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Posted August 4, 2009
BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group (CSG) has acquired the assets of Sydney-based Gemini Bicycles for US $2.2 million.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted August 3, 2009
BOISE, ID (BRAIN)—The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is accepting nominations for the 2009 bike industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascents awards.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 3, 2009
LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN)—Starting in mid-September, Lambert will be the Canadian distributor of Pedro’s.

Posted in North America
Posted August 3, 2009
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has opened up buyer attendee and exhibitor registration for Outdoor Demo East. Qualified buyers and exhibitors can register by clicking on link.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 3, 2009
CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—The first three containers of Focus bikes destined for the U.S. market are on the water now, said Scott Rittschof, president of Focus Bicycles USA. Rittschof, who is launching the U.S. subsidiary for the German bike brand, will take delivery of its first shipment Aug. 15.

Posted in North America
Posted August 3, 2009
"We've sold 600,000 cases of Cycles Gladiator wines in 50 states, as well as 20 countries around the world, including sales in the state of Alabama for 3 years, and not received one single consumer complaint."

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2009
BELLINGHAM, WA (BRAIN)—Seattle Bike Supply and KHS Bicycles have begun distributing Softride Bike Racks.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2009
MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN)—Kempter Marketing Inc (KMI) has entered into a long term deal with Lapierre bikes to be the exclusive Canadian distributors of the France based bike brand.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2009
BY MEGAN TOMPKINS

PORTLAND, OR—Slate Olson never wants to ride a gravel road again.

Through the Rapha Continental, the performance apparel company’s pursuit of the most epic rides across the country, he has handled enough gravel descents to last a lifetime.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2009
BY MARC SANI

ASPEN, CO—Last summer Michael Wamtler sold $79,000 worth of Storck bicycles in one week.

Posted in North America
Posted July 31, 2009
BY NICOLE FORMOSA

SUN VALLEY, ID—Dealers can expect more value-driven, price-conscious options for 2010 if product displayed at PressCamp is an indication.

Exhibitors at the June media event showed product in line with a more conservative approach toward consumer spending.

Posted in North America
Posted July 30, 2009
MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Luxottica sales were up 3.5 percent in the second quarter due in large part by the performance of Ray-Ban and Oakley.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 30, 2009
KEYSTONE, CO (BRAIN)—Giant Bicycles emphasized weight and rigidity in its 2010 line of full suspension mountain bikes, which includes three new long-travel aluminum frame sets and two new short-travel carbon fiber bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted July 30, 2009
DUBLIN, Ireland (BRAIN)—The cycling equipment industry has formed the Global Organization of Cycling Equipment Manufacturers (GOCEM) with the objective of providing a unified voice for the cycling industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted July 30, 2009
OLNEY, IL (BRAIN)—Magura USA has hired multi-time mountain bike champion and Olympian Ruthie Matthes.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 30, 2009
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Participants of the 2009 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market are optimistic about the opportunities for the outdoor recreation market and are committed to weathering the economic challenges together.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 30, 2009
It's amazing! Ray Keener has still kept his summer retail job! To read more about his latest retail exploits, click on the link to the BRAIN Blog.
Posted in North America
Posted July 29, 2009
NEW YORK, N.Y. (BRAIN)—The Wacoal Sports Science Corporation (WSSC), makers of CW-X Conditioning Wear, has signed an agreement with Big Bear Sports to be the brand's new distributor in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Posted in North America
Posted July 29, 2009
NEW YORK, N.Y. (BRAIN)—New York City Council has approved a bill requiring commercial building owners and managers to provide access for bicycles, according to the New York Times.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted July 29, 2009
WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—After four years, Fox Racing Shox has launched its new Web site (click on link).

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet

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