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August 6, 2015

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — After months of teases in the media, Cannondale on Thursday released details of its Slate bike, a 650b road bike with a short travel Lefty fork.

The Slate will be available in October in three models, the company said.

Posted in Product/Tech
UPDATE with retail prices and frame details.
August 6, 2015

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano is releasing limited edition mountain bike shoes and pedals in the brand's trademark blue to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its SPD pedals. 

Posted in New Products
August 6, 2015

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries reported that second-quarter revenue for its bike business, Dorel Sports, was down $35.2 million or 12.3 percent compared to the same quarter last year. Revenue totaled $251.1 million compared to last year's $286.2 million for the segment.

Posted in North America
Decline in sales in Europe and North America, and foreign exchange losses impact earnings.
August 6, 2015

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) —New distributor Zeitbike has hired Dennis Ocondi as sales representative for the state of Washington.

Posted in North America
August 6, 2015

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has announced the addition of four new employees.

Posted in Industry News
August 5, 2015

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. said Wednesday that its sales in the first half of its fiscal year were up 15.8 percent, to $165 million.

Posted in North America
Easton and Race Face sales contribute to increase; company raises its fiscal year guidance.
August 5, 2015

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Lynskey Performance Designs has hired Randy Finnell as the company's new director of sales.

Posted in North America
August 4, 2015

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer has extended the submission deadlines for new products to be featured in the three editions of the Interbike Show Dailies, distributed at the expo, and for BRAIN’s expanded Interbike show issue (Oct. 1 cover date this year).

Posted in North America
August 4, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Smith has hired action sports industry veteran Tim Weisser as West Coast sales manager for sports/outdoor lifestyle and Benny Cruickshank as sports channel communications manager.

Posted in North America
August 4, 2015
GU's first energy bar, the Energy Stick, becomes available in early 2016.

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs is debuting its first energy bar and a bulk package option for its GU Energy Gel. The new bulk packaging is designed to reduce litter: fewer packages mean less trash and less material used.

Posted in New Products

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