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VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing gloves from the Swiss brand Hirzl.

Posted in North America
8 hours 4 min ago

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The December 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is arriving in mailboxes this week, containing our coverage of the recent Taichung Bike Week and our BRAIN Dealer Tour of Los Angeles, among other features.

Posted in Retail News
10 hours 17 min ago

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Bikes vs Cars, a new documentary film, opens Friday in several theaters, with openings in more cities planned for later in the month.

Posted in North America
1 day 4 hours ago

DENVER (BRAIN) —Conation Collective is a new company offering stylish and functional cycling clothes. The company is based in Colorado and sources fabrics from France, Italy and Australia, then completes the design, printing and production in the USA.

Posted in Product/Tech
1 day 6 hours ago

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Retailers are pushing Kent International for products bridging the gap between mass market and specialty retail, and the company has hired Craig Hoyt to head up product development for this program.

Posted in North America
1 day 7 hours ago

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group has promoted Jon Lewis to national sales manager. Based in Waitsfield, Vermont, Lewis will lead a team of sales managers located throughout the United States.

Posted in North America
1 day 7 hours ago

TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi has opened a new company store in the heart of Munich, Germany. The new 200-square-meter (2,200-square-foot) store opened Nov. 25 in the Eataly Schrannenhalle, an Italian food market.

Posted in International
1 day 9 hours ago

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports has reached an agreement with Hippie Tech Suspension of Garden City, Idaho, to be Wren's third service center in the U.S.

Posted in North America
1 day 10 hours ago

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The international cycling union, UCI, will allow disc brakes across all categories of pro road teams next season, including Continental, Pro Continental, WorldTeams and Women's teams. The organization still considers the disc brake use a "trial," however.

Posted in North America
6 days 4 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The NPD Group says IBD bike sales were up 4 percent in dollars and 7 percent in units in the first nine months of 2015.

"Contrary to the first nine months of 2014, the cycling industry is on the plus side heading into this holiday season," the retail tracking company said.

Posted in Studies/Reports
6 days 10 hours ago

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The international cycling union, UCI, is opening a satellite World Cycling Centre in India at the New Delhi velodrome.

Posted in International
6 days 10 hours ago
Celebrity riders including Jens Voigt to participate. Trek will donate $40k if participants log 100,000 miles

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Online stationary training software Zwift is conducting a fund-raising ride, complete with celebrity participants, on Dec. 5. The 24-hour virtual event will raise money for World Bicycle Relief, with Trek Bicycle committing to a $40,000 donation if riders reach a collective 100,000 miles.

Posted in Industry News

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MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives will soon ship its Tava road helmet, which it first showed at last summer's Press Camp.

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