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Posted December 30, 2011

Hermes Sport staffs up as product line grows • Still time to register for Park tech summit • Houston launches bike share program • Bike expo planned for Georgia

Posted in North America
Posted December 29, 2011

Mike Sinyard's letter to retailers this week regarding Amazon's Price Check App is escalating an industry-wide conversation and examination of the interaction between brick-and-mortar stores and the many alternate retailing channe

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 29, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Cateye USA president Thomas Prehn went on an Amazon buying spree of sorts last spring and summer. He has an office full of receipts and packages to prove it.

"I was probably Amazon's best Cateye customer," Prehn said Thursday.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 29, 2011

Editor's note: The following article appears in the January issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News (Subscribe!).

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 29, 2011

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—China is playing an increasingly important role for Merida as the Taiwan manufacturer reported significant rises in units sold and revenue generated in the country during the first 11 months of the year.

Posted in International
Posted December 29, 2011

BATAVIA, IL (BRAIN)—When All Spoked Up partner Matt Knowles first saw the building that would house his new bike shop, he knew right away his business had found a home.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 29, 2011

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery is looking to help customers stick to their New Year’s riding resolutions—and sell a few extra bikes in the process.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 28, 2011

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)— Specialized president Mike Sinyard is warning the company’s retailers to beware of Amazon.com’s incursions into the bike market.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 28, 2011

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN)—Collins Cycle Shop is seeking industry participants for the inaugural Eugene Bike Fair, aimed at connecting job seekers in the Pacific Northwest with human resources representatives from cycling companies.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 28, 2011

Editor's note: The following article appears in the January issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News (Subscribe!). Part 2 will be published here on Thursday.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 27, 2011

FREDERICK, MD (BRAIN)—Having outgrown its previous location, The Bicycle Escape relocated this month to a larger space that opens up new possibilities for the 6-year-old retailer.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 27, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—The Bicycle Leadership Conference, which will be held April 17-19 in Monterey, is looking for presenters who can participate in a session titled "Reaching Hidden Markets: Some Great Ideas...Fast!"

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted December 23, 2011

Dutch conglomerate Pon, which recently bought Derby Cycle, has agreed to 'a financing arrangement' with Cervélo and has retained an exclusive option to purchase the Canadian company.

Cervélo announced the agreement late Friday on its website:

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted December 23, 2011

Posted in International
Posted December 23, 2011

Fuji to supply new pro team • Garmin buys South American distributor • USAC allows electronic signatures

Posted in North America
Posted December 23, 2011

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—With an emphasis on quick repairs for transportation cyclists, Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop will open a small satellite shop in 220 square feet in Denver’s Baker neighborhood, four miles from its main location.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 23, 2011

ETOBICOKE, Ontario (BRAIN)—Norco announced plans on Thursday to build a new eastern Canadian warehouse to support growing sales in the region.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted December 22, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—The international cycling union UCI has clarified its rules on saddle tilt and aero water bottles in elite competition.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 22, 2011

Hawley expands West Coast rep team • Light and Motion upgrades defective lights • Nuun to work with Smack Media • Echelon announces 2012 event dates

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN)—Hawley is opening a West Coast distribution center next month and hiring five veteran reps to cover the region.

Posted in North America
Posted December 22, 2011

Pivot Cycles/BH commits to DealerCamp • Teams compete for Mt. Borah gear

Posted in North America

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