BRAIN Staff

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June 30, 2016

NEVERS, France (BRAIN) — Activa Capital, a mid-market private equity firm, has taken a majority stake in Look Cycle, alongside the brand's existing owners, Dominique Bergin and Thierry Fournier.

Posted in International
June 30, 2016

LONDON (BRAIN) — UK antitrust authorities have approved the proposed merger of Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles, and the two companies are expected to complete the merger soon.

The UK Competition and Markets Authority approved the proposed merger on Thursday. 

Posted in International
June 29, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BikeExchange, an online marketplace based in Australia and recently expanding internationally, has become a co-title sponsor of the newly named Orica-BikeExchange team, previously known as Orica-GreenEdge.

Posted in International
Australia-based online marketplace moves up to title position prior to Tour de France.
June 29, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has announced a program designed to significantly increase cycling in areas of 10 American cities over the next three years.

Posted in North America
June 29, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has hired Jeremy Rider as its new national sales manager in June. Rider has had a long career in the outdoor industry, most recently as the national sales manager at Zoic.

Posted in North America
June 29, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano on Wedneday released details of its latest updates to its top of the line road group, Dura-Ace. The group now has a power meter option and its own hydraulic disc brake option. It remains an 11-speed group that is available with Di2 electronic or standard cable shifting options.

Posted in New Products
June 29, 2016

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — To celebrate its 90th anniversary, Masi is hosting a series of events here over the weekend of July 30-31. The events are co-sponsored by Campagnolo USA.

Posted in North America
Campagnolo USA partners with Masi on events.
June 28, 2016

CANTON, Mass. (BRAIN) — Kryptonite has launched a global Anti-Theft Protection Offer (ATPO) that covers select U-locks and chains from the company's line for as long as five years. The program is now available in 30 countries, including 24 in Europe as well as the United States and Canada.

Posted in Product/Tech
June 28, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association plans to launch a program to help new bike buyers "have more fun and ride safer on their new bikes."

Posted in North America
June 27, 2016

NEVERS, France (BRAIN) — Look Cycle is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Greg LeMond's first Tour de France victory with a special edition 795 Aerolight bike and Keo Blade 2 pedal.

Posted in New Products

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