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PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Cosmic Sports GmbH will now handle the distribution of Nutcase Helmets in Germany and Austria. Cosmic Sports, established in 1997, also distributes Crankbrothers, Lizard Skins, Salsa, Ritchey, Garmin, SixSixOne, Chris King and other brands.
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes' 92nd store has opened on Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.
The store is owned by Craig and Ann Paulson and is now offering Pedego bikes rentals and sales with a full menu of tours debuting soon. They plan a grand opening celebration for March.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association e-bike committee, chaired by Larry Pizzi of Raleigh Electric, approved a budget this week to create 10 two-minute training videos to help e-bike retail staff better serve this emerging market.
TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi has announced its decision to end UWC's distribution of the Bianchi brand in Thailand.
"Bianchi and UWC market strategies and visions have evolved since they began to work together over 10 years ago and it is the right moment to end their cooperation," Bianchi said.
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Following its introduction of its Ramp Control Cartridge for RockShox forks earlier this year, MRP is now offering cartridges for 2016 model year and newer Fox 34 forks, including models with the FIT4 and GRIP dampers.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has hired The Gluskin Townley Group to conduct the 2016 edition of the association's annual Specialty Channel Retailer Research Study. The 2016 study will be published at the end of the first quarter of 2017.
NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — G. Joannou Cycles, the owner of Nirve Bicycles, has announced a new online sales program for the brand called All-Access. The Nirve line will now be available direct to consumers online with final delivery and fulfillment taking place at a local bicycle shop of the buyer's choice.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Honey Stinger has joined The Bike Cooperative as the newest supplier partner of the retailer co-op.
FREEHOLD, N.J. (BRAIN) — Just Enough Tools (JET) has relased a new version of its JET Roll MTB, the Wild Weasel 2.0 Joker. The tool wrap is designed for multi-purpose, all conditions use; road, gravel, touring, or trail.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Transit Systems and BCycle have agreed to a strategic alliance to offer bike share operations and equipment. Trek Bicycle — BCycle's owner — has made an equity investment in Bicycle Transit Systems as part of the alliance.