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August 19, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — At Trek World last week, company president John Burke introduced a new program to support its dealers’ efforts to create more bicycle-friendly communities across the country.

Posted in North America
August 19, 2013

FAIRFIELD, CA (BRAIN) — Sports Beans has launched new Protein Recovery Crisps formulated to rebuild muscle following intense training or competition.

Sport Beans Protein Recovery Crisps combine two sources of protein — whey and pea — in a bite-sized crisp. The texture mimics a malt ball.

Posted in New Products
August 19, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — Due to its sales growth, German lock maker Abus says it’s hired three people at the company’s Chicago headquarters that begin their new roles this week and next.

Posted in North America
August 16, 2013
Dr. David Hon

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Dr. David T. Hon, the CEO and founder of Dahon, has been nominated for the University of California, Berkeley Excellence in Achievement Award for “his contributions in high-power lasers as well as his role in revolutionizing the modern-day folding bicycle.”

Posted in International
August 16, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports has added to the marketing and product teams of its Bell and Blackburn divisions with new hires and an internal promotion.

Posted in North America
August 15, 2013
Wahoo PROTKT side view

ATLANTA, GA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness on Thursday released its new PROTKT case and bike mount for the iPhone 5.

Posted in New Products
August 15, 2013
Drawing from Knog's patent application.

RICHMOND, Victoria, Australia (BRAIN) — Accessory brand Knog said it has won an intellectual property fight in Australia against a Chinese factory. The litigation involved Knog's Australian patent on a silicone-strap LED headlight.

Posted in International
August 15, 2013

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Smith Optics is expanding into the bike helmet market with three models, including a new all-mountain helmet called the Forefront.

Posted in New Products
August 15, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Sport Chalet, Inc. is reporting a 2.8 percent sales decrease in its first quarter, which ended June 30, compared to the same period last year. Sales came in at $81.5 million, down from $83.8 million last year.

Posted in Retail News
August 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA — Thieves broke into Currie Technologies' headquarters here sometime Tuesday night and stole about 20 electric bikes, the company said. But the thieves neglected to take batteries for the bikes, so Currie is betting they'll be looking for a charge.

Posted in North America
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