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BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The NPD Group has agreed to buy Leisure Trends Group, a Boulder-based market research company that tracks retail and wholesale sales and inventory figures in the bike industry.
KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Club Ride said Tuesday that it registered record sales of $1.4 million through the first nine months of 2013. That is a 140 percent increase over the same period in 2012.
WESTMINSTER, CO (BRAIN) — Specialty retailer Endurance House has opened its third store, and first in the western U.S. The Colorado location joins the company’s two stores in Wisconsin.
BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland is launching an Ambassador Program for influential amateur riders and racers, who will receive BMC riding kit, casual clothing, preferred pricing on BMC bikes, and access to other exclusive perks.
PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Bert Lewis, founder of Norco Bicycles and Live to Play Sports, died Oct. 7 with family at his bedside. He was 77.
JACKSON, WY (BRAIN) — The MIO Alpha claims to be the world's first strapless continuous heart rate monitor that is as accurate as chest-strap models.
OSTERMUNDIGEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Two bicycle committees at the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry have new chairmen, and the WFSGI's wheel committee is getting a new member to replace a member who left the wheel industry.
ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — Custom clothing maker Starlight is offering a new program to help custom clothing customers promote and support non-profit organizations.
DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Gates, which has increasingly been targeting the electric bike market with its Gates Carbon Drive, has joined the Light Electric Vehicle Association, the international trade association for electric bikes.