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July 25, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Suppliers sold fewer bikes in June compared to last year, suggesting it is unlikely that the industry will recover from weak sales early in the year.

Posted in Studies/Reports
July 25, 2013

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Mavic sales slumped 5 percent in the second quarter, a decline parent company Amer Sports attributed to a late start to the cycling season in the U.S. and Central Europe.

Posted in International
July 25, 2013

SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) – Tate Labs recently brought Craig Dennis onboard to head up engineering and to speed up its product development and design. Dennis has more than 20 years of engineering and design experience. Before joining he was co-founder of an engineering software company. 

Posted in North America
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

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