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July 24, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — MerchantOS, a popular retail POS software brand among bike shops, has been acquired by LightSpeed, a Montreal-based software company.

MerchantOS said its product line and team will continue with a new name: LightSpeed Cloud.

Posted in Retail News
July 24, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond Revolution is becoming a supplier and co-title sponsor of the Australia-based anti-doping organization Bike Pure and its road racing team. 

Posted in North America
July 24, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Cycling rain gear maker Showers Pass is now offering a line of waterproof cases for tablets and smartphones.

The cases were created for year-round all-weather use for cyclists and other outdoor activities.

Posted in New Products
July 24, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Bonk Breaker has reached an agreement with USA Cycling to become the official energy, protein and nutritional bar of USA Cycling and the USA Cycling Team, the organization announced this week.

Posted in North America
July 23, 2013
Jagwire's new packaging, new logo and new Elite Link cable system

SNOW BASIN, UT (BRAIN) — Jagwire is launching two new high-end cable and housing product lines at QBP's SaddleDrive event here this week. The new products are a result of a year-long effort to update the brand with a new logo, new packaging and product names.

Posted in Product/Tech
July 23, 2013

ANAHEIM, CA (BRAIN) — Cycle Group, Inc. has hired Anthony Thomas as its new mountain bike brand manager. CGI is a Southern Californian-based supplier of aftermarket bicycle components and accessories.

Posted in North America
July 23, 2013
Mechanic and Park Tool employee Calvin Jones at the 2010 clinic.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has opened registration for this year's Bill Woodul Race Mechanics Clinic, which will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center here Nov. 13-17.

Posted in North America
July 23, 2013

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Peer-to-peer bike rental company Spinlister has launched a new mobile app, allowing bike owners and renters to connect worldwide.

Posted in Industry News
July 23, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Product Architects Inc., the maker of the Polar Bottle insulated sport bottles, has added several new full-time employees and promoted two of its veteran team members.

Posted in North America
July 23, 2013

DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) — Some 42 dealers plus staff and family members arrive Tuesday to kick off Accell North America’s annual dealer event—the first time dealers will see all of Accell’s line of bikes in one place.

Posted in North America

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