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Posted November 13, 2013

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has hired industry veteran Gene DiMenna as national sales manager. Gene DiMenna has 27 years in the cycling industry and has managed national sales for Trek, and globally for LeMond and DeFeet brands.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 12, 2013

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN) — California retailer Art's Cyclery is now distributing MarshGuard products to U.S. stores.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted November 12, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — Kinetic has hired David Simpson as full-time marketing manager; Simpson has worked as a contractor with the brand since 2008.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 12, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Sotheby's New York will auction a limited edition Cinelli Laser prototype this month, with proceeds from the Nov. 23 sale to benefit The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Posted in International
Posted November 12, 2013
David Wert

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing has hired David Wert as its new client services director. He joined the company Oct. 14 and is working out of the company's Boulder office.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 12, 2013

ST. LAURENT, Quebec  (BRAIN) —  Opus Bicycles has hired Thomas Kern of the TK Rep Group to represent its brand to dealers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, and Northern California.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 12, 2013

KONA, HI (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles will be the official and exclusive bicycle sponsor of Triathlon School Hawaii.

Posted in North America
Posted November 12, 2013

SHARON HILL, PA (BRAIN) — Nathan has hired Ty Wivell as the brand’s eastern regional sales manager. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 12, 2013

KONA, Hawaii (BRAIN) — In the latest iteration of a long-time tradition, Lava Magazine once again did a bike survey at the world's most prestigious triathlon, held last month in Hawaii.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted November 12, 2013

SANTA CRUZ, CA (BRAIN)  — Ibis Cycles has hired two rep agencies to represent the brand in Canada.

Posted in North America
Posted November 12, 2013

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)--The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has announced that the Taiwan Cycle Show will be held concurrently with three existing sporting goods shows for its 27th annual international show in March.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Taipei Cycle Show
Posted November 11, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Southwest retailer Sport Chalet saw sales fall 5.2 percent in its more recent quarter, although the chain’s online retailing was up 32 percent. The company showed a net loss of $3 million in its second quarter.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 11, 2013

OMAHA, NE (BRAIN) — The Velogear.com website will be shut down Friday and its operations merged with that of a site owned by the same company: trekbicyclestores.com. 

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted November 11, 2013

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano is releasing the 100th module in its online retailer training program on Monday. The 100th module is devoted to the company's new hydraulic road disc brakes. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 10, 2013
Center-drive-motor system retains the name of its predecessor.

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Shimano’s latest entry into the e-bike powertrain market takes aim at Bosch with a center-drive motor that will be introduced in Europe in 2014.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Taichung Bike Week / Electric bike
Posted November 8, 2013

TRENTON, NJ (BRAIN) — Roy Hough, long-time manager at Advanced Sports International, is joining Hutchinson Tire North America as general manager, Hutchinson announced Friday.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 7, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — German manufacturer Abus is known to U.S. and Canadian retailers for its heavy duty locks. But the company sells much more than bike security in its home market and across Europe, and is now bringing helmets to North America. 

Posted in International

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