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Posted July 25, 2012

Florida festival moved to Tampa • Spy signs Trebon • Rapha makes Olympic deliveries • Castelli sponsors Cannondale-CXW.com team

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 24, 2012

DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 4:50 PM MT—DealerCamp kicked off Tuesday morning as Raleigh’s dealer event ended with an afternoon lunch at the Silver Baron Lodge near the expo area.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 24, 2012

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN) Wednesday July 25 2012 4:34 AM MT—Trey Henderson, Trialtir USA’s general manager, has taken over ownership of the Texas distributor from Massimo Bartolini.

Tagged People
Posted July 24, 2012

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

By Michael Sudmeier

Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 24, 2012

Editor's note: The following article appeared in the June 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

BETHESDA, MD—It takes a lot for a double, triple or quad amputee to enter public space, much more to walk or roll into a bike shop.

Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 24, 2012

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 3:07 PM MT—E-bike manufacturer Currie Technologies has relocated its brand-exclusive IZIP Store from Venice, California, up the coast to Santa Monica.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 24, 2012

Eric Schutt joins Hayes • McClendon joins Ellsworth • Pacocha leaves Future • Giant adds regional manager • Swagman hires new Midwest rep • OIWC hires new executive director • Osprey adds Southwest reps

Tagged People
Posted July 24, 2012

RICHMOND, VA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 8:27 AM MT—When Rowlett’s Bicycles closed its doors after 95 years in business, Randy Bohn jumped at the chance to expand his own thriving bicycle shop, Pedal Power.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 24, 2012

OREGON CITY, OR (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 8:21 AM MT—Up-and-coming Oregon City gains a full-service bicycle dealership with the opening of First City Cycles.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 23, 2012

DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012 5:09 PM MT—Charlie Cooper, president of Leisure Trends Group, delivered some good news at Raleigh’s dealer meeting Monday—year-to-date unit sales for retailers are up 3.5 percent, with dollar sales up a strong 9.5 percent.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 22, 2012

PHOENIX, AZ (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012—CJ Culley, new owner of Cactus Bike, has reopened the shop at one of its original locations in Ahwatukee, a neighborhood of Phoenix, Arizona.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 22, 2012

SNOWBASIN, UT (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012—Mike Clark has sold more than two-dozen Pugsleys and Moonlanders this year at Velo City Bikes, and so it was no surprise to see him at the Surly exhibit at 9:30 Sunday morning.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Distributor news
Posted July 22, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO(BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012 6:13 AM MT—USA Cycling on Friday unveiled uniforms for the Olympic cycling teams. The road, mountain bike and track teams will wear traditional stars-and-stripes kit made by USAC sponsor Skins.

Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted July 22, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Monday July 23 2012—This is the final reminder to have your say as the industry prepares to honor the best in bicycle retail for 2012.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Top 100
Posted July 20, 2012
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Down the East Side and up the West Side, from Hell's Kitchen to Tribeca, the BRAIN Dealer Tour wrapped up a three-day journey around New York City on Thursday.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News / BRAIN Dealer Tour / Events
Posted July 19, 2012

FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN)—If Trek was looking for more space to showcase its 2013 products to European retailers when it opted out of Eurobike this year, it certainly found what it was looking for.

Posted in International Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 19, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) Thursday July 19 2012 6:22 AM MT—The BRAIN New York City Dealer Tour's second day included some triple-digit temperatures, an uncontested visit to Coney Island's Nathan's Frankfurters, and a late-day cloudburst that brought a bit of adventure to our 40-mile jaun

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News / BRAIN Dealer Tour / Events
Posted July 19, 2012

SNOWBIRD, UT (BRAIN) Thursday July 19 2012 6:51 AM MT—Wheel out Specialized’s sizzling red electric Turbo and it quickly attracts a crowd of dealers tossing out questions, voicing opinions and, in general, wanting take it for a spin.

Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 18, 2012

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo has brought on former U.S. pro track racer James Hibbard as its new public relations manager.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted July 18, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) Wednesday July 18 2012 8:13 AM MT—The BRAIN Dealer Tour hit the Big Apple Tuesday, racking up nearly 40 miles of riding around Manhattan and over the George Washington Bridge to New Jersey to visit a shop in New Jersey.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Dealer Tour / BRAIN News / Events

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