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Posted August 9, 2012

PLEASANTON, CA (BRAIN) Thursday August 9 2012 11:14 AM MT—Mike’s Bikes recently opened the “jewel” of its now 11-store chain Aug. 3 with its newest shop in Pleasanton, California.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 9, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Thursday August 9 2012 9:29 AM MT— Loeka Clothing is launching a line of fully recyclable women's cycling clothing.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 9, 2012

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)The member-owned The Bike Cooperative continues to grow its dealer base, with a number of new members coming on board during the past season.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 9, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)Brett Lindstrom, national and international sales manager for Speedplay, has left the company “to focus on new projects and spend some time with my family,” he told BRAIN this week.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 8, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 8 2012 4:14 PM MT—Sport Chalet on Wednesday reported its first profitable fiscal first quarter in five years as same-store and online sales showed improvement for the period ended July 1.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 8, 2012

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN)The winner of an auction of the Specialized bike used by Rebecca Rusch to win the 2011 Leadville Trail 100 is not planning to ride the bike.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 8, 2012

NANJING, China (BRAIN)Asia Bike will move out on its own next year after coupling with the Asia Outdoor show for its first two years.

Posted in International Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 8, 2012

Swagman hires KB Sales for NorCal • Maxxis gives away Tuesday Tires • New York retailer hosts art show • Serfas signs international distributors

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Posted August 8, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 8 2012 12:08 PM MT—A rare Intense 650b mountain bike was stolen from the Brentwood Criterium in Los Angeles County on Sunday.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 8, 2012
2012 Philly Bike Expo logo

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—
The Philly Bike Expo is back for its third edition October 27-28 at the historic 23rd Street Armory.



Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted August 8, 2012

FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN)—Cane Creek Cycling Components is offer a suspension Tuning Field Guide, which contains a simple three-step process for shock tuning. Cane Creek created the guide to support the recent Specialized 2013 Sales event in Snowbird, Utah.



Posted in Product/Tech
Posted August 8, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — "Think big, act small," is the buzz phrase at Alchemy Bicycle Company, a small builder that's carving out a niche in the area where high-performance racing bikes and custom, handmade craftsmanship overlap.

Posted in North America
Posted August 8, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 8 2012 10:34 AM MT—Lezyne has updated its website and its product line for 2013, and is giving a sneak peak at its new products before the upcoming Eurobike and Interbike trade shows.

Posted August 7, 2012

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)-Fox Racing Shox sold $17.6 million more suspension products this year than last, pushing its sales to $106.4 million over the first half of the year.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 7, 2012

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday August 7 2012 3:52 PM MT—Easton-Bell Sports has named Marty Mares as director if its Easton Cycling business unit.

Tagged People
Posted August 7, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Tuesday August 7 2012 3:23 PM MT—CatEye is introducing some new light technology ahead of this fall's trade shows. The company is offering new lights that combine steady state with flashing LEDs.

Posted August 7, 2012

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN) Tuesday August 7 2012 2:53 PM MT—When NASA's Curiosity rover starts crawling around Mars, it will enjoy the distinct riding quality of a Tennessee-welded tubular titanium framework, courtesy of Litespeed.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 7, 2012

TORONTO, Ontario—Organizers of the ExpoCycle 2012 show are planning two industry networking events for the first evening of September 9, the show's first trade-only day.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 7, 2012

Editor's note: This story was part of BRAIN’s annual compilation of industry statistics in the July 1 issue.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted August 6, 2012

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)Backcountry.com now offers its customers access to bikes and gear, giving them the convenience of adding a bike helmet or fork to the rock-climbing helmet and skis already in their cart.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet

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