BRAIN Staff

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April 17, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — After six years in its Pearl District location here, Western Bikeworks COO Mike Urness decided it was time to modernize the 10,000-square-foot store in order to up its retail game and deliver the upscale shopping experience Portland shoppers have come to expect. 

Posted in Retail News
April 17, 2017

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike hired Casey Buckleitner as its sales representative for Michigan.

Posted in North America
April 17, 2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Does your shop do custom bike or wheel builds? Do you work with any local frame builders?

The newest issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News asks those questions in our regular State of Retail column.

Posted in Retail News
April 14, 2017

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Praxis Works Bicycle Components has hired Ian Kenway and Jim Langley. The company said the hires coincide with its launch of new carbon wheelsets.

Posted in North America
The hires coincide with launch of new mountain and road carbon wheelsets.
April 14, 2017
DreamBikes Knoxville staff.

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — DreamBikes — a nonprofit organization that provides hands-on, paid job training to teens in underserved communities at its used bike shops — has expanded with four new locations.

Posted in Retail News
April 14, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockShox has overhauled its popular Pike fork with a lighter chassis, the addition of its Charger 2 damper and its Debonair negative air spring.

Posted in New Products
April 14, 2017

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has hired industry veterans Nikki Tufte and Michael Larson as sales representatives in two Midwestern territories.

Posted in North America
April 13, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Echos Communications is now serving as the North American public relations agency of record for Castelli USA and Sportful.

Posted in North America
April 13, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — The state of Arkansas has signed into law a new electric bicycle bill, HB 2185, making it the fifth state in the U.S., after California, Utah, Tennessee and Colorado, to pass e-bike legislation modeled after a pioneering California measure to create three classes of e-bikes.

Posted in North America
April 13, 2017

KEMPELE, Finland (BRAIN) — Polar's newest GPS bike computer features advanced power meter compatibilty and power metrics, as well as smart coaching and Strava Live Segments.

The M460 features an black, fiber-like surface texture with improved button grip. 

Posted in New Products

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