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March 14, 2014
Fred Boykin (center) was recognized for his commitment to bicycle advocacy.

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — When retailer Fred Boykin attended the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's annual Blinkie awards ceremony last month, he did not expect to receive an award—let alone have one named for him.

Posted in Retail News
March 14, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) – Registered attendees at next month's IBD Summit in Monterey, Calif., will receive VIP cards for September's Interbike Expo. The cards will allow access to several benefits, including exclusive access to two new VIP lounges at the Las Vegas show.

Posted in North America
March 14, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is offering new low-profile crossbars and towers for bike and ski racks.

The Ouray Crossbar and Flagstaff Towers integrate with most vehicle's factory roof rails.

Posted in New Products
March 14, 2014

SHERIDAN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Denver-area triathlon retailer KompetitiveEdge has new ownership.

Former store manager Ryan Stedeford is taking full ownership of the store as of April 1 from previous owner Rob Runyon. 

Posted in Retail News
March 14, 2014
Storm Cycles' co-owners Juan Patterson (left) and Todd Henneman (right).

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — With a combination of nearly 500 miles of single track and an extensive network of rural paved and gravel roads, the snow sports mecca of Park City, Utah, has also become a popular cycling destination.

Posted in Retail News
March 12, 2014

BOISE, Idaho (BRAIN) — K-Edge—maker of aluminum chain catchers and mounts for cycling computers and cameras—has lowered its pricing as much as 20 percent at retail.

Posted in Product/Tech
March 12, 2014
Bill Watkins (left) with Catrike GM Mark Egeland in Catrike's factory.

ORLANDO, Fla. (BRAIN) — Catrike, a fast growing manufacturer of high performance recumbent tricycles, is consulting with former Serotta CEO Bill Watkins as the company contemplates its growth strategy.

Posted in Industry News
Fast growing Florida manufacturer consults with former Serotta CEO
March 12, 2014
John Cheever (center) Jeff Shupe (L) and F.K. Day (R)

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — John Cheever, an engineering leader at SRAM since soon after the company's founding, has died at age 50 after a three-year battle with brain cancer, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News
March 12, 2014
"Step-Over Red" is a new color for the Boda Boda.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) – Yuba Bicycles has updated its Boda Boda cargo bike for 2014 and created new accessories for carrying children, adult passengers, groceries or a surfboard.

The new Boda Boda will be available for purchase in April for $995 retail.

Posted in New Products
March 12, 2014

DUARTE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Dahon has named Asli Bisiklet as its distributor in Turkey. 

Posted in International

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