BRAIN Staff

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November 22, 2016

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — "Like it or not, Mr. Trump will be the President and we should give him a chance. I am not a Republican. I am not a Democrat. I am someone who cares deeply about the future of OUR country."

Posted in North America
November 22, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Beeline and Velofix, the two fastest-growing mobile bike service franchise businesses in the U.S., have signed on to enlist all of their mechanics as mechanic members of the Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association.

Posted in North America
November 21, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Showers Pass has introduced a line of high visibility cycling-specific jackets that feature integrated LED lights in the cuffs and the back of the jacket.

The light batteries provide about 200 hours of use in flashing mode.

Posted in New Products
November 21, 2016

FREMONT, Calif. (BRAIN) — CentriPEDAL, a store that Cali James Rardin opened in 2012 that had outgrown its original 2,400 square foot location, has re-opened as a 5,000 square foot Giant Partner Store next door to its original location.

Posted in Retail News
November 21, 2016

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Portland Design Works is the latest brand to join The Bike Cooperative' list of supplier partners. Effective immediately, member retailers of The Bike Cooperative will earn rebates on direct and distributor purchases of all PDW products.

Posted in North America
November 18, 2016

NEWCASTLE, Australia (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers is now distributed exclusively by Lusty Industries Pty Ltd in Australia. Lusty has been the brand's non-exclusive distributor since January, along with Bikesportz Imports.

Posted in International
November 18, 2016

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has hired Layne Rigney as its new president. Rigney was most recently president of CamelBak, where he worked for 11 years.

Posted in North America
Osprey also hires a new VP of finance and appoints a new board chairman.
November 18, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP has been named the sole U.S. distributor for Bopworx, the maker of reusable bike protection products for shipping and auto rack use.

Posted in North America
November 18, 2016



BALTIMORE, Md. (BRAIN) — Longtime retailer Alex Obriecht has announced that Race Pace Bicycles will expand with two new stores set to open in early 2017.

Posted in Retail News
November 18, 2016

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wahoo Fitness has released a major software update for its ELEMNT GPS bike computer. The free update adds turn-by-turn navigation features to the device, making use of the LEDs on the unit's sides to signal upcoming turns.

Posted in New Products

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