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August 12, 2013

FORT MEYERS, FL (BRAIN) — An industry consultant group estimates that the market for electric bikes in the U.S. roughly doubled between July 2012 and last month.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Consulting group says the U.S. market sold about 160,000 bikes
August 12, 2013

PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN) — CamelBak has selected Sea to Summit as the exclusive distributor of its hydration packs and reusable BPA-free water bottles in China. Sea to Summit will take over distribution after Nov. 1 from Beijin Snowpeak Trade and Technology Co. Ltd. 

Posted in International
August 12, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — VeloBody Shave Stick was designed to make it easy to keep cycling legs smooth and conditioned.

Posted in New Products
August 12, 2013

AMES, IA (BRAIN) — A shipment of KHE tires bound for the U.S. went down with the container ship MOL Comfort, which sunk 200 miles off the coast of Yemen after breaking in half in a storm in June.

Posted in International
August 12, 2013

ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — QRide Inc. has hired Florida-based Sports and Specs Sales as an independent rep firm.

Posted in North America
August 11, 2013

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Cannondale Pro Cycling team rider Ted King worked with Sugoi to develop a signature custom jersey, called, "King of the Road."

Posted in New Products
August 9, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — QBP has “hunters, anglers and foragers” in its sights as the company introduces new house brand Cogburn Outdoors, which is showing a new backcountry fat bike at the Game Fair trade show this weekend in Minnesota.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 9, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Specialty retailer Endurance House announced Friday that it has finalized a franchise agreement with the newly formed company Karpe Diem LLC to open three stores in the Atlanta, Georgia, metro area within the next four years.

Posted in Retail News
August 9, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — After more than 20 years of licensing its brand name to an Italian company for use outside of North America, Bell Helmets has reacquired the worldwide rights to its brand in the powersports market.

Posted in International
August 9, 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) Advanced Sports International will shift production of bikes destined for the EU to Ideal’s China and Poland factories to achieve more competitive pricing, reduce logistics and shorten lead times.

Posted in International

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