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Posted February 9, 2018

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun said it has expanded its event support in 2018 and reckons it will hydrate over 2 million participants in 2018 on race and ride events, as well as in fitness studios and festivals in North American and globally..

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Posted February 9, 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) – TerraTrike says it closed its fourth quarter of 2017 with 25 percent growth over the same period last year – the best in the company's 22-year history. The privately held company did not release specific revenue figures.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 9, 2018
The first Sagan Fondo, in the Lake Tahoe area in May, will include gravel and dirt roads.

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Three-time world champion Peter Sagan is working with Bike Monkey, the producer of Levi's GranFondo, to promote two new gran fondo events in California this year. 

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted February 9, 2018

OLDSMAR, Fla. (BRAIN) — Florida retailer BikeSport recently celebrated its grand reopening as a Giant Partner Store.

Posted in Retail News
Posted February 9, 2018

SAN DIMAS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Foes Racing has spun off a separate business offering lift kits and other components for Ford Transit vans.

Posted in Industry News
Posted February 8, 2018
Shop services up 4 percent in same year.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Retail sales at independent bike shops reached $3 billion last year, down 1 percent from $3.1 billion in 2016, according to the latest point-of-sale data from The NPD Group's U.S. Retail Tracking Service.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted February 8, 2018
Company reports "no shortage of interest" in selling Bollé brand; offers little intel on Giro and Bell performance.
Vista Outdoor's Outdoor Products segment includes Bell and Giro.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor, owner of the Bell, Giro, Blackburn, CamelBak and Bollé brands, continues to see a sales decline in its core ammunition and firearms segments. The company reported Thursday that sales were down 11 percent in its third quarter, which ended Dec. 31.

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Posted February 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Echos Communications will serve as the North American agency of record for Pirelli, the Italian tire brand. 

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Posted February 8, 2018

LEXINGTON, S.C., & LEVIS, Quebec (BRAIN) — Hawley-Lambert launched an online dealer staff training platform for all its North America accounts. Called HLC University, the platform is hosted on both the Hawley and Lambert dealer websites.

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Posted February 8, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) —  VeloNews is adding content from the cycling analysis and commentary website The Outer Line to the VeloNews.com website. VeloNews.com will publish new stories from The Outer Line as well as host its archives.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted February 8, 2018

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — Rolf Prima Wheels has hired industry veteran Tom Kern as national sales manager, overseeing sales for Rolf Prima and its new rim brand launched this fall, Astral Cycling. Kern had recently been director of sales at Faraday Bicycles in San Francisco.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted February 8, 2018

BALTIMORE (BRAIN) —Custom kit supplier Athlos is launching three programs to raise money and awareness for PeopleForBikes.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 8, 2018

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Sales in Amer Sports Corporation's cycling division — comprising sales by Mavic and Enve — were down 10 percent in local currencies in 2017, Amer reported Thursday. In the final quarter of the fiscal year, the division's sales were also down 10 percent.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 7, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Lezyne has announced its recent sponsorship of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association, joining its corporate booster club at the Elite Level.

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Posted February 7, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Starting April 1, Saris will begin distributing Bosch eBike Systems components and provide frame integration support to artisan bicycle brands in North America.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news / Electric bike
Posted February 7, 2018

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Olympic Supply Company has added industry veteran Kyle Jaeger to its sales force as its Midwest sales rep, covering Iowa and Eastern Nebraska. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted February 7, 2018

FT. COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Big Shot Bikes, primarily an online seller of custom-colored fixed-gear and single-speed bikes, is looking for a buyer.

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