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NUNSPEET, Netherlands (BRAIN) Wednesday April 4 2012 9:16 AM MT—Shimano Europe Holding has bought Bike Fitting BV, a 25-year-old Dutch company that develops bike fit measuring instruments.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

Cannondale launches luxury cycling tour business • Cyclone offers paperless dealer account application • B-cycle launches inter-city bike sharing system

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 4:39 PM MT—The sun never sets on Raleigh, a 125-year-old company with operations across the British Commonwealth and beyond.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 7:27 AM MT—Accell Group is in talks to buy Raleigh Cycle Limited, the owner of the Raleigh, Avenir and Diamondback brands.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions

BC Bike Race sold out • Ibex hires Nancy Andrews • Bell introduces new helmet at Flanders

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 7:37 AM MT—The inaugural IBD Summit, hosted by Interbike and Sea Otter Classic, has extended its early registration discount through Wednesday.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

VERONA, Italy (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 7:32 AM MT—After a few difficult years, organizers of the former Milan bicycle show are looking for a new start.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

Hotlines to distribute High5 in the U.K. • The foldable mountain bike-ish backpack • Colorado shop's radio show podcast available

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 12:00 AM MT—Emily Gresh, a 40-year-old Connecticut wife, mother, fund-raising professional and cancer survivor, is the winner of a bike design contest sponsored by Liv/giant and the Young Survival Coalition.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

Gallup, New Mexico, awarded 2013-2014 24-hour championships • Specialized Cape Epic race bikes being auctioned for charity

Specialized promotes Porter • Olympic BMX season kicks off at Chula Vista • Cinelli available through Shopatron

BEIJING (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 3:30 PM MT—Beijing Bike Week will return for a second year in 2013 in a new venue with greater exposure to middle class shoppers.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 3:35 PM MT—Congress avoided a widespread shutdown of construction projects Thursday, passing a three-month extension to the multi-year surface transportation bill, SAFETEA-LU, set to expire March 31.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 12:54 PM MT—The League of American Bicyclists is engaging in tis own form of March Madness, ranking university campuses on their bike friendliness.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 12:39 PM MT—Pro racer Tim Johnson's Ride on Washington — a five-day, 535-mile group ride finishing at the National Bike Summit — raised nearly $100,000 for the Bikes Belong Foundation.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

Editor's note: The following article appears in the March 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / From the Magazine

Editor's note:The following article appears in the March 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Lynette Carpiet

Tagged From the Magazine

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Friday April 27 2012 3:25 PM MT—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News will produce a commemorative Memorial Day issue honoring the industry’s many military veterans.

Tagged BRAIN News

WATERLOO, Wi (BRAIN) Wednesday March 28 2012 4:33 PM MT—Trek Bicycle is building five bikes for 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, who is leading a ride across Alabama to raise money for victims of last year's tornados.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

Clean Bottle founder featured in Forbes • Syntace, Liteville and Crema join Shopatron • NYC Bike Expo sells out

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