BRAIN Staff

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March 30, 2017

LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Distributions Lyncée is the new Canadian distributor of Bkool bike trainers. 

Posted in North America
March 30, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is now a global distribution partner for BMX race brands Staats and Ciari. Both brands offer BMX race-focused products. 

Posted in North America
March 30, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Blackout Distribution has recently promoted Ryan O'Rourke to be assistant brand manager of Cinema, Kink, and Mission BMX, overseeing the direction of all three brands.

O'Rourke was previously Blackout's warehouse manager for several years.

Posted in North America
March 30, 2017

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Cannondale has released a completely redesigned Bad Boy, an urban commuter bike. 

Posted in New Products
March 30, 2017

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Michael Deme, who was Adventure Cycling's director of design and media, died suddenly and unexpectedly of natural causes this week at age 51.

Deme was a 24-year staffer of Adventure Cycling Association and longtime editor of Adventure Cyclist magazine.

Posted in North America
March 29, 2017

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lava magazine's May 1 issue, now hitting newsstands, will be its last print edition. The magazine will continue to be available as a digital magazine, but will no longer be available as a large-format publication.

Posted in North America
March 29, 2017

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Revenue at Giant Manufacturing, the world's largest maker of bicycles, slumped last year driven down by weak sales in China and lower sales in the U.S. as high inventory levels and heavy discounting took its toll.

Posted in International
Sales down 5.5 percent last year.
March 29, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Motostrano, an e-bike retailer with two stores in the greater Bay Area, has launched a pilot mobile e-bike repair and service program. The service allows e-bike owners to have their e-bike serviced at their home or office.

Posted in Retail News
March 29, 2017

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Protective gear maker Leatt Corporation recorded sales of $16.4 million last year, down from $18.3 million the year before. The company recorded a net loss of $455,000 last year.

The company is headquartered in South Africa and its stock is traded on OTCQB market. 

Posted in International
March 29, 2017

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — The private equity firm L Catterton has closed on the transaction to purchase a majority stake in Pinarello, an investment the companies announced last December.

Posted in International

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