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A blog by Ray Keener

If I Owned a Bike Shop, what three retail lines would I be drilling into my staff’s heads at this point?

Posted in Retail News
23 hours 11 min ago

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Rena Kyles of Green Bay, Wis., is the latest winner of Liv/giant's Avail Inspire Design Contest, held with the Young Survival Coalition.

YSC is a global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. 

Posted in Product/Tech
23 hours 19 min ago

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cantitoe Road has improved its business-to-business website with a new Web host and platform. For security, existing B2B customers need to log in and update their passwords and related information to enable access to wholesale pricing and to place online orders.

Posted in North America
1 day 20 hours ago
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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — BRG Sports Inc. has agreed to sell its Easton cycling business to Chris Tutton, an industry veteran who owns Race Face Performance Products and is a former Easton OEM sales manager.

Posted in North America
1 day 21 hours ago

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has added Yakima car racks to its lineup.

Posted in North America
2 days 2 hours ago
A blog by NBDA executive director Fred Clements.

Women sometimes say they are not comfortable in bike shops, but Bridget Brennan thinks this can change.

Posted in Retail News
4 days 18 hours ago
The standard system was inaccurate for counting groups of riders.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Boulder County, Colo., has tweeked its vehicle traffic counters — the black tubes across traffic lanes seen across the country — to make them better able to distinguish bicycle traffic from other vehicles.

Posted in Studies/Reports
4 days 19 hours ago
The pannier shown with a backpack inside the large pouch.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — GreenGuru, which recycles used bike inner tubes and other materials into new products, is looking to the crowd funding site Kickstarter.com to fund production of a new product: a pannier designed for bike commuting and transportation.

Posted in Product/Tech
4 days 22 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Bag and accessory maker Chrome Industries has shifted sales from a force of independent reps to its in-house sales team. The move is part of Chrome's plan to provide more exclusive distribution and establish deeper relationships with its dealers, the company said.

Posted in North America
4 days 22 hours ago
New Mexico distributor invites other suppliers and retailers to enact similar programs.

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — By asking retailers if they would like to "round-up" their payment to the next whole dollar, distributor BTI has raised $2,400 for the PeopleForBikes Foundation in the last year.

Posted in North America
4 days 23 hours ago

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The Union Cycliste Internationale has hired Sebastien Gillot as its new head of communications. Gillot was most recently with the International Boxing Association, where he was head of communications and public relations.

Posted in International
4 days 23 hours ago

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (BRAIN) — NiteRider Technical Lighting Systems has promoted Jason Earick to customer service manager and hired Brien Prescott as an inside sales account manager.

Earick has worked for NiteRider for nine years in customer service, repair, sales and event support.

Posted in North America

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