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March 11, 2013
George Simone

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Raleigh Bicycles has promoted George Simone to national sales director, the company announced Monday. 

Posted in North America
March 10, 2013
The Fizik Antares VS in black and yellow

LAGUNA, CA (BRAIN) — Fizik is adding new colors to its saddle line, including fluorescent pink, green, orange and yellow. The new collection of colors is called the Highlighter Collection.

Posted in New Products
March 8, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) —Nuun and Company has added three new flavors of its drink tablets for the spring and summer seasons.

Posted in New Products
March 8, 2013
Bob Fortune

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Robert Fortune, a member of the family that owns Saris Cycling Group and an active cycling advocate, died recently at age 90 after a long illness.

Bob Fortune was the father of Chris Fortune, who co-owns Saris with his wife Sarah.

Posted in North America
March 8, 2013

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — ISPO BIKE has a new exhibition director as longtime community manager David Badalec takes over while Eva Schlangenotto is taking maternity leave, the trade show announced Friday.

Badalec has been community manager for the action sports segment for seven years.

Posted in International
March 8, 2013

For the sake of full disclosure I think I should admit something before I get too far into this: I am not and have never been a “biker.”

Posted in Opinion/Analysis
March 8, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — A San Francisco man is set to become one of the few bicyclists in the country to face felony manslaughter charges, for running into an elderly pedestrian in a busy intersection last March.

Posted in North America
March 7, 2013
Lamborghini 50th Anniversary Edition BMC impec

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — BMC is producing 50 Lamborghini 50th Anniversary Edition impec bikes to celebrate the Italian car company's anniversary this year.

Posted in New Products
March 7, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Sales got off to a slow start at independent bicycle dealers this year. While total dollar sales held steady at $145 million, unit sales slipped 2 percent in January, according to sell-through data from Leisure Trends Group. 

Posted in Studies/Reports
March 7, 2013

WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings, parent of Camelbak and Fox, reported strong growth in sales of both brands during 2012. 

Posted in North America

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