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August 6, 2013

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — Specialized's Epic line features all-new carbon and aluminum frames designed to be the sport's lightest and most efficient full-suspension cross-country bikes.

Posted in New Products
August 6, 2013

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Luxottica Group reported for a second straight quarter that strong performance in its wholesale division, which includes Southern California-based Oakley, helped propel improved sales for the Italian eyewear company.

Posted in International
August 5, 2013

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Competitive Cyclist will be giving away a Merlin Extralight road bike with SRAM Red components at the Tour of Utah, which starts Tuesday.

Posted in North America
August 5, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Colorado-based Polar Bottle has, for the second year, signed on as the official sports bottle of the USA Pro Challenge, the six-day professional stage race held later this month.

Posted in North America
August 5, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Australia-based trainer brand JetBlack is entering the U.S. market this season with the JetBlack Z1 Fluid HYDROGEL Trainer.

Posted in New Products
August 5, 2013

BRISBANE, Australia (BRAIN) — BikeRoar.com, an Australia-based site that contains bike product information and links to IBDs, has added several new features to its site.

Posted in Retail News
August 4, 2013

FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN) – Maine-based distributor Downeast Bicycle Specialists has been sold to the Hans Johnsen Company of Dallas, Texas, the companies announced this weekend.

Posted in North America
August 2, 2013

ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — QRide Inc. has hired two sales agencies to represent its products to IBDs and specialty outdoor retailers.

Madison, Wisconsin-based Camillo & Associates will cover a large portion of the upper Midwest.

Posted in North America
August 2, 2013

OLDENBURG, Germany (BRAIN) — Kenda Taiwan has hired Friderik Vodan as the new sales manager for Kenda Europe.  Vodan, 46, joins Kenda after several years serving as the international sales and global marketing director of Formula Brakes.  Vodan also previously worked for Specialized in Europe.

Posted in International
August 2, 2013

BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — Craft Sportswear North America has hired Katie Gould Swenson as its sales and marketing manager for Craft baselayers and Nordic skiing. 

Posted in North America

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