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September 24, 2015
Ross Horsley in the remodeled store.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BRAIN) — Owner Ross Horsley has re-opened an expanded Middletown Cycling as a Giant Partner Store.

The new store is nearly triple the size, at nearly 4,000 square feet.

Posted in Retail News
September 24, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bike Challenge, an online ride tracking competition sponsored by PeopleForBikes and Kimberly-Clark, reached its 35 million mile goal this week, 10 days ahead of the five-month competition's end. Since the Challenge began May 1, 92,057 riders have recorded 35,081,343 miles.

Posted in North America
September 23, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — About 4 percent more retail locations were represented at last week's Interbike show, while retail buyer attendance was down slightly, show organizers announced Wednesday.

Posted in North America
September 23, 2015
The TSG Evolution helmet.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Zurich, Switzerland-based TSG International AG has set up a U.S. office in Carlsbad, Calif., to support their operations here. The company displayed its U.S. line at the recent Interbike show in Las Vegas.

Posted in International
September 23, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Blackburn Design lost five display bikes as well as assorted gear and merchandise after thieves broke into its rental van early Saturday morning at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center following last week's Interbike expo in Las Vegas.  

Posted in Industry News
September 23, 2015

ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Melon Helmets of Germany has hired Backbone Media to manage its North American public relations. Meanwhile, ZG Collective, the exclusive U.S. distributor for Melon, is actively seeking independent sales representatives and new retailers in the United States.

Posted in North America
September 23, 2015

WHITEFISH, Mont. (BRAIN) — Hammer Nutrition is offering a whey protein supplement made with hormone- and antibiotic-free whey protein isolate from 100 percent grass-fed cows.

Posted in New Products
September 23, 2015
Swingrover and Joseph in 2006.

BALDWIN, Calif. (BRAIN) — Benny Joseph Sr., a former owner of Crupi Parts, died Saturday at 79.

"Benny was instrumental in making Crupi the company that it is today," said Greg Swingrover, Crupi's current owner.

Posted in North America
September 23, 2015

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — The partners behind Herriott Sports Performance are opening a "new athletic training and lifestyle destination" in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood next month.

Posted in Retail News
September 22, 2015
The Archbishop received the bike on behalf of Pope Francis.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pope Francis will be given a custom Breezer bike when he arrives in the City of Brotherly Love this weekend.

Posted in North America

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