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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Phoenix-area retailer Rick Marquis held a grand opening celebration this past weekend for his new Giant Scottsdale store.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic is now offering its inRide Watt Meter and Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap separately.
The items were previously available only as a package. But Jason Overman, Kinetic's North American sales manager, said many potential customers already owned a heart rate strap.
MUNICH (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry has elected Frank A. Dassler as its new president. Dassler is the general counsel of the Adidas Group and a descendent of Adidas and Puma founders Adolf and Rudolf Dassler; his father, Armin Dassler, served as WFSGI's president from 1986-1989.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — MapMyFitness apps can now sync their data with MyFitnessPal, a web- and app-based program that tracks diet, exercise and weight changes.
TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Continuing the push to grow its retailer base, Intense Cycles has brought aboard two new outside sales reps: Alex Clark in Colorado and New Mexico and Shane Johnson in Utah and Idaho.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The issue also includes news about Specialized's Rider Experience program, the death of toolmaker Paul Morningstar and more.
PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Launched via Kickstarter and distributed by Southern California-based Torcano Industries, the Orp is the first bicycle light to integrate a dual-tone horn, emitting 76 or 96 decibels of sound to alert cars, pedestrians, runners and other cyclists.
ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — POC has named Josh Fonner as its new U.S. bike sales manager. Fonner has a long history in the industry, working most recently as Western retail services manager and Eastern sales manager for Giant Bicycles. POC is entering the road cycling market this year with its AVIP product line.
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (BRAIN) – The trade association Triathlon Business International and triathlon site Slowtwitch.com have named the top 50 multi-sport retailers in the U.S. They released the list Sunday as the two-day Triathlon Business International annual conference got under way here.
OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mike Van Abel, IMBA's executive director, told more than 110 participants at the annual Fat Bike Summit that it's time to develop rules to guide the use of fat bikes on public land and private property.