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January 5, 2016

PETALUMA, Calif (BRAIN) —  CamelBak's longtime CEO Sally McCoy is stepping down after nine years in her role. Layne Rigney, currently the brand's senior vice president of global sales, will take over as president on Feb. 1, the company announced Tuesday.

Posted in Industry News
Layne Rigney named as new president.
January 5, 2016

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Shinola, known for its Detroit-built watches, bicycles and leather goods, has brought its retail store count to 12 with the recent opening of two locations in Miami and Portland, Oregon.

Posted in North America
January 5, 2016

LEADVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mavic will provide neutral support to racers at this year's Leadville 100 mountain bike race, as well as at two other races in the Leadville Trail MTB series.

Posted in North America
January 5, 2016

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin is launching a new "in-sight display" for cyclists at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.

Posted in New Products
January 4, 2016

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Intense Cycles has hired Drew Engelmann in the newly created role of national sales manager. The new position was necessitated by the growth of Intense's U.S. dealer base over the past 18 months and corresponds with the addition of more outside territory reps, the company said.

Posted in North America
January 4, 2016

St. LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — High-end custom bike brand Guru Cycles Inc. has filed for bankruptcy in Montreal, listing liabilities of CA$1.1 million ($789,000).

Posted in North America
January 4, 2016

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — USA Cycling will hold its second-ever national championships for fat biking later on Feb. 27 in this town north of Salt Lake City. Ogden hosted the first national championships for the fast-growing activity last year. 

Posted in North America
Meanwhile, Crested Butte, Colorado, will hold an un-official fat bike world championships.
January 4, 2016

CARSON, Calif. (BRAIN) — GloveTacts are an adhesive product that attaches to any long-fingered glove, allowing the glove to work with touch screen devices. The $10 product uses a special 3M adhesive and an ultra-thin material that is more conductive than human skin.

Posted in New Products
January 4, 2016

 

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Longtime industry leader Bill Austin is being remembered for his tireless work for the improvement of the IBD industry, as well as his mentorship to many across the industry and leadership at some of the industry's most storied brands.

Posted in Retail News
January 4, 2016
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hang Ten Bikes has announced a new minimum advertised price policy for all dealers that took effect Dec. 1. The policy applies to all bike products and extends to dealers selling in all channels of retail, including online.
Posted in North America

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