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April 24, 2013
Showers Pass U.K. managing director Fraser Ranson

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Portland-based clothing brand Showers Pass is opening a sales office in the United Kingdom next month.

Based in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, the Showers Pass U.K. headquarters will open for business May 16 and will introduce the company's full product line to the U.K.

Posted in International
April 24, 2013
Cleary, center, with owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford

EMERYVILLE, CA (BRAIN) — Clif Bar & Company has named Kevin Cleary, currently president and COO, to the position of chief executive officer.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Supplier sales were down double digits through the first quarter as unseasonably cold and snowy weather continued to hammer many parts of the country in March, according to the BPSA Topline for Cycling RetailTRAK from Leisure Trends released Tuesday. 

Posted in Studies/Reports
April 23, 2013
Doug Detwiller with a new Giant bike

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle Canada is supporting Sprockids, a youth mountain biking skills and leadership training program.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Snow in the Northeast and the Rockies—even in Phoenix—along with rain and flooding in the Midwest have created late-winter challenges for bike retailers and their suppliers.

Posted in Retail News
Suppliers offer discounts as inventory builds and 2014 models approach
April 23, 2013

BAIE-D’URFÉ, Québec (BRAIN) — Marking its 25th anniversary, the newly remodeled Giant by Teal Sport store near Montréal celebrated its grand reopening on Saturday, April 20, in conjunction with Giant Bicycle Canada.

Posted in Retail News
April 23, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Blackburn is adding a twist to the Whiskey Off Road endurance race, to be held this weekend near Prescott, Arizona.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — SockGuy has moved into larger office and warehouse space, right around the corner from the company's former location.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) — Participation at USA BMX National Series events was up by double-digit percentages at four of the series' early season events, the organization is reporting.

Posted in North America
April 23, 2013

TEMPE, AZ (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles launched its Firebird 27.5 at the Sea Otter Classic. The new model is a larger-wheeled version of the popular Firebird long-travel bike.

Posted in New Products

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