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October 26, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Dealer Tour riders set out on the third and final day of visits in Portland under foggy conditions and temps in the low 40s. But within hours, the clouds cleared bringing temps up to the mid 50s, but no rain.

Posted in Retail News
October 26, 2012
The Bianchi Special Edition Oltre XR Gimondi

TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi is building a limited edition  of 70 special Oltre XR road bikes to honor the 70th birthday of Italian racing icon Felice Gimondi.

Posted in New Products
October 26, 2012
Mark Graff (left) with Robbie Spil, Rick Vosper and Todd Donovan.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Retailer web services provider SmartEtailing has expanded its Boulder office space and added three new staff members.

Posted in North America
October 26, 2012

OLYMPIA, WA (BRAIN) — The bike retail business lost two members recently. Each was killed in a vehicle accident while bicycling.

Posted in Retail News
October 25, 2012
FLO tape

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — FLO Cycling is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 800 sets of rim tape sold with the company's FLO 60, FLO 90 and FLO Disc aero road wheels earlier this year.

Posted in Recalls
October 25, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—While Portland is a commuter market, it also has a thriving mountain bike, tri and road scene. New shops offering only service are also finding success in this crowded retail market, as are Internet-based businesses that are expanding into brick and mortar.

Posted in Retail News
October 25, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Rocky Mountain Bicycles has added new sales reps in the U.S, in addtion to new inside sales and demo staff members.

Posted in North America
October 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has designated nine new  schools to its "Bicycle Friendly Universities" list, bringing the total to 44 institutions in 25 states. Among the new names on the list are Ivy League schools Yale and Princeton, League officials noted. 

Posted in North America
October 25, 2012

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Sales agency New England Athletic has a new name and has added Cervélo and Focus bikes to its portfolio.

The agency has been renamed GPM Sports Group.

Posted in North America
October 25, 2012

NORTHVALE, NJ (BRAIN) — Jamis Bicycles has hired Mike Abrams as Eastern regional sales manager. 

Posted in North America

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