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CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — A move to reorganize its labor structure has sparked a protest at Campagnolo’s Vincenza, Italy, factory. But Tom Kattus, Campy’s North American general manager, told BRAIN that the disruption should have no impact on delivery of Campy parts and groups to bike suppliers or distributors.

Posted in International
1 hour 19 min ago
Frank Aldorf

KOBLENZ, Germany (BRAIN) — Canyon Bicycles has hired Frank Aldorf as global chief brand officer, a new role created to support its growing global consumer base. The German consumer-direct brand said it’s experienced fast-paced expansion, especially in Europe.

Posted in International
2 hours 31 min ago

PHOENIX, Ariz. (BRAIN) — To speed the flow of real-time sales data among dealers and suppliers, SmartEtailing will launch what Mark Graff, SmartEtailing’s co-founder, calls Industry Data Exchange.

Posted in North America
3 hours 34 min ago

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Swobo Bikes has signed up Wren Sports to manage its sales as it moves to a dealer-direct model.

Posted in North America
3 hours 54 min ago
New products to reflect currency changes with higher prices.

MONTREAL (BRAIN) —  Dorel Industries, parent of Cycling Sports Group and its stable of brands, including Cannondale, GT, Schwinn, Caloi and Sugoi, expects the surge in value of the U.S. dollar to have a “significant negative effect” on its earnings through 2015.

Posted in North America
4 hours 35 min ago

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Those with doubts as to whether Chicago dealers could pull off a trade show in early February may need to re-think that position. Organizers have had to expand the show floor twice and have sold out their exhibition space.

Posted in North America
4 hours 54 min ago

CHICAGO (BRAIN) – SRAM is launching a new all-in-one merchandising system designed to help retailers better display its road and mountain bike products.

Posted in Retail News
16 hours 35 min ago

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The second edition of Lifeboat Events’ PressCamp Winter got underway Tuesday as a dozen media members met to discuss new product with 10 companies representing 12 industry brands.

Posted in North America
1 day 1 hour ago

OMAHA, Neb. (BRAIN) — Harvest Retail Marketing has made changes to its management structure to meet increased client demand. The firm is a full-service marketing company working exclusively with Trek retailers in the U.S.

Posted in North America
1 day 1 hour ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pro ‘cross racer Tim Johnson will once again lead the Ride on Chicago, a five-day fundraising ride benefiting PeopleForBikes. He will be joined by 25 riders, including journalists, athletes and business executives, and pedal from Minneapolis to Chicago from June 2-6.

Posted in North America
1 day 2 hours ago

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cannondale has published the first issue of 2015 of its newspaper, The Cannondale Gazette, with a new look and coverage of road, cross, triathlon, mountain, urban bikes and apparel. The Gazette will be expanded to six issues this year.

Posted in North America
1 day 3 hours ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) – Peer-to-peer bike share company Spinlister and open-source bike registration network Bike Index have teamed up to help victims of bike theft quickly get back on two wheels.

Posted in North America

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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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