BRAIN Staff

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May 31, 2017

WEAVERVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group, a retail sales and management training firm specializing in bike, outdoor, running, ski, flyfishing and photography, is providing its GEAR bike training online. The company has teamed up with Myagi, an online training website.

Posted in Retail News
May 31, 2017
Photo from Crested Butte's 401 Trail by Trent Bona.

GUNNISON, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association is using a mobile app to promote its vast trail network and encourage mountain bikers to try out all 750 miles of trails in the area.

Posted in North America
May 31, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (BRAIN) — Sean Weide, a longtime press officer and communications manager for pro road racing teams, died unexpectedly on Tuesday. He was 49.

Posted in North America
Updated with services information.
May 30, 2017

Bobby Wintle, District Bicycles

Stillwater, OK

Posted in Retail News
May 30, 2017

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Canyon Bicycles has decided to pull out of next month's Bike PressCamp, saying it's too busy to participate this year. 

Organizers of the PressCamp noted that several new brands — including Campagnolo, Zipp and Pivot — have recently decided to attend the event, however.

Posted in North America
New exhibitors include Campy, Zipp and Pivot.
May 30, 2017

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ibis Cycles has revealed the fourth generation of its Mojo HD trail bike, called the HD4.

The HD4 has 27.5-inch wheels and 150mm of rear wheel travel, using the latest iteration of the dw-link suspension design.

Posted in New Products
May 30, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BRAIN) — Barmer Enterprises, which owns the eight-location Bike America retail chain in Florida, has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, telling the court it had at least $5 million in debt. 

Posted in Retail News
May 30, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has now sold 104 mobile service franchise territories in North America, putting it just shy of Performance Bicycles' 106 shop total for the highest number of bike shops under the same name here.

Posted in Retail News
May 30, 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Swiftwick is now working with ORIS Intelligence to help monitor and enforce its Minimum Advertised Price policy.

ORIS Intelligence will enable Swiftwick to monitor the internet to prevent price erosion.

Posted in North America
May 30, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Mfg. has released a new Headset Cup Press, a shop-grade tool with two machined aluminum handles, a 1/2-inch threaded rod, and two machined aluminum drifts.

Posted in New Products

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