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SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Rumbleship plans to introduce a new "technology-powered shopping experience" at the IBD Summit in Arizona next week. The company, which is a sponsor of the summit, said the new technology will allow brick-and-mortar retailers to push back against showrooming. 

Posted in North America
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SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Boulder, Colo.-based Product Architects, Inc., the parent company of Polar Bottle, was honored the is week at the Outdoor Retailer show for its commitement to U.S. manufacturing.

Posted in North America
2 days 7 hours ago

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco North America has retained ORIS Intel to track Internet violators of its minimum advertised price policy.

Selle San Marco's 2015 saddles are sold exclusively by authorized dealers who must follow its MAP. 

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2 days 7 hours ago

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — U.S.-made leather saddle brand Selle Anatomica is now distributing to U.S. dealers via QBP; the company is also continuing dealer direct sales. Selle Anatomica also has updated its minimum advertised price policy and its online sales policy.

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2 days 9 hours ago

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply is holding its Armchair Open House Feb. 6-8. The virtual open house allows dealers to place orders by phone or through Accell's B2B website for savings of up to 75 percent on XLC, Pryme and other parts and accessory brands.

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2 days 9 hours ago
Jerry Stritzke at OR on Friday. Photo: Gary Newkirk.

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Women's Coalition (OIWC) received a $1.5 million grant Friday from REI to help boost the role of women in the outdoor and bicycle industry.

Posted in North America
2 days 11 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association has launched an ambitious initiative to pass model electric bicycle legislation in California and New York.

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3 days 5 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — David Abeles has left Competitor Group Inc., where he had been president and CEO since last March. San Diego-based CGI owns Velo and Triathlete magazines and other endurance sports media properties and events. It has not announced plans to replace Abeles.

Posted in North America
3 days 5 hours ago
Seven CEO Rob Vandermark (left) and Mike Flanigan.

WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran and Independent Fabrication co-founder Mike Flanigan — who spent the past 12 years running his own fabrication shop, Alternative Needs Transportation — has joined custom bike maker Seven Cycles as a welder and bike builder.

Posted in North America
3 days 10 hours ago

BEVERLY, Mass. (BRAIN) — Craft Sportswear North America has promoted Ming Tan to manager of custom sales as the brand experiences an explosion in custom orders. Craft's custom division grew 96 percent last year, the company said.

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3 days 11 hours ago

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — CTS is working with Ridley Bicycles on a variety of promotions this year, including a dealer program that will provide Ridley bike purchasers with a free month of CTS training and opportunities for Ridley dealers to participate in CTS camps.

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3 days 11 hours ago

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light & Motion has launched its first action camera companion light line, the Sidekick, on Kickstarter. The company has already exceeded its $50,000 goal with the crowd-funding campaign, with nearly $85,000 pledged as of Thursday morning, with 22 days to go.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 25 to Jan 27
The Bike Place trade show Silverstone Race Circuit, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Jan 25 to Jan 28
Corebike Show Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Jan 25 to Jan 28
Triathlon Business International Conference Marina del Rey Marriott, Marina del Rey, Calif.
Jan 27 to Jan 29
IBD Summit Marriott Phoenix Tempe at the Buttes, Tempe, Ariz.
Jan 27 to Jan 30
Lifeboat Events Bike PressCamp-Winter Westlake Village Inn, Westlake Village, Calif.
Jan 29 to Feb 01
SIA Snow Show and Sourcing Show Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Colo.

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The original M100

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — It was 20 years ago that Shimano first introduced its clipless mountain bike pedal, which used what it called Shimano Pedaling Dynamics — later called SPD or "spuds."

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