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Posted March 27, 2015

MADRID (BRAIN) — BKOOL has added live weather conditions to its ride simulator, allowing a rider to see the current weather conditions, including rain, snow or fog, on the screen and feel the effects of a head- or tailwind.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Zipp Speed Weaponry has hired motorsports industry veteran Brad Walters as a graphic designer, effective March 23.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 27, 2015
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ATLANTA (BRAIN) — A new website, Pedalwrencher.com, syncs with users' Strava.com data to track miles of use for chains, brake pads and other wearables — and may create opportunities for bike retailers to sell them those parts.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Web/Internet / Mobile bike apps
Posted March 26, 2015

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Leatt Corporation, a maker of protective gear for motorsports and bicycling, announced 2014 revenues of $18.5 million, up 24 percent over its 2013 sales. 

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted March 26, 2015

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Competitor Group Inc. has promoted Josh Furlow to president. Furlow has been with the company since 2011 and was most recently the executive vice president of events. CGI also has hired Wendy Godoy as chief administrative office and chief financial officer.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 26, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized is working with U.S. and Canadian authorities to recall about 8,300 aerobars that were sold individually and as part of some complete Shiv aero bike models. The bars were sold from 2011 until February this year.

Posted in Recalls
Posted March 26, 2015

SOLANA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — WD-40's bike division has hired former professional mountain bike racer Robin Baloochi as promotions manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 26, 2015

CARLSTADT, N.J. (BRAIN) — Action Bicycle USA is now distributing Magura's entire range of disc brake offerings. Products will be arriving at Action's warehouse next week. 

Posted in North America
Posted March 26, 2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) —  USA Cycling has designated 17 Junior and U23 cycling programs as Centers of Excellence for the 2015-16 seasons.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted March 25, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —  PeopleForBikes and Yuba Bicycles have partnered to launch a limited edition Boda Boda cargo bike to raise money for bicycling infrastructure.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 25, 2015
The Tern EKOCYCLE Verge X20.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Tern is making two limited edition folding bikes for EKOCYCLE, a program being supported by The Coca-Cola Company and the musician will.i.am.

Posted in North America
Posted March 25, 2015

WOLVERHAMPTON, U.K. (BRAIN) — E-commerce vendor Wiggle is moving its distribution base 150 miles, from Portsmouth to Wolverhampton, U.K., in the West Midlands region.

Posted in International
Posted March 25, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized has formed a nonprofit arm to fund research and programs that show cycling's positive effect on children suffering from attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 24, 2015
RAPID CITY, S.D. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Strider's 12-inch-wheeled toddler and children's balance bikes. BTI will be carrying all of Strider's 12-inch Sport model bikes as well as key safety and riding accessories.
Posted in North America
Posted March 24, 2015

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Profile Design has launched its redesigned website, profile-design.com, as part of the company's digital strategy to improve service for customers worldwide.

Posted in North America
Posted March 24, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association informed its membership that it cannot endorse the recently released "Manifesto for Change" that Interbike drafted following its IBD Summit in January.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 24, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bia Sport, which marketed a women's specific GPS sports watch, is shutting down, the company has announced on its website.

Posted in North America
Posted March 23, 2015

SEATTLE (BRAIN) – Outdoor retailer REI has reported record revenue of $2.2 billion dollars for 2014, up 9.9 percent from 2013. It also reported the highest ever dividend payout, returning $168 million to its 5.5 million active co-op members last year.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted March 23, 2015

DENVER (BRAIN) — Domahidy Designs announced its third bike model Monday, a carbon road bike with the simple moniker of "Carbon Road Bike."

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 23, 2015

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Selle San Marco is again a sponsor of the Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York and is offering a custom saddle to participants. The event, the fifth annual, will be held May 17.

The Italian saddle brand has agreed to a multi-year extension of the contract with GFNY.

Posted in North America

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