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Posted May 1, 2013
Delaware, Illinois, Arizona work their way into top 10.
2013 Bicycle Friendly State rankings

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) – The League of American Bicyclists released its 2013 ranking of Bicycle Friendly States on Wednesday, coinciding with the kickoff of National Bike Month.

Posted in North America
Posted May 1, 2013

OLATHE, KS (BRAIN) — Revenue for Garmin Ltd.'s fitness division increased 2 percent in the company's first quarter, which ended March 30, to $72 million. The company said sales of its new cycling models contributed to the segment's growth.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 1, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Kevin Burnette is joining wife Shanna Burnette as co-founder and partner in the public relations agency ModCraft.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted May 1, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike accessories brand Banjo Brothers is the latest to add SmartEtailing’s Buy Local Now technology to its website.

Consumers can now see which local retailers have the company's backpacks, panniers, bags and other products in stock. 

Posted in North America
Posted April 30, 2013

SANDY, UT (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling is launching a 30-day guarantee program on its AERO carbon clincher wheels, allowing customers to return wheels for full store credit if they are not satisfied with their performance.

Posted in North America
Posted April 30, 2013

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — Top 100 retailer Roll: has opened a fourth location, its first outside of Ohio.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 30, 2013

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Alpen will distribute Hayes Components products in Italy, the companies announced Tuesday.

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 30, 2013
The Lynskey Pro Series fork

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN) — Lynskey Performance Designs is now offering two new Lynskey-designed carbon fiber road forks to match its road bikes.  

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted April 30, 2013
The new Ultegra crank borrows features from Dura-Ace

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano on Tuesday gave the media the go-ahead to publish details of its updated Ultegra mechanical road group, which borrows features from its top-of-the-line Dura-Ace mechanical group.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted April 30, 2013
Vittoria's new space in Valencia

VALENCIA, CA (BRAIN) — Italian shoe maker Vittoria USA has relocated its warehouse from Ohio to California and hired Kim Maynard as general manager. Maynard will work out of its new 2,400-square-foot warehouse and offices in Valencia. 

Posted in North America
Posted April 29, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Bike Belong's Green Lane Project awarded $125,000 in grants on Monday to five cities working on green lane projects: Austin, Chicago, Portland, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 29, 2013

MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN) — Guru Cycles will soon be offering complete bikes for the first time. Guru sells framesets in either custom or stock geometry, and as of this week offers the option of purchasing a complete bike.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — The Alliance for Biking & Walking has hired Kristin Purdy as its new national campaigns manager. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 29, 2013
The new Pedro's homepage

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — Pedro's has rebuilt its website from the ground up and added a program with Shopatron, allowing consumers to order Pedro's products with the orders fulfilled by participating retailers.

Posted in North America
Posted April 29, 2013

FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN) — Downeast Bicycle has added Saris car racks to its lineup, the Maine distributor announced Monday. 

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 29, 2013

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — Hayes Components has hired Zach Hyland as sales coordinator for all Hayes Components brands.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 26, 2013
Specialized Turbo e-bike

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN) — With the U.S. launch of its Turbo electric bike this week, Specialized joins the small list of brands that are looking to carve out space at the upper end of the market.

Posted in North America

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