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Posted March 21, 2012

SPY Optic brings flyover to CrossVegas • Cervelo, DT Swiss join DealerCamp • New NuVinci website

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) Wednesday March 21 2012 7:30 AM MT—SPY Optic is sponsoring a new feature at this fall's Clif Bar CrossVegas race.

Posted in North America
Posted March 20, 2012

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) Tuesday March 20 2012 12:01 PM MT—Organizers of Germany's EuroBike trade show are warning exhibitors to not do business with a company that may contact them offering a listing in an event guide.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 20, 2012

Sigma sponsors RAAM team • Industry companies support OIWC series

Posted in North America
Posted March 19, 2012

LOS ALTOS, CA (BRAIN) Monday March 19 2012 4:52 PM MT—Vendor-Link Cycling is working on a consumer site that will allow online shoppers to find specific products that are currently in stock at their local specialty bike shops.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet
Posted March 19, 2012

CGI announces executive appointments • Club Ride adds staff • Yakima joins New Belgium Urban Assault Ride series as sponsor

Posted in North America
Posted March 19, 2012

FREDERICKSBURG, VA (BRAIN)—Spanish helmet manufacturer Catlike is going direct in the U.S. It recently opened an office and warehouse in Virginia and is building up an independent rep force as it looks to grow its helmet sales.

Posted in International
Posted March 19, 2012

Bike Summit kicks off Tuesday • Cyclone adds FSA, VDO and Muc-Off • Triton Imports is new exclusive U.K. distributor of SE Bikes • National Racing Calendar rolls out with Redlands Classic

Posted in North America
Posted March 19, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Outdoor retailers enjoyed a much-needed uptick in sales in February according to preliminary Outdoor RetailTRAK data from Leisure Trends Group.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted March 19, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) March 19 2012 8:10 AM MT—REI last week reported an 8.4 percent jump in annual sales for 2011, to $1.66 billion, but operating income was down slightly, to $116.2 million from 2010’s record $116.6 million.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted March 16, 2012

Editor's note: The following article appears in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Matt Wiebe

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 16, 2012

World Bicycle Relief delivers 100,000th bike in Africa • Pactimo partners with LeMond's 1in6 organization • Rudy Project NA and XX2i Optics form RACE parent company • 110% adds compression-plus-ice Quad Sleeves

Posted in North America
Posted March 15, 2012

Raleigh America launches demo program and dealer access site • Windham, New York, to host UCI World Cup again • POC sponsors Eastern States DH series

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Raleigh America is sending out is first ever bike demo fleet and unveiling a new dealer access website.

Posted in North America
Posted March 15, 2012

SHANGHAI, China (BRAIN)—Chinese bike manufacturers are beginning to look at expanding into new markets in Southeast Asia in the face of rising labor costs and restrictive export duties to Europe, said Xiao Yun Huo, vice secretary general of the China Bicycle Association.

Posted in International
Posted March 15, 2012

The Jersey Project enters second printing • Rolf Prima sponsors NOW Pro Women’s team • Forme Coaching to sell Pactimo in the U.K. and Ireland

OLD LYME, CT (BRAIN)—Bill Humphreys' book, The Jersey Project, will have a second printing available next month.

Posted in North America
Posted March 15, 2012

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek is expanding its Retail Design Lab in its hometown, experimenting with new packaging, merchandising and environmental design. The store is completely powered by wind.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 14, 2012

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Mar 14, 14:28 MT—With Southern California drivers once again hemorrhaging money at the gas pump, Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery is rolling out a promotion whereby customers can trade in their cars for credit toward a new bicycle purchase.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 14, 2012

The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

BPSA reports $50 million sales gain for 29ers in 2011

By Matt Wiebe

Posted in Studies/Reports Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 14, 2012

The following story appeared in the March 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News

With stiff duties lifted, builders revisit Vietnam, but road blocks remain

By Marc Sani

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted March 13, 2012

Women's Prestige Series gets going at Redlands • SRAM Gold Rusch Tour back with more dates • Headsweats partners with NBC Sports for Epic Cycle Series • Jetboil stoves now available through QBP

Posted in North America
Posted March 13, 2012

SUN VALLEY, ID (BRAIN) Mar 13, 15:34 MT—Scott Montgomery is entering the third phase in his bike industry career, and he feels he has once again entered the sport's main current.

Posted in Product/Tech

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