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LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Blue Cycles is transitioning its operations to the West Coast and readying for an introduction of its 2016 line even as its long-time leader in the U.S., Steven Harad, is no longer with the company.

Posted in North America
2 days 13 hours ago

BERLIN (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Berliner Fahrradschau show, one of the largest European consumer bike shows, announced that the 2016 edition will be held March 18-20.

The event is being held at the Station-Berlin.

Posted in International
2 days 19 hours ago

DEL MAR, Calif. — Benno Baenziger, co-founder of Electra, is back in the bike industry with a new line called Benno Bikes and is looking for a distributor to handle sales in North America and internationally.

Posted in North America
2 days 19 hours ago

BOLOGNA, Italy (BRAIN) — Andrea Pierantoni, sales and marketing director for Tenneco Marzocchi, is hopeful that a sale of the motorcycle and bike suspension business will keep the Italian brand alive.

Posted in International
3 days 13 hours ago

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin shipped 8 percent more units in the second quarter than a year earlier but saw revenue edge slightly lower as unfavorable currency rates reduced revenue by $59 million and negatively affected margins during the period.

Posted in North America
3 days 18 hours ago
Bike-related sales were up nearly 30 percent.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano Inc. sales were up nearly 26 percent in the first half this year, to 197 billion yen ($1.6 billion) worldwide. Bike sales were up 29.7 percent. The company said a solid economy in the U.S. contributed to the results, as did the continued depreciation of the yen.
Posted in International
3 days 18 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America has signed with Mountainview Sports Group for sales representation in the Southeast states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.

Posted in North America
3 days 19 hours ago

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun and Company's caffeinated sports drink tablets, sold under the Energy name in the U.S., have been certified by Canadian authorities. In Canada, the tablets are being sold under the Boost name and are now available through its Canadian distributor, Red Pine Outdoor Equipment.

Posted in North America
4 days 11 hours ago

CANTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Kryptonite has signed on with Shimano Europe Bike Holding to distribute the brand’s bicycle security products in several European countries, including the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Effective Sept.

Posted in International
4 days 11 hours ago

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is partnering with Interbike to present Bike MS: Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Posted in North America
4 days 12 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — While women's specific bike, accessory and apparel sales are trending upward, there is still a big opportunity to grow.

Posted in Studies/Reports
4 days 14 hours ago
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Oakley Inc. is laying off 167 employees in Southern California, including 137 at its Foothill Ranch headquarters, according to a report from the California Employment Development Department, as parent company Luxottica Group of Italy continues to integrate the sunglass and apparel brand into its global business.
Posted in North America

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Exustar's SM-324 MTB Shoe retails for less than $80 and offers affordable performance for mountain biking and cyclocross, the company says.

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