ASHLAND, OR (BRAIN) Tuesday April 17 2012 12:01 PM MT—Fox is serious about tempting suspension mechanics to take its new Fox/UBI Master Tech Class.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 17 2012 11:35 AM MT—Less than a year after launching its women’s-specific brand, Giant is investing more resources into the growing division with a new apparel and accessories designer, a second demo van to visit retailers and an expanding
Shimano/Pearl Izumi offers free freight • The Bike Cooperative and Lifeboat Events team up at DealerCamp • Albabici offers 100 percent Italian Ursus wheels • MTS Sports Group to represent Louis Garneau in the Northwest • Sigma USA offers triple-wireless downloadable computer
LARAMIE, WY (BRAIN) Tuesday April 17 2012 9:07 AM MT—This season RedKitePrayer.com will be the new home to live race commentary from Charles "Live Update Guy" Pelkey.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Monday April 16 2012 9:19 AM MT—Future Publishing said it is accelerating BikeRadar.com's growth in the U.S. market with a staff expansion and a soon-to-be-released North American site.
Dyste to represent Mt. Borah Cycling in Minn. • Mavic hires new East Coast sales promoter • Boa adds to marketing department • Diamondback launches new website • Erik Zabel to ride Berkshire Cycling Classic Cyclosportif • New Garneau-Quebecor team launched
Editor's note:The following article appears in the April 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News
By Toby Hill
ROCK HILL, SC (BRAIN) Monday April 16 2012 8:17 AM MT—Moab. Boulder. Whistler. … Rock Hill?
LUDHIANA, India (BRAIN) Monday April 16 2012 7:57 AM MT—A proposed 20 percent increase in duties on bikes imported into India from China stands to raise retail prices in that emerging market, according to local media reports.
NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — A U.S. District Court judge has ruled in favor of Hydrapak in a patent infringement case filed last August by Vagabond Source Systems, an Israeli supplier of water reservoirs for personal hydration packs.
SANTA CRUZ CA (BRAIN) Friday April 13 2012 2:23 PM MT—Epicenter Cycling in Aptos, California, has expanded to a second location in Santa Cruz. A grand opening is planned for May 5.
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — If you noticed an unusual number of new road racing product introductions in the media this spring, there may be a contributing factor — the international racing union is requiring manufacturers to publish information about new bikes before the bikes can be used in international competition.
Two new at-large directors join USA Cycling board • FasCat Coaching launches online power meter store • Hydrapak supplying bladders for Shimano and The North Face • ASI hires Chuck Webster as New England Territory Manager
HANNOVER, Germany (BRAIN)—Online registration has opened for this year’s Eurobike design and green awards. The website for registration is www.ifdesign.de, and the deadline to enter is July 20.
FT. COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) Thursday April 12 2012 3:20 PM MT—Big Shot Bikes, a three-year-old company that allows consumers to build and order custom fixie bikes online, is now opening dealers.
WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday April 12 2012 2:35 PM MT—Three bike manufacturers and SR Suntour are working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 17,000 bikes because the SR Suntour suspension forks can fail.
CGI launches e-commerce program, GearBuzz • Rocky Mountain Bicycle Festival links with Morgul-Bismark race • ENVE introduces new clincher and tubular rim models • Five ProTeams confirmed for Tour of Utah
REHOBOTH, MA (BRAIN) Thursday April 12 2012 11:04 AM MT—Police here say the apparent failure of a recalled Cervelo fork may have contributed to a fatal bike accident Monday.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) —Utah-based Icon Health & Fitness is suing five top developers of mobile and online fitness-related applications for allegedly infringing two of its patents through various devices, websites and systems that allow users to upload and store exercise d
Tern wins Red Dot Award • Trips for Kids to celebrate 25th anniversary with gala and auction • New edition of Your First Triathlon available from VeloPress • Cervelo official bike of Gran Fondo Canada series • Bianchi official bike of 2012 Tours of Tucson
CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday April 11 2012 6:32 AM MT—Bob Haro, one of the founding fathers of BMX freestyle and the namesake of Haro Bicycles, is coming back to the bike industry with a limited edition anniversary bike and a new brand.