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August 9, 2013
The Limus team edition

SUN PRAIRIE, WI (BRAIN) —  Challenge is making its cotton-casing cyclocross tubular, previously available only to sponsored pro athletes, available for purchase.

Posted in New Products
August 8, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) – Giant Bicycle is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall its XTC Advanced SL 29er 0 and 29er 1 series models because they are spec’d with a carbon seatpost that can crack.

Posted in Recalls
August 8, 2013

WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified Holdings, the parent company of Fox and CamelBak, reported that Fox sales over the first half of the year reached $125.2 million, an increase of 18 percent from a year earlier, whereas CamelBak sales dropped 9 percent to $77.3 million. 

Posted in North America
August 8, 2013

TAMPA, FL (BRAIN) — American Classic has named Cody Gilbertson to head its U.S. inside sales office.

Posted in North America
August 8, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — 45NRTH's new Fasterkatt shoe is designed for winter cycling, including cold weather cyclocross.

Posted in New Products
August 8, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM has added two new members to its North American OEM sales team.  Bicycle industry veteran Rick Wilks joins SRAM as a senior OEM account manager and Alex Berge joins SRAM as an OEM account manager.

Posted in North America
August 8, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding made its initial public offering of 8,571,429 shares of its common stock late Wednesday at an offering price to the public of $15 per share. The stock surged as high as $19.47 before closing the trading day at $18.61.

Posted in North America
August 7, 2013

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s overall sales through June were $1.4 billion (133.1 billion yen), up from $1.3 billion (123.6 billion yen) over the first six months last year.

Posted in International
August 7, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Yellow Jersey Bike Shop is moving out of the city and into Arlington, a small town just north of Madison. The doors will open in its new space on October 1.

Posted in Retail News
August 7, 2013

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BRAIN) — Organizers of next year’s Taipei Cycle Show are calling out now for entries in its annual design and innovation contest—one of the premier events at the international expo.

Posted in International

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