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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — A wet and cold spring and summer dampened bike sales and inflated supplier inventories in Europe and globally, leading to rampant discounting.
STOCKTON SPRINGS, ME (BRAIN) — Sidney Kuropchak, president of the Light Electric Vehicle Association, passed away in her sleep over the weekend. Kuropchak had battled cancer over the past year.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond LLC has appointed industry veteran Bryan Melton as its director of sales and marketing.
Melton was most recently sales manager for Felt Bicycles where he has been for six years. He spent six years in sales and marketing at Giant Bicycles prior to joining Felt.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Dahon has entered into a licensing agreement with Ford Motor Co. to produce a complete line of Ford-branded bicycles.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Skopre S.r.l. is now the exclusive European importer and licensee of iBike Newton's power meter products.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Campagnolo is introducing a new, more streamlined version of the battery used with its EPS electronic groups.
LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Megan Tompkins, a former Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editor, has been named the magazine’s publisher. Tompkins is only the fourth person to lead the 22-year-old publication.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — U.S. suppliers shipped roughly the same number of bikes to retailers in July as last year, resulting in some improvement in year-to-date sales.