BRAIN Staff

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January 18, 2017

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — ABUS has hired two additional sales managers and promoted Phil Marmet from East Coast sales manager to North American key accounts and sales manager.

Posted in North America
January 17, 2017

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The trade show shuffle has left Interbike right where it started, for this year at least, in Las Vegas' Mandalay Convention Center in September. For 2018, the show is looking at results from a recent industry survey that found dealers favor Denver or Salt Lake City for the show.

Posted in North America
January 17, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes announced Tuesday that Crossroad Bikes in San Antonio is the first brick-and-mortar retailer in the mobile bike shop franchiser’s new Retail Partner Program.

Posted in Retail News
January 17, 2017

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Following the introduction of high-end road and mountain bike shoes under the S-PHYRE brand last fall, Shimano is expanding the collection with performance cycling apparel including a racing skin suit, short-sleeve jersey, bib shorts, gloves and socks.

Posted in New Products
January 16, 2017

DALLAS (BRAIN) — Playtri, an endurance sports retailer, coaching service and event producer, is opening triathlon store franchise opportunities this year. The company plans to focus on selling franchises in Texas and surrounding states at first.

Posted in Retail News
January 16, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cory Sutela has joined ACT Lab to oversee engineering for the third-party testing lab group. Sutela has PhD in Engineering from Cambridge University (UK) and brings over 15 years of bicycle testing experience to the ACT team.

Posted in International
January 16, 2017

BATH, England (BRAIN) — Selle Royal has added four new saddle models within its LookIn collection with designs for relaxed, moderate and athletic riders.

Posted in New Products
January 16, 2017
Todd Wells

WILLISTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Julbo, a 125-year-old French eyeglass brand best known for its ski and mountaineering products, is increasing its commitment to the mountain bike market this year. 

Posted in North America
January 16, 2017

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) —The National Bicycle Dealers Association has launched what is said is the most comprehensive research study of bike shops in the industry.

Posted in Retail News
January 16, 2017

THOMPSON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the KMC Cross Fest, a long-running event that includes races, recreational rides and an expo, said they will expand the event to four days this fall and add dealer and media event.

Posted in North America
Eddy Merckx Cycles to sponsor event's Gran Fondo.

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