BRAIN Staff

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February 13, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — At this weekend's Frostbike dealer event at QBP, Ritchey Design is auctiong a P29 Ritchey frame that was welded by Tom Ritchey himself. The auction's proceeds will go to the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.

Posted in North America
February 13, 2017

DENVER (BRAIN) — BH's e-bike brand, Easy Motion, is working with a Denver e-bike retailer to open what it says is the largest e-bike-only store in the U.S. The store, called Best Electric Bikes, is 11,000 square feet and is located on Denver's Federal Boulevard, near Mile High stadium.

Posted in Retail News
February 13, 2017

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Look's Kéo Classic 3 pedals are an entry level road clipless design for the rider who wants adjustability and easy of entry/release in an affordable package. The pedal comes with gray Kéo Grip cleats for ease of walking off the bike. 

Posted in New Products
February 13, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (BRAIN) — Two longtime employees have bought Velo Orange from the brand's founder, Chris Kulczycki.

Igor Shteynbuk and Adrian Nelson purchased all of the assets of Velo Orange and its associated brands, Grand Cru Components and Dajia Cycleworks.

Posted in North America
February 13, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports Enterprises, the owner of ASI and Performance Bicycle, is realigning key staff in its product development department.

Posted in North America
February 10, 2017

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BRAIN) — Tern's new 451 Verge family of bikes feature new larger wheels, more stable geometry and the single-chainring drivetrains with wide-range cassettes.

Posted in New Products
February 9, 2017
The Phoenix XC stem.

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Pivot Cycles has launched the Phoenix Component System, which includes handlebars, stems, grips, seatposts, and saddles.

Posted in New Products
February 9, 2017

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant USA has announced a promotion to its sales department, a transition to its quality assurance department, and the hiring of two new demo tour contractors.

Two of the transitions involve the father-daughter pair of Melissa Maresca and James Maresca.

Posted in North America
The changes include transitions for a father-daughter pair.
February 9, 2017

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc. sales hit $654 million in its fiscal quarter than ended Jan. 1, a 10 percent increase. The growth included sales from new acquisitions made last year; when those new sales are removed, the company saw a 5 percent decrease in sales.

Posted in North America
The owner of Bell, Giro and CamelBak sees a drop in organic sales and profits, and a huge write-down last month caused a net loss for the quarter.
February 9, 2017

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports' cycling sales, through its Mavic and Enve brands, were up 8 percent last year, to 150.2 million euros ($160 million), up from 138.5 million the prior year.

Posted in North America
Enve and Mavic sales top $160 million for the year.

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