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July 29, 2013

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN) – Online retailer Backcountry.com has become the presenting sponsor of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Lifestyle Expo.

Posted in Retail News
July 29, 2013

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Electric bikes and cargo bikes were the stars of the ISPO BIKE show held here last week.

Some 5,500 trade visitors attended the show at Munich's expo center and a survey found that 66 percent of visitors said e-bikes and pedelecs were their "top destination" for the show.

Posted in International
July 29, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — CatEye America will resume sales of a limited product line through J&B Importers, two years after stopping sales to J&B and eight other U.S.

Posted in North America
July 26, 2013

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — Hayes Bicycle Group is ending its relationship with Canadian distributor Trident Performance Sports; its Answer and Manitou products will now be distributed in Canada by QBP International, the company announced Friday.

Posted in North America
July 26, 2013

HOOD RIVER, OR (BRAIN) — Action sports company DaKine has been acquired by San Francisco-based private investment firm Altamont Capital Partners.

Posted in Industry News
July 26, 2013

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Accell Group NV posted a 19 percent increase in profit in the first half of 2013 compared to last year despite challenging weather conditions in Europe and the United States.

Posted in International
July 25, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Suppliers sold fewer bikes in June compared to last year, suggesting it is unlikely that the industry will recover from weak sales early in the year.

Posted in Studies/Reports
July 25, 2013

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Mavic sales slumped 5 percent in the second quarter, a decline parent company Amer Sports attributed to a late start to the cycling season in the U.S. and Central Europe.

Posted in International
July 25, 2013

SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) – Tate Labs recently brought Craig Dennis onboard to head up engineering and to speed up its product development and design. Dennis has more than 20 years of engineering and design experience. Before joining he was co-founder of an engineering software company. 

Posted in North America
July 24, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — MerchantOS, a popular retail POS software brand among bike shops, has been acquired by LightSpeed, a Montreal-based software company.

MerchantOS said its product line and team will continue with a new name: LightSpeed Cloud.

Posted in Retail News

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