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October 1, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries is celebrating its 20th year in business with a celebration tour beginning at its New York City Chrome HUB location on October 7th. The New York event will be the first of seven held at each of Chrome's regional retail HUBS.

Posted in North America
October 1, 2015

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (BRAIN) — The Otto Tuning System combines an iPhone's camera with sophisticated visual alignment technology in a mobile app to help cyclists easily adjust rear derailleurs.

Posted in Product/Tech
October 1, 2015

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sampson Sports' new Conquest road pedal is being offered to help retailers compete with online discounters. It retails for $70 with dealer margins starting at keystone levels.

Posted in New Products
October 1, 2015

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) —  QBP and several co-sponsors are expanding a scholarship program that helps send women bike mechanics to an all-women's class in professional repair and shop operations at UBI. This year the program will provide 16 scholarships.

Posted in North America
September 30, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner on Wednesday announced a new model, the RKT 9 RDO. The new model is a lightweight short-travel (80mm rear/100mm front) endurance race bike.

Posted in New Products
September 30, 2015

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Sigma is the latest addition to The Bike Cooperative's network of supplier partners; through this partnership members of The Bike Co-op will earn rebates on their purchases of Sigma-branded products, both direct and through distributors.

Posted in North America
September 29, 2015

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — The Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers' Association is moving its 2016 trade show to the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, the site of several CABDA shows in the 1990s. The new space is twice the size of CABDA's 2015 venue, and is already 60 percent sold out, organizers said.

Posted in North America
September 29, 2015
Guerrilla Gravity's Denver showroom.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Guerrilla Gravity, a four-year-old Denver mountain bike maker, was awarded a $30,000 grant Monday night from a city economic development program. The grant is in addition to a $100,000 grant that Guerrilla received from a national JP Morgan Chase program announced earlier this month.

Posted in North America
September 29, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas (BRAIN) — Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop is planning a grand opening Saturday for its new Fort Worth location, which is being operated as the bicycle component of The Trailhead Cycling and Fitness Center.

Posted in Retail News
September 29, 2015
A photo from the cyclesmith.jp homepage.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — The outdoors brand Mountainsmith is bringing back its Cyclesmith brand of bike products, but only for the Japanese market. The company said the plans are in response to a growing demand for Mountainsmith products in Japan and a steady increase in sales over the past three years.

Posted in International

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