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August 1, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles, which is preparing for its 2014 sales meeting and product launch this weekend, recently laid off six employees within its three U.S. facilities. Company president Bill Duehring blamed the layoffs on an industrywide downturn.

Posted in North America
The bike brand is preparing for sales meeting and 2014 launch
August 1, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — KindHuman is introducing a new affordable line of clothing to complement its higher-end offerings. The first piece in the new Aktive line is a limited edition Maccabi jersey.

Posted in New Products
August 1, 2013

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Apparel brand Club Ride announced a 123 percent increase in sales in the first half the year, to $1.116 million.

Posted in North America
August 1, 2013

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Garmin is reporting strong fitness sales in its second quarter and said its long-anticipated Vector power meter is now in "mass production and will be delivered to retailers soon."

Posted in Industry News
July 31, 2013
The PowerTap G3 hub

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Shortly after separating its PowerTap product family from its CycleOps trainer and stationary bike brand, Saris Cycling Group announced steep retail price reductions for the power measurement line effective Thursday. Dealer margins are unchanged, Saris said.

Posted in North America
July 31, 2013

Amazon recently announced it will add 5,000 jobs at regional shipping and customer service centers across the country. President Obama scheduled a visit an Amazon warehouse Tuesday and praised the company as a job creator for America. This is wrong on so many levels.

Posted in Opinion/Analysis
A blog by NBDA executive director Fred Clements
July 31, 2013
The Pacenti Quasi-Moto 650b

HAYWARD, CA (BRAIN) — In 2007, framebuilder Kirk Pacenti hired Panaracer to make him some 650b mountain bike tires on a contract basis.

Posted in Product/Tech
July 31, 2013

GIG HARBOR, WA (BRAIN) — The family of Steve Ready, Interbike’s co-founder, who recently passed away, will be hosting a celebration of his life Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington.

Posted in North America
July 31, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) and IMBA are screening the documentary about the positive impact of the high school cycling movement at the Outdoor Retailer expo in Salt Lake City, Utah, this week. 

Posted in North America
July 31, 2013
Chris Wilmshurst
IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Vital Media Network will soon launch a U.K. edition of its VitalBMX website. 
 
Posted in International

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