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Posted January 30, 2012

Outdoor University retail webinars offered Tuesday and Thursday • Indian bike trade show planned for next month • Western Spirit adds two new employees • First Solar sponsors Chipotle development squad • GU releases Roctane energy drink

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Posted January 27, 2012

LOVELAND, OH (BRAIN) Jan 31, 04:39 MT —Husband-and-wife team Tom and Sarah Swallow met while working at Cycle Sport, an 8,000-square-foot bicycle retailer that occupied three storefronts in this Cincinnati suburb.

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Posted January 27, 2012


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Posted January 27, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Jan 27, 14:18 MT — Slipstream Sports, the company behind the Garmin-Barracuda pro men's team, is partnering with another squad to present a women's pro team for 2012.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 27, 2012

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) Jan 30, 06:14 MT —Chris Brown, owner of Brown Cycles, now has a half-hour monthly radio show on KAFM in which he lists the local race and ride calendar and trail and path maintenance dates and conducts interviews with cyclists.

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Posted January 27, 2012

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 04:13 MT Joselyns Bicycles, a presence in Monterey, California, since the 1940s, closed on Jan. 15.

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Posted January 27, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Jan 27, 14:03 MT — Emphasizing locally made transportation bikes, cycling accessories and food, combination bike shop/café Heritage Bicycles General Store

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Posted January 27, 2012

WILMETTE, IL (BRAIN) Jan 27, 11:09 MT—Chicago's Wilmette Bicycle & Sports Shop was featured in a four-minute segment on NBC's Today show this week, held up as an example of how old-school retailing can thrive despite the odds.

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Posted January 27, 2012

Ironman champ Alexander signs with Louis Garneau • BTI to distribute Fyxation urban parts and accessories • Tour of Utah releases new logo • Orange bike factory film premiers Monday in London

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 27, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan 27, 09:56 MT— The League of American Bicyclists and America Bikes sent a call to action to members Friday requesting that they ask their representatives to help preserve funding for biking and walking.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted January 27, 2012

DENIA, Spain (BRAIN) Jan 27, 09:16 MT—Tour de France winner Cadel Evans and his teammates will be using Gates belt-drive bikes this season — not in competition, but around town at least.

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Posted January 26, 2012

HONG KONG (BRAIN) Jan 26, 16:21 MT—Pryde Group, the parent company of Neil Pryde bikes, announced this week its acquisition of Imagine Surf, a player in the stand-up-paddle industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted January 26, 2012

Volkswagen partners with Bikes Belong • Winter Teva Games to feature freeride bike events • Jett/Declare Custom appoints four new reps • Tioga sponsors USA Cycling's BMX junior development camps

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Posted January 26, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Jan 26, 10:53 MT—Registration has opened for Interbike's IBD Summit, to be held at April 17-20 in Monterey, California, in conjunction with the Sea Otter Classic.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted January 26, 2012

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) Jan 26, 10:45 MT—Specialized USA is raising its shipping rates 5 percent due to its carriers raising their rates, the company told its dealers this week.

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Posted January 26, 2012

RICHMOND, VA (BRAIN) Jan 26, 10:29 MT—Ann “Spike” Toller views Coqui Cyclery as part business, part community service project.

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Posted January 26, 2012

Seattle Bike Supply Big Bike Book arriving at dealers • Zym celebrates fifth anniversary, 200 percent growth • VDO Cyclocomputers now carried by distributors

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Posted January 26, 2012

Dear Readers,

There’s been some confusion among our readers about recent changes to our website, so I wanted to let you know what we’re doing and what we’re planning.

Since my office is located in Boulder at 5,300 feet, let me give you a view from on high.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted January 25, 2012

OCALA, FL (BRAIN) Jan 26—When Top Gear Bicycles opened in November 2011, the owners couldn’t imagine they’d outgrow their space in less than two months.

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Posted January 25, 2012

Bikes Belong names Rivera VP of government relations • ExpoCycle returns to Toronto • Shark offers Clean Bottle $60,000 investment • Spy names new bike/multisport reps

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