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December 9, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the IBD Summit have released the full agenda for its 2017 event, which will be held Jan. 17-19 in Tempe, Arizona.

The summit is presented by Interbike, PeopleForBikes, the NBDA, and the BPSA.

Posted in Retail News
The Summit’s top-rated 2016 speaker, Sam Dantzler, returns with talk on hiring practices
December 9, 2016

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Slovenia-based Unior Tools has launched a new U.S. website, uniorusa.com.

Posted in North America
December 8, 2016

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — President Obama on Thursday signed HR 4665, the Outdoor REC Act.

The law instructs the Department of Commerce and federal land management agencies to provide statistics on how the outdoor industry, including bicycling, contributes to the U.S. economy. 

Posted in North America
December 8, 2016

ENCINITAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — A special Specialized Shiv that motorcycle racer-turned-triathlete Ben Bostrom rode at the Kona Ironman World Championships this year is being auctioned to benefit research related to the condition that may have led to the death of BMXer Dave Mirra, Bostrom's friend and training partner.

Posted in North America
December 8, 2016

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne has released a firmware update for its "Year 9" (model year 2016) GPS units, including the Mini, Power and Super GPS computers.

Posted in New Products
December 8, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — This week's edition of Verde Brand Communications' "Take Me Outdoors" podcast is devoted to the Outdoor REC Act, the legislation recently passed by Congress that would require federal agencies to track the economic impact of the outdoor industry.

Posted in North America
December 8, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — After testing its Trade-Up program with 30 dealers in the Boulder-Denver area, The Pro's Closet is now accepting dealers nationwide into its program.

Posted in Retail News
December 8, 2016

LONGWOOD, Fla. (BRAIN) — Subrosa Brand Bikes has contracted with the Dennis Lee Co. and Manual Sales and Marketing to represent their brand and The Shadow Conspiracy. Dennis Lee will offer the brands in Florida, while Manual will sell in Oregon and Washington. Both brands are owned by Sparky's Distribution. 

Posted in North America
December 8, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — More than 60 industry executives — many representing the emerging e-bike industry in the U.S. market — are gathering Thursday to review gains made in 2016 and to plot legislative strategy for 2017.

Posted in North America
December 7, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — International negotiations to reduce tariffs on products that help the environment — including bikes and components — have stalled.

Posted in International
PeopleForBikes says global tariff reductions on bicycles and components are unlikely to be enacted soon.

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