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Posted May 24, 2012

MONTREAL (BRAIN) Thursday May 24 2012 10:40 AM MT—Dorel Industries’ chief executive Martin Schwartz told company shareholders Thursday morning that he expect Dorel’s fast growing bike business to keep moving ahead at the same pace this year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 24, 2012

MILWAUKEE, WI (BRAIN) Thursday May 24 2012 8:54 AM MT—Armed with just $5,000 and a couple dozen donated bikes, Evan Pack launched his new downtown Milwaukee bicycle collective/shop, Vulture Space, in conjunction with Bike to Work Week this month.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 23, 2012

Micah Rice promoted at USAC • 4iiii shipping $150 heads-up device • Nuun introduces all-day hydration tabs • Profile wheels approved by UCI • Gran Fondo New York offers reimbursement insurance

Posted in North America
Posted May 23, 2012

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Wednesday May 23 2012 8:47 AM MT—Accell Group N.V. has completed the purchase of all issued shares in Raleigh Cycle Limited, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted May 23, 2012

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria (BRAIN) Wednesday May 23 2012 5:53 AM MT—Dahon has begun producing bikes for the European market in Bulgaria through a partnership with local manufacturer Maxcom.

Posted in International
Posted May 22, 2012

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) Tuesday May 22 2012 7:35 PM MT—Trek Bicycle informed dealers in a letter this month that it will discontinue its cruiser line for model year 2013 and reallocate resources into stronger performing segments.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 22, 2012

Washington leads bike-friendly states ranking • Shimano Europe donates €50k to Make-A-Wish • Minnesota high school leagues readies for debut

Posted in North America
Posted May 22, 2012

BATH, United Kingdom (BRAIN) Tuesday May 22 2012 1:15 PM MT—Future media group revenue fell 11 percent in the half-year ending March 31 although its digital business was a bright spot with iPad sales and digital advertising both on the rise, according to an earnings report released

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 22, 2012

DUBLIN, Ireland (BRAIN) Tuesday May 22 2012 12:20 PM MT—Ireland’s first cycling show will return for a second year after a successful showing last weekend in Dublin.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted May 22, 2012

JAKARTA, Indonesia (BRAIN) Tuesday May 22 2012 9:05 AM MT—Schwalbe has expanded its factory in Indonesia and is now producing its own tubulars at the 80,000-square-meter (861,000-square-foot) plant in Jakarta.

Posted in International
Posted May 22, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)-Ridley Bicycle is recalling about 105 carbon fiber threadless stems because they can crack or break. So far the company has received one report of a stem breaking in use, resulting in minor injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Posted in Recalls
Posted May 21, 2012

Trips for Kids gala raises $95,000 • Tifosi and Cébé introduce new eyewear models • Cat's Tongue maker sponsors J-Pow and Tommy D

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2012

NOTTINGHAM, England (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 3:06 PM MT—Alan Oakley, a long-time Raleigh Bicycles designer best known for the Chopper youth bikes, died Friday. He was 85 and died of cancer, according to a company release.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 21, 2012

REHOBOTH, MA (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 11:41 AM MT—A broken steerer tube most likely caused the crash that killed a Massachusetts man last month, but the fork model had not been recalled, police said.

Posted in Recalls
Posted May 21, 2012

Committee approves new U.S. Bicycle Routes • Quarq offers Specialized and Cannondale power meters • Darn Tough to work with StoneNsea Sales for Southeast • Specialized adds online ordering for custom water bottles • Third Philly Bike Expo set for Oct. 27-28

Posted in North America
Posted May 21, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (BRAIN) Monday May 21 2012 8:47 AM MT—Reser Bicycle Outfitters in Newport, Kentucky, is expanding in June to a second location across the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, that will focus on commuter cycling.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 18, 2012

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc.'s new general manager, Hugh Walton, is recovering from a stroke at a Massachusetts hospital.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 18, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Friday May 18 2012 4:29 PM MT—Scott Taylor might be one of the most peripatetic retailers out there. And he continues his wandering ways this July as he moves Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop to its fifth location in eight years of doing business.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 18, 2012

Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. Ah ... Are you telling me that you built a time machine ... out of a DeLorean?

Posted in North America
Posted May 18, 2012

League, other groups release new biking data • DeFeet recognized at White House ceremony • CrossBikeReview to bestow awards

Posted in North America

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