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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.
SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Australia-based trainer brand JetBlack is entering the U.S. market this season with the JetBlack Z1 Fluid HYDROGEL Trainer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — Craft Sportswear North America has hired Katie Gould Swenson as its sales and marketing manager for Craft baselayers and Nordic skiing.
SUWANEE, GA (BRAIN) — Cheng Shin Rubber has launched a new global website to support its CST brand of tires in all its market categories, including ATV, moto, lawn and garden and bicycle.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC has hired Chris McLaren as general manager for its U.S. office, replacing former GM Karim Pine. Pine had been at the helm since February 2011.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Retail sales for June were down 2 percent in units but up 1 percent in dollars, coming in at $391 million, according to Leisure Trends Group's RetailTrak IBD sales summary.