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Dutch conglomerate adds a major mountain bike brand to its portfolio.

ALMERE, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — Pon Holdings, a Dutch conglomerate that owns several bike brands including Cervélo, Focus and Gazelle, has purchased California-based Santa Cruz Bicycles.

Posted in International
18 hours 19 min ago

EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Logan VonBokel is joining the PR and media communications firm Uncommon Communications as a senior account manager. VonBokel was previously a tech reporter for Velo magazine.

Posted in North America
19 hours 41 min ago

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The VH1 cable network is trying to line up 150 sets of twins to ride tandem bikes for a promotion to be shown live on Good Morning America on July 15. Organizers hope to break a Guinness world record for the largest parade of tandem bikes.

Posted in North America
20 hours 34 min ago
MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has hired Scott Christenson as California territory manager, filling the position left open by Steve Hays, after his transition to a product and procurement role this spring.
Posted in North America
22 hours 31 min ago
Rack company is buying a $20.1 million building on 13 acres.
Yakima is buying the West End Building for $20.1 million.

BEAVERTON, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima Products plans to move from its current leased space here to a new, much larger building it is buying in nearby Lake Oswego.

Posted in North America
23 hours 11 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America has hired the Peter Kidd Agency to represent the electronics and accessory brand in New England, quadrupling it's rep coverage in the region.

Posted in North America
1 day 1 hour ago

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for retailers to participate in our 2015-2016 State of Retail panel.

Retailers selected for the panel will weigh in on business-related topics affecting the industry. Responses are printed in each issue of the magazine.

Posted in Retail News
1 day 3 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — TSG Consumer Partners LLC, a strategic equity investor, has acquired the online outdoor sports retailer Backcountry.com, including its CompetiveCyclist.com division, from Liberty Interactive Corporation.

Posted in Retail News
1 day 19 hours ago
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WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Andy Clarke is stepping down as president of the League of American Bicyclists, after a dozen years in the position.

Posted in North America
1 day 21 hours ago

SURSEE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — As part of its distribution overhaul in North America, Swiss mountain bike protection and apparel brand iXS has named Live to Play Sports as its exclusive Canadian distributor effective Aug. 1. U.S.

Posted in International
1 day 21 hours ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — After taking a year off from his job as a schoolteacher and moving to Italy with his wife, Cam McRae returned to Canada speaking another foreign language and thinking about a career change.
 
His idea included writing and bikes, and ultimately spawned North Shore Mountain Biking

Posted in North America
1 day 22 hours ago
Stages' new CarbonGlyde drivetrain.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corp. is expanding its business in the stationary bike market, gaining spec for its Carbon Drive belts on models from such brands as Stages Indoor Cycling, Schwinn Fitness and FreeMotion Fitness.

Posted in Product/Tech

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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bell Helmets has launched its first road helmet to make use of the MIPS protection system.

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