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February 5, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Continuing its support of Exceeding Expectations, which encourages at-risk youth in San Bernardino, Calif., to pursue a positive path in life through the sport of triathlon, TriSports.com has donated more than $6,000 in gear in almost-new condition.

Posted in North America
February 5, 2014

VEVEY, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The iconic brand PowerBar has a new owner—Post Holdings, the maker of Grape-Nuts, Post Raisin Brand, Honey Bunches of Oats and other foodstuffs.  Nestle SA sold the brand, along with its Australian sport nutrition company, Musashi, to Post. Nestle made the announcement Monday.

Posted in Industry News
February 5, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — "Eric’s Big Day: A Bicycle Race Unlike Any Other," Rod Waters’ book for children ages 4 to 8, tells the whimsical story of a boy who helps wayward bike racers as he pedals to meet a friend for a picnic—and finds himself a winner in the end.

Posted in New Products
February 5, 2014

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Unfavorable weather in Europe and North America was countered by strong sales in China and a growing service parts business in all markets to drive Shimano’s sales 10 percent higher in 2013 to $2.68 billion (271.037 billion yen).

Posted in International
February 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada, 3T has announced the recall of 2012 and 2013 Cervélo P5 bicycles fitted with 3T Aduro aerobars.

Posted in Recalls
February 4, 2014

MISSOULA, Mont. (BRAIN) — Adventure Cycling Association is accepting submissions for its new Youth Touring and Leadership Scholarship, with two candidates selected to participate in one of the association’s 2014 education courses. The scholarship covers airfare, bike and gear rentals and course fees.

Posted in Industry News
February 4, 2014

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp.’s sales for the year increased 15 percent, or $36.1 million, to $272 million, and its fourth-quarter sales were also up 15 percent to $65 million, the company said in a preliminary earnings statement.

Posted in Industry News
February 4, 2014

OAKLAND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hydrapak has brought aboard eight sales agencies as the maker of hydration packs and bottles prepares for an expansion into specialty outdoor and running retail.

Posted in Retail News
February 4, 2014

MIAMI (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editors and sponsors roll out Tuesday morning on a three-day tour of bicycle stores in Miami for the first BRAIN Dealer Tour of 2014.

Posted in North America
February 3, 2014

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Despite lackluster holiday sales due to unseasonably mild winter weather in the Western U.S., Sport Chalet’s fiscal third quarter was its most profitable quarter since 2007, the sporting goods chain reported Monday.

Posted in Retail News

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