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6 hours 2 min ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Milwaukee-area retailer Chris Kegel, Specialized Donny Perry and e-bike expert Ed Benjamin are among the speakers at the first Leadership Summit held by the Canadian Independent Bicycle Retailers' Association.

Posted in North America
6 hours 28 min ago

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — POC is moving its North American office from Aspen, Colorado, to Park City, Utah, in early November.

Posted in North America
9 hours 27 min ago

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle, Hans Johnsen, and Wilson Bicycle Sales are now distributing Framed Fat Bikes in the United States.

Minnesota-based Framed Bikes makes complete bikes retailing for $739 and up.

Posted in North America
1 day 2 hours ago
Our Day 3 route took us on the Lance Armstrong Bikeway.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Austin’s skyline is in constant flux. Even as more skyscrapers erect downtown, towering construction cranes are ubiquitous and signal the ongoing redevelopment and transformation happening in the Lone Star State’s capital.

Posted in Retail News
1 day 6 hours ago

VAULX-MILIEUX, ISERE, France (BRAIN) — Roland Cattin, the charismatic founder and CEO of Time Sport International, died Sunday at his home near Paris of an apparent heart attack.

Posted in North America
1 day 9 hours ago

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports is reporting that sales in its cycling division — which is entirely composed of its Mavic brand — declined 2 percent in its third quarter, to 32.4 million euros ($40.9M), down from 33.1 million euros ($41.8M) in the same period last year.

Posted in International
1 day 9 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association board of directors has chosen Steve Barker to be interim executive director while the organization begins a search for a permanent executive director, following the resignation of Frank Hugelmeyer last month.

Posted in North America
1 day 20 hours ago
The Dealer Tour group rode through downtown and university neighborhoods on Day 2.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Take away the perpetually sunny skies, year-round mild temps and the ever-present Southern hospitality, and it might be easy to mistake Austin for Portland, Oregon.

Posted in Retail News
2 days 3 hours ago

At great perceived personal risk, Keener wades into the "e-bikes on trails" debate.

Posted in North America
2 days 4 hours ago

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — BRG added a Buy Local Now button to the Giro, Blackburn and Bell websites during Interbike last month. The program coordinated by SmartEtailing sends online shoppers to the brands' nearby retailers. 

Posted in North America
2 days 5 hours ago

SUWANEE, Ga. (BRAIN) — Maxxis has implemented a minimum advertised price policy for all of its bicycle products.

The policy will go into effect Nov. 1 and applies to all forms of media advertising, including TV, radio, magazine, catalog, direct mail and online sales.

Posted in North America
2 days 8 hours ago

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — A mystery for years, for some this tool represents the industry's heyday.

Posted in North America

Upcoming Events

Oct 26 to Oct 28
CIBRA Leadership Summit 2014 Pinnacle Pier Hotel, Vancouver British Columbia
Nov 04 to Nov 07
Taichung Bike Week Taichung, Taiwan
Nov 05 to Nov 08
National Bicycle Tourism Conference San Diego, Calif.
Nov 08 to Nov 09
2014 Philly Bike Expo PA Convention Center
Dec 09 to Dec 11
Mann University Leadership Course Asheville, NC
Jan 07 to Jan 11
USA Cycling Cyclocross National Championships Zilker Park, Austin, Texas

New Product

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing will begin shipping its new eccentric bottom brackets for use in PF30 or BB30 frames next month.

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