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PHOENIX, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Randy and Sally Pittaluga have opened their fifth bike shop in the Phoenix area, Bike Masters Ahwatukee, a Giant Partner Store. The Pittalugas, co-owners of the Bike Masters and Bikes Direct store brands, worked with the Giant Retail Services team in the design of their newest location.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Action camera maker GoPro Inc., plans to raise $800 million in a secondary stock offering. The company, which went public in June, plans to offer $100 million in shares, while current shareholders, including founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman, will sell the remaining $700 million.
SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 has extended its current contracts with its Korean and Japanese distributors, Anvil SNH Co. and Itochu Fashion System, respectively.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has added another member to their outside sales team. Steve Kalk is now the outside rep in Illinois, portions of Wisconsin, and part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Yuba Bicycles has signed eLastenrad, a German online seller of electric cargo bikes, as its new European distributor.
LEBANON, Ill. (BRAIN) — McKendree University is joining the list of universities and colleges that offer cycling as a full fledges varsity sport with a full time paid coach.
SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Hermes Sport stopped selling wheels in the aftermarket about two years ago to focus on the OE market. Now the San Diego brand is back with a line of road and cyclocross wheels featuring redesigned a spoke pattern and new hubs, with many of the components made in the U.S.
WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Blue Bicycles has hired Orli Chinea as the brand's Western regional sales manager.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has announced the four finalists to host the 2017 and 2018 Cyclo-cross National Championships, a list that has been narrowed from 11 applicants.
NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Eddy Merckx Cycles USA has hired several new employees, including a new sales manager and director, as it transitions from consumer direct sales to IBD sales.