BRAIN Staff

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August 30, 2017
Photo courtesy of Enve.

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Amer Sports has updated its 2020 growth target. Instead of aiming for sales of 3.4 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in that year, the company is now setting a target for "annual mid-single-digit organic, currency-neutral growth."

Posted in International
August 29, 2017

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Greg Shepherd, a long time rep who worked for SBS from 1998 to August 2015, was recently hospitalized after being struck by a car. Shepherd is recovering from spinal cord injuries at the ICU at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, where he’s been since Aug. 21.

Posted in North America
August 29, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Shimano's PRO brand is showing a new three-spoke front wheel and several new saddle models at Eurobike this week.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 29, 2017
iCycle Bike Shop suffered a few inches of water damage.

HOUSTON (BRAIN) — A massive slice of southeast Texas is essentially shut down for business as Hurricane Harvey continues to drench the region in rainfall. Several shops were heavily flooded, according to second hand reports, while a handful in Central Houston have re-opened.

Posted in Retail News
August 29, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, MIPS will introduce two new platforms for its Brain Protection System that the company said will "drastically increase the compatible helmet types and models." Both new platforms expand on the MIPS low-friction layer system.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 29, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Garmin will introduce a redesigned Vector power meter pedal and launch a new Edge 1030 GPS head unit for cycling.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 29, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Compared with 2016, Germany saw cycling-friendly weather sooner than usual in 2017, which helped kick the season off early. But the amicable climate wasn't enough to boost sales.

Posted in International
August 29, 2017

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — MRP is launching a new version of its Ribbon suspension fork with a coil spring rather than air. 

Posted in New Products
August 28, 2017
The Empire E70 Knit

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design has released a new line of road, dirt and city shoes that use a knit material upper that Giro calls Xnetic Knit.

Posted in Product/Tech
August 28, 2017

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike, Stages Cycling has introduced its first power meter that directly measures power from each crank arm. The company's previous meters were left-arm only. 

Posted in Product/Tech

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