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Posted November 28, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Sage Titanium Bicycles has announced the appointment of Sean Kneale as its U.S. sales manager.

The Portland-based company offers U.S.-manufactured titanium road, cyclocross and gravel bicycles. The brand's owner and designer is David Rosen. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted November 27, 2017

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America plans to hold its annual fundraising ride this Saturday, Dec. 2, to benefit Rady's Children's Hospital in San Diego.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 27, 2017

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — A Colorado-based investor group has agreed to purchase Niner Bikes.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted November 22, 2017

Editor's note: This article has been updated to clarify that Vista Outdoor has no investment in MIPS. 

Posted in International
Posted November 21, 2017

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Velotooler, a peer-to-peer app for bike mechanics, is now offering a program for bike brands needing assembly and deliveries.

Posted in North America
Posted November 21, 2017

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zwift is now offering retailers wholesale prices on membership cards, suggesting that brick-and-mortar retailers can bundle indoor training products and make it easier for new users to get started with the online cycling program. 

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Mobile bike apps
Posted November 21, 2017
Jackie Mautner teaching a class at Portland's Community Cycling Center.

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Supply has awarded Portland framebuilder Jackie Mautner its first Women Build Bikes grant, which consists of a $1,200 credit toward framebuilding materials from the supplier.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 21, 2017

GREENSBORO, N.C. (BRAIN) —  Bikerumor.com has added Christophe Noel to its editorial team. He comes from five years as senior editor at the Overland Journal and Expedition Portal, where he covered the overland offroad, motorcycle, and bikepacking market for print and online.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing / People
Posted November 21, 2017

EASTON, Pa. (BRAIN) — For the third consecutive year, Genesis Bicycles will close its store on Black Friday while employees donate their pay to charity.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 21, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC has appointed Rob Wood as chief revenue officer. Wood will be responsible for sales across Pocket's brands, which include VeloNews, Triathlete, Women's Running and Competitor.com.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted November 21, 2017

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Feedback Sports is returning to Mol, Belgium, for the 2017 UCI Masters CX World Championships Dec. 1-2.

Posted in North America
Posted November 20, 2017

PITTSBURGH, Penn. (BRAIN) — Dick's Sporting Goods has posted its sales and earnings for the third quarter of 2017, which ended Oct. 28. The company's net income for the quarter was $36.9 million or 35 cents per share, exceeding expectations of 22 to 30 cents per share.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 20, 2017

RIMSTING, Germany (BRAIN) — Maloja, a German mountain sports apparel brand, is increasing its sales presence in North America and will display at this winter's Outdoor Retailer Winter + Snow Show in Denver as it eyes expansion in North America.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 20, 2017

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) — BikeExchange has appointed Mark Watkin as its new global CEO.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted November 20, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Iowa Bicycle Expo — which is held the same day as the RAGBRAI Route Announcement Party — expect 5,000 consumers to attend the Jan. 27 event, held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines

Posted in North America
Posted November 20, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (BRAIN) — The Dubai International Bicycle Exhibition tends to fall beneath the industry's radar screen, but the expo enters its third year on Jan. 12-13, 2018. While it's primarily a consumer event, it also attracts retailers and distributors from throughout the Middle East.

Posted in International
Posted November 20, 2017

REDLANDS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Five Ten has reached a new Canadian distribution agreement with Live to Play Sports. Starting Jan. 1, 2018, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia-based Live to Play will have exclusive distribution of all Five Ten bike and climbing products in Canada.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted November 18, 2017

TREVISO, Italy (BRAIN) — Pinarello has released its first electric road bike, the Nytro. The $7,000 bike weighs about 29 pounds with battery and will be available first in Europe.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted November 17, 2017

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Taking inspiration from Record Store Day, which is held every year in April to celebrate the independent record store, Brooklyn retailer Joe Nocella will hold the first annual Bike Shop Day at his shop, 718 Cyclery, on Dec. 9.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 17, 2017

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike has added a new category of products: Zeitbooks. The distributor is now carrying some classic cycling-related books, including "The Rules" by the Velominati, "World of Mountain Biking" by Hans Rey, and "The Brooks Compendium of Cycling Culture" by Brooks England.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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