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The new Lampre-Merida team jersey by Champion System

HONG KONG, China (BRAIN) — Starting at this month's Tour Down Under and for the next three three years, Team Lampre-Merida will be racing in Champion System cycling clothing, the team announced Wednesday. The new kit features Lampre's trademark blue and fuchsia combined with Merida's green.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (BRAIN) — Shimano Latin America announced a new UCI Continental team on Wednesday to be based on Buenos Aires and led by Walter Perez, gold medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a prolific Argentine athlete.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A shipping strike on the East Coast was averted Friday just hours before a contract's expiration. 

2013 Corsair Konig, with 7 to 8 inches of adjustable travel

RENO, NV (BRAIN) — Corsair Bikes is seeking a U.S. distribution partner as the premium freeride mountain bike brand rolls out an international relaunch.

Tagged Distributor news

SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN) — Foxconn, the company best known for manufacturing iPhones in enormous factories in China, has invested $200 million in action camera company GoPro.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Arno Raaijmakers

BAD NAUHEIM, Germany (BRAIN) — Arno Raaijmakers has joined JD Group as Benelux service manager for the company's TransX electric bike drive systems.

Tagged Electric bike / People
(From left) Bernhard Johanni, Marcus Schneider and Richard Rüttiger

SCHWEINFURT, Germany (BRAIN) — SRAM has established a new management structure at SRAM Deutschland GmbH as the company transitions its facility here from manufacturing to a development and training center.

Tagged People

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Cyclists’ Federation scored a big win Tuesday when the European Parliament opened the door to billions of euros for investments in cycling projects. 

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN) — Clifton Pemble will become president and CEO of Garmin Ltd. on Jan. 1, succeeding co-founder Dr. Min Kao, the company announced.

Tagged People

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European TwoWheel Retailers’ Association is hosting a meeting on Jan. 10 in Brussels to clear up any confusion around the new e-bike legislation. 

Tagged Electric bike

BERLIN, Germany (BRAIN) — Urban bike accessories brand Chrome Industries has opened a pop-up retail store in the heart of Berlin for the holidays.

The location serves multiple purposes: during the day it's primarily a retail store, but after hours it becomes an art exhibition and messenger bar. 

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — Tony Lo, the CEO of Giant Global Group, will deliver the introductory address at next year Bicycle Leadership Conference in Monterey, conference organizers announced this week.

Tagged Events

BATH, England (BRAIN) — Cycling communications company SHIFT Active Media is taking the lead in establishing a new official YouTube channel devoted to cycling.

Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike fit company Retül will be fitting riders on three major road teams in 2013, the company announced Thursday.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Power meter manufacturer Stages Cycling is sponsoring the Scott-3 Rox World Cup cross-country team, including Geoff Kabush, for 2013.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

BRADFORD ON AVON, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Dr. Alexander Eric Moulton, the engineer and inventor who founded the Moulton bicycle company, died Sunday evening at age 92.

A statement from the company said Moulton died peacefully in the company of his family and staff. 

Tagged People

WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling is relocating its European service center from Germany to the Netherlands, partnering with high-end carbon wheel specialist mtb.

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) — Dahon is broadening its business in Asia by opening its distribution network in China, Macau and Hong Kong to other Western brands. Its first partnership is with German accessories brand SKS.

Tagged Distributor news

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — New York-based NewBay Media LLC has bought the U.K.'s Intent Media Limited, the parent company of BikeBiz and other trade publications and events.

Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Media/Publishing

STAFFORDSHIRE, United Kingdom (BRAIN)—U.K. distributor 2x2 Worldwide has added Roux Bicycles to its portfolio and will begin delivery later this month. 

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