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MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B Importers is now distributing Prologo saddles. Prologo reps have been on the road with J&B outside salesmen to visit retailers since April's Sea Otter Classic.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — D6 Sports, Inc., the parent company of Hang Ten (a bike and surf/skate brand) and Airwalk (a skate and bike shoe brand), has been sold to PTX Performance Products USA LLC.
MADRID (BRAIN) — Chris Tarlton has joined Rotor Bike Components as general marketing manager, overseeing development of the brand's image worldwide.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Tim Jackson has joined Lift Creative Studios to handle marketing strategy and communications in the firm's bicycle division.
Jackson is best known for his long-term stint as brand manager at Masi Bicycles.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mountain bike clothing brand Zoic is introducing its first shoee, a flat pedal design developed with the skateboarding brand Osiris Shoes.
The Zoic Prophet shoe will be offered in three versions, all retailing for $85. They will ship next February.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Specialized is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Canadian consumer safety officials to recall about 6,500 pedal axle extenders, used for bike fits.
IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shimano this week announced details on 18 new bike shoes, across six different shoe categories.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The trainer brand Kinetic has retained Adventure Advertising to guide its brand positioning and strategy. The agency will also take the lead on Kinetic's creative development and media planning.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News' lastest print issue, the July 15 edition, features coverage of the retail scene in Vancouver, where recent improvements to cycling infrastructure are leading to growth in bike sales.