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Posted February 8, 2012

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) Feb 8, 18:09 MT — With sales flat in most world markets, Shimano cited sales of sports bikes into China as driving its bicycle component sales up 5 percent last year to $2.3 billion (177.3 billion Yen).

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 8, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) Feb 8, 16:09 MT—QBP is teaching some of its employees how to work on bikes, in hopes of expanding their career horizons and perhaps encouraging them to ride more.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Distributor news
Posted February 8, 2012

Crankbrothers dreambikes auction continues, $29,000 raised so far • Quebec fondo renamed with new sponsors • MJM Associates to manages western sales of Lake shoes; offers bike demo program • Endurance Films becomes USA Cycling Silver Level Sponsor • Pedego launches social media campaign

Posted in North America
Posted February 7, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Feb 7, 12:16 MT—SRAM made a big splash with the introduction of its new Red road group in Mallorca last week.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted February 7, 2012

Post-Interbike Fondo ride route announced • Four brands team up to promote Cutters Ball during Frostbike • Chris Carmichael is national spokesman for Tour de Cure series

Posted in North America
Posted February 7, 2012

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) Feb 7, 06:37 MT — Six key industry suppliers have stepped up their commitment to the Australian market through an investment in the Cycling Promotion Fund (CPF) advocacy group.

Posted in International
Posted February 7, 2012

NOVATO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 7, 11:58 MT—A new owner at Marin Bikes will allow the 26-year-old company to invest in "a little of everything," a company executive told BRAIN Tuesday morning.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted February 6, 2012

By Doug McClellan

Editor's note: BRAIN's complete package on nonprofits, including an executive salary breakdown, is in the February issue.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted February 6, 2012

By Nicole Formosa

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 6, 2012

The SixFifty656xc is one of five new 650b models from KHS for 2012.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted February 6, 2012

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Posted February 6, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) Feb 6, 12:55 MT—Nielsen Holdings, which runs the well-known television traffic survey as well as the bike trade show Interbike, is reporting a revenue increase of 8 percent for 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports / Interbike
Posted February 6, 2012

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (BRAIN) Feb 6, 12:28 MT—Sport's highest court on Monday announced that Alberto Contador has been found guilty of doping at the 2010 Tour de France.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted February 6, 2012

SRAM is title sponsor of Tim Johnson's Ride on Washington • Seattle Bike Supply holds 'Armchair Open House' • Stage Race Distribution is North American importer for Olympia bike line

Posted in North America
Posted February 6, 2012

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Feb 6, 09:26 MT—Accell Group N.V. is strengthening its operations in Asia with the appointment of a senior executive for its offices in Taiwan.

Posted in International
Posted February 3, 2012

AUSTIN, TX (BRAIN) Feb 3, 15:35 MT — A two-year investigation into alleged doping activity by Lance Armstrong has ended without charges, U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. announced Friday in a press release.

Posted in North America
Posted February 3, 2012

CARMEL, IN (BRAIN) Feb 3, 13:42 MT —The Bike Line, a second-generation family-run retailer, will move from its current Carmel, Indiana, location this spring into the Carmel City Center residential, retail and entertainment development.

Posted in Retail News
Posted February 3, 2012

Shift Active Media to represent Giro organizer • New Belgium Urban Assault Ride releases 2012 schedule • Angel Fire to host 2013-2014 gravity nats • Wade Simmons signs with Race Face

Posted in North America
Posted February 3, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Feb 3, 08:57 MT —The cyclocross product review site

Posted in Retail News Tagged Media/Publishing / Web/Internet
Posted February 2, 2012

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) Feb 3 — Lifeboat Events said Thursday that it will merge Urban PressCamp, originally scheduled for March 17-19 in Washington, D.C., with the broader media gathering it organizes in the summer called PressCamp.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp

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