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April 18, 2016

MERIDEN, Conn. (BRAIN) — Vestis Retail Group, the owner of Sport Chalet, Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores, filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Monday, saying it has liabilities of more than $100 million.

Posted in Retail News
Vestis says it has a buyer for EMS and Bob's, but has little hope for Sport Chalet.
April 18, 2016

ATLANTA (BRAIN) —  Atlanta triathlete and entrepreneur Matt Cole has taken over ownership of the All3Sports retail store from Morgan Clark Schnur and her husband, Sean. 

Posted in Retail News
April 18, 2016

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Phillip Sporidis, Mavic's commercial director for North America, will resign from the company, effective June 30. The company announced that Sarah Lehman will assume Sporidis' commercial responsibilities in North America in addition to serving as Enve's general manager.

Posted in North America
Enve's general manager, Sarah Lehman, will take over as regional commercial director.
April 18, 2016

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Triathlon Business International, triathlon's trade group, has announced election results for its 2016-17 Board of Directors.

Posted in North America
April 18, 2016

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — As of Friday, Todson is managing all of the sales, marketing and customer service for Elite Srl.

Posted in North America
April 18, 2016

COCHRANE, Alberta (BRAIN) —  ANT Wireless, the company that standardizes the wireless profiles for the ANT+ system, released new standards Monday related to the use of heads-up displays and other secondary displays used with devices such as bike computers.

Posted in Product/Tech
April 18, 2016

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trek unveiled a wide array of new Bontrager mountain bike parts at Sea Otter, including new carbon wheels, a dropper post, pedals, bars and stems, saddles and updated tires tread patterns and sizes.

Posted in New Products
April 15, 2016
Jamis' new Dragonfly has 26-plus tires.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — In recent years, the Sea Otter Classic is become the venue for many brands to launch new products, and this year is no exception. At virtually every tent at the event's enormous expo area, companies had at least one brand new item to show off.

Posted in Product/Tech
April 14, 2016

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory is displaying a handful of Marzocchi products under its tent at the Sea Otter this week, but the company is looking toward the 2018 model year to make its first big splash with Marzocchi, which it bought last year.

Posted in North America
Fox has been busy setting up international service support for Marzocchi products going back to 2010.
April 14, 2016

AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Following an injury at last weekend's Paris-Roubaix race, the UCI announced Thursday morning that it has stopped testing disc brakes in pro road racing.

Posted in Product/Tech

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