what they are going to do to make ends meet this month,” she added.Game Workers Unite, which was established to further the cause of unionising the games industry, described Telltale’s executives as “incompetent” and “exploitative” based on the nature of the studio’s decline and its treatment of the workforce. It also referenced an article from The Verge in March this year, which painted a troubling picture of the studio’s internal culture.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “This problem is not isolated to only Telltale or the executives there – this is a problem that we see time and time again throughout the industry; and we will continue to see as long as management is able to take advantage of workers,” the statement read. “Just within the past month we’ve seen three major studio closures. The system for creating games is broken, and it will result in the collapse of many other beloved studios in the future.”If you have jobs news to share or a new hire you want to shout about, please contact us on [email protected] employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesAdopt Me developers unveil new studio, Uplift GamesTeam behind hit Roblox game has grown to over 40 employeesBy Danielle Partis 11 hours agoDeveloper wins against Grand Theft Auto DMCA takedownTake-Two loses claim to reversed-engineered source made by fansBy Danielle Partis 15 hours agoLatest comments (8)Nicholas Lovell Founder, Gamesbrief2 years ago While I agree with “The system for creating games is broken, and it will result in the collapse of many other beloved studios in the future”, it is not clear how unionising would have stopped this.I am broadly supportive of the unionisation of the games industry, but it would be good to understand how it would help. It seems likely to help when a team gets canned at the end of a project. It seems unlikely to help when a studio goes bust.last_img read more

Larian Studios will not “participate in the exclusivity game” with Baldur’s Gate III

first_imgLarian Studios will not “participate in the exclusivity game” with Baldur’s Gate IIIThe long awaited RPG sequel will not be exclusive to Google Stadia or any other platformMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefFriday 7th June 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleLarian StudiosLarian Studios will not “participate in the exclusivity game,” its CEO Swen Vincke has said, clarifying confusion over whether the forthcoming Baldur’s Gate III would exclusive to Google Stadia.Destiny 2 aside, Larian’s Baldur’s Gate III was arguably the most striking game in the launch line-up for Google’s streaming service. However, it was certainly the biggest new announcement, which caused some confusion as to whether the long-awaited sequel would be available on other platforms.”There is no exclusive attachment to Stadia,” Vincke told IGN. “It was important to us to tell our players ‘we’re not going to participate in the exclusivity game.'”There are already store pages for Baldur’s Gate III on Steam and GOG. There is no sign of the game on the Epic Games Store yet, but Larian has clarified to USGamer that this is not indicative of its release strategy.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games In fact, the reason that Baldur’s Gate was announced during yesterday’s Stadia stream speaks to Larian’s reluctance to play, “the exclusivity game.” Vincke told IGN that he is “a believer” in Google’s technology because it makes it easier for developers be completely platform agnostic.”I believe that the game should adapt to the device, but that the device shouldn’t matter when you play it,” Vincke said. “That’s literally what Stadia is doing also, so that’s where that worked out well.”The Baldur’s Gate series was created by Bioware in 1998, with the sequel following in 2000. It is one of the most admired RPG series in the history of the industry, and with its Divinity: Original Sin games, Larian Studios is now recognised as one of the current masters of the genre.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesLarian plays dungeon master for a new era of Baldur’s GateCEO Swen Vincke talks Larian’s growth, recreating the accessibility of D&D with Baldur’s Gate 3, and finding the right balance when working on an iconic IPBy Marie Dealessandri A year agoDivinity: Original Sin 2 close to 500,000 sales in 4 daysLarian’s sequel has comfortably outperformed the first game in commercial termsBy Matthew Handrahan 3 years agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

People of the Year 2019: Jeffrey Rosen and John Graham

first_imgPeople of the Year 2019: Jeffrey Rosen and John GrahamWe explore the legacy of Humble Bundle’s co-founders in the first of this year’s series on outstanding contributions to the industryJames BatchelorEditor-in-ChiefMonday 2nd December 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleHumble BundleIt’s fitting that, as this article was being written, livestreaming group The Yogscast announced its annual Jingle Jam has already raised $1 million dollars for charity within the first 18 hours.The event uses Humble Bundle as a platform through which to sell indie games, giving 100% of the proceeds to charity, and is exactly the type of altruistic effort the site’s founders no doubt hoped to inspire.Earlier this year, it was announced that Jeffrey Rosen and John Graham would be leaving Humble Bundle — although Rosen told GamesIndustry.biz at the time the duo will stay on as advisors until the end of the year “and hopefully a long way past that.” As we said when breaking the news of their departure, this marks the end of an era for the experimental and charitable platform. Rosen and Graham have overseen its growth since co-founding Humble Bundle in 2010, and have earned accolades and recognition for themselves along the way, including spots in Forbes’ 30 Under 30.Jeffrey Rosen, Humble BundleWithin its first five years, Humble Bundle had raised over $50 million for charity and developers had grossed over $100 million. To date, it has raised over $150 million (as of June this year), with donations going to Child’s Play, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Action Against Hunger, Charity: Water, the American Red Cross, Wikimedia Foundation and more.Last year was the company’s best to date, and we were told 2019 was off to the best start in Humble history. But, as Rosen said, “We’re more startup kinda guys, and Humble Bundle has become huge.”The origins of Rosen and Graham’s world-renowned fundraising machine are unsurprisingly humble. The concept was first tested by their development studio Wolfire Games in 2010, before it was spun out into a separate company later that year. Rosen and Graham also drew on lessons from the success of Steam indie bundles, including one Wolfire had run with Natural Selection 2 developers Unknown Worlds Entertainment. The first bundle included Gish, Lugaru, Aquaria, Penumbra Overture and World of Goo — a notable choice given that the latter title’s pay-what-you-want sale to mark its anniversary was a key inspiration for the model. The game’s developer, Ron Carmel of 2D Boy, even helped to set up the first bundle.The sales and revenue of the early bundles — the second raised $1.8 million alone — validated the Rosen and Graham’s belief in the concept. Not only did players respond well to the pay-what-you-want model, but the ability to split the fee between developers and charities as they see fit also enabled them to use their purchases to support that causes that were most important to them.”Rosen and Graham have proven themselves time and again to be strong advocates for using the games industry and the popularity of its products for good” At first, Rosen, Graham and the Humble Bundle team concentrated on indie titles, with bundles often raising over $1 million in sales. Eventually larger publishers were keen to get involved, even curating their own Humble Bundles. The company expanded beyond PC, offering bundles of Android titles and even digital codes for games on Nintendo platforms.The model attracted so much attention, Humble Bundle branched out into other media forms, running promotions for digital music, comics and books — including game development reference books that could empower a future indie development star.While other entrepreneurs might be content with one winning idea and building upon it, Rosen and Graham were more experimental with what Humble Bundle could be, taking it in unexpected directions. Knowledge of payment systems and transaction processes gleaned from running the bundles also enabled them to launch an online store in 2013, presenting an alternative to Steam long before Epic’s own bullish rival took form. The firm even branched into games publishing two years ago.And before Xbox Game Pass or Apple Arcade, Humble Bundle launched the Humble Monthly subscription service, giving players a curated selection of games each month, later including the Humble Originals it helped to fund. The service was expanded with the Humble Trove, an unchanging library of games for subscribers to try.Last month, plans to relaunch the monthly subscription as Humble Choice were revealed, giving subscribers at different tiers access to a number of games (the higher the tier, the more games they can download at one time), including a low-cost Trove-only membership — once again exploring the potential for the pay-what-you-want model.As with the bundles themselves, all of these activities raise money for charity. Rosen and Graham have proven themselves time and again to be strong advocates for using the games industry and the popularity of its products for good. Perhaps the most notable example was February 2017’s Humble Freedom Bundle, a collection created in response to President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies. Within one week, the bundle had raised over $6.7 million for American Civil Liberties Union, the International Rescue Committee, and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).John Graham, Humble BundleWhile so many games companies go out of their way to avoid taking a stance on any political topic, Rosen and Graham’s team actively enable gamers to take their own. As Graham told us at the time, the company is careful “not to overstep our bounds,” but with the Freedom bundle it encouraged players to split their proceeds between whichever charities they wanted to help. No donation is out of the gamer’s control.”The Humble Freedom Bundle was a little bit bolder than what we normally do,” Graham told GamesIndustry.biz. “But we were seeing from our employees, and from everyone we know in the industry around us, that people really wanted to do something.”Jeff and I kept on looking at each other and thinking, ‘What good are we as a charity fundraising platform if we can’t take a stand with everybody, and galvanise the energy around this in a productive way.'”And, y’know, you don’t have to buy a bundle, if you disagree with every single one of the charities. If you disagree with two but not one, you can use the sliders… We try to maintain that choice in all that we do, while showing our support for awesome causes when we think there’s a need for it.”Rosen and Graham sold the company to IGN parent Ziff Davis back in October 2017, but kept their hand on the tiller until earlier this year. At first there were concerns that this large media corporation would derail Humble Bundle’s charitable efforts, but the co-founders have since told us nothing could be farther from the truth — in 2018 alone, the company raised $25 million for charity (a sixth of its ten-year total).”The growth speaks for itself,” said Graham. “We’ve prospered over the last 18 months.”Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games The impact of Humble Bundle is undeniable. The fact that the likes of Yogscast and publishers continue to use it as a platform for charity fundraising, reaching impressive totals, suggests Rosen and Graham’s creation still has a long future ahead of it. It has even inspired the rise of similar bundle vendors, such as Indie Gala, Indie Royale and Little Big Bunch.The key to Rosen and Graham’s success is the courage to experiment. From the simple concept of a pay-what-you-want bundle of indie games, the duo has nurtured a significant player in the games industry with a hand in publishing, subscription services and more — all with this altruistic mission behind everything it does. Perhaps Graham summed up the duo’s legacy best at Digital Dragons in 2017, while expanding on the importance of experimentation.”Innovation is key to relevance and survival in the games industry,” he said. “I don’t think any of us ever get to stand still. We always have to be questing to do something different and exciting and new — experiments are really what get us there.”Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesHumble Bundle rolls back plans to remove charity slidersStorefront backtracks on decision following feedback from the communityBy Danielle Partis 6 days agoHumble Bundle limits charity donations to 15%Contributions will now have two static options rather than an adjustable sliderBy Danielle Partis 16 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

Good signs: The pv magazine weekly news digest

first_imgGood signs: The pv magazine weekly news digestThis week was filled with positive news for the global PV industry, including the signing of the world’s lowest-price PPA in Dubai December 2, 2016 Christian Roselund Legal Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share While the solar industry has taken its share of battering this year, some weeks are full of good news for the future of solar. This week was one of those. World’s lowest-price solar PPA signed in Dubai at US$29.90/MWhTopping the list, this week the Dubai Electric and Water Authority signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Masdar for the output of the 800 MW second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar park, at the record low price of US$ 29.90 per megawatt-hour (MWh). This is the lowest price PPA that pv magazine has seen to date, but even lower bids have been placed for the next phase of the mega-project. JA Solar breaks ground on cell factory in Vietnam And while these low prices are the strongest sign for the future of solar, there is no concrete indicator of industry confidence like building new factories. This week it was revealed that JA Solar has broken ground on a new solar cell factory in Vietnam.While it is not clear what capacity the factory will have, JA Solar will initially invest $320 million in the factory, with plans to expand this to $1 billion. Mercom: 76 GW to be installed in 2016 In general, this is looking like a very strong year for solar, on the back of booming markets in China and the United States. This week Mercom Capital released the latest update of its global solar forecast for the full year 2016, which predicts that a staggering 76 GW will be installed. This is 48% increase over 2015 levels and 31 GW of this will be in China alone, as by far the largest amount installed in any one year in any nation. The United States is also looking strong, with Mercom forecasting that the nation will install 13 GW in 2016 and again in 2017, with a number of utility-scale projects pushed back following the extension of the Investment Tax Credit. Finally, India also is showing the most intense growth path, with 4 GW to be installed this year and 8 GW next year. World’s first cross-border solar auctionAnd despite the dark clouds of a nationalism in several nations, pv magazine brings you news of new international cooperation in solar. This week Germany awarded 50 MW of solar contracts to Danish firms for projects to be built on agricultural lands, in the world’s first cross-border auction.This content is protected by copyright and may not be reused. 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Infants twins found dead after father accidentally leaves them in car while at work: Police

first_imgWABC-TV(NEW YORK) —  Charges are pending against the father of infant twins after the pair was discovered dead inside a car in the Bronx Friday afternoon, New York City police say.Investigators said the father told them that he accidentally left the twins, a boy and a girl approximately 11-months-old, in his car Friday morning on his way to work at a nearby hospital.Authorities have released no information on the cause of the infants’ deaths, but police are investigating whether they died from heat exposure.NYPD officials said the father was taken into custody late Friday.The car, a Honda four-door, was parked in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.“This is a horrific situation,” one police official briefed on the situation told ABC News, describing the father as 37-years-old.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Lesa France Kennedy among Adweek’s ’30 Most Powerful Women in Sports’

first_imgFor the second consecutive year Lesa France Kennedy has been named to Adweek Magazine’s list of the “30 Most Powerful Women in Sports.”Kennedy, CEO of International Speedway Corporation and Vice Chairperson of NASCAR, joins executives from the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Football League (NFL) among others.The magazine emphasized Kennedy’s work with the recently completely $400 million Daytona Rising project and the ongoing nearly $200 million facility update at Phoenix Raceway.RELATED: Daytona rises even higher | Phoenix renovation“We compete with stick-and-ball sports properties and entertainment venue,” making it imperative to keep “the crown jewel of our sport polished,” Kennedy told the magazine.Two years ago, Kennedy was also chosen as the 2015 Most Powerful Woman in Sports in a survey conducted by Forbes Magazine.last_img read more

Menard, Johnson set off massive wreck in Clash battling for the lead

first_imgContact between Jimmie Johnson and Paul Menard with inclement weather looming set off a multi-car accident in Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway.Johnson was moving to the inside to pass Menard for the lead when the two cars made contact. That sent Menard’s No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing Ford spinning and wrecking into the outside wall, and several other cars were collected in the mayhem — officially, it was listed as a 17-car incident in the 20-car event.RELATED: Photos of the wreck, plus more from trackCaution was displayed at Lap 55 in a race in which Menard had led 52 of the first 55 laps.Johnson escaped damage and was declared the winner when the race was halted for rain minutes after the wreck.“Jimmie does that a lot at these tracks, so that’s unfortunate,” Menard told FS1. “Aggressive side-drafting caused that wreck.” Menard: ‘Jimmie does that a lot at these tracks’00:0000:0000:00GO LIVEFacebookTwitterEmailEmbedSpeedNormalAutoplay That rain was imminent had drivers darting through the field with aggressive moves, which included Johnson’s strong to catch the leader — one which ultimately ended Menard’s day and powered the seven-time series champion to victory.“I knew the rain was coming, so I was trying to set-up my move and make my run on the No. 21 car,” Johnson said. “I had it kind of set up down the backstretch a few laps prior to that, and then my opportunity came along. I made that move to the inside and then we kind of got together. I’m not sure if just the air breaking his bumper plane pulled his car over or if he was late to block, but it was just really a racing thing honestly.“So, I made my move and unfortunately he got sideways and it collected a bunch of cars.”MORE: Jimmie: “I don’t crash people to win”last_img read more

NASCAR TV schedule: July 29 – Aug. 4, 2019

first_imgWhich channels have NASCAR programming this week? We answer that and give you the weekly NASCAR television listings here in the NASCAR TV schedule.Note: All times are ET.MORE: Get the NBC Sports App | How to find FS1 | Get FOX Sports App | How to find NBCSNMonday, July 295 p.m., NASCAR America: “Monday,” NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., NASCAR Race Hub, FS1/FOX Sports App6 p.m., K&N Pro Series Race at Iowa Speedway, NBCSN/NBC Sports App7 p.m., “Unrivaled: Earnhardt vs. Gordon” (re-air), FS1/FOX Sports AppOn MRN:12 p.m., MRN OutloudTuesday, July 30Midnight, NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Gander RV 150 (re-air), FS2/FOX Sports App5 p.m., Dale Jr. Download, NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., NASCAR Race Hub, FS1/FOX Sports App6 p.m., Glory Road: “NASCAR Goes Road Racing,” (re-air) NBCSN/NBC Sports App6:30 p.m., Glory Road: “Blacker” featuring Jeff Gordon, Ray Evernham and Rick Hendrick (re-air), NBCSN/NBC Sports AppOn MRN:7 p.m., NASCAR Live with Mike BagleyWednesday, July 315 p.m., NASCAR America: “Motormouths,” NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., NASCAR Race Hub, FS1/FOX Sports App6 p.m., NASCAR Whelen Series: All-Star Shootout, NBCSN/NBC Sports App7 p.m., K&N Pro Series race: Iowa Speedway (re-air), NBCSN/NBC Sports AppOn MRN:12 p.m., NASCAR Coast to CoastThursday, Aug. 15 p.m., NASCAR America: “Motorsports Hour,” NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., IMSA Auto Racing, NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., “Unrivaled: Earnhardt vs. Gordon” (re-air), FS1/FOX Sports App7 p.m., Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby qualifying, FS1/FOX Sports App8:30 p.m., NASCAR RaceDay: Eldora, FS1/FOX Sports App9 p.m., Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby, FS1/FOX Sports AppOn MRN:7 p.m., Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt DerbyFriday, Aug. 24 a.m., Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby (re-air), FS1/FOX Sports App8:30 a.m., Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby (re-air), FS2/FOX Sports App12:30 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)2 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)5 p.m., NASCAR America, NBCSN/NBC Sports AppSaturday, Aug. 39:30 a.m., Gander Outdoors Truck Series Eldora Dirt Derby (re-air), FS1/FOX Sports App10:30 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series opening practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)11:30 a.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)12:30 p.m., NASCAR America, NBCSN/NBC Sports App1 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)2 p.m., NASCAR Cup Series Countdown to Green: Watkins Glen, NBCSN/NBC Sports App3 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series Zippo 200 at The Glen, NBC/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN 1)6 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series Post-Race Show: Watkins Glen, NBCSN/NBC Sports App6:30 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App)On MRN:10:30 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series opening practice1 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice2:30 p.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series Zippo 200 at The Glen6:30 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole QualifyingSunday, Aug. 48:30 a.m., NASCAR Xfinity Series Zippo 200 at The Glen (re-air), NBCSN/NBC Sports App11 a.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice (re-air), NBCSN/NBC Sports Appnoon, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying (re-air), NBCSN/NBC Sports Appnoon, NASCAR RaceDay, FS1/FOX Sports App1 p.m., NASCAR America, NBCSN/NBC Sports App2:30 p.m., Countdown to Green: Watkins Glen, NBCSN/NBC Sports App3 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN 1, 4, 5)5:30 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Post-Race Show, NBCSN/NBC Sports App6 p.m., IMSA Auto Racing, NBCSN/NBC Sports AppOn MRN:2 p.m., Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glenlast_img read more

2012 Canyon Bicycles – New 29ers, Ltd Edition Alloy Road Bike, Proto TT Bike…

first_imgThe Ultimate AL is their top of the line alloy road bike. For 2012, it gets revised geometry to make it a little more comfortable for long rides but still has raceable performance. The new hydroformed frame is also said to be stiffer where needed and comes in at a claimed 1220g. This Limited Edition 9.0 SL with a brushed finish will have only 100 available next year with Ultegra Di2. Specs are:That translates to 16.64lbs.Canyon’s VCLS Flat Springs seatpost. Photo: Adam Aisen – Feltet.deShown as a prototype that will be in production in 2012, the VCLS Flat Springs seatpost uses two half-circle tubes in place of a standard round seatpost. The design provides a maximum of 20mm of travel simply by flexing. The seat rail clamp section loosens like normal to slide the saddle fore/aft. To adjust angle, you loosen the seatpost collar and slide one of the tubes up or down then retighten the collar. Brilliant in its simplicity, and it weighs in at just 190g…lighter than many alloy posts despite the features.Canyon has introduced their first ever 29er mountain bikes. Dubbed Grand Canyon, the carbon fiber 29er above is still in the works and won’t be available until late next year as a 2013 model…but it shows Canyon is paying attention with the inclusion of a dropper seatpost on top of a full XX build, lightweight DT Swiss wheels and Continental tires. Oh, and a thru-axle rear…The Grand Canyon AL 29 will be available this year, though.The tapered headtube is really short but massive, providing a low cockpit but (likely) burly stiffness. The hydroformed, curved downtube is very wide, ending at an even wider BB. The 142×12 rear axle is a nice touch. The seatstays are pretty thin, which should provide a decent ride quality, and shift cables are run internally to make it look good.The front derailleur cable pops out and runs through a little pivot to keep it running smooth as the mech moves through the gears. Weight for the complete bike as shown is claimed at 24lbs even.The Torque FRX downhill bike gets an all-new Track Flip four-position suspension adjustment to change the ride height, travel and angles.Change the lower shock mount position within the four options to move travel between 185mm and 203mm, head angle from 64º to 65º and small changes to the BB height.The model above gets the spec list here. The frame has internal cable routing for the drop seatpost, too.Same bike, different paint and spec. Canyon showed their first ever 29er mountain bikes, a new limited edition top-end aluminum road bike, a unique dual-beam suspension seatpost and this prototype time trial bike called Concept Speedmax.Surprisingly, Canyon’s reps said this is designed specifically as a TT bike for their pro riders and not really for triathlon. It’s pretty striking with the matte white finish and sharp lines. Although a bit reminiscent of a Giant, it has its own unique lines like at the back of the seatclamp area, cable exit near the rear dropouts and sharp lines on the downtube. Notice the seatpost’s rails, too, designed for the MonoLink saddles with the clamp set pretty far forward. At the moment, it’s designedFor stuff you can actually buy and ride, click ‘more’…last_img read more