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Posted December 31, 2014

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The 2015 Breck Epic MTB Stage Race has a new official lodging partner and host property, Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge. The event, first held in 2009, previously had used a local ice arena as its home base.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted December 31, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) —  Cyclone Bicycle Supply has added several new product lines for the new year.

Posted in North America
Posted December 29, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is launching a retail support program for its Raleigh and Lapierre branded e-bikes. The program — which includes two Sprinter vans that will visit stores nationwide this year — is modeled on a similar program run by Accell NA's IZIP brand.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted December 29, 2014
Another show planned for Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new movie by filmmaker Benedict Campbell, "For the Love of Mud, a Film about Cyclo-cross," will premiere at the USA Cycling national cyclocross championships on Jan. 9.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted December 29, 2014

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries Inc. is acquiring the remaining 30 percent interest in Companhia Dorel Brasil Produtos Infantis (Dorel Juvenile Brazil), which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Dorel.

Posted in International
Posted December 29, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Range Light, a Chicago investment firm, has launched a new program to invest in healthy, active lifestyle businesses.

Posted in North America
Posted December 29, 2014
The Red Fox Edge.

NIXA, Mo. (BRAIN) — Smack Media is now representing Red Fox Wireless for public relations, the companies have announced.

Posted in North America
Posted December 29, 2014
Speedsleev's Large Carbon Seatsleev.

LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleev Products, the maker of lightweight saddle packs and other products, has expanded its distribution for 2015. 

Posted in International
Posted December 29, 2014

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Praxis Cycles is continuing to grow, with a successful launch of its hollow-forged Zayante road crank, which is being spec'd on more than 10 models of Specialized 2015 model bikes. Demand for the brand's chainrings and conversion bottom brackets also continues, the company said.

Posted in International
Posted December 24, 2014

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — PowerTap is offering a free CycleOps stationary trainer with the purchase of certain PowerTap wheelsets between Dec. 26 and Jan. 5. The program is being run on the brand's website and through its participating U.S. independent dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted December 24, 2014

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is planning retailer drivetrain and suspension clinics, to be held Jan. 16 in Milwaukee and Jan. 30 in Cleveland. Both events are being held at Rays Indoor Bike Park locations and will include a lunch, riding opportunities and swag.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Events
Posted December 24, 2014

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a trademark registration for Saris' Bones trunk rack design, Saris announced Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 24, 2014
Indiegogo campaign has raised $46k so far for underprivileged kids.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — PinkBike.com and Trailforks have raised more than $46,000 so far in an Indiegogo campaign to deliver bikes to underprivileged kids. The campaign wraps up at midnight Christmas Eve.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group sent a letter to dealers this week assuring them that its Cannondale Teramo helmet meets all U.S. and international standards for helmet safety.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — A new magazine covering urban cycling is set to begin mailing on Feb. 1. Peter DiAntoni, former editor and publisher of Cog magazine, is heading up the new publication.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted December 23, 2014

BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has added a new independent representative to its sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted December 23, 2014

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has promoted Devon Mitchell to the role of account manager. Mitchell joined the company early in 2014, starting in the brand's San Francisco Factory Store.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted December 23, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Torcano Industries has become the exclusive U.S. distributor for DHDwear.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

CASTLE PINES, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new Colorado-based distributor is offering North American dealers an array of Italian brands, both well known and obscure in these parts.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light maker Light & Motion is running a nationwide demo program from this month through December 2015. Two Light & Motion demo vans will visit dealers across the United States to hold clinics on the product line and night-ride and night-run demo events.

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