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Posted May 11, 2012

ALCOBENDAS, Spain (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 1:53 AM MT—Spanish brand BH opened the doors to its first-ever concept store last week in the Rio Norte Business Park in Alcobendas just north of Madrid.

Posted in International
Posted May 11, 2012

Trek names new marketing personnel • Bianchi plans presence at Tour of California • Atlantic City trade shows join forces

Posted in North America
Posted May 11, 2012

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) Friday May 11 2012 10:16 AM MT—Dorel Industries’ bike division posted its best quarter ever in the first three months of 2012 as IBD sales increased in the U.S., Europe and Japan, the company said in an earnings press release issued Friday.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 11, 2012

FAIRFAX, CA (BRAIN) Friday May 11 2012 10:00 AM MT—Ben Capron, a former marketing director at Specialized Bicycle, is the new CEO of Osmo Nutrition, a sports nutrition company offering specific drink formulas for hydration, nutrition and recovery.

Posted in North America
Posted May 10, 2012

Bike festival to honor late retailer Hughes • People for Bikes hits milestone • 130 events planned for CycloFemme

Posted in North America
Posted May 10, 2012

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 11:57 AM MT—Bicycle Technologies International and SmartEtailing are launching BTI Sync, which combines BTI's catalog with SmartEtailing's product library, allowing subscribing dealers to display the results in their websites.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 10, 2012

What slump? Ski show sells out • Gates Carbon Drive sponsors mountain bike team • Tern sponsors London folding bike race • QBP's outdoor division offers Gibbon slackline product

Posted in North America
Posted May 10, 2012

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 10:23 AM MT—Shimano's 2013 Direct Mount rear derailleur option won't hit retail sales floors until early this fall, but the company already is responding to criticism from consumers who are concerned about a design offering an alternative to a

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 10, 2012

As middle-class incomes rise and consumerism abounds, Western brands feel out future opportunity in the fast-changing country.

By Nicole Formosa

Posted in North America Tagged From the Magazine
Posted May 10, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 10:00 AM MT—Quality Bicycle Products is recalling about 1,100 Salsa Minimalist racks because the mounting straps can break.

Posted in Recalls Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 10, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday May 10 2012 9:59 AM MT—Through March this year suppliers imported 312,306 more bikes compared with the same period last year, with kids' bikes categories making big gains, according to figures from the U.S. Commerce Department.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted May 9, 2012

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (BRAIN) Wednesday May 9 2012 5:59 PM MT—Serotta has entered into a partnership agreement with financial services firm Bradway Capital to accelerate the handcrafted bike manufacturer’s research, design and production.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted May 9, 2012

WATSONVILLE, CA (BRAIN)—Fox’s first-quarter sales totaled $45.7 million, up 6.5 percent from $42.9 million in the same quarter last year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 9, 2012

Scott Sports partners with Vendor-link • Public Bikes to open pop-up store • VeloPress offers NA edition of Slaying the Badger • Shimano T.E.C. offers employee purchase program • Brooks offers limited edition saddle

Posted in North America
Posted May 9, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Wednesday May 9 2012 10:47 AM MT—Americans want to maintain or increase funding for biking and working projects, according to a new study funded by the America Bikes advocacy group.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted May 8, 2012

Scott sponsors Windham World Cup • Alpine Bike Parks offers engineered bike park features • Primal Wear sponsors IMBA World Summit • Former world champ Fabien Barel joins E*Thirteen

Posted in North America
Posted May 8, 2012

Wednesday is the LAST DAY to submit photos for Bicycle Retailer & Industry News' special Memorial Day Issue!

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted May 8, 2012

Raleigh hires Landsaat as R&D manager • KB Sales to rep Louis Garneau in NorCal, Nevada • Citigroup sponsor NYC bike share program to tune of $41 million

Posted in North America
Posted May 8, 2012

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 8 2012 10:11 AM MT—Interbike is opening registration for its 2012 expo and has launched a new website that promises better navigation, and more industry information.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted May 8, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday May 8 2012 9:57 AM MT—Six female cyclists are deep in training mode this month in preparation for the grueling challenge of riding every stage of the Tour de France in July.

Posted in North America Tagged People

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