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Posted March 6, 2013

MARTINSBURG, WV — Eastern Panhandle Bicycle Company has moved its flagship store to a new location with triple the floor space.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 6, 2013
The Cushe Evo Slide Canvas sandal

DAHLONEGA, GA (BRAIN) — The U.S. road racing team 5-hour ENERGY/Kenda has a new sponsor for off-the-bike footwear this season: Cushe Footwear.

The agreement is the first pro team sponsorship for the casual shoe brand, whose name is pronounced "cushy."

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted March 6, 2013
The OHM Urban XU450

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada (BRAIN) — Canadian electric bike manufacturer OHM Cycles is developing a new model aimed at the developing North American market for electric bikes.

Posted in North America
Posted March 6, 2013

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is looking for new product information and news to include in its annual Sea Otter Festival & Gear Guide that will be handed out at the four-day festival in April and distributed at Northern California retailers before the event. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged BRAIN News / Sea Otter Classic
Posted March 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — More news from the National Bike Summit

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 5, 2013
The EuroVelo network

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — The European Cyclists' Federation has launched a new website, www.eurovelo.com, that provides information to those wishing to cycle the EuroVelo routes.

Posted in International
Posted March 5, 2013
Twenty riders toured DC's lanes on Monday. Photos: Bikes Belong

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — A group of 20 leaders from the bike industry toured the nation's capital's new protected bike lanes on a trip hosted by Bikes Belong Foundation’s Green Lane Project on Monday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Events
Posted March 5, 2013
An Easton M1 hub

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton is making a running change to its M1 rear hubs and is making available an upgrade kit for existing hubs to eliminate side-to-side play and improve bearing durability. 

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted March 5, 2013

CAMPAGNOLO CREMASCA, Italy (BRAIN) — Deda Elementi is urging its European dealers to watch out for wheels and components stolen from its warehouse here last month.

Posted in International
Posted March 5, 2013

KENT, WA (BRAIN) — Raleigh Bicycles, Diamondback, Currie Technologies and Seattle Bike Supply have signed up for Lifeboat Event’s fourth-annual DealerCamp in July, the companies announced. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 5, 2013
UPDATED: The League rebrands, LaHood speaks, Alliance issues awards and winning poster unveiled
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan presents outgoing U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood with an honorary NYC street sign.

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) — News from the National Bike Summit

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted March 5, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Skins Compression has appointed Johnny West as its new North American general manager. 

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 4, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Portland distributor Cyclone Bicycle Supply is mailing its 10th anniversary catalog to its dealers this week. 

The new catalog features more than 1,500 new items, the company said.

Posted in North America
Posted March 4, 2013

NASHVILLE, TN (BRAIN) — Tucker & Bloom, a Nashville-based commuter and travel baggage maker, has signed Groundswell PR to head up their public relations efforts. Groundswell PR will handle all media relations, brand communications and social media outreach.

Posted in North America
Posted March 4, 2013

The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry, which represents the bike industry to the UCI and the International Olympic Committee, will hold a public meeting at the Taipei Cycle Show this month.

Posted in International Tagged Taipei Cycle Show
Posted March 1, 2013

BURNABY, BC, Canada (BRAIN) — Sugoi has been named the "Official Performance Apparel" for the Ironman triathlons in North America and Europe.

The clothing brand, owned by Dorel Industries, has reached a three-year agreement with Ironman, said Sugoi president Kyle Weiner.

Posted in Industry News

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