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A rendering of the indoor velodrome.

DETROIT (BRAIN) — City officals held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for a new $4 million multi-sport complex that will include an indoor velodrome.

Jefferson County rangers to discuss e-bike study at a forum in Golden on Wednesday.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Jefferson County Open Space rangers tested visitor awareness and acceptance of e-bikes last month at a small but popular urban park in the Denver suburbs.'s Trade-In Geo Locator.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — has been a popular website for years for bike owners curious about their ride's value — it now attracts about three quarters of a million monthly visitors.

A contestant in the Mechanics Challenge at Interbike 2016.

PBMA president James Stanfill says the Internet challenges retail mechanics to keep it pro.

BOULDER, Colo.  (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes' latest program, called PlacesForBikes, is intended to jumpstart the construction of bike-friendly infrastructure. The initiative includes a city rating system; expert "how-to" resources for communities and businesses; and an annual conference for city and business leaders.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mike Wilson, Americas brand manager for Amer Sports-owned Mavic, and Mavic community marketing manager Mark Niemiec have left the company to pursue other interests.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Haibike is moving its U.S. headquarters from Simi Valley, California, to Denver, and bringing on a new operations manager, Jed Paraso. The brand's new office is located in southeast Denver and will house sales, service, marketing and logistics.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — More than 1,000 riders from 43 countries have joined a wide-ranging saddle study being led by Dr. Roger Minkow.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A manufacturing company, Sculpteo, made a point this month by riding a bike made with its digital manufacturing technologies from Las Vegas to San Francisco.

Bill Smith at the IBD Summit on Wednesday

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Bill Smith doesn't see a distinction between the mass market and IBD channel. And he'd like to send some of his customers to bike shops.

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond's company has fired and is suing Connie Jackson, the CEO of LeMond Composites and a co-inventor of a key technology for the company. She has filed a countersuit.

BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association is working with the Sports Industry Credit Association to offer credit risk management services to OIA members.

New Product

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has introduced a new short sleeve edition of its Bamboo-Merino Henley shirts, designed for activities including bike riding.

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