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PITTSBURGH (BRAIN) — West Virginia's Big Bear Lake Camplands was the scene for the Dirt Fest West Virginia mountain bike festival earlier this month. The event attracted more than 900 riders from 20 states and Canada.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Retail trade and other business groups, along with PeopleForBikes, are claiming victory following an announcement that congressional leaders will not include a border adjustment tax as part of tax reform legislation.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association said it enthusiastically endorses new legislation that would update processes and policies on national public lands to improve outdoor recreation.

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Amer Sports' cycling business, done through its Mavic and Enve brands, was down 12 percent in local currencies in the first half of the year, and down 18 percent in the company's second quarter, the company is reporting.  But Enve sales were up in the half.

LEVIS, Québec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert has reached a distribution agreement for the new Pirelli PZero Velo tire range, covering both Canada and the United States.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Focus Bicycles USA has hired Salt Lake City-based SOAR Communications to lead its public relations in the United States, supporting PR around the brand's lineup of new electric mountain bikes.

MEQUON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Jon Swanson is joining the Hayes Bicycle Group as its director of product management at its global headquarters here.

WHITEFISH, Mont. (BRAIN) — Hammer Nutrition says it has managed to remove all of its products from online marketplaces including Amazon.com, Jet.com, and Walmart.com.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Assos of Switzerland has established a new U.S. office in this city's East Central neighborhood.

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano is reporting that its bike-related sales were down 2.7 percent in the company's first half, which ended June 30. Operating income in the segment was down 11.5 percent.

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LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — If you are only reading BRAIN online, you aren’t getting the full story.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Pro's Closet has hired Travis Erwin as its VP of sales. Erwin was previously the director of global sales for Reynolds Cycling and at TPC he will focus on developing programs for industry partners.

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SPEARFISH, S.D. (BRAIN) — Quarq has added to its DZero power meter model line, adding a spider for Specialized's S-Works carbon crankset and chassis for Shimano's Dura-Ace R9100 chainrings.

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