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March 2, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The Alliance for Biking & Walking released its biennial report on Bicycling and Walking in the U.S. Wednesday. The 198-page report compiles data from all 50 states, the 50 most-populous U.S. cities and 18 additional cities.

Posted in North America
Biking and walking on the rise in large cities, the nonprofit says.
March 2, 2016

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) – Raleigh Bicycles has hired Scott Schilling as director of marketing. With a background in digital marketing, Schilling will be responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications for the Raleigh Bicycles brand.

Posted in North America
March 2, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tim Krueger, the founder of Advocate Cycles, a boutique off-road bike brand from Minnesota, is prepping a line of tires under the Wend label. Krueger will launch the full line at the Interbike show this fall.

Posted in Product/Tech
March 2, 2016
The 700c tire (left) beside a Road Plus 650b tire.

TAIPEI (BRAIN) — Last week WTB hinted that it would release some "high-end road tires" at the Taipei Cycle Show.

Posted in Product/Tech
March 2, 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Despite challenging global economic conditions, the Taipei Cycle Show opened on a high note Tuesday thanks to encouraging sales figures presented by the Taiwan Bicycle Association at the show's opening ceremony.

Posted in International
Mountain bike exports were strongest; complete bike sales to the U.S. and Europe saw double-digit growth.
March 1, 2016

SAN DIEGO — Lake Cycling has launched the MXZ400, a winter boot boasting double the warmth and coverage than the Dutch brand’s MXZ303.

Posted in New Products
March 1, 2016

MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Components has signed with Quebec City-based On the Edge for Canadian distribution, effective March 1. Rotor was previously distributed in the market by KHS Canada.

Posted in North America
March 1, 2016

VANCOUVER, Wash. (BRAIN) — Swiss Protection brand iXS and Taiwan component maker Spank Industries have signed with QBP for additional distribution starting in March, stated The Gravity Cartel, the U.S. sales office for the two brands.

Posted in North America
March 1, 2016

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. announced agreements this week to acquire mobile video editing apps Replay and Splice. Merging Replay and Splice.

Posted in North America
March 1, 2016

NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity Components has expanded its U.S. distribution by signing with Bicycle Technologies International (BTI), which will stock the rider-owned brand’s lines of handlebars, stems and pedals.

Posted in North America

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