BRAIN Staff

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May 12, 2016

PRATO, Italy (BRAIN) — Formula's 2017 model year Thirty-Five forks are designed to be the lightest enduro forks with the highest level of custom tuning options available. As its name indicates, the forks have 35mm diameter stanchions.

Posted in New Products
May 12, 2016

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has hired T.R. Maloney as senior manager of OEM sales. The company also promoted Sam Anderson to be junior OEM sales manager.

Maloney has more than 20 years of experience in the cycling and outdoor industries.

Posted in North America
May 12, 2016

CLEARFIELD, Utah (BRAIN) — The new owner of Bell, Giro, Blackburn and CamelBak reported a sales increase of 9 percent in its fiscal year, which ended March 31. The sales total of $2.27 billion includes new revenue from Vista's acquisitions.

Posted in North America
Vista says it remains in the hunt for acquisitions.
May 12, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Two Wheel Gear's new Pannier Backpack Convertible is set to hit shelves across Canada later this month.

Posted in New Products
May 11, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Bike Fixtation is offering free, three-month's use of its public bike pump to small businesses and non-profits.

Posted in North America
May 11, 2016

LONDON (BRAIN) — Rapha's Pro Team Flyweight Glasses are styled after aviator goggles worn by racing pros in the early 20th century. The glasses feature interchangeable Carl Zeiss lenses designed to provide clarity in a wide range of conditions with UV400 protection.

Posted in New Products
May 11, 2016

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Better Bike Share Partnership has awarded grants to bike share programs in nine cities. The Partnership's goal is to increase the accessibility and use of bike share in underserved communities.

Posted in North America
May 11, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) —The National Bicycle Dealers Association says it has reached out to the newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association to offer its support.

Posted in Retail News
May 11, 2016

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer is looking for retailer feedback for an editorial package slated for our June 15 issue. We're taking a deep look at the bike retail compensation landscape, how it's changing and how a proposed higher federal hourly wage might affect small businesses.

Posted in Retail News
May 11, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Nearly 500 U.S. bike shops have signed up with BikeExchange, a service launched in Australia in 2007 that creates an online marketplace for bicycle products and ties into sales through bike shops.

Posted in North America

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