BRAIN Staff

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July 7, 2017

SALEM, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Oregon Legislature has passed a transportation bill that includes a $15 excise tax on bikes sales. The bill is expected to be signed by Gov. Kate Brown.

The tax would apply to sales of new bikes with wheels 26 inches or larger and a retail price of $200 or more.

Posted in North America
July 7, 2017

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (BRAIN) — Brian Orloff has resigned as managing director of Sigma USA Sport, effective Friday.

Posted in North America
July 6, 2017

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Bill Schieken, the host of the Crosshairs cyclocross podcast, has become a managing partner at the Wide Angle Podium Network, a network of nine cycling podcasts.

Posted in Industry News
July 6, 2017

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design has launched its new Prolight Techlace shoe, which was teased at last year's Eurobike and seen in this month's Tour de France worn by Taylor Phinney.

Posted in New Products
July 6, 2017
The Dahon Curl i8.

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Dahon North America is consolidating its warehouse and operations at its facility here, and ramping up its sales and support group.

"We assembled a seasoned, energetic team under Tad Kodama to make the Dahon dealer service the best in the industry," the company said.

Posted in North America
July 6, 2017

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (BRAIN) — Velocio Apparel has closed a Series A investment round led by Steve Fuller, the former chief marketing officer at L.L. Bean.

Fuller led a three-person investor group. He said he was attracted to the brand's product quality and growth.

Posted in North America
July 6, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — John Strojny, who has operated three New Balance athletic footwear stores for 20 years, purchased an existing Delaware shop, Brandywine Cyclery, and recently reopened it as a Giant Partner Store under the new name of Brandywine Bikes.

Posted in Retail News
July 6, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Australia-based website CyclingTips.com has hired Nick Ramey to manage its Emporium online merchandise channel. 

Posted in North America
July 6, 2017
State and OR officials at Thursday's Denver announcement.

DENVER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Outdoor Retailer on Thursday announced it is moving its show to Denver starting next year, when the show will hold three events in the city.

Posted in North America
July 6, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Randy Shafer has joined USA Cycling as the organization's technical director.

Posted in North America

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