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Posted May 10, 2017

DETROIT (BRAIN) — A velodrome being built here this year is scheduled to host the USA Cycling Madison National Championships event this October and in 2018.

Posted in North America
Posted May 10, 2017

STATESVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — First Flight Bicycles has begun to sell off its remaining inventory ahead of a closure later this month.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 9, 2017

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel's Cycling Sports Group, the division that includes Cannondale, GT and Fabric, has expanded its retailer training program to Europe, the U.K. and Australia.

CSG also is adding more training modules to the program, which is called Cycling Prophet.

Posted in International
Posted May 9, 2017
Nearly 10,000 stems were sold in the aftermarket and as OE spec.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Profile Design is recalling about 9,700 Cobra S handlebar stems because the carbon-wrapped stems can corrode and break.

Posted in Recalls
Posted May 9, 2017

NORTHVALE, N.J. (BRAIN) — Jamis Bikes has unveiled a new “J” logo designed to complement the Jamis Bikes word mark introduced at the end of 2016. The logo will appear as a new headtube badge and in product graphics on select 2018 Jamis products starting this summer.

Posted in North America
Posted May 9, 2017

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun and Company has reached a two-year agreement to sponsor and supply on-course hydration for the Prudential RideLondon, which claims to be the largest festival of cycling in the world.

Posted in International
Posted May 9, 2017
Cyclists 4 Community plans fundraiser dinner Friday.
An illustration of the kind of sign that C4C would like to buy.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Recreational road cyclists in this cycling-crazy city are opening their wallets and taking an active approach to improving rider safety and community relations on the roads.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 9, 2017
The 6D  ATB-1T Trail helmet.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products has reached a distribution agreement with 6D Helmets LLC. QBP will be responsible for global aftermarket distribution and sales of 6D's full range of bicycle helmets.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 9, 2017

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — The German protective gear brand EVOC has adopted a minimum advertised price policy for the U.S. and Canada. The company said it will sell only to authorized wholesalers, retailers, internet retailers and distributors. The policy goes into effect immediately.

Posted in North America Tagged MAP
Posted May 9, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — For the first time, this year's Philly Bike Expo will include pre-show industry-only access, along with free admission for bike shop owners and related vendors, suppliers and sales reps. Qualified registrants gain early entry to the expo on Nov. 4 and 5 and receive invitations to exclusive nighttime social events.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 9, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts has hired Karla Knight for the position of creative marketing director. Knight will report to Rod Judd, the company's sales director.

Posted in North America
Posted May 9, 2017
Campagnolo unveiled its new H11 road disc groups and Bora One 35 wheelsets in Grand Canaria.

PUERTO DE MOGAN, Gran Canaria (BRAIN) — In this seaside town on the Southwest coast of Gran Canaria, renowned for sunny year-round weather and switchback roads that extend from sea level up to several thousand feet, the Italian component brand unveiled its latest drivetrain and wheel technology.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 8, 2017

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Scott Montgomery has formed a consulting company working within the bike and outdoor industries.

Posted in North America
Posted May 8, 2017

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Vittoria has launched the Commuter Guarantee, which provides free inner tubes to any customer who flats a Vittoria Randonneur, Revolution, Adventure, or Trail commuter series tire.

Posted in North America
Posted May 8, 2017
Show says its Payback program is drawing in exhibitors.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has opened registration for all attendees, including retailers, distributors and media.

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted May 5, 2017

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (BRAIN) — On the heels of launching the second model in its Turbo pedal-assist line, the urban-focused Vado, Specialized has opened a pop-up store here.

Posted in International
Posted May 5, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle said Friday that it has reached an agreement to acquire the Philadelphia-area bike shop chain Bike Line. The company announced the new partnership at a Bike Line staff meeting Friday morning.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 5, 2017

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Inc.’s bike division on Friday reported a drop in first-quarter revenue but said operating profit almost doubled to $10.1 million as margins improved and the division’s restructuring, including a 4 percent workforce reduction, reaped benefits. 

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 5, 2017

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components will sell five specially painted HELM suspension forks that were made for demo use at last month's Sea Otter Classic. The company is selling the forks for $900 each and donating $500 from each sale to the International Mountain Bicycling Association.

Posted in North America Tagged Sea Otter Classic
Posted May 5, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is sponsoring the Filmed by Bike festival, which begins Friday in Portland and includes a national road tour following the three-day event.

Posted in North America

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