BRAIN Staff

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June 29, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) – John Burke began with a history lesson. Opening the inaugural PlacesForBikes conference in his hometown Wednesday night, Burke, the president of Trek, recalled the phone call he received 20 years ago from former Rep. Jim Oberstar of Minnesota.

Posted in North America
June 29, 2017

SALEM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has relocated its headquarters from Boston to Salem, Massachusetts. The company said its new location provides a home base for future expansion.

Posted in North America
June 29, 2017

MADRID (BRAIN) — Spanish smart trainer brand BKOOL SL has appointed LARM SpA as its exclusive distributor for Italy, effective June 9. 

Bkool manufactures trainers and cycling software that is compatible with other systems such as Tacx, Elite and CycleOps.

Posted in International
June 28, 2017

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN) — Fulvio Acquati, the managing director of Deda Elementi for the last 18 years, has died after a short illness. 

Posted in International
June 28, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — This fall's Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Waterloo will be the first World Cup to offer equal prize money to the men's and women's pro fields.

The race's host, Trek Bicycle, said it hopes the race sets a precedent.

Posted in North America
June 28, 2017

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) —The PeopleForBikes Coalition board of directors held their biannual meeting here this week, where it approved eight new Community Grants for bike projects. 

Posted in North America
June 28, 2017

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mike Carr, the director of sales at Specialized, is leaving the company to take a new position with AthletiCamps, at Folsom, California-based training center.

Carr said he has been transitioning into the new position over the course of four months.

Posted in North America
June 28, 2017

SALEM, Mass. (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries North America has promoted Spencer Haugh to its North American marketing team where he will serve as marketing associate for the road.

Posted in North America
June 28, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike's new Rambler E.V.O., is an electric-assist recumbent trike based off the company's popular Rambler mode. The E.V.O. (short for Electric Vehicle Option) uses a 750-watt, 5-phase motor made by Falco eMotors.

Posted in New Products
June 28, 2017

LAFAYETTE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The number of U.S. independent bicycle retailers declined 2.6 percent between 2015 and 2016, according to a new report from the National Bicycle Dealers Association.

Posted in Studies/Reports

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