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Posted August 29, 2011

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (BRAIN)—Q Cycle LLC, the exclusive distributor of Exustar products in the U.S. market, will close its doors after two and a half years in business.

Posted in North America
Posted August 29, 2011

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (BRAIN)—Shimano is expanding its neutral support program in Latin America by sponsoring the granddaddy of all adventure races: La Ruta de los Conquistadores.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 29, 2011

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycles sold 73,000 electric bicycles in the first nine months of the year, a jump of nearly 86 percent from the same time period last year, according to an earnings report released by the company on Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 28, 2011

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Rocky Mountain Bicycles and Silverfish have ended their distribution partnership for the UK market after seven years.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 28, 2011

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cannondale’s global marketing director Frank Hwang is no longer with the company.

Cannondale officials didn’t say much about the internal change, but Bob Burbank, the company’s general manager, issued a brief statement confirming Hwang’s departure and wishing him well.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 26, 2011

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN)—Raleigh UK will now distribute Dahon in the United Kingdom.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 26, 2011

CHATSWORTH, CA (BRAIN)—Currie Technologies has hired industry veteran Russell Bockin as national sales manager. He replaces Jack Gresmer, who is now at Light & Motion.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 26, 2011

POZZOLEONE, Italy—Selle Royal has made a minority investment in Retül for the purpose of “supercharging” the company’s existing business model.

Retül is a Boulder, Colorado-based bike fit technology company.

Posted in North America
Posted August 25, 2011

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN)—Garmin has just introduced a new Authorized Fitness Reseller Program.

Posted in North America
Posted August 25, 2011

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (BRAIN)—While Hurricane Irene bears down on the Eastern seaboard many retailers are already bracing for its impact—and not just the possible physical toll.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 25, 2011

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Scott Montgomery is no longer affiliated with Lifeboat Events, organizer of PressCamp, DealerCamp and Urban PressCamp, according to Chris Zigmont, one of the partners in Lifeboat Events.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 24, 2011

WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN)—Compass Diversified Holdings acquired a controlling interest in CamelBak Products in a $257.5 million deal announced late Wednesday.

Posted in North America
Posted August 24, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s top two manufacturers reported modest revenue increases in July and for the first seven months of the year, according to numbers released on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Posted in International
Posted August 24, 2011

LA FUYE, France (BRAIN)—Cyfac International has added four new international partners to its network of global distributors.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 24, 2011

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike participants will now have more resources than ever for connecting with the industry, navigating the Expo and OutDoor Demo and engaging in social media through the Interbike mobile app, sponsored by Strava.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Web/Internet / Interbike
Posted August 24, 2011

OTTAWA, Ontario (BRAIN)—The Share the Road Cycling Coalition, (SRCC) an Ontario-based non-profit organization which promotes bicycling as a mode of transportation, recreation and fitness through provincial advocacy, has unveiled the latest Ontario Bicycle Friendly Communities Awards.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 24, 2011

"Can I work here?"

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2011

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—The Ausbike tradeshow wrapped in Melbourne on Monday with 150 exhibitors showing 1,000 brands to thousands of trade and public visitors over three days.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 23, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Growth Cycle and the National Bicycle Dealers Association, equal partners in the Selling Cycling staff training program, need retailer feedback on the 2012 program.

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2011

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt has launched a new Custom Paint Program.

Posted in North America

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