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October 30, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Shipments from Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members to dealers over the first nine months of the year were down 5 percent from the same period last year, an 86,448-unit shortfall. Sales by dollars fell 3 percent.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Gravel/adventure bikes see increase, as do BMX and e-bikes. But the Men's performance road bike category was down steeply.
October 30, 2017

KIRKLAND, Wash. (BRAIN) — BikeFit is now shipping its Saddle Changer, an updated and much lower priced version of its previous quick-change seatpost, the SwitchIt.  The Saddle Changer is intended for bike shops, fitters, and saddle demo operators, to quickly swap saddles on bikes. 

Posted in New Products
October 30, 2017

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — REI will close its 151 stores on Black Friday, Nov. 24, and urge its employees and customers to opt to spend time outside, rather than shopping on that day.

Posted in Retail News
For the third year, the co-op will close all stores and process no online orders.
October 30, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America has announced dates and locations of its 2017-2018 Technical Training Seminar Tour.

The seminars will cover:

Posted in North America
October 30, 2017

KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) —Polar has opened an application programming interface for developers who want to create links between Polar's devices and platforms and other systems.

Posted in Product/Tech
October 27, 2017

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Thule Group announced Friday that its net sales were up 6.9 percent in its third quarter, the period from July through September. Adjusted for exchange rate fluctuations, sales rose 8.5 percent, to 1,385 million Swedish Krona ($165 million).

Posted in International
October 27, 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Four Bay Area Trek stores are working with Trek Travel to produce a group ride on Saturday to support relief efforts following the North Bay wild fires.

Posted in North America
October 26, 2017

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Balance Cycle Wear will donate $25 to the American Red Cross's hurricane relief fund for each sale of its new jersey.

Posted in New Products
October 26, 2017

BREDBURY, England (BRAIN) — Renthal has launched an Ultra Tacky version for its Push-On grip in response to demand from the company's World Cup DH and Enduro World Series riders.

Posted in New Products
October 26, 2017

COTATI, Calif. (BRAIN) — Employees at Yuba Bikes are donating one day's worth of wages to the North Bay Fire Relief Fund and the company is matching the donations.

Posted in North America

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