BRAIN Staff

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November 13, 2012

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) — Continuing economic concerns, particularly in Europe, coupled with back-to-back tough snow seasons led to inflated retail inventories and flat sales during the third quarter for Easton-Bell Sports.

Posted in Industry News
November 13, 2012

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Eyewear supplier Spy reported an 8 percent increase in net sales during the third quarter and 10 percent uptick through the first nine months of the year.

Posted in Industry News
November 13, 2012

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — A new book written by Trek president John Burke becomes available Wednesday through Trek retailers, Amazon and iBooks.

Posted in New Products
November 13, 2012

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra Bicycle Company recently relocated to a larger office space and distribution center.

Posted in North America
November 13, 2012
MRP's Paul Aieta

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — U.S.-based White Brothers is assembling its newest generation Loop Series suspension forks in Taiwan to serve its OE customers.

Posted in International
November 13, 2012
Hutchinson's Kevin Buchet. Photo: Nicole Formosa

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Hutchinson is courting U.S. product managers with a more North American centric line-up designed to jumpstart its three-year goal to break into the top three tire brands in the market.

Posted in International
November 12, 2012

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—The National Bicycle Dealers Association invites its members to a webinar Wednesday by business consultant Tom Shay. The webinar, titled Strategies to Win in a Challenging Economy, is from 10 to 11 a.m. Pacific standard time.

Posted in Retail News
November 12, 2012
The groundbreaking ceremony Friday. Photo: Lynette Carpiet

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American broke ground Friday on a substantial expansion to its U.S. headquarters here. The expansion comes on the heels of recently announced expansions at its South Carolina warehouse and the headquarters of its Pearl Izumi division in Colorado.

Posted in North America
November 11, 2012
Recalled Diamondback Steilacoom RCX

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Diamondback is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commision on a recall of about 40 cyclocross bikes that were assembled with incorrect headset parts. The incorrect part could cause the steerer tube to fail, although the company has had no reports of incidents.

Posted in Recalls
November 9, 2012
Fat bikers hit the trail. Photo courtesy of the Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival

ISLAND PARK, ID (BRAIN) — Gaining winter access to national parks for fat bikes is a goal of advocates meeting at January's Fat Bike Winter Summit and Festival, to be held at the Sawtelle Mountain Resort here. 

Posted in North America

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