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April 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike geeks and computer geeks (and one and the same) will come together next month at a "Hackfest" here, where developers will be challenged to come up with bike-themed mobile or web applications in three hours or less.

Posted in Industry News
April 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Fizik is now offering its Versus line of saddles with braided-carbon rails, which the company says are more comfortable than other carbon rails, while being just as light. 

Posted in New Products
April 15, 2013
SRAM"s new Red hydraulic rim brake

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) —  SRAM on Monday went public with its long-rumored 11-speed road groups and hydraulic disc and rim brake options for the road.

Posted in Product/Tech
Hydraulic brake options for new 11-speed Red and 10-speed S-700 levers
April 15, 2013
OMAHA, NE (BRAIN) — Trek dealers are being invited to a webinar on improving sales hosted by Harvest Retail Marketing, a marketing agency exclusively serving independent Trek Bicycle retailers. 
 
Posted in Industry News
April 12, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Retail sales are trending down through the first quarter this year compared to last year but that’s no reason for suppliers to panic, JJ Rudman, retail analyst for Leisure Trends Group, told attendees on a webinar yesterday.

Posted in Industry News
April 12, 2013

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles has promoted Lisa Cramton to marketing manager.

Posted in Industry News
April 12, 2013

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Dorel is launching Cannondale Sports, its first company owned store, to sell and display bikes from Cannondale, GT, Schwinn and Mongoose as well as Cannondale and Sugoi apparel, and parts and accessories. It will also offer Guru fit.

Posted in North America
April 10, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has hired Rich Kelly as project director to head up new initiatives that will enhance the benefits available to the retail group’s members.

Posted in Industry News
April 10, 2013

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) — Several noted critics of Lance Armstrong are venturing into the retired racer's hometown this month to speak at a symposium about doping in cycling.

Posted in Industry News
April 10, 2013
FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewery, a Colorado beer maker that has often tied its fortunes to the bicycle, is hosting a summit of national bike advocacy leaders at its headquarters, starting Thursday.
 
Posted in Industry News

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