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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of French oil company Total, which also owned Hutchinson Tire, died Monday when a corporate plane crashed into a snow plough on a airport runway near Moscow prior to takeoff.

Posted in International
2 hours 4 min ago

DURHAM, N.C. (BRAIN) — Implus Corp., known for its athletic products including Sof Sole, Yaktrax and Sneaker Balls, has acquired Trigger Point Performance.

Trigger Point makes a line of self-care products for athletes, including Grid foam rollers. A purchase price was not released.

Posted in North America
4 hours 10 min ago

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pearl Izumi's new headquarters building here was recently honored by the Colorado and Denver chapters of The American Institute of Architects.

Posted in North America
16 hours 38 min ago

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — BRAIN's final Dealer Tour of 2014 gets underway Tuesday in Austin as BRAIN editors, sponsors and guests set out on bikes to visit shops in the Texas capital.

Posted in Retail News
22 hours 10 min ago
The Cannondale Sports Store in Carle Place.

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — The Cannondale Sports Store in Carle Place, New York, was recently featured in Hub Magazine, and was awarded a bronze award for retail experience in the 4th Annual Hub Prize competition hosted by the magazine.

Posted in Retail News
1 day 36 min ago

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — SRAM, Liv, UBI, QBP, Pedro's and Park Tool are working together to sponsor ten scholarships for female bike shop employees to attend a UBI mechanics class.

Posted in North America
1 day 2 hours ago

HOUSTON (BRAIN) — With help from a successful campaign, a Texas company is preparing to begin shipping a non-invasive blood lactate testing device in December.

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 4 hours ago
South Carolina-based distributor will open its third U.S. distribution center soon in an unannounced location.

LEXINGTON, S.C. (BRAIN) — Hawley plans to open a new distribution center in the Northeast soon, to complement its centers in Sparks, Nevada, and Lexington, South Carolina. 

Posted in North America
1 day 4 hours ago

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Bicycling Magazine is a finalist in AdWeek's Hot List in the category, "Hottest Sports/Outdoor Magazine."

Posted in North America
3 days 23 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — has launched its second annual Best Bike Parks Riders' Choice Survey. The survey is designed to recognize and highlight the top North American lift-served mountain bike parks, as well as promote the continued improvement of park development based on rider feedback.

Posted in North America
4 days 2 hours ago

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — PowerTap is accepting old power meters for a trade-in toward a new PowerTap wheelset. The program runs from Oct. 15 to Nov. 14 and provides up to a 30 percent discount on select wheelsets.

Posted in North America
4 days 2 hours ago

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Silca is now working with the Cannondale p/b team to develop new Silca inflation devices.

Posted in North America

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne is now shipping its Micro Drive StVZO tail light,  a compact, 5 lumen LED light that meets Germany's StVZO regulations for tail lights. 

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