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September 23, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — With a goal of driving growth, Sport Chalet has announced its recent partnership with Cappello Capital Corp. as its exclusive financial advisor. Cappello Capital Corp.

Posted in Retail News
September 23, 2013
Gene Smith with a banner signed at Interbike by Cohen's friends

Industry figure Howie Cohen was remembered at a service in Erie, Colo., Saturday, where family and friends laughed and cried as stories of Cohen's generosity, enthusiasm and loving spirit were shared.

Posted in Industry News
September 23, 2013

SEYMOUR, CT (BRAIN) — Thule is offering a fat-bike upgrade kit for its T2 hitch rack.

The upgrade kit includes new front and rear wheel holders than can fit tires up to 5 inches wide. 

Posted in New Products
September 23, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano, which announced a voluntary recall of some of its cable-pulled disc brake calipers last month, is now working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision and Canadian authorities on an official recall of the same products.

Posted in Recalls
September 20, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — The HandleBand is a new product from NiteIze that attaches a smart phone to bike handlebars, but also has other functions.

Posted in New Products
September 19, 2013
The Transfer 9

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Perhaps taking a page from the longtime practice of component makers, Bell Helmets employed the trickle-down theory in developing three of its 2014 model year helmets introduced at Interbike this week.

Posted in Product/Tech
September 19, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Apparel is not a new category to Shimano. The Japanese component giant has sold cycling clothes in Europe and Asia for more than eight years. But it is in the U.S. Shimano is bringing its technical and colorful cycling apparel and accessories to North America for 2014. 

Posted in Product/Tech
September 19, 2013
Ed Dalton

OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) — Albabici, the California-based distributor of Italian brands, has hired former Showers Pass owner Ed Dalton to try and expand sales of the Nalini clothing line in the U.S.

Posted in North America
September 19, 2013
Redline's Multi Space Design allows 130mm or 135mm rear spacing.

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — SBS's Redline has been a go-to brand for U.S. cyclocross racers for decades and the company — now part of the Accell Group — is continuing to do its own thing when it comes to 'cross, even though Accell's Raleigh and Lapierre brands have their own cyclocross ambitions.

Posted in North America
September 19, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has exceeded its goal of raising $100,000 through a crowd-funding site to put a new version of its bike computer into production.

Posted in North America

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