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December 2, 2013

ROSSANO VENETO, Italy (BRAIN) — Thieves stole 6,000 saddles — worth about 1 million euros ($1.4 million) — from the Selle San Marco warehouse here on Friday night, the company said.

The saddles were stored in more than 300 boxes that were ready to be shipped.

Posted in International
December 2, 2013
The Scicon Aerocomfort Triathlon travel bag.

ROMANO d’EZZELINO, Italy (BRAIN) — Italian bike bag maker Scicon is launching a discount purchase program for full-time bike industry employees.

Scicon makes travel bags and hard cases for bikes, as well as saddle bags, frame bags, luggage and accessories including floor pumps and a repair stand.

Posted in Industry News
December 2, 2013

DETROIT, MI (BRAIN)—Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop and Detroit Bikes have partnered to open a retail residency in collaboration with Eastern Market Corp.'s Thanksgiving market. The bicycle boutique is housed in a shipping container located in Shed 4 of Detroit’s Eastern Market shopping district.

Posted in Retail News
December 2, 2013
Sampson Sports Rock pedal

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Rock pedal features an alloy body with heat treated steel entry/release mechanics along with a stainless steel top plate under the cleat.

Posted in New Products
December 2, 2013

OCEANSIDE, CA (BRAIN)—Specialty retailer Endurance House continues its expansion with the opening of a fourth store in mid-November.

Posted in Retail News
December 2, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—According to Leisure Trends’ annual holiday survey, many consumers planned to shop early to avoid the traditional shopping rush in November and December this season.

Posted in Studies/Reports
November 27, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles announces this week it will not renew its sponsorship of the Team Argos-Shimano pro team for the 2014 season.

Posted in International
November 27, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America says it has reduced online listings of counterfeit 3T products by 95 percent in the last six months.

Posted in International
November 26, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Burley Design is recalling about 4,150 Tailwind racks used for hitching children’s trailer cycles to adult-size bicycles because the top portion can break and allow the trailer cycle to disconnect.  

Posted in Recalls
November 26, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — IMBA is holding its biennial World Summit in its home state of Colorado next year, in Steamboat Springs.

Posted in North America

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