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September 10, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Leisure Trends Group is producing a webinar on Wednesday that will discuss trends in the U.S. speciality bike market.

Posted in North America
September 10, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM has lightened its venerable BB8 cable-actuated disc brake calipers by about 25 grams per wheel. The company also is introducing a new cable set designed to optimize performance with the brakes.

Posted in New Products
September 10, 2012
Ray Keener

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Ray Keener will become executive director as well as marketing director of the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association, the organization announced Monday.

Keener will now fill both positions as outgoing executive director Maureen Waddington assists with the transition.

Posted in North America
September 10, 2012
BioLogic PostPump 2.0

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BRAIN) — BioLogic has updated its PostPump, an award-winning product that serves as a seatpost and a high-capacity floor pump.

The PostPump 2.0 has won a "red dot" product design award. 

Posted in New Products
September 7, 2012

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — We all know the customer (or employee) who frets about getting road bike brake levers positioned EXACTLY even on each side of the bar.

Posted in New Products
September 7, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America will distribute Selle Italia in the U.S. and Canada, the companies announced this week.

Vittoria Industries will handle all distribution, customer service, warehousing and marketing for North America starting October 1.

Posted in North America
September 7, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Cardo, the maker of Bluetooth communications systems for cyclists, has hired Mike Abrams as its Eastern territory manager, and Brenda Lyons as a Western sales rep.

Posted in North America
Former Specialized and Trek manager joins Bluetooth communications brand
September 6, 2012

CRESTED BUTTE, CO (BRAIN) — Gary Sjoquist, the director of QBP's advocacy program, has been elected to the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, which is in Crested Butte. He will be officially inducted into the Hall at a ceremony during the Interbike show in Las Vegas later this month.

Posted in North America
September 6, 2012

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN) — Electric bike maker Currie Technologies is working with folding bike maker Dahon to introduce, you guessed it, an electric folding bike.

Posted in Product/Tech
September 6, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — July marked the first time this year that independent bicycle dealers posted a drop in sales from the same month in 2011, according to figures released Thursday by Leisure Trends' Topline Retail Market Overview.

 

 

Posted in Studies/Reports
Increase in 29er sales not enough to overcome decline in other bike categories

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