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SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 11:57 AM MT—Bicycle Technologies International and SmartEtailing are launching BTI Sync, which combines BTI's catalog with SmartEtailing's product library, allowing subscribing dealers to display the results in their websites.

Tagged Distributor news

What slump? Ski show sells out • Gates Carbon Drive sponsors mountain bike team • Tern sponsors London folding bike race • QBP's outdoor division offers Gibbon slackline product

As middle-class incomes rise and consumerism abounds, Western brands feel out future opportunity in the fast-changing country.

By Nicole Formosa

Tagged From the Magazine

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 9:59 AM MT—Through March this year suppliers imported 312,306 more bikes compared with the same period last year, with kids' bikes categories making big gains, according to figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) Wednesday May 9 2012 5:59 PM MT—Serotta has entered into a partnership agreement with financial services firm Bradway Capital to accelerate the handcrafted bike manufacturer’s research, design and production.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox’s first-quarter sales totaled $45.7 million, up 6.5 percent from $42.9 million in the same quarter last year.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

Scott Sports partners with Vendor-link • Public Bikes to open pop-up store • VeloPress offers NA edition of Slaying the Badger • Shimano T.E.C. offers employee purchase program • Brooks offers limited edition saddle

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Wednesday May 9 2012 10:47 AM MT—Americans want to maintain or increase funding for biking and working projects, according to a new study funded by the America Bikes advocacy group.

Scott sponsors Windham World Cup • Alpine Bike Parks offers engineered bike park features • Primal Wear sponsors IMBA World Summit • Former world champ Fabien Barel joins E*Thirteen

Wednesday is the LAST DAY to submit photos for Bicycle Retailer & Industry News' special Memorial Day Issue!

Tagged BRAIN News

Raleigh hires Landsaat as R&D manager • KB Sales to rep Louis Garneau in NorCal, Nevada • Citigroup sponsor NYC bike share program to tune of $41 million

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 8 2012 10:11 AM MT—Interbike is opening registration for its 2012 expo and has launched a new website that promises better navigation, and more industry information.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 8 2012 9:57 AM MT—Six female cyclists are deep in training mode this month in preparation for the grueling challenge of riding every stage of the Tour de France in July.

Tagged People

Editor's note:The following article is part of a package of stories on the Chinese bike market than ran in the April 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Nicole Formosa

Editor's note:The following article is part of a package of stories on the Chinese bike market than ran in the April 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Nicole Formosa

Editor's note:The following article is part of a package of stories on the Chinese bike market than ran in the April 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Editor's note:The following article is part of a package of stories on the Chinese bike market than ran in the April 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Nicole Formosa

Editor's note:The following article is part of a package of stories on the Chinese bike market than ran in the April 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Editor's note:The following article is part of a package of stories on the Chinese bike market than ran in the April 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)–Easton-Bell Sports on Monday reported a 6.3 percent increase in first-quarter net sales to $216.3 million, driven in part by gains in the company’s Action Sports segment, which includes its bicycle-related business.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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