BRAIN Staff

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January 25, 2017

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Kent International's Bicycle Corporation of America factory in South Carolina was the subject of a segment on CBS Evening News this week, which emphasized the factory's use of automation to reduce labor costs.

Posted in North America
January 25, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle will move its major dealer event, Trek World, from its traditional August dates to Oct. 30-Nov. 1 this year.

Posted in North America
January 25, 2017
Organizers announced the event's name and logo on Wednesday.

DENVER (BRAIN) — A Colorado company is looking to replace the short-lived USA Pro Challenge stage race with a new race in the state this year. The Colorado Classic will be held August 10-13 and hold a UCI 2HC ranking, the same as the Pro Challenge, which has not been held since 2015.

Posted in North America
January 25, 2017
The Elliptigo Arc.

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Traditional bike sales may have been flat — at best — in 2016, but sales of Elliptigo's "elliptical bicycles" were up 30 percent, company says.

Posted in North America
January 25, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation, a Minneapolis based manufacturer of cycling infrastructure and part of Saris Cycling Group, has released a new bike-specific vending machine. The Mini Wall Mounted Vending Machine was created to complement Fixtation's public repair stands and bike wash stations.

Posted in New Products
January 24, 2017
A rendering of the indoor velodrome.

DETROIT (BRAIN) — City officals held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for a new $4 million multi-sport complex that will include an indoor velodrome.

Posted in North America
January 24, 2017
BicycleBlueBook.com's Trade-In Geo Locator.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BicycleBlueBook.com has been a popular website for years for bike owners curious about their ride's value — it now attracts about three quarters of a million monthly visitors.

Posted in Retail News
January 24, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has introduced a new short sleeve edition of its Bamboo-Merino Henley shirts, designed for activities including bike riding.

Posted in New Products
January 23, 2017

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mike Wilson, Americas brand manager for Amer Sports-owned Mavic, and Mavic community marketing manager Mark Niemiec have left the company to pursue other interests.

Posted in North America
January 23, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN) — Haibike is moving its U.S. headquarters from Simi Valley, California, to Denver, and bringing on a new operations manager, Jed Paraso. The brand's new office is located in southeast Denver and will house sales, service, marketing and logistics.

Posted in North America

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