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August 15, 2013
Drawing from Knog's patent application.

RICHMOND, Victoria, Australia (BRAIN) — Accessory brand Knog said it has won an intellectual property fight in Australia against a Chinese factory. The litigation involved Knog's Australian patent on a silicone-strap LED headlight.

Posted in International
August 15, 2013
SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) — Smith Optics is expanding into the bike helmet market with three models, including a new all-mountain helmet called the Forefront.
Posted in New Products
August 15, 2013
LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Sport Chalet, Inc. is reporting a 2.8 percent sales decrease in its first quarter, which ended June 30, compared to the same period last year. Sales came in at $81.5 million, down from $83.8 million last year.
Posted in Retail News
August 14, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA — Thieves broke into Currie Technologies' headquarters here sometime Tuesday night and stole about 20 electric bikes, the company said. But the thieves neglected to take batteries for the bikes, so Currie is betting they'll be looking for a charge.

Posted in North America
Batteries not included ...
August 14, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Zipp has introduced two new bottle cage designs, one made of aluminum and one of carbon fiber.

Posted in New Products
August 14, 2013

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — BMC has promoted former rep Dan Delehanty to national sales manager in the U.S.

Posted in North America
August 14, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — DirtBaggies, a Southern California brand of bib shorts for mountain bikers, has added several independent sales reps and agencies in Oregon, Colorado, California, Hawaii, Arizona, New Mexico and Nevada. 

Posted in North America
August 14, 2013

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) — Coaches, athletes and parents invovled with high school mountain bike racing will be educated on anti-doping through a program sponsored by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Posted in North America
August 14, 2013
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Manufacturing's revenue for the first two quarters of this year totaled $906 million, a 4 percent increase over the same period last year.
 
According to a statement released by the Taiwan trade group TAITRA, Giant's f
Posted in International
August 14, 2013

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Easton-Bell Sports sales fell 5 percent in the first half of this year, a decline the company attributed to its team sports sales.

Posted in North America

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