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October 30, 2013

PETALUMA, CA (BRAIN) — E-Thirteen has added Switzerland-based TST Trading to its list of European distributors. TST will carry the full line of E-Thirteen and Hive products and will be a certified service center for the products within Switzerland.

Posted in International
October 30, 2013

GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has hired 19-year bicycle industry veteran Adam Williams as sales director.

Williams worked as a sales rep, tech rep and demo tour manager for Rocky Mountain Bicycles; he also helped start and grow Golden Bike Shop, a local IBD.

Posted in North America
October 30, 2013

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN) — Garmin Ltd.’s fitness division, which includes the company’s cycling products, saw strong sales growth in the third quarter, a period that included the introduction of the new Edge Touring cycle computer and Vector power meter. 

Posted in Industry News
Brand enters action camera market.
October 30, 2013

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s sales climbed to $2.03 billion (199.501 billion yen) over the first nine months of the year, up from $1.86 billon (182.739 billion yen) over the same period last year.

Posted in International
Bike-related sales to Europe and U.S. were down, Asian sales up
October 30, 2013

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) — A Wisconsin gallery opening next month will feature photos from an upcoming book on cyclocross.

Posted in North America
October 30, 2013

RIVERSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — Jenson USA will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its first brick-and-mortar store this Saturday. The festivities are scheduled to take place at the company’s superstore in Corona, California.

Posted in Retail News
October 30, 2013

ORLANDO, FL (BRAIN) — Recumbent maker Catrike said it has recently invested $150,000 in its production facility as it gears up for growth in 2014.

Posted in Industry News
October 30, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Wheel maker Mad Fiber has shut down its Seattle factory and, according to several sources, may be headed for bankruptcy.

The carbon fiber wheel maker was merged with the Divine Cycling Group earlier this year. DCG’s current connection to Mad Fiber is unclear.

Posted in North America
October 30, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — A new book co-authored by Tour of Spain winner Chris Horner focuses on teaching road race tactics.

Posted in New Products
October 29, 2013

SAUSALITO, CA (BRAIN) — Bar Fly’s line of mounts for cycling devices will now be distributed in Australia through an exclusive agreement with FE Sports.

Posted in International

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