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Posted March 14, 2012

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Mar 14, 14:28 MT—With Southern California drivers once again hemorrhaging money at the gas pump, Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery is rolling out a promotion whereby customers can trade in their cars for credit toward a new bicycle purchase.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 14, 2012

The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

BPSA reports $50 million sales gain for 29ers in 2011

By Matt Wiebe

Posted in Studies/Reports Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 14, 2012

The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

With stiff duties lifted, builders revisit Vietnam, but road blocks remain

By Marc Sani

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 13, 2012

Women's Prestige Series gets going at Redlands • SRAM Gold Rusch Tour back with more dates • Headsweats partners with NBC Sports for Epic Cycle Series • Jetboil stoves now available through QBP

Posted in North America
Posted March 13, 2012

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) Mar 13, 15:34 MT—Scott Montgomery is entering the third phase in his bike industry career, and he feels he has once again entered the sport's main current.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 13, 2012

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) Mar 13, 14:43 MT—Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop is in the thick of Austin's annual South by Southwest music, interactive and film festivals, which run from March 9-18.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 13, 2012

Giordana Velodrome opens in South Carolina • BH Bikes sponsors triathlon series • Quality and J&B distribute Leg Lube

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted March 13, 2012

BOULDER, CA (BRAIN)—Girl Bike Love’s CycloFemme, a day celebrating women in cycling, is already catching on. A week after announcing the May 13 event, Girl Bike Love has registered two rides in Australia, two in the U.K., one in Berlin, German, and several across the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 13, 2012

Tom Fowler leaves Cervélo • Norco to distribute Schwalbe tires in Canada • FRF Sports is new Ridley distributor in Australia • Selle Italia launches new website • LA's CicLAvia event launches Kickstarter campaign

Posted in North America
Posted March 13, 2012

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN) Mar 13, 10:18 MT—Dorel Industries' Cycling Sports Group will begin selling Cannondale and GT bikes direct in China this summer, the company announced Tuesday.

Posted in International
Posted March 12, 2012

Bloomberg: EU may ease anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese bikes • Scott Strysick joins ASI • Gran Fondo planned for Banff National Park • Timbuk2 sponsors Red Hook Criterium

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN)—The European Union may ease 19-year-old anti-dumping duties on Chinese bikes, Bloomberg is reporting.

Posted in North America
Posted March 12, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Mar 12 2012 12:42 PM MT—Norco Sync, which makes the bike supplier’s warehouse inventory available to retailers via a partnership with SmartEtailing, has gone live to Norco’s Canadian IBD network.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted March 12, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Mar 12 2012 11:41 AM MT—A boosted Bianchi gave rise to D.C.’s newest bike shop.

Posted in North America
Posted March 12, 2012

Two new hires for Marin • Bianchi teams with Ciclismo Classico • Cyclocrossworld.com expands with RoadBikeWorld.com • Peloton and Rêve support women's Tour de France ride

Posted in North America
Posted March 9, 2012

NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN)—Canadian company Louis Garneau is adding one more product category to its offerings with the introduction of an energy gel line. It will follow it up with an electrolyte sports drink and more nutritional offerings, according to a press release.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 9, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Suppliers imported 27 percent more bikes in January compared to the year prior, for an increase of 267,153 units, according to the latest figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted March 9, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Jerry Casale, co-founder of the Philadelphia International Championships and beloved member of the cycling community, died Wednesday night following a battle with prostate cancer. He was 71.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 8, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—TRP and Formula are each showing early versions of hydraulic disc brake road bike levers with integrated Shimano Di2 shifting.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 8, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Northern California chain Mike’s Bikes is set to open its 10th store in April, offering an especially cozy atmosphere for shoppers: The shop’s customer waiting area will include a fireplace left over from the building’s previous incarnation as a restaurant.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 8, 2012

WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN)—Revenue and income for CamelBak and Fox Racing Shox were up last year, according to year-end earnings reported by parent company Compass Diversified Holdings.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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