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SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — George Eubanks has been appointed the CEO of the San Francisco-based Public bike brand. Eubanks succeeds founder Rob Forbes, who is stepping aside from his CEO role and will remain active as chairman of the board of Public.
VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Eliel, which began as a custom clothing supplier to teams and clubs, has now launched a wholesale custom clothing program for retailers who want to stock custom gear. The company said it is offering keystone pricing on custom gear in small runs to keep styles fresh in the stores.
TORONTO (BRAIN) — KindHuman Bicycles, a bike brand based here, is surveying its current and potential IBD customers about their wants and needs in the current market conditions. The company has posted a web survey on its site and inviting all retailers to chime in anonymously.
GIRONA, Spain (BRAIN) — Early exhibitor registration is now open for the first Sea Otter Europe in Girona, which is planned for June 2-4 next year.
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (BRAIN) — Wittson Custom Ti Cycles has updated its stock titanium hardtail frame, the Bestia.
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — While it remains to be seen what impact the presidential election will have on the industry long term, many local counties and states were given the green light to move ahead with funding for new bike facilities.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Protective gear maker Leatt Corporation is seeing strong growth in the U.S. market this year, with sales up 33 percent in the third quarter and 19 percent for the year to date.
KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Pro cyclist Rebecca Rusch will lead a bike tour along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos next week, to raise awareness about unexploded ordnance that remain from the Vietnam War and raise funds for the safe removal of ordnance from war zones.
FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — COBI, the Germany-based brand offering a connected bike system for the aftermarket and OE markets, has hired its first U.S. sales manager, Dan Jeffris.
FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) – Vista Outdoor, parent of Camelbak, Giro, Bell, Bushnell and other brands, posted sales of $684 million for the second quarter of its fiscal 2017. That's up 24 percent from the prior-year quarter. The results included $106 million from recent acquisitions.