BRAIN Staff

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April 30, 2015

BERLIN (BRAIN) — Vittoria has received an award for its successful commercial use of the new carbon material, graphene.

Posted in International
April 30, 2015

SILVER SPRING, Md. (BRAIN) – The Sports & Fitness Industry Association this week released its 2015 participation report that ranked sports activities by number of participants. Road bicycling ranked 7th on the survey's top 10 list with 20.4 million core participants in 2014.

Posted in Studies/Reports
April 30, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike on Thursday opened registration for all attendees including retailers, distributors, media and others. Hotel room blocks are now open as well, with lodging options available through Interbike's official travel partner, Travel Planners.

Posted in North America
April 29, 2015

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin's overall revenues were flat in the first quarter, but its fitness division — which includes its cycling-related products — grew by 31 percent, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in North America
April 29, 2015

DUNDAS, Ontario (BRAIN) — South African sock brand Sako 7 is relocating from Cape Town to Ontario, Canada, and will now be distributed by Peter Appleton's SB Sports Inc.

Previously the brand was distributed by Defeet, which remains the brand's manufacturer.

Posted in International
April 29, 2015

WHITTIER, Calif. (BRAIN) — 3G Bikes is offering three new models in the urban/city category, to complement its beach cruiser bike models.

The new G'Linda and Melrose women's bikes and the Chicago men's bike are designed to offer dealers high margins with attractive retail price points.

Posted in New Products
April 28, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru is launching a new bag that can convert between a backpack, messenger bag and brief case as needed on trips and daily life.

Posted in New Products
April 28, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Clement Cycling has hired Aspekt Brand Communications, headed by industry veteran Suzette Ayotte, to handle its public relations in the U.S.

Posted in North America
April 28, 2015

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (BRAIN) — The eighth annual Bike to School Challenge, in the Cleveland suburbs, will return May 4-22.

The program involves more than 5,000 middle school, high school and elementary school students in the communities of Bay Village, Rocky River, and Medina.

Posted in North America
Ohio retailer Century Cycles and Raleigh are major sponsors.
April 27, 2015

HINESBURG, Vt. (BRAIN) — The Vermont cycling community is mourning Richard Tom, a prominent cyclist and former bike shop employee who died Sunday after being hit by a car.

Posted in North America

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