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Posted October 2, 2012
From the October 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
Ortlieb 550 travelset
It was after completing a 2,300-mile bicycle tour from Oregon to Texas in 1980 that Wayne Borroughs began dreaming of opening up a bike shop to help perpetuate his love of bicycle travel. Borroughs worked at a shop in Fort Collins, Colorado, for seven years before opening up his own store, which he ran for another seven. But neither experience truly scratched his itch for touring bikes.
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Posted October 2, 2012
From the October 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
The Spy Screw

CARSLBAD, CA—Outside the entrance of Spy Optic, the wetsuits and towels slung over the railing along the handicap-accessible ramp are the first sign that this is a company where the employees live what they’re selling. The commuter bikes racked up inside the lobby are the second.

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted October 1, 2012
From the October 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
A drawing of Park' Tool's new building
ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — After 15 years in its current location, Park Tool is moving to larger digs. The Minnesota bike tool maker recently broke ground on a new factory and warehouse that it will build up over the fall and have up and running by January.
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Posted September 21, 2012
From the October issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
Salsa's titanium Warbird

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — What is a gravel bike, and why would anyone want one?

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged From the Magazine
Posted June 8, 2012

Events’ massive popularity in Europe bolsters industry, local economies

Editor's note: The following article was published in the May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted June 7, 2012

Editor's note: The following article first appeared in the May 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

MONTEREY, CA—The last eight months have been a trying and uncertain time for Matt Bracken, Jim Hale and Jay Seiter.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged From the Magazine
Posted June 7, 2012

Editor's note: The following article originally appeared in the May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted June 7, 2012

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the May 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

CASTRO VALLEY, CA—John Koslosky, owner of the Bay Area’s Castro Valley Cyclery, has virtualized his shop’s weekly club ride.

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine / Mobile bike apps
Posted June 7, 2012

Led by GoPro, action cameras explode at retail.

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the May 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted May 10, 2012

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

By Nicole Formosa

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Posted April 18, 2012

Editor's note: The following article appears in the April 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Steve Frothingham

LONGMONT, CO—One of the largest bike manufacturers in the world, India’s Hero Cycles, is looking to start small in the U.S. market.

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 29, 2012

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

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers/Acquisitions / From the Magazine
Posted March 29, 2012

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

By Lynette Carpiet

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 28, 2012

New technologies expand cycling magazines’ reach, content options

By Doug McClellan

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine / Media/Publishing
Posted March 16, 2012

Editor's note: The following article appears in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Matt Wiebe

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 14, 2012

The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

BPSA reports $50 million sales gain for 29ers in 2011

By Matt Wiebe

Posted in Studies/Reports Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 14, 2012

The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

With stiff duties lifted, builders revisit Vietnam, but road blocks remain

By Marc Sani

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine

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