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Posted April 3, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 4:39 PM MT—The sun never sets on Raleigh, a 125-year-old company with operations across the British Commonwealth and beyond.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 3, 2012

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 7:27 AM MT—Accell Group is in talks to buy Raleigh Cycle Limited, the owner of the Raleigh, Avenir and Diamondback brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 2, 2012

POTTSVILLE, PA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 7:00 AM MT—John Brock is a long way from the Hollywood film and TV sets he used to work on as a set designer and technical adviser, not to mention the crowded Southern California lifestyle.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 2, 2012

BC Bike Race sold out • Ibex hires Nancy Andrews • Bell introduces new helmet at Flanders

Posted in North America
Posted April 2, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 7:37 AM MT—The inaugural IBD Summit, hosted by Interbike and Sea Otter Classic, has extended its early registration discount through Wednesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 2, 2012

VERONA, Italy (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 7:32 AM MT—After a few difficult years, organizers of the former Milan bicycle show are looking for a new start.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 30, 2012

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) Friday March 30 2012 2:42 PM MT— Online donations are being sought to help cover living expenses for 718 Cyclery mechanic Krys Blakemore, who was hit by a car while riding her bike March 15.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 30, 2012

Hotlines to distribute High5 in the U.K. • The foldable mountain bike-ish backpack • Colorado shop's radio show podcast available

Posted in North America
Posted March 30, 2012

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Monday April 2 2012 12:00 AM MT—Emily Gresh, a 40-year-old Connecticut wife, mother, fund-raising professional and cancer survivor, is the winner of a bike design contest sponsored by Liv/giant and the Young Survival Coalition.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 29, 2012

Gallup, New Mexico, awarded 2013-2014 24-hour championships • Specialized Cape Epic race bikes being auctioned for charity

Posted in North America
Posted March 29, 2012

Specialized promotes Porter • Olympic BMX season kicks off at Chula Vista • Cinelli available through Shopatron

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Posted March 29, 2012

BEIJING (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 3:30 PM MT—Beijing Bike Week will return for a second year in 2013 in a new venue with greater exposure to middle class shoppers.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 29, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 3:35 PM MT—Congress avoided a widespread shutdown of construction projects Thursday, passing a three-month extension to the multi-year surface transportation bill, SAFETEA-LU, set to expire March 31.

Posted in North America
Posted March 29, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 12:54 PM MT—The League of American Bicyclists is engaging in tis own form of March Madness, ranking university campuses on their bike friendliness.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 29, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday March 29 2012 12:39 PM MT—Pro racer Tim Johnson's Ride on Washington — a five-day, 535-mile group ride finishing at the National Bike Summit — raised nearly $100,000 for the Bikes Belong Foundation.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 29, 2012

Editor's note: The following article appears in the March 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / From the Magazine
Posted March 29, 2012

Editor's note:The following article appears in the March 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Lynette Carpiet

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 29, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Friday April 27 2012 3:25 PM MT—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News will produce a commemorative Memorial Day issue honoring the industry’s many military veterans.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted March 28, 2012

WATERLOO, Wi (BRAIN) Wednesday March 28 2012 4:33 PM MT—Trek Bicycle is building five bikes for 1985 Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, who is leading a ride across Alabama to raise money for victims of last year's tornados.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 28, 2012

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (BRAIN) Wednesday March 28 2012 2:39 PM MT—Within days of opening Central District Cyclery early this month, owner Nate Phelps had an enviable problem: Business was a little too good.

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