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June 5, 2013

HALIFAX, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Sim Mainey has joined Orange Mountain Bikes as graphics and marketing manager. He comes to the bike brand from U.K. consumer magazine Singletrack, where he served as art director for eight years.

Posted in International
June 5, 2013

BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — A 13-year industry veteran, Nora Lohrenz has been promoted to the newly created position of bike sales manager for apparel maker Craft North America. Craft established the new post to better differentiate between efforts for its bike and run businesses, the company said in a release.

Posted in North America
June 5, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)  The Over-the-Top trunk rack uses a “clearance frame” to reach over a car’s spoiler on so-called “no

Posted in New Products
June 4, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — San Francisco judge Marla Miller dismissed the negligence suit filed against Strava almost a year ago by the family of Kim Flint, Jr., earlier this week.

Posted in North America
June 4, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — After months of testing at independent bike dealers, MerchantOS has released a new point-of-sale add-on in partnership with analytics provider Swarm to give retailers a more detailed picture of what’s happening in their stores.

Posted in Retail News
June 4, 2013

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA (BRAIN) — The FMP-969 floor pump has a rubber-coated stainless steel braided hose, CNC’d hose clamp, oversize pressure gauge, aluminum handle and plunger, and fits both Presta and Schrader valves. It has a maximum inflation capacity of 260 PSI. Suggested retail: $120.

Posted in New Products
June 4, 2013

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Alienation BMX is growing its reach in Europe through a new distribution deal with Germany’s La Finca Distribution. Alienation BMX is making both its race and freestyle components available to La Finca’s customers.

Posted in International
June 4, 2013
A bicycle superhighway in Finland (photo courtesy ECF)

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — Denmark and the Netherlands tied for first place in a new benchmark report that ranks all 27 European Union countries measuring five criteria—daily cycling levels, cycle tourism, advocacy activity, bicycle sales and cyclists’ safety.

Posted in International
June 4, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Sales of bicycles and related parts and accessories totaled $360 million for the month, a 7 percent drop from April 2012.

Posted in North America
June 3, 2013

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — USA BMX/BMX Canada has awarded $31,000 in scholarships to 25 students as part of its Bob Warnicke Scholarship Program. Founded in 1996, the program honors the memory of Warnicke, an instrumental figure in organizing and promoting BMX in North America, who died in 1994 at age 48.

Posted in North America

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