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Posted in North America 6 hours 10 min ago
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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — After 12 years at the helm, Mike Van Abel has resigned as the organization's executive director, effective Friday. The organization's board is working to select a permanent replacement for the position.

Posted in North America 6 hours 21 min ago
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New company is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to offer low-cost, high-volume carbon fiber to transportation, energy and infrastructure industries.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Tour de France hero Greg LeMond is involved with a new company that is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to offer low-cost carbon fiber to several industries, including the transportation and renewable energy markets.

Posted in International 7 hours 26 min ago
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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — The first half of 2016 proved to be challenging for the German bike market, according to the latest figures from Zweirad-Industrie-Verband (ZIV), the country’s bike industry association, which includes manufacturers and importers of bicycles, components, accessories and e-bikes.

Posted in International 7 hours 29 min ago
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REUTLINGEN, Germany (BRAIN) — As goes the electric bike market in the Netherlands, so — eventually — will go the rest of Europe. That is the crystal ball prediction of Claus Fleischer, head of the Bosch division that produces its wildly successful mid-drive e-bike systems.

Posted in International 7 hours 33 min ago
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Courtesy photo from this week's press preview at Eurobike.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — For the first time in its 25-year history, consumers will be able to demo bikes at Eurobike. The show expects to offer roughly 3,500 bikes for demo over the weekend following the trade-only days, Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.

Posted in International 7 hours 36 min ago
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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Changing consumer behaviors are forcing the European bike industry to take a good look at its supply chain and where it can shorten lead times and respond to market demands and changes more quickly, said Jack Oortwijn, editor of Bike Europe, as he set the stage for a conference addressing the major challenges suppliers face in bringing production back to Europe.

Posted in Product/Tech 7 hours 39 min ago
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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — FSA's electronic road group has been raced for a few seasons, but the company wanted to launch the drivetrain as part of an entirely new group before riders got their hands on it.

Posted in North America 9 hours 55 min ago
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AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International and USA Triathlon have announced that they will collaborate to consecutively present their respective annual conferences: the TBI Conference and USA Triathlon's Annual Race Director Symposium, both presented by Active Network.

Posted in North America 12 hours 49 min ago
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EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Burley Design has announced that Allison Coughlin will become its president, effective Wednesday. Coughlin has three years of experience at the company, most recently as its sales and marketing manager.

Posted in North America 13 hours 2 min ago
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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) —Pedego plans to accelerate its growth on the East Coast with the appointment of dealer development specialist Ryan Maccione.

Posted in Industry News 13 hours 34 min ago
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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —  Camber Outdoors is offering a webinar on Thursday on recruitment practices to help companies attract top-tier diverse talent to high profile and decision-making positions.

Posted in North America 13 hours 42 min ago
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BicycleBlueBook.com has hired industry veteran Steve Parke, who will help the company expand and deepen its partnerships with independent bike dealers participating in its trade-in program.

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OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano on Tuesday announced a new line of top-end road and mountain bike shoes, called S-PHYRE.

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