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May 7, 2015

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak sales for the first quarter this year were down 4.8 percent from the same period last year, a decline the company attributed to the strong U.S. dollar, the West Coast port shutdown and a continued downsizing of the U.S. military.

Posted in North America
May 7, 2015

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — "Alternative logistics" helped Fox Factory exceed its sales expectations for the first quarter, despite the West Coast port shutdowns.

Posted in North America
Bike-related sales up 6 percent, mostly due to the addition of Race Face and Easton sales.
May 6, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mike Wilson has been named the North American marketing manager for Mavic and Suunto, two brands owned by Amer Sports.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2015
Brandt in 1977. Photo by Peter Johnson.

PALO ALTO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jobst Brandt died Tuesday at age 80 after a long illness.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2015
An image from one of the patents involved.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — E-Thirteen and MRP have entered into a co-licensing agreement that covers their respective intellectual property relating to direct-mount bashguards.

Both companies have used direct-mount guards since 2007.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2015

LONGWOOD, Fla. (BRAIN) — Specifically designed for BMX use, the Subrosa Street Rail is 8 feet long and 18 inches high. It can be broken down into 4-foot sections for transport, and a connector is available to tie two rails together for a 16-foot rail.

Posted in New Products
May 6, 2015

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has hired Derek Griggs as regional sales representative for New England.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2015

LEAMINGTON SPA, U.K. (BRAIN) — The British bicycle security brand Hiplok has hired Aspekt Brand Communications to handle the launch of the Hiplok Gold wearable bike lock.

Posted in North America
May 6, 2015

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) – Torcano Industries is now distributing Cycle Group Inc.'s Promax and BOX Components brands.

CGI is a Southern California-based supplier of aftermarket bicycle components under the BOX and Promax brand names. CGI is led by U.S. Bicycling Hall of Famer Toby Henderson.

Posted in North America
May 5, 2015
Wren (left) with Akey at the Sea Otter last month.

VALLEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wren Sports, which recently expanded its suspension fork lineup from two to 40 models, has announced that retailer Cambria Bicycle Outfitter will operate its first U.S. service center.

Posted in North America

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