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March 11, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a new version of the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would allow states to collect sales taxes from e-commerce dealers who sell into their state, even if the retailer did not have a physical presence in the state.

Posted in North America
NBDA, National Retail Federation and the Outdoor Industry Association applaud the latest attempt.
March 11, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Fox Head Inc. has named Paul Harrington as its CEO. Harrington is a former CEO of Easton-Bell Sports.

Posted in North America
March 10, 2015

MILL VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — WTB has hired industry veteran and mountain bike racer Jeff Kendall-Weed as the international sales lead in the company's U.S. office. Kendall-Weed joins WTB from Ibis Cycles, where he served as international sales manager.

Posted in International
March 10, 2015
The Dunderbeist.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — 45NRTH is expanding their fat tire offering with the release of two wide and aggressive tires, the Flowbeist and the Dunderbeist.

Posted in New Products
March 10, 2015

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Kent International has signed an agreement to become a licensee of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for bicycle tires and tubes. The products will be available for purchase at Walmart and Dunham's this spring.

Posted in North America
March 10, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Hundreds of bicycling leaders from around the country are gathering in the nation's capital this week for the 15th annual National Bike Summit, produced by the League of American Bicyclists.

Posted in North America
The federal Highway Trust Fund is a major focus.
March 10, 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The 227-page report issued late Sunday by the Cycling Independent Reform Commission to the UCI offers a probing and insightful look into how UCI officials were more concerned with racing’s worldwide growth and how to protect the sport’s reputation rather than aggressively wo

Posted in International
March 10, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Component brand Deity will be distributed in Canada by Vancouver-based Trident Sports, the companies announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America
March 10, 2015
Wells and Overend are Specialized teammates.

DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Famed mountain bikers Ned Overend and Todd Wells are getting behind a "dirt fondo" in their home town of Durango, Colo., that will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, which were held in Durango in 1990 and won by Overend.

Posted in North America
September event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first UCI MTB World Championships.
March 9, 2015

HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — As a whole, Accell Group N.V. racked up record sales and net profits last year, but the Dutch company's North American profits and sales to IBDs did not meet expectations.

Posted in Industry News

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