BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Feb 1, 18:17 MT —Buoyed by mild winter weather that extended their selling seasons, independent bike dealers rang out 2011 with a bang as December sales surged 13 percent compared with the same month a year earlier, according to Leisure Trends Group’s RetailTRAK
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Feb 2, 00:21 MT—Germany’s Ghost bikes will be sold in North America for the first time through an exclusive agreement with Mountain Equipment Co-op, the Canadian retailer announced on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Feb 1, 13:58 MT—The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L.
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Feb 1, 14:50 MT—Almost overlooked in SRAM's press release announcing its new Red group Wednesday were a few sentences about the company's plans to bring hydraulic disc brakes to the road and cyclocross market.
NuVinci Harmony wins Dutch innovation award • BOX Components and DK Bicycles team up to sponsor Marc Willers • Saris organizes bicycle poster contest • Saris organizes bicycle poster contest • Tifosi Optics names new director of marketing • Cane Creek dealer program promotes advocacy • BH is the official bike at
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan 31, 17:51 MT—Specialized is working with the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission on an expansion of a recall involving some carbon forks on cyclocross bikes.
EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) Feb 1, 1:10 MT —Rolf Prima has bolstered its outside sales force, adding a half-dozen new independent reps.
HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) Jan 31, 14:32 MT— Mavic ended 2011 up 14 percent in sales, following fourth quarter growth of 17 percent, according to earnings released Tuesday by its parent company Amer Sports.
EL SEGUNDO, CA (BRAIN) Jan 31, 14:06 MT—Devin Walton is joining ACT Lab as global logistics manager. Walton’s first assignment is to coordinate and optimize ACT's Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) between the U.S. and China test facilities.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) Jan 31, 12:25 MT—At age 81, Merida founder Ike Tseng passed away Monday. Tseng founded Merida Industry Co. Ltd. in September 1972 and became an icon of the international bicycle industry.
WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) Jan 31, 11:00 MT— Trek Bicycle said Tuesday that it will pull out of the Eurobike trade show this year in lieu of hosting its own retailer-focused Trek World Europe in mid-July in Frankfurt, Germany.
DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 17:17 MT—Dahon North America has released a revised pricing structure that lowers the dealer cost and suggested retail on seven models. The price reductions are by about 15 percent.
ETRA announces new staff for Danish, French members • Polar Bottle expands sales and production staff • Greenville to host Para-Cycling worlds • Lezyne sponsors Specialized-lululemon team • Litespeed-sponsored athlete to ride two continents for cause
LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 17:01 MT— Cycling Sports Group, the Dorel Industries division that oversees Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Sugoi and Mongoose, has confirmed it will display at the 2012 PressCamp and DealerCamp.
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