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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Bixbi bikes is launching a new line of 12-inch-wheel balance bikes for summer 2014.
The Route 12 bikes are available in five colors and weigh 7.4 pounds. MSRP is $210.
The frames feature slip-proof dropouts, 6061 aluminium tubing and a double-triangle geometry.
MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — CycleOps is running a contest that encourages cyclists to record outdoor training routes that can be replicated indoors on the company's Virtual Training system.
The contest will award prizes valued at more than $10,000 for the best recorded routes, as judged by CycleOps staff.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (BRAIN) — Market research firm The Gluskin Townley Group is working with the road bike enthusiast website RedKitePrayer.com to create a new research panel called the "Voice of the Adult Cycling Enthusiast."
The panel will help researchers understand upper-end roadies.
MOORABBIN, Australia (BRAIN) — BikeBox will become the exclusive distributor of all Orbea products in Australia effective July 1, providing technical support and warranty service to new and existing customers. BikeBox has imported and distributed bike parts and accessories in Australia since 2002.
MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike maker Handsome Cycles is hosting an exhibit of Greg LeMond memorabilia at its Minneapolis store front, opening Thursday.
SANTEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After representing Sidi cycling products for 10 years, through a few distribution changes, Matthew Ryan has resigned as the national sales manager for Sidi's current distributor, Ciclista America, effective June 27.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Retailers who use SmartEtailing's web services will soon have access to BicycleBlueBook's Trade-in program software, which will allow them to evaluate the value of potential bike trade-ins based on the BicycleBlueBook's database.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Advanced Sports International, the parent company of Fuji, SE, Kestrel, Breezer, and Oval Concepts, is taking more than 100 of its distributors and U.S. sales representatives to China for its 2014 International Sales Meeting beginning Monday.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is conducting a reader survey to better understand what is important to our readership.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool is hosting a training program for electric bicycle technicians July 14-15 at its headquarters in St. Paul. The program, developed by the Light Electric Vehicle Association, is designed to give bike shop mechanics the information they need to service electric bicycles.