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PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Randy and Sally Pittaluga, owners of six shops in the Phoenix market, have rebranded their Bikes Direct store in Mesa as BikeMasters Mesa. The Pittalugas have also opened a second BikeMasters location in Mesa in the former DNA Cycles store site on North Power Road.
LIVINGSTON, Scotland (BRAIN) — David Pritchard has joined the Scottish cycle clothing supplier Endura Ltd as sales director. The company said the new position was created to provide greater experience and support to its global sales team.
TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — Atomik Carbon has released two new fat and plus-sized rims, the PHATTY 85 and CHUBBY 43. Both feature single-wall construction wrapped around an aerospace foam core.
SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — Friends and family of Dave Wilson, a former long-time Specialized regional sales manager in the Southwest, and former sales manager for Bicycle Retailer, are planning a tribute bike ride in his honor. Wilson died at home in Santa Fe on Jan. 20 at age 60.
SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Spurcycle Bell is a made-in-the-U.S. bike bell, designed to be functional and stylish, even on high-end road bikes.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle Anatomica will be the official saddle of this year's North American Handmade Bicycle Show, and will be building saddles at the show.
The show is Feb. 26-28, at the Sacramento Convention Center in California.
BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye has reduced the suggested retail price of its Rapid X front and rear safety lights to $35 each; dealer margins remain the same, the company said. The lights originally retailed for $40.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has refined the award categories for road, mountain and e-bike groups for the 2016 Interbike Awards, and award presenter Hi-Torque Publications is now accepting award submissions.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Mark Pippin has joined Advanced Sports International as senior product and sourcing manager. Pippin will oversee sourcing and supply-chain management for all of ASI's brands, which include Fuji, SE Bikes, Kestrel, Breezer, Phat Cycles and Oval Concepts.
LIVINGSTON, Scotland (BRAIN) — Endura has released its new FS260-Pro Thermal Windproof Jacket.
Inspired by the windproof jacket Endura made for the Movistar Team, the FS260-Pro SL Thermal Windproof Jacket is made with a 4-way stretch windproof fabric with a thermal grid lining on front and sleeves.