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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Blackout Distribution and Kink BMX have hired Art Harris as the new sales manager, overseeing both inside and outside sales for the brands.
WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek is making live video streams available for the DVV Insurances Trophy cyclocross series, starting with the Koppenbergcross race on Tuesday.
The videos will be streamed lived on Trekbikes.com at no charge. Replays will not be available.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (BRAIN) — Von Hof Cycles has unveiled the newest addition to its line of small-batch steel frames, the DIA. The DIA frame will retail for $1,950, with complete builds starting at $3,125.
BEVERLY, Mass. (BRAIN) — Parlee Cycles has hired Steve Thomas as its sales director and Chris Hewings as its export sales manager.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (BRAIN) — Thieves made off with Box Components products worth about $100,000 at retail in an overnight break-in at the company's headquarters here Wednesday.
AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association says it wants to work with the industry to develop a universal professional mechanic certification that would be recognized throughout the industry.
VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Patagonia will close its stores and its headquarters and other facilities on Election Day, Nov. 8, to encourage employees and customers to vote.
The closure is part of the company's Vote Our Planet initiative.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — The Philly Bike Expo, which started seven years ago in Philadelphia's Armory building with 68 exhibitors, will have at least 153 booths this year, a 9 percent increase over its previous record. The event is now held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — Pedego has opened its 89th location, called Pedego 30A, located a half-mile from Florida's scenic Highway 30A, near Point Washington State Forest in Northwest Florida. The store will hold a grand opening Nov. 10.
BOCA RATON, Fl. (BRAIN) — The Park and Facilities Catalog, which sells bike racks and other products to businesses and public facilities, is now offering the UpLift bike dock, which claims to be the highest density bike parking rack on the market.