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Posted January 11, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN)—Specialized and Volagi lawyers expected to rest their cases Wednesday afternoon in the breach of contract and trade secrets case playing out in Santa Clara Superior Court here.

Posted in North America
Posted January 11, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN)—Thule Child Transport Systems is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 44,000 Chariot bike trailers and 70,000 trailer conversio

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 11, 2012

Hawley adds account manager • Bianchi strengthens Southeastern presence • Smith Optics signs with Bike Coop • Lyman PR to represent Hincapie Sportswear • Five Boro Tour opts for lottery registration • Florida Tour supports non-profit

Posted in North America
Posted January 11, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Campbell, California-based Barracuda Networks is replacing Cervélo as the co-title sponsor

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 11, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Taiwan’s bike manufacturers reported modest revenue gains in 2011 in the face of rising raw material and labor costs, currency fluctuations and a global economic downturn.

Posted in International
Posted January 10, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (BRAIN)—66 Fixed Gear and Singlespeed owner Michael Davis has shut down the popular St. Petersburg shop, but not because of financial struggles. Rather, an admitted case of burnout and a desire to do something new in the bike industry fueled the move.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 10, 2012

BROOMFIELD, CO (BRAIN) — Producers of a new trade magazine and show are aiming at retailers who sell action sports, bikes and outdoor merchandise.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted January 10, 2012

South Shore Distributing moves • Triathlon America announces conference speakers • Third Philly Bike Expo planned for October •

Posted in North America
Posted January 9, 2012

In addition to his work for peloton magazine (announced last week), John Wilcockson will be contributing a weekly column to the Red Kite Prayer cycling blog called

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 9, 2012

REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Don’s Bicycles has posted record sales each of the past seven years.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 9, 2012

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox Racing Shox has moved its corporate offices into a new building in Scotts Valley to make room for the consolidation of its manufacturing

Posted in North America
Posted January 9, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Warm dry weather has been a nightmare for some ski resorts and snow sports retailers so far this year, but few bike retailers are complaining.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 9, 2012

Olken joins Hostelling board • Lezyne offers web Buyer's Guide

Posted in North America
Posted January 6, 2012

SAN CARLOS, CA (BRAIN)— Ming Tan has left Ritchey Design for a new position as vice president and general manager at Upland Sports Group, the owner of Capo Cycling.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 6, 2012

Midwest Bike Expo set for for Jan. 29 in Illinois • Park Tool adds to engineering and graphic design teams • Abus Mobile Security adds sales manager • Sugoi adds sales and design executives

Posted in North America
Posted January 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Triple Eight Distribution is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall more than 30,000 kids helmets that do not comply with CPSC safety regulations.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 6, 2012


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Posted January 5, 2012


Posted in Retail News
Posted January 5, 2012

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Panda Bicycles has hired “Action” Pat Hegedus as its second frame builder and Rebecca Dodge to support its growing dealer business as merchandize and marketing director.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 4, 2012

Megan Tompkins sat down with Bonnie Tu, executive vice president and CFO, at the Liv / Giant store in Taipei to talk about what Giant has learned from its first dedicated women’s retail store.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show

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