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Posted September 16, 2013
The Riene du Norde wheel features the Nemesis rim

AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN) — Santini U.S., the American subsidiary of the Italian clothing maker, will begin importing Ambrosio wheels and rims from Italy, effective immediately. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted September 16, 2013
Mandalay Bay

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — On Wednesday when exhibitors and retailers arrive at Interbike’s new home, Mandalay Bay, most will pause—struck by the sheer size of the hotel, its convention center, casino, pool, aquarium, restaurants and shopping mall. 

Posted in North America Tagged Interbike
Posted September 16, 2013
The Calfee

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — If you're lucky you can test ride a "dream bike" at Interbike's Outdoor Demo Monday or Tuesday. If you are extra lucky you might win one of the bikes in a raffle run by Easton.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Interbike
Posted September 13, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — As Leisure Trends Group broadcast its 2013 Pre-Interbike Sales Trends webinar live from a soggy and flooded Boulder, Colo., the topic of weather was impossible to

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted September 13, 2013

WALNUT, CA (BRAIN) — Australia-based cycling product website BikeRoar.com is moving into the U.S. market with its first Interbike booth next week, and the hiring of a U.S. sales director.

Posted in International Tagged People / Web/Internet / Interbike
Posted September 13, 2013
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Twitter user @JaymeMoye posted this photo of a Boulder bike path on Thursday.

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Rains along Colorado's Front Range — from Fort Collins to Denver — eased up a bit Friday morning, but were expected to resume later, adding to already historic flooding in one of the U.S.'s most popular cycling destinations and home to many nationally known retailers, suppliers, advocacy group

Posted in North America
Posted September 13, 2013

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids International (TFK) has opened its door to the African continent with the formation of a chapter in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted September 12, 2013

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — Seattle Bike Supply has promoted John “JQ” Quattrocchi to vice president of purchasing and product development and Rickey Strawn to national sales manager as the Accell Group-owned distributor positions for growth in 2014.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted September 12, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition will recognize Jenn Dice, VP of government relations at Bikes Belong, and Anna Schwinn, lead engineer at QBP, with the Pioneering Woman and First Ascent awards at its annual Thought Leader and Awards presentation at Interbike next week. 

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People / Awards / Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013

FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) — Osmo Nutrition has launched three new hydration and recovery products formulated to meet women’s performance needs. Osmo co-founder and chief research officer Dr.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013
A prototype of the crank

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN) — After nearly 12 months of development and testing, Pacenti Cycle Design has decided not to pursue the high-end crank market with the EE Cycleworks crank design.  

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted September 12, 2013
Limited edition bikes to be made in France by Time

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN) — LeMond LLC will introduce three models of a limited edition road bike at the Interbike expo in Las Vegas next week.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013
The Infinito CV Chorus Compact

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN) — Bianchi USA executives are calling the launch of the brand's Infiniti CV road bikes one of its more important product launches ever. The bikes feature the Countervail vibration canceling material in its layup.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Interbike
Posted September 12, 2013
Serotta brand is split off from its factory, which gets its first order — for a Tomac

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) — Divine Cycling Group is less than a year old but seems to have produced more gray hairs across the industry than a teenager. On Thursday the group announced some more major changes as it tries to get its footing after a tumultuous summer

Posted in Industry News
Posted September 11, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN) — Joshua Poertner, the former technical director of Zipp Speed Weaponry, has purchased the legendary Italian pump brand, Silca, and plans to relocated the brand and all its production to Indianapolis.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted September 11, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Market research firm Leisure Trends Group is hosting a one-hour webinar Thursday, September 12, to discuss retail sales trends as a warm-up for the upcoming Interbike show.

Posted in North America
Posted September 11, 2013

GUELPH, Ontario (BRAIN) — Jason ‘Jay’ Filer, owner and lead instructor of Canada’s only bicycle mechanic certification school, has died. Even though Filer had been fighting a two-year battle with cancer of the esophagus, he passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 3. He was 43.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People

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