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May 13, 2013

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Val Vanderpool has joined Bicycle Retailer and Industry News as a staff reporter.

Posted in Industry News
May 10, 2013
Riding down Division Street, also known as "Paseo Boricua" or Puerto Rican Avenue

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — On the final day of the Dealer Tour, our group made its way into Chicago’s South Side and Lower West Side, working-class neighborhoods where two modest but friendly shops are satisfying a growing demand for bicycle repairs and low-cost transportation.

Posted in North America
In Chicago’s working-class neighborhoods, bikes are tools for getting around town.
May 10, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Challenge is introducing a new line of road tubular and clincher tires named for the famous white gravel roads of Tuscany, Italy, and the annual Eroica road race there.

Posted in New Products
May 10, 2013
The winning poster

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — With more than 2,600 votes recorded, a 5th grader from Missippippi won Saris Cycling Group's third annual poster contest.

Posted in North America
May 10, 2013

MOBILE, AL (BRAIN) — Working with Giant USA’s merchandising team, Cadence 120 Bicycles recently underwent a remodel and celebrated its grand reopening as a Giant Partner Store.

Posted in Retail News
May 9, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — QBP now carries Zoot athletic apparel, Aqua Sphere swim gear, and X-Lab bike accessories for triathletes.

Posted in North America
May 9, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — After years of managing its Trek University retail training program in-house, the bike maker has partnered with online training provider Sparc to a create more streamlined and accessible training platform for Trek retailers and their staff. 

Posted in North America
May 9, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs has brought aboard Lauren O’Connor as its new senior marketing manager.

Posted in North America
May 9, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — Sales and marketing executive Mike Ely is leaving NiteRider after 15 years with the company to lead Australian parts and accessories brand JetBlack Products’ expanded push into the U.S. market.

Posted in North America
May 9, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Reporting its first-quarter earnings Thursday, Dorel Industries singled out the delayed arrival of spring and its effect on bicycle sales as a key factor holding down sales and profit for the start of 2013.

Posted in North America

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