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Posted February 1, 2012

NuVinci Harmony wins Dutch innovation award • BOX Components and DK Bicycles team up to sponsor Marc Willers • Saris organizes bicycle poster contest • Saris organizes bicycle poster contest • Tifosi Optics names new director of marketing • Cane Creek dealer program promotes advocacy • BH is the official bike at

Posted in North America
Posted February 1, 2012

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Feb

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted February 1, 2012

MARINA DEL REY, CA (BRAIN) Feb 1, 07:29 MT — A select group of Southern California retailers and medi

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted January 31, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Jan 31, 17:51 MT—Specialized is working with the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission on an expansion of a recall involving some carbon forks on cyclocross bikes.

Posted in Recalls
Posted January 31, 2012


Posted in North America
Posted January 31, 2012

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) Feb 1, 1:10 MT —Rolf Prima has bolstered its outside sales force, adding a half-dozen new independent reps.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 31, 2012

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) Jan 31, 14:32 MT— Mavic ended 2011 up 14 percent in sales, following fourth quarter growth of 17 percent, according to earnings released Tuesday by its parent company Amer Sports.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted January 31, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, CA (BRAIN) Jan 31, 14:06 MT—Devin Walton is joining ACT Lab as global logistics manager. Walton’s first assignment is to coordinate and optimize ACT's Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) between the U.S. and China test facilities.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 31, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) Jan 31, 12:25 MT—At age 81, Merida founder Ike Tseng passed away Monday. Tseng founded Merida Industry Co. Ltd. in September 1972 and became an icon of the international bicycle industry.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted January 31, 2012

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) Jan 31, 11:00 MT— Trek Bicycle said Tuesday that it will pull out of the Eurobike trade show this year in lieu of hosting its own retailer-focused Trek World Europe in mid-July in Frankfurt, Germany.

Posted in International
Posted January 30, 2012

DUARTE, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 17:17 MT—Dahon North America has released a revised pricing structure that lowers the dealer cost and suggested retail on seven models. The price reductions are by about 15 percent.

Posted in North America
Posted January 30, 2012

ETRA announces new staff for Danish, French members • Polar Bottle expands sales and production staff • Greenville to host Para-Cycling worlds • Lezyne sponsors Specialized-lululemon team • Litespeed-sponsored athlete to ride two continents for cause

Posted in North America
Posted January 30, 2012

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 17:01 MT— Cycling Sports Group, the Dorel Industries division that oversees Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Sugoi and Mongoose, has confirmed it will display at the 2012 PressCamp and DealerCamp.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted January 30, 2012

HUTTWIL, Switzerland (BRAIN) Jan 30, 12:32 MT—EGS Investment has acquired

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted January 30, 2012

Outdoor University retail webinars offered Tuesday and Thursday • Indian bike trade show planned for next month • Western Spirit adds two new employees • First Solar sponsors Chipotle development squad • GU releases Roctane energy drink

Posted in North America
Posted January 27, 2012

LOVELAND, OH (BRAIN) Jan 31, 04:39 MT —Husband-and-wife team Tom and Sarah Swallow met while working at Cycle Sport, an 8,000-square-foot bicycle retailer that occupied three storefronts in this Cincinnati suburb.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 27, 2012


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Posted January 27, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Jan 27, 14:18 MT — Slipstream Sports, the company behind the Garmin-Barracuda pro men's team, is partnering with another squad to present a women's pro team for 2012.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted January 27, 2012

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) Jan 30, 06:14 MT —Chris Brown, owner of Brown Cycles, now has a half-hour monthly radio show on KAFM in which he lists the local race and ride calendar and trail and path maintenance dates and conducts interviews with cyclists.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 27, 2012

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 04:13 MT Joselyns Bicycles, a presence in Monterey, California, since the 1940s, closed on Jan. 15.

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