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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.
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.
OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s sales climbed to $2.03 billion (199.501 billion yen) over the first nine months of the year, up from $1.86 billon (182.739 billion yen) over the same period last year.
MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — A Wisconsin gallery opening next month will feature photos from an upcoming book on cyclocross.
RIVERSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — Jenson USA will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its first brick-and-mortar store this Saturday. The festivities are scheduled to take place at the company’s superstore in Corona, California.
ORLANDO, FL (BRAIN) — Recumbent maker Catrike said it has recently invested $150,000 in its production facility as it gears up for growth in 2014.
SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Wheel maker Mad Fiber has shut down its Seattle factory and, according to several sources, may be headed for bankruptcy.
The carbon fiber wheel maker was merged with the Divine Cycling Group earlier this year. DCG’s current connection to Mad Fiber is unclear.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — A new book co-authored by Tour of Spain winner Chris Horner focuses on teaching road race tactics.
SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) — Bar Fly’s line of mounts for cycling devices will now be distributed in Australia through an exclusive agreement with FE Sports.
PALO ALTO, CA (BRAIN) — Slidepad Technologies has named Ian Ferguson its new aftermarket sales director. Slidepad Technologies manufactures the Slidepad single-lever braking system.