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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered the opening address at Eurobike yesterday, highlighting the important role of bicycles as part of the transportation system and as an economic driver.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Messe Friedrichshafen recognized 61 products with Eurobike Awards at the end of the show yesterday. Ten of those recipients took home a gold. This year the competition drew a record high number of entries with 496 products from 30 different countries.
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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Despite bad weather that dragged down bike sales this spring, industry leaders speaking on a panel Tuesday at Eurobike are optimistic about the spark electric bikes and new technologies will continue to provide the German market.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A wet and cold spring and summer dampened bike sales and inflated supplier inventories in Europe and globally, leading to rampant discounting.
STOCKTON SPRINGS, ME (BRAIN) — Sidney Kuropchak, president of the Light Electric Vehicle Association, passed away in her sleep over the weekend. Kuropchak had battled cancer over the past year.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond LLC has appointed industry veteran Bryan Melton as its director of sales and marketing.
Melton was most recently sales manager for Felt Bicycles where he has been for six years. He spent six years in sales and marketing at Giant Bicycles prior to joining Felt.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Dahon has entered into a licensing agreement with Ford Motor Co. to produce a complete line of Ford-branded bicycles.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Skopre S.r.l. is now the exclusive European importer and licensee of iBike Newton's power meter products.