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Posted January 5, 2015

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Santa Cruz Bicycles has named Lusty Industries as its exclusive Australian distributor.

As of Jan. 1, Lusty Industries will handle distribution for Santa Cruz and Juliana bicycles, components and soft goods in Australia.

Posted in International
Posted January 5, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — A French company, Connected Cycle, is introducing a pedal with various electronic features, including the ability to track its location (and presumably the location of the bike it's attached to) if stolen, as well as the bike's speed, route, incline, and calories burned.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Consumer Electronics Show
Posted January 5, 2015
January 1 issue also contains the 2015 Industry Directory, the Sales Training Guide and a look at the Quebec cycling industry.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — It's been 12 months since Shimano American overhauled its U.S. distribution, cutting its roster of U.S. distributors and emphasizing its own dealer direct sales.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News / From the Magazine
Posted January 5, 2015

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Polar is launching a new fitness monitor at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. The new Polar A300 offers activity tracking, heart rate monitoring with a Polar H7 heart rate sensor, automatic sleep tracking, calorie burn and inactivity alerts.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Consumer Electronics Show
Posted January 5, 2015

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries, parent of the Cycling Sports Group and its stable of brands, which include Cannondale, GT, Schwinn, Caloi and Sugoi, has added several new hires in the new year in its recreational division.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 5, 2015
Corrected: Event is Wednesday, Jan. 7.

WILTON, Ct. (BRAIN) — This Wednesday's official team launch for  Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling will be streamed live on Cannondale.com.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted January 5, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN)— Niner Bikes' Chris Sugai kicked off the New Year outlining his hopes for the company in an article in Friday's Wall Street Journal.

Posted in North America
Posted January 5, 2015
The Fenix 3 is a new GPS-enabled training watch from Garmin.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Garmin is introducing several new wearable gadgets, some with GPS and cycling features, at the Consumer Electronics Show here this week.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Consumer Electronics Show
Posted January 5, 2015

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Miller Sports Properties has named Jenn Andrs the executive director of the Tour of Utah men's professional cycling stage race.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Competition
Posted January 5, 2015

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries has become the exclusive U.S. distributor for PureFit Inc, makers of PureFit nutrition bars.

Posted in North America
Posted January 5, 2015

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco is restricting sales of its 2015 model year saddles to authorized dealers.

Posted in North America
Posted December 31, 2014
A blog by the NBDA's executive director.

Casual cyclists sometimes feel intimidated in bike shops because they don't understand the equipment, the complexity or even the people working there.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 31, 2014
Mystery no more.

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The untimely death of aero wheel innovator Steve Hed resulted in the most read article on BicycleRetailer.com in 2014. That story, published Nov. 26, shocked and saddened industry members and consumers alike.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
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

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is accepting Supplier Scorecards from its members through the end of the day Wednesday, Dec. 31.

Posted in Retail News
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

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