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Posted June 30, 2011
SACRAMENTO, CA (BRAIN)—A new California law requiring out-of-state online retailers such as Amazon.com and Overstock.com to collect sales tax could level the playing field for Golden State bike shops. The law takes effect today.

Posted in North America
Posted June 30, 2011
PASADENA, CA (BRAIN)—Move Press is rolling out its third title in less than a year with Switchback, a magazine focused on the mountain bike lifestyle.

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted June 29, 2011
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Ride On, a key organizing exhibitor at Taichung Bike Week, is leaving the Freshfields Resort for the Hotel One in downtown Taichung. The Freshfields has been difficult to reach, especially during peak traffic hours, since it’s located on the outskirts of the city.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Taichung Bike Week
Posted June 29, 2011
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Showers Pass is moving its headquarters to a new, bigger and better space.

The new space, located in the Southeast industrial district, will double the company's office and warehouse capacity. The new facility is located at 2101 SE 6th Ave. in Portland.

Posted in North America
Posted June 29, 2011
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Denver-based Boa Technology, maker of the patented Boa Closure System, has hired Vin Connolly as its global category manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 29, 2011
AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN)—Cycling’s governing body opened its Swiss headquarters to a small group of trade and consumer journalists this week as it looks to improve its image and build a stronger relationship with the industry.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted June 29, 2011
BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—The FlipSide bike carrier is being recalled, according to Yakima.

A small number of units shipped from April 2008 through June 2011 have malfunctioned. In these instances, the FlipSide’s upright mast has folded to the side while the vehicle is in motion.

Posted in Recalls
Posted June 29, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Bike sales were up 7 percent through April, according to Bicycle Product Suppliers Association sell-through data from the Leisure Trends Group (LTG). Most of that growth is coming from road bikes and 29-inch mountain bikes.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted June 29, 2011
DRUMMONDVILLE, Canada (BRAIN)—The entire Fox Racing Shox Race Trailer and FORD F550 Truck was stolen late Monday night, en route to the UCI World Cup event in Mount Sainte Anne, Canada.

Posted in North America
Posted June 28, 2011
GREENVILLE, SC (BRAIN)—Hincapie Sportswear has teamed up with Carson Stanwood to provide the Hincapie brand with PR support.

Posted in North America
Posted June 28, 2011
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN)—Bicycling magazine has revealed the eight winners of its 2011 Editors’ Choice Awards in the mountain bike category, honoring the year’s best new models across a wide range of categories and price points as part of an eight-page feature in the new August issue of the magazine on newsstands this Satu
Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted June 28, 2011
OTTAWA, Ontario (BRAIN)—The Share the Road Cycling Coalition (SRCC), an Ontario-based non-profit organization which promotes bicycling as a mode of transportation, recreation and fitness through provincial advocacy, has unveiled the first Bicycle Friendly Communities Awards in Canada.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted June 28, 2011
ST-LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN)—Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) is expanding its Montréal warehouse with a 36,000 square foot addition scheduled for completion later this summer.

Posted in North America
Posted June 28, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Ben Delaney, long-time editor of VeloNews, has resigned and Competitor Group, Inc., the magazine’s owner, has begun a search for a replacement, said Bouker Pool, CGI’s senior vice president of marketing.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 27, 2011
Web editor Jason Norman is yet again looking for some fresh product for the magazine. Send short product description, high res image, retail price and company contact info to jnorman@bicycleretailer.com. There's still space open for both August issues. (No completes or frames.)
Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted June 27, 2011
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (BRAIN)—The Bikes Belong Foundation brought public officials from Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle and Kent, Washington, to five Danish cities last week during its European Study Tour, part of its Bicycling Design Best Practices Project.

Posted in Industry News
Posted June 27, 2011
LONDON (BRAIN)—Brompton Bicycle has spun off a new company to manage a new bike share scheme in the U.K.

Posted in Industry News
Posted June 27, 2011
SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND, Germany (BRAIN)—Organizers of the European Handmade Bicycle Exhibition will bring back the show next year due to requests from local and regional frame builders. The 2011 show was canceled weeks before its scheduled May 20 start date because of low registration numbers.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted June 27, 2011
CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle has acquired its former Australian distributor and has started direct sales in that country under a wholly owned subsidiary.

Posted in International
Posted June 26, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Dual Power Eyewear has signed a distribution agreement with Quality Bicycle Products (QBP).

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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