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November 15, 2013

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN) — The Jetpack from Biknd is a travel bag for road and mountain bikes that includes an inflatable wall system that acts like an airbag, absorbing any impacts the bag receives during transit.

Posted in New Products
November 15, 2013

BEND, OR (BRAIN) — Twenty-two years after racing with him on Team Z, Paul Willerton is teaming up with Greg LeMond again, at LeMond's new Minneapolis-based bike company.

Posted in North America
November 15, 2013

PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Ridley co-owner and CEO Jochim Aerts and an investment group have bought out the Kumpen family's share of the Belgium bike brand.

Posted in International
November 15, 2013

FRESNO, CA (BRAIN) — Steven’s Bicycles has been a Fresno fixture at its Palm and Shields location since 1955, but the retailer will be closing its store there Nov. 22 to move to the Figarden Loop in Northwest Fresno at Brawley.

Posted in Retail News
November 15, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) —  Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.

Posted in North America
November 15, 2013
BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — Parlee is launching its first aero road bike, the ESX. The ESX is all new design that the company has been working on for several years in the lab, in the wind tunnel and on the road.
 
Posted in New Products
November 14, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — RentaBikeNow.com, a nationwide bike rental network that helps cyclists find and rent bikes when traveling, has added direct deposit to its payment services so that bike rental payments are made directly into bike shop accounts. 

Posted in North America
November 14, 2013

BALTIMORE, MD (BRAIN) — Sports clothing brand Under Armour has paid $150 million for MapMyFitness, the digital fitness mapping company that claims to have more than 20 million registered users. 

Posted in Industry News
November 14, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Active Americans are more optimistic and more likely than the general population to spend big this holiday season, according to a Leisure Trends' survey of its Most Active Americans Panel. 

Posted in Studies/Reports
November 14, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industry Association is reporting flat sales of outdoor products last month compared withthe same month last year. However, the OIA said sales of bikes and bike equipment through sportings goods retailers increased during the month.

Posted in Studies/Reports

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