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April 23, 2013
Doug Detwiller with a new Giant bike

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle Canada is supporting Sprockids, a youth mountain biking skills and leadership training program.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Snow in the Northeast and the Rockies—even in Phoenix—along with rain and flooding in the Midwest have created late-winter challenges for bike retailers and their suppliers.

Posted in Retail News
Suppliers offer discounts as inventory builds and 2014 models approach
April 23, 2013

BAIE-D’URFÉ, Québec (BRAIN) — Marking its 25th anniversary, the newly remodeled Giant by Teal Sport store near Montréal celebrated its grand reopening on Saturday, April 20, in conjunction with Giant Bicycle Canada.

Posted in Retail News
April 23, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Blackburn is adding a twist to the Whiskey Off Road endurance race, to be held this weekend near Prescott, Arizona.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — SockGuy has moved into larger office and warehouse space, right around the corner from the company's former location.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — Participation at USA BMX National Series events was up by double-digit percentages at four of the series' early season events, the organization is reporting.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles launched its Firebird 27.5 at the Sea Otter Classic. The new model is a larger-wheeled version of the popular Firebird long-travel bike.

Posted in New Products
April 23, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The U.S. Senate will debate legislation this week that would empower states to collect sales tax from online businesses located outside their borders. The Senate could vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act as soon as Wednesday.

On Monday, the Senate voted 74-20 to start debate. 

Posted in North America
April 22, 2013
Avid Elixir 9 Trail brake

SRAM

SRAM took the wraps off its latest road product just days before Sea Otter began, but the component maker had plenty of new offerings to show on the off-road side of its business.

Three new wheelsets are added alongside the SRAM Rise line introduced last year.

Posted in North America
April 22, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Outdoor product sales saw a 7.6 percent uptick in sales in March, driven by outdoor apparel, footwear and hardgoods sales — and led by sales through online and discount/mass retailers.

Posted in Studies/Reports

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