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Posted July 8, 2013

DERBY, VT (BRAIN) — The U.S. division of Canadian brand Louis Garneau is relocating and expanding with the construction of a 60,000-square-foot facility in Derby, Vermont, that will house the company’s production, distribution and marketing.

Posted in North America
Posted July 8, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — After three consecutive months of decline, IBDs rebounded and posted the first month of positive sales this year, according to Leisure Trends Group.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted July 8, 2013

LEXINGTON, SC (BRAIN) — Distributors Lambert and Hawley have each added the Italian shoe brand Northwave to their offerings. Both companies will start distributing Northwave's 2014 model year line on Sept. 1.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 8, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — Strava has added a feature to its mobile apps to allow cyclists and runners to track their performance on specific sections of road or trail in real time.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Mobile bike apps
Posted July 8, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Start-up public relations agency Modcraft will represent Assos in North America effective immediately, the companies announced Monday.

Posted in North America
Posted July 5, 2013

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — USUL Corporation is opening a new office here to support SR Suntour. The office will produce SR Suntour marketing events in the East and Central regions and handle OEM sales for SR Suntour.

Posted in North America
Posted July 5, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has promoted three employees in its sales department, starting with Peter Jubell, who was promoted to the new position of director of new business development.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 5, 2013

FLETCHER, NC (BRAIN) —  Looking to take the guesswork out of stocking headsets, Cane Creek is offering free to retailers a market report on headset trends.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 5, 2013

LONGMONT, CO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Clif Bar CrossVegas cyclocrss race and some of the event's sponsors are running a contest over the next 10 weeks, with a grand prize that includes a VIP ticket to the race and a custom jersey autographed by the race winner. The event will be held in Las Vegas on Sept.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Interbike
Posted July 5, 2013
The Easton EC90 Aero55 clincher wheelset

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton on Friday announced a batch of new road wheels that feature tubeless tire compatibility, wider rim profiles and new hub designs.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 5, 2013

SANTA FE , NM (BRAIN) — Distributor BTI celebrated its 20th anniversary Wednesday with the grand opening of its new 47,500-square-foot Santa Fe facility. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 3, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Early July is the time for many new bike releases, especially for companies that supply Tour de France teams.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 3, 2013

SUWANEE, GA (BRAIN) — Former pro road racer Nathan O'Neill is joining the expanded inside sales team at Blue Competition Cycles, the company announced Wednesday. O'Neill will be based in Blue's Suwanee office and report to inside sales manager Daniel Stallings. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted July 2, 2013

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (BRAIN) — Downhill racing legend Leigh Donovan has stepped down from her sales position at Interbike to pursue her own business venture, the trade show presenter announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Interbike
Posted July 2, 2013

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle will match July donations to World Bicycle Relief dollar for dollar, the company announced Tuesday. The company hopes its donations this month will lead to the donation of 1,300 bikes to rural African communities.

Posted in International Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted July 2, 2013

BEVERLY, MA (BRAIN) — New Wave AB, the Sweden-based owner of the Craft clothing brand, has bought North American distribution rights to the brand from Karhu North America, which had been distrbuting Craft here since 1999.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Distributor news
Posted July 1, 2013

FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle Specialists is now distributing  Skratch Labs nutrition products.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news

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