BRAIN Staff

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November 10, 2016

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — While it remains to be seen what impact the presidential election will have on the industry long term, many local counties and states were given the green light to move ahead with funding for new bike facilities.

Posted in North America
November 10, 2016

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Protective gear maker Leatt Corporation is seeing strong growth in the U.S. market this year, with sales up 33 percent in the third quarter and 19 percent for the year to date. 

Posted in International
Global sales decline for the quarter and year to date.
November 10, 2016

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Pro cyclist Rebecca Rusch will lead a bike tour along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos next week, to raise awareness about unexploded ordnance that remain from the Vietnam War and raise funds for the safe removal of ordnance from war zones.

Posted in International
November 10, 2016

FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — COBI, the Germany-based brand offering a connected bike system for the aftermarket and OE markets, has hired its first U.S. sales manager, Dan Jeffris.

Posted in North America
November 10, 2016

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) – Vista Outdoor, parent of Camelbak, Giro, Bell, Bushnell and other brands, posted sales of $684 million for the second quarter of its fiscal 2017. That's up 24 percent from the prior-year quarter. The results included $106 million from recent acquisitions.

Posted in North America
Results bolstered by acquisitions.
November 10, 2016

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Highway Two has promoted Simon McNair to president. George Eubanks, who had served in that role since 2011, is leaving the company. McNair was most recently North American sales director at Highway Two.

Posted in North America
November 10, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava's Beacon safety feature is being integrated with Garmin's LiveTrack, so that riders can send location updates to up to safety contacts.

Strava first launched the Beacon feature on its apps for iPhone and Android. 

Posted in New Products
November 9, 2016

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — The International Mountain Bicycling Association's board of directors has elected Dave Wiens as its new chairman at the IMBA World Summit being held here this week. Previous board chairman Robert Winston served as chair for six years.

Posted in International
November 9, 2016

TORONTO (BRAIN) — Vanhawks, a Canadian company that makes a bike with integrated safety and navigational features, is entering the U.S. IBD market. The company has recently hired a vice president of sales, Jon Kameen. The brand's first U.S.

Posted in Retail News
November 9, 2016

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic's Vision H20 Vest is part of the brand's head-to-toe high visibility clothing line, which is designed with technical materials and reflective highlights for greater visibility in low light conditions.

Posted in New Products

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