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December 13, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Online bike retailer Universal Cycles has donated $15,000 to the Northwest Trail Alliance for trail building in the Portland area. 

Posted in Retail News
December 12, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — GPS giant Garmin Ltd. will be included in the Standard & Poor's 500 index starting Thursday, the company announced.

Garmin is traded on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol GRMN. The company will replace Chicago printer RR Donnelley & Sons (Nasdaq: RRD) on the index. 

Posted in North America
December 12, 2012

OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) — Without releasing many details, the Italian component company Tiso announced Wednesday that it will soon release a 12-speed wireless electric road drivetrain.

Posted in New Products
December 12, 2012
Riders on a New York City green lane on BRAIN's Dealer Tour this summer

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The number of protected bike lanes, also called "green lanes," in the U.S. has doubled in 2012 and is on track to double again next year, according to Bikes Belong.

Posted in North America
December 12, 2012

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is now working with Durango, Colorado-based Verde PR & Consulting for public relations in North America.

The company said the will focus on bringing added brand awareness to BMC’s domestic mountain, road and triathlon bikes, as well as sponsored riders.

Posted in North America
December 12, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) —SRAM is working with SmartEtailing to add a "Buy Local Now!" button to many of the products on the component company's website. The buttons link to participating retailers and allow consumers to see which stores have the exact product they want in stock.

Posted in North America
December 11, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Power meter manufacturer Stages Cycling is sponsoring the Scott-3 Rox World Cup cross-country team, including Geoff Kabush, for 2013.

Posted in International
December 11, 2012
John Bradley

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Journalist John Bradley is joining TRUE Communications, a public relations and marketing company that represents a variety of bike brands.

Bradley is former senior editor at Wired and Outside magazines.

Posted in North America
December 11, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — Yolanda Cade, the national PR and communications director for the American Automobile Association, will be the keynote speaker at next year's National Bike Summit.

Posted in North America
December 11, 2012
Deda Elementi Mnlink seatpost

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) — Deda Elementi is now offering a carbon seatpost built for Selle Italia's monolink seat rail standard. 

Posted in New Products

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