BRAIN Staff

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May 30, 2017

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (BRAIN) — Barmer Enterprises, which owns the eight-location Bike America retail chain in Florida, has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization, telling the court it had at least $5 million in debt. 

Posted in Retail News
May 30, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has now sold 104 mobile service franchise territories in North America, putting it just shy of Performance Bicycles' 106 shop total for the highest number of bike shops under the same name here.

Posted in Retail News
May 30, 2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Swiftwick is now working with ORIS Intelligence to help monitor and enforce its Minimum Advertised Price policy.

ORIS Intelligence will enable Swiftwick to monitor the internet to prevent price erosion.

Posted in North America
May 30, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Wheels Mfg. has released a new Headset Cup Press, a shop-grade tool with two machined aluminum handles, a 1/2-inch threaded rod, and two machined aluminum drifts.

Posted in New Products
May 26, 2017

BOURNEMOUTH, U.K. (BRAIN) — The Australian bike brand Reid Cycles has appointed Rob Akam as managing director of Reid Cycles UK Ltd, which handles all international operations and their sourcing division.

Posted in International
May 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — At Monday's Memorial Day Parade here, two Purple Heart veterans will help lead the Purple Heart Foundation float on recumbent tricycles provided by TerraTrike.

Posted in North America
May 26, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — The Ride On For Red Nose Day event wrapped up this week, with nearly 800 miles covered and $225,000 raised to help end childhood poverty.

Posted in North America
May 26, 2017

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — Pinarello has hired Alberto Fonte as its new sales director. Fonte comes to Pinarello from the Selle Royal Group, where he was the brand director for Fizik.

Posted in International
May 26, 2017

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The inaugural UCI Urban Cycling World Championships will be held in November in Chengdu, China. The event will include Mountain Bike Eliminator (XCE), Trials and BMX Freestyle Park competitions.

Posted in North America
May 26, 2017

VERO BEACH, Fla. (BRAIN) — USAMade Components has just released its new Oval series of chainrings. Retail prices start at $20.99 for the rings, which have been in development for over a year.

Posted in New Products

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