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May 2, 2017

DALLAS (BRAIN) — U.K.-based Muc-Off has added three new distributors in the U.S.: BTI, Hans Johnsen Company and Downeast Bicycle Specialists. The three join Hawley Lambert, which has distributed Muc-Off since 2014. 

Muc-Off products will be available from all four distributors effective May 15.

Posted in North America
BTI, Downeast and Hans Johnsen join Hawley Lambert.
May 2, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava is giving a group of 36 top athletes access to new features on its platform, allowing the group members to different types of content in addition to sharing their ride or run data. The app's other users will get access to the new features later this year.

Posted in Product/Tech
Strava will give all members access to the new features later this year.
May 2, 2017

HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group said it will not continue talks with Pon Holdings about Pon's takeover offer, which was made April 11. Accell informed Pon at the end of trading Monday that it was ending the talks. 

Posted in International
Pon said it was surprised by the 'sudden' end to discussions.
May 1, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A budget deal reached by Congress this weekend includes funding for bike projects including the U.S. Department of Transportation's TIGER grant program, said Katy Hartnett, the director of government relations for PeopleForBikes.

Posted in North America
May 1, 2017

BALTIMORE (BRAIN) — The bike industry is marking National Bike Month with various promotions, including giveaways and events. 

Posted in North America
May 1, 2017

EMMAUS, Pa. (BRAIN) — Bicycling recently announced its annual Editors' Choice Awards for road and mountain bikes. The award winners for the best road bikes will be featured in Bicycling's June issue (on newsstands May 9); the best mountain bikes will be in the July issue (on newsstands June 6).

Posted in North America
May 1, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — American Classic has hired Xavier Scheepers as its sales manager for Europe.

Posted in International
May 1, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (BRAIN) — Wolf Tooth's B-RAD system allows riders to use their frame water bottle bosses to carry more stuff. 

Posted in New Products
May 1, 2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of BRAIN features a look at a growing trend in the bike media world: podcasts. Retailers, suppliers, media organizations and industry gadflies all are launching the downloadable audio shows, and many are seeing growth in recent years, Doug McClellan reports.

Posted in Retail News
April 28, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Retail trade groups are applauding the re-introduction of federal legislation that would allow states to collect taxes on goods and services purchased by their residents online, even if the seller was out of state.

Posted in North America

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