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MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (BRAIN) — Cycling participation remained relatively flat in 2012, up a negligible 0.4 percent last year to 39.3 million, according to the latest numbers from the National Sporting Goods Association.
SHARON HILL, PA (BRAIN) — Nathan has hired its first tech rep to help educate retailers and consumers on its hydration, visibility and performance gear. The company also has redesigned its website to include more product information and training and safety tips.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — RecoFit Compression Gear has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo.com to support its national expansion.
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Chris King's R45 disc brake hubs are now available in time for shops to build wheels for the upcoming cyclocross season.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Serotta and Blue Competition Cycles are joining Mad Fiber Wheels under the umbrella of the Divine Cycling Group, an investment group formed last year. DCG bought Mad Fiber, its first industry acquisition, in February.
SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule has hired Chris Peck to become the company's new vice president of product development. Peck was most recently global vice president of R&D at Dorel's Cycling Sports Group.
BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Two-Wheeler Parts and Accessories Industry Association (COLIPED) recently elected a new president and vice president at its general assembly. Jan Willem ten Dam, CEO of Ryde International, assumes the role of president and Erhard Büchel is now vice president.
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — James Moore, owner of Moore’s Bike Shop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is the new president of the board of the National Bicycle Dealers Association.
HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic is introducing its first mountain bike wheel-tire combo, the Crossmax Enduro WTS. The wheelset, available in 26-inch and 27.5-inch versions, is intended for enduro racing. The company also is introducing a new shoe intended for the fast-growing discipline.