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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has announced some of the keynote speakers to headline its second annual PlacesForBikes Conference coming up May 1-3 in Indianapolis.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM’s neutral service team will help riders get back to racing at top professional races and grass-roots events around the globe in 2018.

Skip and Lisa Badolato, owners of Pedego's Fort Myers, Florida, store

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego announced that a new store has opened in Fort Myers, Florida. The store is co-owned and operated by husband and wife Skip and Lisa Badolato, who left their Wall Street jobs after 30 years and moved to open Pedego’s 116th store.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Richard Fries will step down as executive director of the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition. Fries, who served as executive director of the advocacy group for three years, will retain a position on the organization’s board of directors.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Taichung Bike Week is moving to earlier dates this year. The show will be shortened to three days and be held September 26-28, 2018, just a week after Interbike’s Reno trade show and consumer festival.

Company forecasts flat sales of fitness products for 2018.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin reported Wednesday that fourth-quarter revenue rose 3 percent to $888 million driven by sales of outdoor, marine and aviation products. Revenue for the full fiscal year totaled $3.09 billion, up 2 percent.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Benny Cruickshank has formed and launched a new marketing communications agency, Be Courteous Communications. The agency’s first clients include the Dutch brand Gazelle Bicycles and Boulder, Colorado-based RockyMounts.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado's Jefferson County has launched a one-year e-bike pilot program that will allow Class 1 e-bikes on natural surface trails and Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes on paved trails within Jeffco Open Space.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Ergon introduced its first women’s saddle with a women’s-only saddle demo and launch party at Sports Garage in Boulder in late January.

SEATTLE — Consumer-direct e-bike brand EVELO Electric Bicycles is recruiting brick-and-mortar dealers in select markets for its new Demo Dealer Program.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — 2XU has expanded its partnership with USA Triathlon, making 2XU the organization’s exclusive cycling apparel partner.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors has expanded its slate of Camber Exchange events, which connect individuals in the active-outdoor industries who share interests, career objectives and passion for the outdoors.

New Product

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Blending mobility and protection, the low-profile design of the Trail Skins 2 knee guards delivers unrestricted pedaling and all-day comfort while still meeting European standards for impact protection.

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