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October 31, 2013
The BKOOL trainer package.

DALLAS, TX (BRAIN) — The Hans Johnsen Company, Wilson Bicycle Sales and Downeast Bicycle Specialists are importing and distributing electronic bike trainers from BKOOL, a Spanish company.

Hans Johnsen, based in Texas, owns Wilson and Downeast. 

Posted in North America
October 31, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava has added indoor workout videos to its mobile device apps. 

Posted in New Products
October 31, 2013

LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing is now distributing Sapim and Wheelsmith spokes and KinLin rims. The company offers custom spoke lengths and an assortment of spoke nipples with no minimum order for retailers.

Posted in North America
October 31, 2013

BURLINGTON, VT (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has hired David Howard as sales director. Howard worked for 25 years in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, where he gained extensive experience in sales and sales management of inside and independent sales teams.

Posted in North America
October 31, 2013
Much of the money was raised at an Oct. 19 event. BRAIN photo.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Cyclists along Colorado's Front Range raised $120,000 for the town of Jamestown, which was flooded and left isolated by last month's floods. Jamestown, which has fewer than 300 residents, is a popular destination and rest stop for road cyclists in the region.

Posted in North America
October 31, 2013

NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau's new Course Skinsuit is intended to be a functional, aerodynamic option for road racers.  

Posted in New Products
October 30, 2013
An attendee in her Hollywood glam costume checks out one of the many silent auction items.

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group’s 10th annual gala last Friday attracted a crowd of more than 750 attendees and raised $109,000 for cycling in Wisconsin.

Posted in Industry News
October 30, 2013

PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN) — E-Thirteen has added Switzerland-based TST Trading to its list of European distributors. TST will carry the full line of E-Thirteen and Hive products and will be a certified service center for the products within Switzerland.

Posted in International
October 30, 2013

GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has hired 19-year bicycle industry veteran Adam Williams as sales director.

Williams worked as a sales rep, tech rep and demo tour manager for Rocky Mountain Bicycles; he also helped start and grow Golden Bike Shop, a local IBD.

Posted in North America
October 30, 2013

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN) — Garmin Ltd.’s fitness division, which includes the company’s cycling products, saw strong sales growth in the third quarter, a period that included the introduction of the new Edge Touring cycle computer and Vector power meter. 

Posted in Industry News
Brand enters action camera market.

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