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April 4, 2018
Fabric's award-winning displays.

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group's Fabric brand won an award at the recent Shop! Awards Competition for its "Fabric Starter Kit & Demo Saddle Display."

Posted in Industry News
April 4, 2018
The BRAIN survey results are in the April 1 issue.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The majority of IBD sales still take place inside the four walls of a brick-and-mortar store, and many retailers don't believe that will change dramatically over the next few years, according to a survey conducted by Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Posted in Retail News
BRAIN's Lynette Carpiet joins retailers Tom Henry and Ken Woody Smith on the podcast, available Wednesday.
April 4, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye America said violations of its pricing policy on major online platforms have been reduced by 75 percent in the last year as the accessory brand has worked with Oris Intel and J&B Importers to enforce the policy.

Posted in Industry News
April 4, 2018
The Yamaha UrbanRush.

CYPRESS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yamaha Motor Corp. USA has released details of its Class 1 e-bike line, which will be available in the U.S. this summer. 

Posted in New Products
April 4, 2018

FULLERTON and BUENA PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailer Mike Franze held a grand reopening celebration on Saturday, March 31, following the renovation of his two Southern California locations as Giant Retail Partner stores. The celebration also marked Franze's 15th year as a shop owner.

Posted in Retail News
April 4, 2018

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Bruce Sawtelle recently completed a full remodel of his D.C.-area store, Takoma Bicycle, with retail design firm 3 Dots Design.

Posted in Retail News
April 4, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Industry importers can breathe a sigh of relief: There are no major bike-related product categories among the 1,300 types of Chinese products the Trump administration named Tuesday to receive an extra 25 percent t

Posted in Industry News
UPDATED that GPS units may be subject to the increased tariff.
April 3, 2018
The store held a grand opening event on Thursday, March 29.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Decathlon, said to be the world's largest sporting goods retailer, is making its second stab at the U.S. market. Last week the company opened a 8,300-square-foot "lab store" on San Francisco's Market Street.

Posted in Retail News
The France-based chain, with more than 1,300 stores globally, will offer its house-brand B'Twin bikes at U.S. stores and online.
April 3, 2018

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — E-commerce retailer Backcountry.com this week announced a new line of branded apparel for outdoor and casual use and said it would add mountain bike items to its new house brand later this year.

Posted in Retail News
April 3, 2018

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced that the city will allow use of pedal-assist e-bikes, but will continue to ban throttled e-bikes. 

The state of New York does not regulate e-bikes, which remain technically illegal to use in the state, although legislation is pending in Albany.

Posted in Industry News

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