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Posted February 22, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN) Feb 22, 12:04 MT— The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition is conducting a survey on career satisfaction, compensation and benefits, and gender-related workplace experiences and is putting a call out for the bike industry to take part.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 22, 2012

MARYVILLE, TN (BRAIN) Feb 23 MT—After 39 years in the industry, Mountain View Bicycles owner Thom Thaldorf is closing his family-focused shop and retiring at the end of March.

Posted in Retail News
Posted February 22, 2012

Alliance offers Open Streets resources • Volkswagen is a new title sponsor at Sea Otter • Dahon honored by Taiwan award

Posted in North America
Posted February 22, 2012

BERKELEY, CA (BRAIN) Feb 22, 10:55 MT—Northern California's high school mountain bike league has grown to its limits and may have to be spli

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted February 22, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) — About 230 multisport event organizers, media, suppliers and retailers gathered here earlier this week for the second annual Triathlon America Conference.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted February 22, 2012

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) Feb 22, 09:08 MT—Garmin’s sales hit $2.76 billion last year, an increase of $70 million over 2010. And though its automotive sales fell 5 percent, sales in its outdoor and fitness categories were up 14 and 24 percent respectively.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 21, 2012

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Posted in Recalls
Posted February 21, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 21, 11:48 MT—When it comes to triathletes, there are four categories with distinct wants and needs, according to a study released this week at the Triathlon America conference.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted February 21, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Feb 21, 10:49 MT—Quality Bicycle Products honored an Idaho retailer and a Georgia component maker at its VIP event during last weekend's Frostbike event here.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards / Frostbike / Distributor news
Posted February 21, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 21, 09:12 MT—Competitor Group, Inc., has bought the Nation's Triathlon and entered a multi-year partnership with Washington Sports & Event Management.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted February 21, 2012

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Fuji Bikes is working with the C

Posted in Recalls
Posted February 20, 2012

Triathlon America launches retailer certification program • Seattle Bike supply appoints two new sales reps

Posted in North America
Posted February 20, 2012

F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi Spa has bought 'a significant minority stake' in its Australian distributor, Sport Outdoor Leisure Australia Pty Ltd (SOLA).

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news
Posted February 20, 2012

Editor's note: The following is an update correcting information about Quality Bicycle Products’ “Buy Local Buy Now!” initiative:

Posted in North America Tagged Frostbike / Distributor news
Posted February 19, 2012

On Friday, after months of negotiations, Cervélo founders and owners Phil White and Gerard Vroomen sold their 16-year old company to Pon Holdings, the Dutch company that also owns Germany's Derby Cycle and the Holland's Gazelle.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted February 17, 2012

ALMERE, Netherlands/TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) Feb 17, 1:00 MT—Pon Holdings announced today that it has finalized negotiations that began in December to acquire Cervélo Cycles.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted February 17, 2012

CULLOWHEE, NC (BRAIN) Feb 17, 11:19 MT—Construction will begin this spring to develop a 350-acre public trail network on Western Carolina University land here.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 16, 2012

Scott Sports hires Sibly for Eastern field marketing • ENVE Composites launches all-carbon downhill rim • USA Cycling releases American Mountain Bike Challenge schedule • DT Swiss makes Vancouver's Suspension Werx a factory-authorized suspension center • Fox promotes new engineering manager • Fyxation releases ro

Posted in North America
Posted February 16, 2012

FSA opens UK technical office • A Dahon for every employee

GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE, UK (BRAIN) Feb 16, 09:57 MT—Full Speed Ahead is opening a UK technical support office at Windwave, its UK distributor.

Posted in North America

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