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November 19, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — Onex Corp., which owns Interbike, Outdoor Retailer and Bicycle Retailer, is reporting a sales increase of 16 percent to $7.1 billion in its third quarter compared with the same period of the prior year.

Posted in North America
November 19, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Redline Bicycles has launched a redesigned website, www.redlinebicycles.com, that the company said features numerous technical upgrades and presents the 2014 product line in a more dynamic fashion.

Posted in North America
November 19, 2013

FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN) — The 10th annual Tour de Tryptophan returns to Fullerton, California, the day after Thanksgiving.

Posted in North America
November 19, 2013

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) — Ergon USA, distributor of Ergon International’s line of grips, saddles, packs, seatposts and pedals, has hired Uncommon Communications to handle its public and media relations efforts. 

Posted in North America
November 19, 2013
This giant Eggbeater pedal actually works.

LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has streamlined its range of cockpit components and paired-spoke tubeless wheels for 2014—a welcome development for retailers suffering from SKU overload—and is offering its alloy wheelsets at more competitive price points.

Posted in North America
November 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Seventeen new campuses made it onto the League of American Bicyclists’ bike-friendly universities, which now includes 75 colleges in 32 states and Washington, D.C. 

Posted in North America
November 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Seven Americans have been appointed to nine positions on commission at the international cycling union, UCI.

Posted in International
For the first time, every UCI commission has at least one woman member.
November 18, 2013

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Schwinn is releasing a special edition of its iconic Sting-Ray model this holiday season, in honor of the bike's 50th anniversary.

Posted in Product/Tech
November 18, 2013
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The CycleTEK Momentum1 trainer boasts 29er compatibility, a large flywheel for realistic coasting and acceleration resistance and a fluid resistance unit that offers a smooth and repeatable resistance curve.
 
Posted in New Products
November 18, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Overall IBD sales were down 6 percent, not 11 percent.

Posted in Studies/Reports
The news is still not great, but 29er sales actually grew a bit.

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