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Posted April 25, 2011

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Cycling Sports Group announced on Monday that it would hold its annual sales meeting and 2012 dealer product launch in conjunction with Lifeboat Events’ DealerCamp this summer in Utah.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 25, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN)—The Los Angeles Police Department’s Bicycle Coordination Unit has said that initial testing and evaluation of IZIP Express Police bicycles have been completed with favorable results.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 25, 2011

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Bethel Cycle reopened its doors in a new location in the historic old Bethel Train Station. The new setting is just two blocks from its old location of 41 years.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 25, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Perhaps consumers have become desensitized in light of record prices at the pump only three years ago. Or perhaps the economy is doing better, giving people more confidence in their buying habits.

Posted in North America
Posted April 24, 2011

Check out a video of the BRAINy Awards on our front page shot by Jake Orness.

Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2011

BURLINGTON, Ontario (BRAIN)—German lock brand Trelock has entered the North American market with a subsidiary near Toronto.

Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2011

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN)—Bicycle imports for the month of February fell in Australia, according to statistics released by the nonprofit Bicycle Industries Australia group.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 22, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Timbuk2’s retail store in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco is making a small fleet of four Globe bikes available to shoppers for free as part of a new bike share program that launched today.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 22, 2011

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN)—Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has signed a contract with Alta Bicycle Share, which will install a bike share system in Boston that will launch by summer. Dubbed Hubway, it will comprise 61 stations with 600 bikes.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 22, 2011

When Jason Schiers started his high-end composite wheel and components company in 2005, he chose to become better at manufacturing in the U.S. rather than better at sourcing from Asia.

“There are not many people left manufacturing in the U.S. It’s kind of a challenge to overcome,” Schiers said.

Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2011

By Wendy Booher

Posted in International
Posted April 22, 2011

By Megan Tompkins

SAN DIEGO, CA—Peter Hurley gets a phone call once a week from someone looking to broker a merger or acquisition deal. It’s been a noticeable change in the past three months from the previous three years when investment activity came to a grinding halt.

Posted in North America
Posted April 22, 2011

Click on title and link to visit earthday.org to see how you can get involved or donate.

Posted in North America Tagged BRAIN News
Posted April 21, 2011

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—Oregon Manifest, the American design and build competition that brings together custom bike builders and design firms to redefine transportation for the everyday lifestyle cyclist, has announced the participants in the 2011 Constructor’s Design Challenge, which takes place in Portland on Septemb

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted April 21, 2011

LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—Oakley is moving forward with its digital magazine entitled One Icon: Oakley Magazine.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 21, 2011

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—DT Swiss has promoted Creig Hart to sales director for its North American operation.

Hart has more than 20 years in the industry and over five years with DT Swiss.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 21, 2011

WATERLOO, WI (BRAIN)—Trek Bicycle has instituted a full-scale carbon recycling program at its Waterloo, Wisconsin-based U.S. manufacturing facility and is now recycling all scrap carbon fiber; the material primarily used in its domestic production.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 20, 2011

Steve Ready's third blog post installment entitled "The Impulse Buyer Strikes Again" is live. Scroll up to check it out.

Posted in North America
Posted April 20, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—The outdoor product business outpaced the overall retail market by a wide margin, posting a 4.5 percent sales increase to $774.3 million for the five‐week fiscal month of March ending April 2.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted April 20, 2011

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne met up with Tom Ritchey at the Sea Otter Classic to make a donation of Lezyne cycling accessories to Project Rwanda.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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