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Posted November 19, 2013

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Tis the season to be jolly ...  And for all the cycling elves in the industry seeking to spread some Christmas cheer join the seventh annual Campagnolo Toy Drive and Fun Ride. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 19, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — ArtsCyclery.com has hired former Paved Magazine senior editor Kevin Rouse as the newest member of the retailer's web content team.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 19, 2013

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group expects revenue for full-year 2013 to be up compared with 2012 despite lower preseason sales and rampant product discounting at the end of the season. 

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 19, 2013

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — Onex Corp., which owns Interbike, Outdoor Retailer and Bicycle Retailer, is reporting a sales increase of 16 percent to $7.1 billion in its third quarter compared with the same period of the prior year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 19, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Redline Bicycles has launched a redesigned website, www.redlinebicycles.com, that the company said features numerous technical upgrades and presents the 2014 product line in a more dynamic fashion.

Posted in North America
Posted November 19, 2013

FULLERTON, CA (BRAIN) — The 10th annual Tour de Tryptophan returns to Fullerton, California, the day after Thanksgiving.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 19, 2013

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (BRAIN) — Ergon USA, distributor of Ergon International’s line of grips, saddles, packs, seatposts and pedals, has hired Uncommon Communications to handle its public and media relations efforts. 

Posted in North America
Posted November 19, 2013
This giant Eggbeater pedal actually works.

LAGUNA BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Crankbrothers has streamlined its range of cockpit components and paired-spoke tubeless wheels for 2014—a welcome development for retailers suffering from SKU overload—and is offering its alloy wheelsets at more competitive price points.

Posted in North America
Posted November 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Seventeen new campuses made it onto the League of American Bicyclists’ bike-friendly universities, which now includes 75 colleges in 32 states and Washington, D.C. 

Posted in North America
Posted November 18, 2013
For the first time, every UCI commission has at least one woman member.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — Seven Americans have been appointed to nine positions on commission at the international cycling union, UCI.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted November 18, 2013

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) — Schwinn is releasing a special edition of its iconic Sting-Ray model this holiday season, in honor of the bike's 50th anniversary.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted November 18, 2013
The news is still not great, but 29er sales actually grew a bit.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Overall IBD sales were down 6 percent, not 11 percent.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted November 15, 2013

FAIRFIELD, CT (BRAIN) — Zane’s Cycles president Christopher Zane is offering a $2,000 reward for information that may lead to the arrest of shoplifters who he said are responsible for taking a 2013 Trek Domane 5.9 from his Fairfield, Conn., store. Zane’s Cycles flagship store is in Branford, Conn.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 15, 2013

BEND, OR (BRAIN) — Twenty-two years after racing with him on Team Z, Paul Willerton is teaming up with Greg LeMond again, at LeMond's new Minneapolis-based bike company.

Posted in North America
Posted November 15, 2013

PAAL-BERINGEN, Belgium (BRAIN) — Ridley co-owner and CEO Jochim Aerts and an investment group have bought out the Kumpen family's share of the Belgium bike brand.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted November 15, 2013

FRESNO, CA (BRAIN) — Steven’s Bicycles has been a Fresno fixture at its Palm and Shields location since 1955, but the retailer will be closing its store there Nov. 22 to move to the Figarden Loop in Northwest Fresno at Brawley.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 15, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) —  Gina Kavesh and Dorothy Nichols have been elected to fill two vacant positions on the USA Cycling Board of Directors, USAC announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship

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