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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — It had been a number of years since renowned Bay Area chef Chris Cosentino attended Sea Otter. But as a former pro 24-hour mountain biker who raced in the singlespeed category at events all over the U.S. and the world, Cosentino is no stranger to the bike industry.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Retail trade groups are applauding the re-introduction of federal legislation that would allow states to collect taxes on goods and services purchased by their residents online, even if the seller was out of state.

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) —GoPro on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $111.2 million on revenue that rose 19 percent to $218.6 million, topping the company’s guidance for the period.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Four years after its pioneering survey of e-bike riders in North America, Portland State University has launched a second online survey to gauge how the market is maturing.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, the wholesale arm of Advanced Sports Enterprises, is reorganizing staff in its sales and marketing departments.

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The owner of Interbike and Outdoor Retailer is going public.

TORONTO (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions' stock will begin trading Friday on the NYSE under the symbol EEX as its owner, Onex Corporation, has gotten the go-ahead to take the company public.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is restructuring and laying off staff. The company said less than 3 percent of its workforce is affected, but declined to provide any more details on the number of people or positions reduced.

LONDON (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness products will be getting involved with Rapha Cycling Club and its locations around the world. Wahoo's KICKR stationary trainers will be used at the clubs and its ELEMNT GPS bike computers will be mounted to the Canyon bikes that the club loans to members.

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports Corporation is reporting that its cycling sales — comprising business by its Mavic and Enve brands — were down 5 percent in the January through March period, compared to the same period last year.

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now exclusively distributing Finn, a smartphone mount from the company Bike Citizens out of Austria. The smartphone holder comes with a mobile app for recording or mapping bicycle routes.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Broken Carbon, which repairs and refinishes carbon bike frames, has expanded its staff, hiring composites expert Cameron Frazer as its lead repair technician.

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Leatt has launched its first helmet that is designed for trail and all-mountain riders.

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