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Posted July 27, 2012

Editor's note The following story ran in the July 15 edition of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted July 27, 2012

LONDON, England (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 7:17 AM MT—British publisher Dennis Publishing is launching a new cycling magazine in September, called Cyclist.

Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted July 26, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN) Thursday July 26 2012 10:56 AM MT—The warm winter brought smiles all around as suppliers and retailers booked record early sales. Yet sales success is slowing in the heat of summer for suppliers.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted July 26, 2012

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Thursday July 26 2012 7:05 AM MT—Accell Group N.V.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 26, 2012

DEER VALLEY, UTAH (BRAIN)The second day of DealerCamp launched under bright blue skies and cool temperatures without a hint of thunderstorms. And dealers took full advantage of the day taking dozens of bikes—mostly 29er mountain and high-end road—out for a spin.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 25, 2012

MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN) Wednesday July 25 2012 5:09 PM MT—Outdoor Gear Canada has signed on with SmartEtailing's Supplier Sync, making the distributor's brands, including its bike brands, available on participating retailers' websites.

Posted in North America
Posted July 25, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday July 25 2012 4:57 PM MT—Retail sales of outdoor products lost some momentum in June, according to a report by the Outdoor Industry Association.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted July 25, 2012

Brooks Union Jack saddles celebrate Olympiad • Green Guru hosts third annual cruiser ride at OR • San Diego retailer teams with Giant and Spy on race team

Posted in Industry News
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

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