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Posted September 16, 2015
IMBA to present findings of eMTB study this week.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — The BPSA is on the verge of notching a significant victory in its campaign to modernize e-bike legislation across the country.

Posted in North America
Posted September 16, 2015

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (BRAIN) — For the first time in about 15 years, Ritchey Design is offering dealers complete bikes, which it showed to retailers at Interbike's OutDoor Demo on Monday and Tuesday.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2015

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (BRAIN) — QBP is adding to its stable of bike brands, adding a new mountain bike line called Heller when Interbike opens on Wednesday.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — ENVE Composites is now sponsoring the Ironman World Championships at a sufficient level to be named the Official Wheel of the event, which is being held Oct. 10 in Kona, Hawaii.

Posted in North America
Posted September 15, 2015
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LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — BRG Sports said a Chinese citizen has been fined and sentenced to nearly three years in prison in China for trafficking in counterfeit Giro helmets.

Posted in International
Posted September 15, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Framed Bicycles has added new sales reps for its new series of "Non Internet" Framed Fat bikes, sold under the Wolftrax brand.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted September 11, 2015

OREM, Utah (BRAIN) — Lizard Skins has hired John Mun as the company’s new lead designer and developer for soft goods and accessories.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 11, 2015

LUGANO, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Assos has sold a majority stake in the company to an investment group led by former Black Diamond Equipment director Philip N. Duff, who becomes Assos’ new CEO.

Posted in International
Posted September 11, 2015

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — John Thompson, Giant Bicycle’s executive director, told Giant retailers that recent coverage by BRAIN of a lawsuit involving Giant and a former Tampa, Fla., retailer fails to accurately account for what happened in the case.

Posted in North America
Posted September 10, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Brian Hawkins and his company, Fixture Labs, will be at Interbike seeking new customers after Hawkins ended his 17-year relationship with Giant Bicycles this week.

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 10, 2015

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes sales reps will now be offering products from the distributor BikeSmart, including BikeSmart-brand accessories, PURE green bicycle lubricants and solvents, Rubbers tubes and Mr.

Posted in North America
Posted September 10, 2015

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — PressCamp Summer will be held for the eighth time next year, and for the seventh consecutive year it will be held at Park City's Deer Valley Resort.

Posted in North America
Posted September 10, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — If the voices on the phone at Phil Wood seemed a bit harried, consider for the past four months the company has been in the process of moving a mile from their old cannery location to a new location in San Jose.

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2015

DUXBURY, Mass. (BRAIN) — Bern Unlimited has appointed bike industry veteran Jeffrey Cavicchi to lead the company’s U.S. sales efforts for the bike category. Cavicchi will oversee distribution strategy and the brand’s U.S. sales force across all product categories including head protection and apparel.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 9, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Outdoor Retailer is about to re-enter the publishing business with the re-launch of its original publication – Outdoor Retailer Magazine.

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2015
Erin Sprague

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition will present leadership awards to Erin Sprague of Specialized and Jessica Klodnicki of Bell Helmets and Blackburn at its annual awards presentation held the first evening of the Interbike show.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted September 9, 2015
Nick Hage takes on broader sales role for CSG North America
Russell Merry

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has appointed Russell Merry as senior vice president and general manager of North America and the U.K. for Cycling Sports Group.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 9, 2015

WILRIJK, Belgium (BRAIN) — Sapim has moved its headquarters into a new 65,000-square-foot factory, about 40 percent larger than its previous building, which is in the same neighborhood.

Posted in North America
Posted September 9, 2015

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (BRAIN) — Endura is working with the e-commerce and order management provider Shopatron, to make their cycling apparel available for purchase online.

Posted in North America
Posted September 8, 2015

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike is planning two fundraising programs for World Bicycle Relief at the show's IB Awards Gala next week.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike Awards

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