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Posted December 23, 2014

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) —  Torcano Industries has become the exclusive U.S. distributor for DHDwear.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

CASTLE PINES, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new Colorado-based distributor is offering North American dealers an array of Italian brands, both well known and obscure in these parts.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

MARINA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Light maker Light & Motion is running a nationwide demo program from this month through December 2015. Two Light & Motion demo vans will visit dealers across the United States to hold clinics on the product line and night-ride and night-run demo events.

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2014

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Exustar will have nine distributors for 2015, including four who carry the brand's shoes and pedals and five who carry just pedals and cleats.

The shoe and pedal distributors are J&B, Hans Johnsen, North America Cycles and Olympic Supply Company.

Posted in North America
Posted December 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (BRAIN) — Mexican officials have put numerous U.S. bike suppliers on notice that the Mexican government will be placing children's bikes imported from China under increasing scrutiny as it continues an anti-dumping investigation.

Posted in International
Posted December 22, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling's power meters will be available in Japan through InterMax in 2015.

Posted in International
Posted December 22, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Catalyst Communication is adding five new markets in 2015 for its BikeLife magazine. The company also has hired Brian Bauer as a senior account manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted December 19, 2014
Tom Ritchey hands over day-to-day management to focus on product development.

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Ritchey Design has appointed longtime staffer Claudio Bianchi as the company’s new CEO, allowing founder Tom Ritchey to focus exclusively on product development for the brand.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 19, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — IBD Summit pre-registration and retail attendance is up compared to the event’s three previous editions, according to conference organizer Interbike.

Posted in North America Tagged IBD Summit / Interbike
Posted December 18, 2014

NEVERS, France (BRAIN) — Look Cycles is warning of counterfeit Look 695 and 695 Light framesets being offered in China and Europe. The company says the frames could be unsafe.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted December 18, 2014
Maine-based distributor adds Jagwire, K-Edge and Endurox.

FRYEBURG, Maine (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle Specialists has announced several new vendor additions. 

Posted in North America
Posted December 18, 2014

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The Zwift indoor riding software system will feature Pinarello bikes, the companies announced this week. Zwift may add other bike brands in the future.

Zwift users will be able to virtually ride Pinarello Dogma F8 road bikes or Il Bolide time trial bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted December 18, 2014

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BRAIN) — Michelin has announced a new minimum advertised price policy for U.S. and Canadian retailers, which will go into effect on Jan. 1.

The policy applies to online and brick-and-mortar retailers. 

Posted in North America Tagged MAP
Posted December 17, 2014

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group said Wednesday that it will end its collaboration with the German design company Denk Engineering GmbH. Soon after, Specialized announced that it would begin working with Denk.

Posted in International
Posted December 17, 2014

FLETCHER, N.C. (BRAIN) — David Hall, who has been Cane Creek Cycling Components' director of operations since 2011, has been named CEO of the company, replacing Scott Sonnone, who has left the company.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted December 17, 2014
Brancale's handmade leather cycling gloves sell for $180.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Historically an Italian road brand, Brancale has been relaunched as a U.S.-based cycling apparel company.

Posted in North America
Posted December 17, 2014

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Assos has announced new sales rep and dealer support positions across the West Coast.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted December 16, 2014

FORT MYERS, Fla. (BRAIN) — After three years with the Light Electric Vehicle Association, including the past year as executive director, Heather Marshman announced she is resigning effective Friday.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / People
Posted December 16, 2014

FAIRFAX, Calif. (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition has a new CEO, Will Garratt.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted December 16, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — BikeRadar has donated more than $10,000 to World Bicycle Relief with editorial test products auctioned through The Pro's Closet, a Boulder-based eBay reseller.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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