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March 10, 2014

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) —The Gluskin Townley Group will host a free webinar later this month for bike industry members interested in learning more about its research into the habits of the U.S. urban cyclist.

Posted in Studies/Reports
March 10, 2014

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Osmo Nutrition has signed a multi-year partnership to be the official hydration and recovery sponsor of the US Military Endurance Sports Program.

Posted in North America
March 10, 2014

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano has unveiled a new disc-brake compatible carbon road wheel, the WH-RX830.

Posted in New Products
March 10, 2014

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — BTI and Olympic Supply are distributing Uncle Dick's Bead Slip and Brush Bags this year. Uncle Dick's Bead Slip is a lubricant that helps bicycle mechanics with tough tire installations.

Posted in Product/Tech
March 10, 2014

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Wish you could see what brands have the best shipping terms, order accuracy or margins? Or want to inform your current supplier about where they can improve?

Posted in Retail News
March 7, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — While total merchandise sales at IBDs were off 1 percent in January compared to the same month a year ago, complete bike sales bucked the downward trend, according to the latest figures from Leisure Trends RetailTrak.

Posted in Retail News
March 7, 2014

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bike mechanic pay is a hot topic on the Internet recently, and the new issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News takes a deep look at the issue. 

Posted in North America
March 7, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) – Seattle Bike Supply is now shipping its 2014 Big Bike Book catalog to its IBD customers.

Posted in Industry News
Wholesale pricing now shown in a separate book.
March 7, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is forbidding its dealers from selling its house brands —  including Surly, Salsa and others — through third-party online retail platforms like eBay and Amazon.

QBP informed its accounts of the new policy on Thursday. 

Posted in North America
March 7, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — German bike lock maker ABUS Mobile Security is now cutting replacement keys at its Phoenix, Ariz., facility, substantially reducing the turn-around time for dealers and consumers who need new keys. Previously the keys were available only through ABUS's German headquarters.

Posted in North America

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