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Posted January 20, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) Jan 20, 17:04 MT — A huge snow-rain-and-ice storm that hit the Seattle area this week, leaving as many as 250,000 people without power, has brought bike retail sales to a near halt.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 20, 2012

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) Jan 20, 14:01 MT — Scott Bicycles has increased dealer prices and MSRPs on most of its bicycles, the company announced this week.

Posted in North America
Posted January 20, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Jan. 20, 10:15 am MT — Industry veteran Chris DiStefano will be joining the clothing company Rapha starting next month.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 19, 2012

Free-Flite donates $10,000 to SORBA chapter • Switchback magazine partners with IMBA

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Posted January 19, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Jan 20 — Tonight at 8, ABC television viewers will watch judges decide whether to support a business pitch fr

Posted in North America Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted January 19, 2012

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) Jan. 19, 5:47 pm MT— Specialized Bicycle has hired a new general manager for the U.S. market with decades of experience in the footwear and outdoors industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 19, 2012

GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN) Jan. 19, 5:30 pm MT — The mountain bike cult brand Maverick has shut down as of Jan. 1, and the brand's future is uncertain.

Posted in North America
Posted January 19, 2012

GLEN ROCK, NJ (BRAIN) Jan. 19, 5:20 pm MT — “When it comes to wrenching, I believe I’m number one,” Juan Mejia says. Well, if time spent in front of a repair stand is any indicator, that may not be boasting.

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Posted January 19, 2012

SOUTH QUEENSFERRY, Scotland (BRAIN) Jan. 19, 2:39 pm MT —Hotlines Europe is the new exclusive UK distributor for DT Swiss wheelsets, suspension and accessories.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted January 19, 2012

New Belgium Brewery awards Bikes Belong $30k grant • NICA honors students, volunteers and supporters • Nineteen Wetsuits moves offices • Northwave continues RadioShack-Nissan-Trek sponsorship

Posted in North America
Posted January 19, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO (BRAIN) Jan. 19, 8:40 am MT —Sunglass maker SPY has joined USA Cycling as an official sponsor.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 18, 2012

OLNEY, Il (BRAIN) Jan.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted January 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan. 18, 1:11 pm MT—Giant Bicycle is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 900 road bikes because their forks can crack.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the fork problem.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 18, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Jan. 18, 9 am MT —NBDA dealers are eligible for scholarships of up to $1,000 to help them attend the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 20-22

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 18, 2012

Parlee hires Steve Fairchild • Hydrapak names Kim director of operations • Serfas hires new SoCal rep • Avery Stonich joins Outdoor Industry Association

Posted in North America
Posted January 17, 2012

Hawley to offer Crankbrothers pedals • Specialized rolls out Vendor-Link Cycling • Bikes Belong awards $25,000 grant to SLC

Posted in North America
Posted January 16, 2012

Gore is recalling some specific SKUs of its Gore RideOn brake cables. The company is asking retailers to immediately stop sales of the affected products.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 16, 2012

Saris dealer video contest offers trip to Italy • Trestle Bike announces Colorado freeride festival • Park's Atlanta tech summit sells out • NRF announces 'Best Retail Stories' video contest

Posted in North America
Posted January 16, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan voters’ re-election of President Ma Ying-jeou for a second and final term over the weekend bodes well for the future success of island bike manufacturers.

Posted in International
Posted January 16, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling, a training partnership between Ray Keener's company Growth Cycle and the National Bicycle Dealers Association, is all-new and all ready to go for 2012.

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