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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — Halifax retailer Barry Misener, a fixture in the Nova Scotia cycling community for more than 20 years, has teamed up with Giant Canada to open Giant Halifax. The 2,500 square-foot store, which opened in April, is located in downtown Halifax, close to the cities' two universities.
MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — The National Sporting Goods Association found that consumer-reported sales of sporting goods equipment, athletic footwear and athletic apparel was up 4 percent in 2015. The NSGA published its 2016 edition of its Sporting Goods Market report this week.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Eastern Outdoor Reps Association said it has added 53 new members so far this year, and space at the group's upcoming trade shows is filling fast.
MEQUON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Hayes Performance Systems has hired Philip Ott for its Hayes Bicycle Group's marketing team. Ott, based in Crested Butte, Colorado, will serve as a mobile marketing specialist for Hayes, as part of the "Hayes Road Show."
PRATO, Italy (BRAIN) — Formula's 2017 model year Thirty-Five forks are designed to be the lightest enduro forks with the highest level of custom tuning options available. As its name indicates, the forks have 35mm diameter stanchions.
FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired T.R. Maloney as senior manager of OEM sales. The company also promoted Sam Anderson to be junior OEM sales manager.
Maloney has more than 20 years of experience in the cycling and outdoor industries.
CLEARFIELD, Utah (BRAIN) — The new owner of Bell, Giro, Blackburn and CamelBak reported a sales increase of 9 percent in its fiscal year, which ended March 31. The sales total of $2.27 billion includes new revenue from Vista's acquisitions.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Two Wheel Gear's new Pannier Backpack Convertible is set to hit shelves across Canada later this month.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation is offering free, three-month's use of its public bike pump to small businesses and non-profits.
LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha's Pro Team Flyweight Glasses are styled after aviator goggles worn by racing pros in the early 20th century. The glasses feature interchangeable Carl Zeiss lenses designed to provide clarity in a wide range of conditions with UV400 protection.