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Posted January 13, 2014

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (BRAIN) — SR Suntour North America is inviting retailers to a suspension and drivetrain clinic at Ray's Indoor Bike Parks in Milwaukee, Wis., and Cleveland, Ohio, in February. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 13, 2014

DETROIT (BRAIN) — Bicycle Technologies International is now distributing Detroit Bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 13, 2014

VALENCIA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Andrew Juiliano is joining H3 Publications' editorial staff as a writer and editor for Road and Decline magazines. 

Posted in North America Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted January 13, 2014

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced that early bird registration for exhibitors is fast approaching. Companies exhibiting at the Interbike trade show and OutDoor Demo must register by Jan. 17 to enjoy early bird savings. 

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted January 13, 2014
Company takes over title spot on the former Argos-Shimano squad. The bike brand also sponsors a development squad and women's team.
Team Giant-Shimano at a training camp earlier this month.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycle is joining Cannondale, Trek, Merida and BMC among bike brands that are title or co-title sponsors of top-tier UCI professional road teams.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 10, 2014
Octal helmet in Garminum Blue

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Swedish helmet and eyewear maker POC has signed on as sponsor of the Garmin-Sharp professional team for the next three years. POC will supply helmets and eyewear to the team starting this month.

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 10, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM will be offering more information on its hydraulic road brake recall and its replacement hydraulic brake products on Wednesday, but the company is saying the replacement brakes, when they become available, will not be a fix of the current design.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 10, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America has hired Steve Chapin as marketing director for its bike brands Raleigh and Lapierre.

Posted in North America
Posted January 9, 2014

STOCKHOLM (BRAIN) — Engineers and product designers from Swedish helmet brand POC and Volvo Car Group are working together on products that will improve rider safety, according to a press release issued Thursday.

Posted in International
Posted January 9, 2014
Pedego Irvine opened in mid-December.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes recently celebrated the opening of its 30th store in the company’s hometown in Orange County, California. Pedego Irvine is owned and operated by longtime Irvine resident and cyclist Bob Bibee.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 9, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Martha Roskowski, director of the Green Lane Project at PeopleForBikes, was promoted to vice president of local innovation and will continue to serve as a member of the senior management team at PeopleForBikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Green Lane Project / People
Posted January 9, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Abus Mobile Security has a new MAP policy effective immediately. The German lock brand with offices in Chicago first implemented a MAP policy in 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged MAP
Posted January 9, 2014

ALBANY, Calif. (BRAIN) — San Francisco Bay Area distributor and service center Cycle Monkey has expanded its suspension service business under the new name Suspension Lab, offering retailers quicker processing on overhauls of shocks, forks and dropper seatposts.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 9, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts is throwing a fundraising party to support Valmont Bike Park this Friday.

Posted in North America
Posted January 8, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Transit Cycles, slated to open at the end of January, will be the first shop in Tucson to focus solely on transportation cycling. Owner Duncan Benning, a 19-year veteran of the bike industry, has wanted to open a shop since he was in high school.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 8, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — SRAM has signed licensing deals with Accell Group and Chromag, allowing them to manufacturer chainrings using SRAM’s X-Sync design that they can distribute through their own channels.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted January 8, 2014

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will be the keynote speaker at an industry breakfast at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Tradeshows and conferences

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