Follow Bicycle Retailer

BRAIN Staff

All articles by BRAIN Staff

April 22, 2013

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Enve introduced its first 650b downhill racing rim at the Sea Otter Classic last week. The new rim will start shipping in June separately or as part of wheelsets using DT Swiss or Chris King hubs.

Posted in New Products
April 22, 2013

We wrap up our series on industry succession with a look at how the titans who created the island’s manufacturing base are handing off control—in most cases to their children.

Posted in International
April 20, 2013

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Retailers in the Boston area were able to re-open Saturday, after authorities lifted a "shelter in place" order that was in effect during a manhunt for a suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing.

Posted in Retail News
April 20, 2013
Yeti's ARC Carbon

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Confession time: We got out to the Otter a bit late, having committed ourselves to the Bicycle Leadership Conference and IBD Summit in Monterey through Thursday night. Still, there was plenty to discover when we roamed the dusty but thankfully sunny lanes of Laguna Seca on Friday.

Posted in North America
April 19, 2013
The GRID Mini roller

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Trigger Point Performance has added to its line of personal foam rollers with the launch of the GRID Mini. The roller is 5 inches tall by 5.5 inches in diameter, with the same 3-dimensional surface as the full size original GRID roller.

Posted in New Products
April 19, 2013
Bob Margevicius talked about 'game changers'

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — With five minutes to present an idea that could make a big impact on the industry, five industry leaders took to the stage Thursday morning during a session moderated by Jenn Dice, vice president of government relations for Bikes Belong, at the Bicycle Leadership Conference. 

Posted in Industry News
Bicycle Leadership Conference
April 19, 2013
Steve Meineke (center) accepts a BRAINy award.

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News honored industry suppliers and leaders at its annual BRAINy awards dinner Thursday night, marking the end to another successful three-day Bicycle Leadership Conference in this seaside town. 

Posted in North America
April 19, 2013

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Bike shops near Boston were closed Friday during a manhunt for a suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing.

Posted in North America
April 19, 2013
The new BR-M987 is Shimano's lightest disc brake ever.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano's top line XTR mountain bike group is getting updated, lighter disc brake components, a lighter bottom bracket, a more durable chain and a super light carbon tubular 29er wheelset.

Posted in Product/Tech
April 18, 2013

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Retailers were awash in data Thursday as the second annual IBD Summit wound down with sessions on key performance metrics used by the National Bicycle Dealers Association’s Profitability Project and why the oft-neglected triathlon market is a valuable segment dealers shouldn’t ignore.

Posted in North America

Pages