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Posted July 23, 2013
Mechanic and Park Tool employee Calvin Jones at the 2010 clinic.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has opened registration for this year's Bill Woodul Race Mechanics Clinic, which will be held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center here Nov. 13-17.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted July 23, 2013

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) — Peer-to-peer bike rental company Spinlister has launched a new mobile app, allowing bike owners and renters to connect worldwide.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 23, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Product Architects Inc., the maker of the Polar Bottle insulated sport bottles, has added several new full-time employees and promoted two of its veteran team members.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 23, 2013

DEER VALLEY, UT (BRAIN) — Some 42 dealers plus staff and family members arrive Tuesday to kick off Accell North America’s annual dealer event—the first time dealers will see all of Accell’s line of bikes in one place.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted July 23, 2013

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — When the tweets, follows and likes were all tallied, Chris Froome was the overall winner in this year's Tour de France social media race, as tracked by Bicycle Retailer.

Posted in International
Posted July 23, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN) — Several major brands are returning to the Interbike Expo this year after an absence of several years, show organizers said Tuesday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Interbike
Posted July 23, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — Less than one month after its flagship store opened in Detroit, bicycle and watch manufacturer Shinola unveiled a second store in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood on July 18. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted July 23, 2013

SNOW BASIN, UT (BRAIN) — QBP’s founder Steve Flagg occupies a unique position within the industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 22, 2013
Swarm works with desktop and mobile apps

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — POS providers including Ascend, CAM Commerce/Retail Star, CounterPoint, Edge Hosted/Local, Microsoft Dynamics and Quickbooks are now compatible with analytics provider Swarm to give shop owners a more detailed picture of what’s happening in their stores.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Web/Internet
Posted July 22, 2013

ROANOKE, VA (BRAIN) — QRide Inc, which produces QR code based emergency identification products, has hired Colorado-based SportDeb as an independent rep firm.  

Posted in North America
Posted July 22, 2013

PARIS, France (BRAIN) — Shimano is claiming victory in the 2013 Tour de France. 

Posted in International Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted July 22, 2013

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Richard Armaly of Rochester Hills, Mich., was the winner of Raleigh Bicycle's "Win a Trip to Bike DealerCamp" giveaway, the bike company announced Monday.

Armaly won an all-expense paid four-day trip to the event, which is being held July 25-27 in Deer Valley, Utah.

Posted in North America
Posted July 22, 2013
BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Hydration product brand Nuun is sponsoring a sweepstakes on Facebook to promote its sponsorship of Trek Travel.
 
Posted in North America
Posted July 22, 2013
Nicola Pettenò

TORINO, Italy (BRAIN) — 3T has made two key appointments within its senior management team.

Posted in International
Posted July 22, 2013

OLNEY, IL (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products will distribute Magura suspension, brakes and spare parts and the distributor will also repair forks and brakes for the German brand, Magura recently announced. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 22, 2013
Updated with MSRPs
The seatstay bridge on the Spot Wazee

GOLDEN, CO (BRAIN) — Spot Brand has launched a new line of what it calls "street bikes" — urban bikes that use the Gates CenterTrack belt-drive drivetrain. The bikes also feature internally geared hubs.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 22, 2013
Photo courtesy QBP

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — QBP’s Steve Flagg has lassoed some 200 dealers and their staff for the company’s annual Saddle Drive—a three-day event to show off its 2014 line of bikes and accessories.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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