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Posted July 31, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)It was just a matter of time.

After organizers of the Interbike Expo hired former pro downhill champion Leigh Donovan as an account executive, a downhill race during the show's annual OutDoor Demo was a no-brainer.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted July 31, 2012

LONDON, England (BRAIN) Tuesday July 31 2012 4:16 PM MT—U.K.-based Future plc, the publisher of Cyclingnews.com, BikeRadar.com and other titles, saw online revenue grow 30 percent in its third quarter, which ended June 30.

Tagged Media/Publishing
Posted July 31, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 1 2012—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is seeking retailers to participate on its 2012-13 State of Retail panel.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 31, 2012
Amid carbon craze, made-in-USA bike brand works to maintain domestic manufacturing

TEMECULA, CA (BRAIN) —The rise of carbon fiber has forced some tough decisions on Intense Cycles.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 30, 2012

LONDON (BRAIN) — During NBC's coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony Friday, a commentator noted that a flying dove bicycle segment reminded him of the iconic image of a flying bike from the 1980s movie classic, ET, the Extra Terrestrial.

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

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) Monday July 30 2012—A-1 Bike Center has relocated from its home of 20 years in Mesa, Arizona, to a larger location in nearby Gilbert.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 27, 2012

Editor's note: This article first ran in the July 15 edition of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 27, 2012

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (BRAIN) Monday July 30 2012—Nirve Sports is launching a limited edition Coca-Cola cruiser this month. The red bike will have a suggested retail of $470 and be sold through Nirve's retailers and Coke's network of collectible retailers.

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 27, 2012

EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 4:35 PM MT—Alex Añòn has relocated his secondhand bike and service shop, Bucephalus Bikes, to 1424 Lake Street in Evanston, Illinois.

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 27, 2012

Trident to distribute Alpinestars in Canada • Road Warrior offers reps a discount • CamelBak promotes two • Currie graduates territory managers • Chrome sponsors messenger championships • Chamois Butt'r sponsors CrossVegas

Posted in North America
Posted July 27, 2012

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 10:29 AM MT—Giant has hired Pearl Izumi co-founder Stan Mavis to run its global clothing and gear business.

Mavis co-founded Pearl Izumi in the USA in 1988, and also served as president of Sugoi for four years.

Tagged People
Posted July 27, 2012

OXNARD, CA (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 9:42 AM MT—Albabici is now working with Shopatron for online sales fulfillment, Albabici president Gianluca Caliari announced this week.

Posted in North America
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

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