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LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) – Torcano Industries is now distributing Cycle Group Inc.'s Promax and BOX Components brands.

CGI is a Southern California-based supplier of aftermarket bicycle components under the BOX and Promax brand names. CGI is led by U.S. Bicycling Hall of Famer Toby Henderson.

Posted in North America
14 hours 8 min ago
Wren (left) with Akey at the Sea Otter last month.

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports, which recently expanded its suspension fork lineup from two to 40 models, has announced that retailer Cambria Bicycle Outfitter will operate its first U.S. service center.

Posted in North America
17 hours 45 min ago

BEE CAVE, Texas (BRAIN) — Cycle Commerce, being launched by a Texas bike retailer, will offer bike shops three services related to profitability and efficiency. All three services essentially let a shop farm out aspects of their businesses that aren’t directly related to customer service and sales.

Posted in North America
19 hours 49 min ago

WORCESTER, Mass. (BRAIN) — Landry's Bicycles is expanding to seven stores with a new store opening in Worcester later this month.

Posted in Retail News
21 hours 23 min ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Momentum magazine has launched an online store to sell city cycling essentials such as bags, baskets, lights, helmets and casual clothing to everyday riders.

Posted in North America
1 day 16 hours ago
The Momentum iNeed Street Mid-Step model.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is adding a new bike brand, Momentum, aimed at new bike recreational riders. The company said the new brand is inline with recent research on bicycle use in America.

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 16 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Denmark-based CeramicSpeed has purchased UltraFast Optimization, a Colorado company that puts chains through a special treatment to reduce friction.

UltraFast Optimization was a subsidiary of Friction Facts, an independent testing company founded by Jason Smith.

Posted in North America
1 day 17 hours ago

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley is now a U.S. distributor for BeetElite supplements.

Posted in North America
1 day 18 hours ago
Reorganization of Oakley expected to double brand's revenue in three years.

MILAN (BRAIN) — Italian eyewear maker Luxottica Group, parent of brands including Oakley, Arnette and Ray-Ban, reported Monday that first-quarter net profit surged almost 34 percent to 210.4 million euros ($234.7 million) as sales in North America rose 29.4 percent and foreign exchange rates provided "a material tai

Posted in North America
1 day 18 hours ago

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has agreed to Sports Tracker, a company that offers mobile apps that track sporting activities. Like Amer, Sports Tracker is based in Finland.

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 18 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling has released a firmware update for its power meter and an update to its mobile app. 

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 21 hours ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Cyclone Bicycle Supply has released the Cyclone Bike Shopper mobile app. The app allows Cyclone dealers to make orders, search Cyclone's catalog, create shopping lists, save favorite carts, scan items into carts, and manage payments.

Posted in North America

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