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Posted November 2, 2015

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Organizers in Taiwan are encouraging members of the bike industry and bike advocacy community to combine trips to next year's Velo-City Global conference and the Taipei Cycle Show.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted November 2, 2015
Basagoitia suffered a spinal injury at the Red Bull Rampage.

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Photographer Justin Olsen is auctioning a limited-edition photo print of pro rider Paul Basagoitia, with the proceeds to benefit Basagoitia's recovery fund.

Posted in North America
Posted November 2, 2015
New BRAIN issue looks at growth in retail chains nationally, the NBDA's list of America's Best Bike Shops, a Florida retailer's lawsuit against Giant, and more.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Some of the biggest bike retailers in the U.S. are getting bigger, adding new locations even as the number of bike shops in the country is on a steady decline.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted November 2, 2015

MADRID (BRAIN) — Rotor Bike Products will be distributed in the United Kingdom by Saddleback, starting Jan. 1.

Posted in International
Posted November 2, 2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Custom clothing brand Verge Sport   has purchased Sommerville Sports, another New York-based brand.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted October 30, 2015

LÉVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Lambert announced Friday that it is extending its product portfolio with the addition of Evoc products. As of Nov. 1, Lambert will be the exclusive distributor of Evoc in Canada, taking over from Passion Sports, which has distrbuted Evoc for the past five years.

Posted in North America
Posted October 30, 2015

ALBANY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Cycle Monkey has signed on as the exclusive U.S. distributor for the Gebla Rohbox.

Posted in North America
Posted October 30, 2015
BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Burton on Friday announced a new U.S. sales structure and the role for Elysa Walk, who announced earlier this week that she was stepping down as general manager at Giant to join the Vermont snowboard company.
Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 30, 2015
New Belgium Brewing event series has raised more than $4 million in 16 years.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — New Belgium Brewing's Tour de Fat, a series of fun bike-and-beer events held around the country, raised nearly $650,000 for bike non-profits this year, bringing its total contribution over 16 years to more than $4 million.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — QBP is recalling some BMX cranksets and complete bikes that were spec’d with the cranksets because the crank spindles can break.

Posted in Recalls
Posted October 29, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized founder Mike Sinyard was featured in a recent segment on NBC's Today show, which reported on programs designed to help kids with ADHD by prescribing bike riding, rather than medications.

Posted in North America
Posted October 29, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool's redesigned website, www.parktool.com, has expanded product information with an increased educational section focused on helping professional and home mechanics diagnose and repair bicycles.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted October 29, 2015
Registration is free to CABDA members; other retailers are free if you register soon.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — CABDA will open attendee registration for its 2016 trade show on Monday, Nov. 2. The CABDA Expo will take place Feb. 3-4 at the Pheasant Run Resort and Convention Center outside of Chicago.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / CABDA
Posted October 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Two U.S. senators from states known for their outdoor recreational industry are introducing legislation that would require the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis to specifically track jobs in that industry.

Posted in North America
Posted October 29, 2015

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Mavic is increasing its connection with Hincapie next year, by sponsoring the brand's  development road team and its gran fondo.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted October 29, 2015

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (BRAIN) — Sock maker Darn Tough Vermont says it has seen a 51 percent increase in sales in the first three quarters of 2015 and has added more knitting machines and more workers at its mill, including 100 new job positions there this year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted October 29, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava's Premium members will now receive two consecutive free months of Zwift, the multiplayer online indoor cycling program. Strava, an online cycling activity tracker, offers free memberships and a Premium program for $6 per month.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted October 29, 2015

BRISBANE, Australia (BRAIN) — Recon Instruments' Recon Jet smart sunglasses will be distributed in Australia and New Zealand by FE Sports.

FE Sports will also showcase Recon Jet at the Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival in Queensland, Australia, this weekend.

Posted in International
Posted October 28, 2015
SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Shares of GoPro Inc. tumbled 17 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday after the action camera maker reported third-quarter earnings that fell short of analyst expectations due largely to weak sales of its compact, lightweight HERO4 Session camera, introduced during the second quarter.
Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted October 28, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Next season, the Trek Factory Racing team will use training software from a Australian brand that is new to the U.S. market, called Today's Plan.

Posted in Product/Tech

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