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13 hours 25 min ago
Road bike sales continued to plummet.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members picked up $49 million in business in 2014, and shipped 201,722 more units to retailers last year compared with 2013, according to numbers compiled by The NPD Group for the BPSA.

Posted in North America
13 hours 30 min ago

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association honored 16 and organizations in 11 categories at its 2014 NICA Awards ceremony held Saturday at Clif Bar’s headquarters in the Bay Area. 

Posted in North America
14 hours 36 min ago

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Former time trialist and coach Colby Pearce has joined the SRM sales and marketing staff at the German power meter company’s U.S. offices in Colorado Springs.

Posted in North America
18 hours 22 min ago
Fat Bike Summit founders Gary Sjoquist and Scott Fitzgerald

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — Some 250 advocates, land managers, U.S. forest service representatives and industry suppliers and retailers attended the fourth annual Global Fat Bike Summit here at the Snow King Resort this past weekend.

Posted in North America
21 hours 21 min ago
Howard Hawkins at the company's 50th anniversary bash.

PHOENIX, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Howard Hawkins, 82, unexpectedly died of cardiac arrest in a Phoenix, Ariz., hospital Monday.

Posted in North America
1 day 20 sec ago
Interbike managing director Pat Hus was a panelist discussing trends and horizons in triathlon Monday morning. Photo Gary Newkirk.

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The challenge of casting a wider net to continue to grow the sport of triathlon emerged as a key theme at Triathlon Business International's third annual North American Annual Conference held in Los Angeles this week.

Posted in North America
1 day 18 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — With the number of MAP policies from industry suppliers rising steadily, SmartEtailing is creating a way for retailers to keep track of the various policies and pricing changes online.

Posted in North America
1 day 18 hours ago
Tony Karklins

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BST Nano Carbon, which acquired Ellsworth Handcrafted Bicycles in September, has hired industry veteran Tony Karklins as general manager of the BST Bikes division, which houses both Ellsworth and the new Synergy Nano component brand.

Posted in North America
1 day 19 hours ago
Palmer's 1996 bike, with Magura brakes.

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Former pro racer Shaun Palmer, who signed a deal with Intense last summer to represent the brand and help manage its junior developmental race team, is signing up more sponsors.

Posted in North America
1 day 21 hours ago

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association received an Outdoor Inspiration Awards in the nonprofit category at last week's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market here.

Posted in North America
1 day 21 hours ago

CHILLIWACK, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Pinkbike will collaborate with the Enduro World Series on video production for all eight of this season's races. The website is promising a new style of coverage with an expanded video crew at each event, as well as extra content that will be released throughout the year.

Posted in International
1 day 22 hours ago

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau is expanding its relationship with Quality Bicycle Products. QBP will now carry a broad assortment of Garneau cyclewear and an expanded selection of other Garneau products.

Posted in North America

Upcoming Events

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
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Jan 29 to Feb 01
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Feb 02 to Feb 03
SIA Snow Show On-Snow Demo/Ski-Ride Fest Copper Mountain Resort, Colo.

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BRUSSELS (BRAIN) — In honor of “The Cannibal’s” 70th birthday, Eddy Merckx Cycles is introducing a limited run of 70 steel racing bikes — the EDDY70, priced at $17,500 — as the forerunne

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