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Posted April 6, 2011
BY Matt Wiebe

DELTA, Canada—The Maxxis-Rocky Mountain team recently showed up for training camp—their bikes sporting new Race Face cockpits and components—only to learn that Race Face had gone out of business. The Canadian component brand was one of the team’s main sponsors.

Posted in North America
Posted April 6, 2011
BY Doug McClellan

James Moore sees it most starkly after the holidays, when parents bring the big-box bikes they bought for their children to his bike shop.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted April 5, 2011
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Cycling apparel-maker Primal Wear has teamed up with the Sea Otter Classic to support the Semper Fi Fund, an organization dedicated to providing financial support to injured and critically ill members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Sea Otter Classic
Posted April 5, 2011
WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN)—Full Speed Ahead is now the distributor for SRM FSA cranksets in Asia.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 5, 2011
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—Sander Rigney has recently been promoted to SRAM category manager for suspension.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 5, 2011
CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—Kirk Pacenti of Pacenti Cycle Design sold his 12-year old company to the investment group, Top Five, also from Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 5, 2011
Interbike's original founder Steve Ready is coming out of retirement (well, sort of) to write a few blog posts for us over the next month. His first blog, which will go live tomorrow on BRAIN's front page, will discuss Berkeley, California, as a bike town.
Posted in North America
Posted April 4, 2011
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The Bikes Belong Foundation has announced a $100,000 grant from REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) to expand their Bicycling Design Best Practices Program.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 4, 2011
WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—T2R-Distributors is now distributing IXS – Sports Division’s mountain biking safety wear and clothing within Canada.

IXS produces a comprehensive range of protective wear and clothing designed specifically for mountain bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 4, 2011
PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Auto maker Audi has teamed up with custom bike brand Renovo Hardwood Bicycles to offer a line of high-end belt-drive performance bicycles that are both fashionable and functional.

Posted in North America
Posted April 4, 2011
RIEDSTADT, Germany—Clayton Goldsmith, global aftermarket sales manager at Hayes Bicycle Group, resigned from his position effective April 1 to start two new distribution business ventures.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 4, 2011
KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh America is now on board with 3point5.com, a site that offers retailers training exercises and “edu-­‐games” to better associate themselves with the brands and products sold in their retail locations.
Posted in North America
Posted April 1, 2011
COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN)—All NBDA members are invited to attend a free webinar entitled "Staffing For Summer," featuring industry consultant Dan Mann of The Mann Group.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 1, 2011
STAMFORD, CT (BRAIN)—Julie and Yori Gabay, long-time Stamford residents and triathletes, have teamed up to open their dream store in their home town.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 1, 2011
DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—Primal Wear is moving its headquarters to an 8,800-square-foot space in Denver. The move, which will occur over the course of a few weeks and be finished in early April, will not disrupt normal business operations.

Posted in North America
Posted April 1, 2011
KNOXVILLE, TN (BRAIN)—The first e-bike sharing system in the U.S. could be unveiled as early as this fall at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 1, 2011
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike will feature some new brands this year including apparel giant The North Face.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted April 1, 2011
MEQUON, WI (BRAIN)—In 2010 Hayes bicycle group went to work on re-branding its customer facing communication.

Posted in North America
Posted March 31, 2011
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Jon Hadfield, former sales representative of Race Face Components, joins mountain bike frame manufacturer Banshee Bikes as international sales and marketing manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 31, 2011
BELFAST, Ireland (BRAIN)—Longtime etailer Chain Reaction Cycles is set to open the company's first standalone storefront later this year, according to UK's Bike Radar website.

Chain Reaction said that it will stock much of the same product as one would find on their website, according to Bike Radar.
Posted in International

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