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Posted October 27, 2010

"Bike sharing is an innovative way to improve our community's health and air quality by replacing car trips with zero-emission bikes."

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Posted October 27, 2010

BETHEL, CT (BRAIN)—Topolino Technology has been awarded a grant by the Connecticut Innovations’ SBIDP (Small Business Innovation and Diversification Program).

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Posted October 27, 2010

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BRAIN)—Bianchi held the press launch of its first Cafè&Cycles concept store in Stockholm earlier this week in its 125th anniversary year.

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Posted October 27, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Merchandise sales at cycling specialty retail totaled $243 million in September, up 5 percent from September 2009, according to the Leisure Trends Group.

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Posted October 27, 2010

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN)—Sales in Shimano’s bicycle segment soared almost 20 percent during the first three quarters of the year as the world economy showed signs of recovery, according to nine-month earnings figures released by the company on Wednesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted October 26, 2010

ANAHEIM, CA (BRAIN)—A new trade association has formed to represent the triathlon industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Triathlon Business Conference
Posted October 26, 2010

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—The Seattle Bicycle Expo, a two-day consumer bicycle expo produced by the Cascade Bicycle Club (www.cascade.org/expo), is scheduled for Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, 2011.

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Posted October 26, 2010

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Felt Bicycles has hired Bill Childers as its new communications manager.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted October 26, 2010

CHICOUTIMI, Quebec (BRAIN)—Cycles Devinci, the producer of Canadian hand crafted bicycles from Quebec, has hired Gabe Fox for international sales and marketing in the mountain bike sector.

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Posted October 26, 2010

Specialized will be donating one Hotrock bike to CYCLE Kids, a non-profit organization battling obesity and inactivity among youth, for every 1000 “Likes” that the company’s official Facebook page (click on link) receives before November 1.

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Posted October 25, 2010

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—Oakley saw double digit growth in the third quarter of the year, led by exceptional performance in Europe, according to a earnings report released Monday by Luxottica, parent company of the eyewear giant.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted October 25, 2010

“They last much longer than chains, and are quiet and clean. In a perfect world, everyone would probably use them because they require less maintenance.”

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Posted October 25, 2010

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—DealerCamp 2011 will feature all six Advanced Sports International (ASI) brands, and they are bringing a full complement of activities to next year’s “camp,” which is produced by Lifeboat Events.

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Posted October 25, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA (BRAIN)—Fuji Bicycles will now sponsor the new professional cycling team Geox-TMC in 2011 as part of a multi-year agreement between the team, supported by Italian shoe manufacturer Geox and TMC Transformers (a leading brand in electric cast resin transformers) and the U.S.-based bicycle manufacturer

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Posted October 25, 2010

CHATTANOOGA, TN (BRAIN)—After more than a decade of producing proprietary lugs, fork crowns, BB shells and drop-outs, Kirk Pacenti has decided to sell BikeLugs.com to pursue other opportunities in the bicycle industry.

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Posted October 22, 2010

LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—Revo Cycles opened its second Southern California location this weekend as an alternative to the single brand concept store model.

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Posted October 22, 2010

The Cycle Loft of Burlington, MA hosts the movie "Life Cycles" on November 4 at The Kendall Square Cinema at 7:30 p.m. to benefit NEMBA.

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Posted October 22, 2010

WOODINVILLE, WA (BRAIN)—LeMond Fitness has signed a partnership with Saddleback Ltd, to distribute the new range of LeMond Fitness products in the UK to the cycle sport industry.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 22, 2010

OGDEN, UT, (BRAIN)—Enve Composites is a new distribution partner in Canada with On The Edge based in Quebec City.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 22, 2010

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)—The Bike Cooperative continues to grow its dealer base, welcoming a number of new members to the co-op as part of its fall recruitment initiative.

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