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January 8, 2014

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) – Continuing its support of high school mountain bike racing leagues, apparel maker Primal Wear has renewed its Gold Level sponsorship of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA).

Posted in North America
January 7, 2014

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Total IBD sales grew to $139 million in November, a 1 percent increase compared with a year earlier, according to Leisure Trends Group’s RetailTRAK IBD sales summary. While unit sales declined by 5 percent, average retail selling prices rose 6 percent.

Posted in Retail News
January 7, 2014

KENT, WA (BRAIN) – Diamondback Bicycles has signed on as official bike sponsor of the Optum Pro Cycling UCI continental team. Optum’s men’s and women’s squads will race this year aboard Diamondback’s Podium Equipe model.

The partnership marks Diamondback’s first sponsorship of a professional road team.

Posted in North America
January 7, 2014
Stealth Pocket 500

ESCONDIDO, CA (BRAIN) —XLAB has a new toptube storage bag for bikes with angled stems or with cables entering the toptube.

Posted in New Products
January 7, 2014

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) The National Bicycle Dealers Association is now accepting nominations for its America’s Best Bike Shops list for 2014. The program identifies and honors bicycle stores in North America.

Posted in Retail News
January 7, 2014

HILLSBORO, OR (BRAIN) Organizers of the PDX Bicycle Show, a consumer expo held at the Portland Expo Center, announced that they have canceled the show set for March 29-30.

Posted in North America
January 6, 2014

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle announced that it has acquired Electra Bicycle Company. In a press release issued Monday morning, Trek said the move “provides Electra with business and logistical support as well as distribution assets that will ensure the growth of the brand.”

Posted in North America
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January 6, 2014

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is offering a free exchange service for its recalled hydraulic brakes at the U.S. Cyclocross Nationals event at Valmont Bike Park in Boulder, Colorado, this week.

Posted in North America
January 3, 2014
The Padrone in white

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — CatEye is responding to consumer requests for a bike computer with larger numbers — for riders with aging eyes and for those getting bumped around riding offroad.

Posted in New Products
January 3, 2014

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Two companies that service traveling multi-sport athletes are teaming up to offer a discount program.

Posted in North America

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