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BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The annual report from two of Europe’s key associations, the Bicycle Industry and Market Profile (BIMP), is now available on the associations' websites.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries’ new super-durable BLCKCHRM bags feature exteriors made of hypalon, a material originally used to make U.S. Coast Guard rescue rafts. Liners use a tightly woven nylon, while the trim is full grain leather and hardware is coated with rubber.
MUKILTEO, WA (BRAIN) — Len Cabaltera has left Reynolds’ cycling division, where he was international sales and marketing manager, to become director of OEM sales at FSA, Lance Bohlen, FSA’s managing director, said Thursday.
DALLAS, TX (BRAIN) — The Hans Johnsen Company, Wilson Bicycle Sales and Downeast Bicycle Specialists are importing and distributing electronic bike trainers from BKOOL, a Spanish company.
Hans Johnsen, based in Texas, owns Wilson and Downeast.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava has added indoor workout videos to its mobile device apps.
LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Wheels Manufacturing is now distributing Sapim and Wheelsmith spokes and KinLin rims. The company offers custom spoke lengths and an assortment of spoke nipples with no minimum order for retailers.
BURLINGTON, VT (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has hired David Howard as sales director. Howard worked for 25 years in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, where he gained extensive experience in sales and sales management of inside and independent sales teams.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Cyclists along Colorado's Front Range raised $120,000 for the town of Jamestown, which was flooded and left isolated by last month's floods. Jamestown, which has fewer than 300 residents, is a popular destination and rest stop for road cyclists in the region.
NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau's new Course Skinsuit is intended to be a functional, aerodynamic option for road racers.