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October 22, 2015
Moots' Ti Stick cowbells

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Moots will donate 100 percent of proceeds from sales of its Ti Stick cowbells to mountain bike pioneer Charlie Cunningham, who was injured in a bike accident in August and is hospitalized recovering from brain surgery.

Posted in Industry News
October 22, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has boosted its service in the Western U.S. by hiring Tim Kelley to lead its Western regional sales team from his office here. Kelley comes to QBP from K-Edge, where he was global sales and marketing manager.

Posted in North America
October 22, 2015

WORCESTER, Mass. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Alley owner David Kahn is retiring and has closed his 10,000-square-foot store after 23 years in business. Kahn had sought a buyer but was unable to find one. Sunday was the shop's last day open.

Posted in Retail News
October 22, 2015
Mavic sales by quarter

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Sales in Amer Sports Corp.'s cycling business — via its Mavic brand — were down 5 percent in its third quarter, which ended Sept. 30, and up 1 percent year to date compared with the same period last year.

Posted in International
October 22, 2015
The new Praxis — NOT Turn — Cadet crank.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Turn was an apt name for Praxis Works' growing crank line and distinguishes the cranks from the company's Praxis Works-branded bottom brackets and chainring offerings.

Posted in Product/Tech
'Micro-compact' is the coming trend in road gearing.
October 22, 2015

ORANGE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The trade group Triathlon Business International has opened registration for its sixth annual TBI Conference, which will be held Jan. 24–26 at the Marina del Rey (California) Marriott. Active Network returns as the conference's presenting sponsor.

Posted in North America
October 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Sports Business Daily is reporting that the Universal Sports TV channel will shut down next month.

Posted in North America
October 21, 2015

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — For the second consecutive years, the Eastern Outdoor Reps Assocation has lowered its annual dues, in an effort to attract more members, especially from the bike industry.

Posted in North America
October 21, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Atomik Carbon is launching a new consumer-direct sales program that will deliver its carbon fiber components and wheels to local retailers for pickup. Dealers who already stock Atomik products will receive a payment at a higher rate than non-stocking dealers who participate in the program.

Posted in North America
October 21, 2015

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — The Sigma Brakelight clips to a bike's rear brake cable and turns on when the rider brakes.

Posted in New Products

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