BRAIN Staff

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October 5, 2016

KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — BMC is introducing a new triathlon bike at the Ironman World Championships here this week. The new Timemachine is the result of two years of aerodynamic reserach by BMC and Swiss Formula1 experts Sauber Engineering, in collaboration with the BMC Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace.

Posted in New Products
October 5, 2016

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (BRAIN) — Retailer George Garner, Sr., who owned and operated several stores in California and the Chicagoland area, passed away Sunday, October 2. He was 93. Garner had a huge influence on the way retailers around the country operated their bike shops in the 20th century.

Posted in Retail News
Updated with funeral mass details.
October 5, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Rubbers, which offers inner tubes with innovative packaging, is rolling out a retail program to bike parks across North America.

Posted in North America
October 5, 2016

SAN DIMAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Foes Racing and Foes Fabrications, Inc. recently announced plans to move their production facility from their current location in Pasadena to a new larger facility in San Dimas.

Posted in North America
October 5, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP has donated $100,000 to the Trailhead at Theodore Wirth Park, a new trailhead and welcome center near downtown Minneapolis that will give inner-city youth and adults access to mountain biking and skiing on professionally built trails.

Posted in North America
October 5, 2016
The TA features a left-side drivetrain.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) —Felt Bicycles is now selling its TA FRD track bike model, used by the U.S. women's team pursuit squad at the Rio Olympics.

Posted in New Products
October 4, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Applications are now being accepted for the fourth annual QBP Women's Bike Mechanic Scholarship Program.

QBP, SRAM and other sponsors are offering 16 scholarships for an all-women's class of Professional Repair and Shop Operations at UBI.

Posted in North America
October 4, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Timbuk2 is opening its first stores in New York, opening first in Manhattan on Oct. 15 followed by a Williamsburg, Brooklyn, store opening in November.

Posted in Retail News
October 4, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Australia-based Verve Cycling, the designer and manufacturer of the InfoCrank power meter, is now distributing the InfoCrank in North America in partnership with the Endurance Sports Group LLC. ESG's Paul Thomas will be heading up sales and marketing in the U.S. and Canada.

Posted in North America
October 4, 2016

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports' Guru brand has introduced a new motion capture software program, called Range of Right, that be used with a dealer's current Guru Fit system or adapted to be used with other fit bikes on the market.

Posted in Product/Tech

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