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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Hugh Walton has joined Currie Technologies as Southwest territory manager. He replaces Marty Schlesinger, who has shifted roles to become the Accell-owned e-bike maker and distributor’s in-house events manager.

Posted in North America
17 hours 41 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes’ Green Lane Project will offer representatives of all U.S. cities the opportunity next summer to tour the renowned cycling infrastructure of urban centers in Northern Europe and participate in intensive five-day workshops on how they can transform their streets back home.

Posted in Industry News
19 hours 40 min ago

BOULDER Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association on Friday came out in support of the introduction of the U.S. Optimal Use of Trade to Develop Outerwear and Outdoor Recreation (OUTDOOR) Act in both houses of Congress.

Posted in North America
1 day 12 hours ago
Show returns to mid-September dates, and the Mandalay, in 2015.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike organizers say overall attendance was “down slightly” this year compared with 2013, but the number of exhibiting brands — pegged at more than 1,400 — as well as overall square feet of the show were on par with previous years.

Posted in North America
1 day 15 hours ago

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The annual fundraiser for the Wisconsin Bike Fed put on by Saris every year will move from the Saris factory to the Madison Children’s Museum this year.

Posted in North America
1 day 15 hours ago

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Located a stone’s throw from the original Starbucks and the Pike Place Market on Seattle’s waterfront, Elliott Bay Bicycles will close its doors at the end of September. Framebuilder Bill Davidson and retailer Bob Freeman opened Elliott Bay in 1983.

Posted in Retail News
1 day 19 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has released a new version of its mobile running and cycling app that incorporates weekly goals to help athletes track and improve their performance.

Posted in Product/Tech
2 days 16 hours ago
Traffic is busy in second year at venue, but consumer day appears to fizzle; official figures due later this week.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Interbike’s earlier date this year — the show’s second edition at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center — appears to have been a hit with most exhibitors and attendees.

Posted in North America
2 days 17 hours ago
Hires consulting group led by industry veteran.

LONGWOOD, Fla. (BRAIN) — Sparky’s Distribution is working with newly formed consulting firm G3 Development Group to grow its global BMX business. Sparky’s owns Subrosa, The Shadow Conspiracy and the Rant brands of BMX bikes and parts, and distributes Bone Deth, Banned and Mutiny BMX brands.

Posted in North America
2 days 19 hours ago

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has made two key staffing changes, promoting Travis Erwin to the newly created role of European general manager and hiring Lori Barrett as U.S. national sales manager.

Posted in Industry News
3 days 14 hours ago
A blog by NBDA executive director Fred Clements.

Bike shops are an integral part of the cycling infrastructure.

Posted in Retail News
3 days 22 hours ago
Updated.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Gita Sporting Goods, Campagnolo and BH Bikes are each reporting bike thefts coming out of last week's Interbike show here.

Gita, the U.S. importer of Pinarello, said someone swiped a new Pinarello Dogma F8 from its display at Interbike's OutDoor Demo.

Posted in North America

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VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Electra Bicycle Company is bolstering its Men’s Attitude cruiser collection with the new Moto model — which the Trek-owned brand describes as “a blend between a cruiser, mountain bike and BMX racer” designed for more aggressive riders.

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