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Posted May 16, 2013
The AXT3 wheel

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Alex Rims — one of the most successful original equipment suppliers to come out of Taiwan in the last two decades — is now looking to expand sales in the aftermarket in North America and Europe.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 16, 2013

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Hawley, LLC is recalling about 600 EVO-branded handlebar-basket combinations sold exclusively at IBDs.

Posted in Recalls Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 16, 2013
Pedego's Dana Point location

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes continues to expand its reach by opening its seventh Pedego-branded store in less than three months in Southern California. Pedego Santa Monica opened its doors in early May, and will have a grand opening party this Sunday.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Electric bike
Posted May 16, 2013

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — Park Tool announced that it won’t be offering its Tech Summit training seminars for professional mechanics in 2014. The company plans to take a year to evaluate the program and return in 2015.

Posted in North America
Posted May 16, 2013

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — The Bike Cooperative is working with Channel IQ to offer its supplier partners discounts on MAP monitoring and enforcement, dealer verification, and detection of gray market and counterfeit goods and unauthorized dealers. 

Posted in North America Tagged MAP
Posted May 15, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Panache Cyclewear has hired three new independent sales reps who will represent the fast-growing brand in the Mid-Atlantic region, California and the Pacific Northwest.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 15, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Chrome Industries and public relations and marketing firm Echos Communications are partnering with members of the urban cycling community to launch the Urban Cycling Hall of Fame (UCHOF).

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Awards
Posted May 15, 2013

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (BRAIN) — Cosmic Cycles, a well-known retailer in Flagstaff, has recently reopened in a new location with a new owner.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 15, 2013

HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO (BRAIN) — Donnelly Sports, the licensee and manufacturer of Clement tires worldwide, has appointed ProNet Cycling to handle North American distribution and client service functions effective June 1

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 15, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Interbike will host the final race of the 2013 USA CRITS criterium series during the trade expo in Las Vegas this fall. The USA CRITS Finals will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 19.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Interbike
Posted May 14, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists has announced 17 new Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC), bringing the total to 259 in 47 states.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted May 14, 2013

HARTFORD, CT (BRAIN) — The state of Connecticut is considering a $3 million loan to help relocate Cannondale Sports Unlimited — the new name for what was formerly known as Dorel's Recreation/Leisure division.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 14, 2013

BROOKLYN, NY (BRAIN) — Champion System has hired Kelly Reed as its new public relations and social media director.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 14, 2013

MISSOULA, MT (BRAIN) — The Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has approved new sections of the U.S. Bicycle Route System in Minnesota, Missouri and Kentucky.

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

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Giant sent a note to its retailers last week saying they can continue selling Maestro-equipped mountain bikes without fear of an ongoin

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 13, 2013

MILL VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — WTB recently launched a new website that’s more user-friendly and works better on mobile devices.

Posted in North America
Posted May 13, 2013

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — QBP will begin stocking the full line of Subrosa BMX bikes and parts beginning next month, the company announced Monday.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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