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Posted March 21, 2017

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giro Sport Design has partnered with Fabric to produce a Grinduro event in the UK this July.

The event, open to 400 riders, will be held on the Isle of Arran in Scotland. 

Posted in International
Posted March 21, 2017
Jeff Weiss addressing the audience during the keynote.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports is presenting its 2018 model year product line to international distributors at Dorel's International Sales Show here this week.

Posted in International
Posted March 21, 2017
New facility houses carbon rim manufacturing, sales, marketing and customer service for Enve and sister brand Mavic as the headquarters for Amer Sports' global cycling group.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) — Enve moved into its new building last October, but the wheel brand recently held its grand opening in conjunction with the North American Handmade Bicycle Show.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 21, 2017
The ShockStop stem.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Redshift Sports, a Philadelphia company with roots in triathlon, is now having its components distributed by QBP. Redshift offers the ShockStop suspension stem, Quick-Release Aerobars, Dual-Position Seatpost, and a line of accessories. QBP will carry all of them.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts' president, Bruno Maier, will be leaving the company at the end of this month to return to Ohio to be closer to his family. In mid-April, he'll be taking on an entrepreneurial role with a company in the outdoor industry, he said.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 21, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Sara Jarrell has been appointed SRAM's women's program coordinator. The new position will focus on educating women and developing complementary excitement around SRAM, RockShox and Zipp products.

Posted in North America
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) – Since being added to the Taipei Cycle Show in 2012, the d&i awards have recognized innovating design from all corners of the industry, including products in four categories.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) – The Taipei Cycle Show kicked off a day earlier this year with an off-site demo — a first in the show's 30-year history.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Despite some challenges facing Taiwan's bicycle market, including a nearly 30 percent drop in exports reported in 2016, the outlook for the 2017 Taipei International Cycle Show, which starts Wednesday, remains relatively positive.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 21, 2017
Complete bikes make their way down the assembly line at Giant's factory in Taichung.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The numbers are sobering. Last year, Taiwan’s bicycle exports to the U.S. market plunged 27.6 percent, and the overall dollar value dropped 27 percent.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 20, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — TerraTrike, a manufacturer of recumbent tricycles and tricycle accessories, is expanding its dealer sales team with the addition of Jessie Gater.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted March 20, 2017

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Performance Bicycle is making increased use of IBM's Watson Customer Engagement services, which allows the retail chain to use consumer data, including browsing history on the Performance website, to tailor its sales and marketing approaches, online and offline.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 20, 2017
Line includes a $1,300 folding e-bike and other models starting at $369.

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (BRAIN) —Foldaway Solutions is now bringing Oyama folding bikes to the U.S. for the first time. Oyama, based in China and Taiwan, is a 50 year old brand that has been making folding bikes for about 30 years. The U.S. product line will include seven models, priced from $369 to $1,299.

Posted in International
Posted March 20, 2017

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — The Finnish accessory brand Herrmans Oy Ab has opened a new office in Taichung city to manage its Taiwan warehouse and serve regional customers.

Posted in International
Posted March 17, 2017
A still from the festival's trailer (video below).

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Do you have some compelling video footage from your store showing how brick-and-mortar bike shops can be the center of their local community bike culture? Portland's Filmed by Bike film festival wants to hear from you.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 17, 2017

TURIN, Italy (BRAIN) — 3T is now offering a specially painted version of the Lauf Grit suspension fork as an option for its Exploro Team aero gravel bike frame.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 17, 2017

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (BRAIN) — Assos of Switzerland is now sponsoring mountain biker Rebecca Rusch as a brand ambassador and sponsored rider who will participate in product development.

Posted in North America
Posted March 17, 2017
Spēd's hubs.

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (BRAIN) — After a year and a half of development, Spēd Precision says its wheel production has ramped up and the brand is now shipping globally.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 17, 2017

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) – Dorel Sports has promoted Ana Paula Nogueira to senior business manager for Latin America. Nogueira has been with Caloi, a division of Dorel Sports, since 2006 in marketing roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as senior marketing manager, Latin America.

Posted in International
Posted March 17, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Lazer Sport has appointed Jo McAleer as sales director for Lazer Sport NV. She started March 15 and will represent Lazer at next week's Taipei Cycle Show, along with Sean van Waes, Lazer Sport NV's CEO.

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