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December 10, 2013
The Wright Brothers bike

DETROIT, MI (BRAIN) — Shinola is releasing a special edition bike and watch in honor of the Wright Brothers. The Detroit brand also is launching a "private collectors club" called The Foundry.

Posted in New Products
December 9, 2013
The R785 lever.

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American has released MSRPs on its new 11-speed Ultegra Di2 group and its hydraulic road disc brakes.

Posted in Product/Tech
December 9, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Organizers of the Interbike and Outdoor Retailer trade shows are debuting a new media event that will showcase women’s-specific products to non-endemic journalists June 10-12, 2014.

Posted in North America
December 6, 2013

PARIS, Ontario (BRAIN) — Canadian Cyclist magazine has named Canada’s top bike shops via the results of its second-annual online readers’ choice survey.

Posted in North America
December 6, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Swarm, a startup that provides analytics and marketing tools for small and medium-sized retailers, has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding, led by Icon Venture Partners.  

Posted in North America
December 6, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — IBD merchandise sales gained 3 percent in October over the same period in 2012, hitting $175 million according to Leisure Trends Group’s RetailTrak IBD sales summary.

Posted in Studies/Reports
December 6, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Schwinn is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its Paramount model with a limited edition, U.S.-made, steel road frame made at the former Schwinn-owned Paramount factory.

Posted in New Products
December 6, 2013

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) — Yakima is getting behind an annual Portland-area toy drive by providing area outdoor companies with Yakima cargo boxes to fill with outdoor-related toys.

Posted in North America
December 6, 2013
Ben Powell

HOLSEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — Danish ceramic bearing maker CeramicSpeed has named Ben Powell as its U.S. aftermarket operations manager. Powell has worked with HED Cycling and will work out of Clermont, Florida, and Boulder, Colorado, as CeramicSpeed targets the U.S. market for the first time.

Posted in International
December 5, 2013
NYCeWheels. BRAIN Photo.

NEW YORK CITY, NY (BRAIN) — Bert Cebular, founder of the NYCeWheels retail shop, died Wednesday in a paraglider accident, according to local news reports.

Cebular founded the shop on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 2001. It specializes in folding and electric bikes and scooters.

Posted in Retail News

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