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Posted February 21, 2013

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) — Tour de France hero Greg LeMond said he expects to begin selling bicycles again, possibly showing prototype models as early as this year's Interbike.

Posted in Industry News
Posted February 21, 2013

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — John Frothingham, chief operating officer of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, will talk about how bike companies can work together to clean up the sport at the upcoming Bicycle Leadership Conference, organizers announced this week.

Posted in North America
Posted February 21, 2013
DENVER, CO — Ethic Industries, the owner of the Alchemy Bicycle Company, is launching a bike painting service at its Denver headquarters. Chroma Fab will offer OEM painting for bike frame and fork manufacturers, as well as motorsports manufacturers.
 
Posted in North America Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show
Posted February 21, 2013
SRAM X5 fat bike crank

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — SRAM is recognizing the growth in sales of fat bikes, offering new fat bike versions of its X9 and X5 cranks.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted February 21, 2013

WEST JORDAN, UT (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling is relocating from West Jordan to larger headquarters in Sandy, Utah, that will allow the company to expand its R&D and production facilities.

Posted in North America
Posted February 21, 2013
The Campagnolo 80th anniversary group

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN) — Tullio Campagnolo founded his company here 80 years ago this year, and the company that bears his name is preparing an 80th anniversary parts group and wheelsets to be released to the public next month.

Posted in International
Posted February 21, 2013
ENVE Classic 45 clincher wheelset

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN) — Enve is offering a new set of wheels that hit a price point about $600 per pair cheaper than its previous lowest-priced offerings.

Posted in North America
Posted February 21, 2013

BELMAR, NJ (BRAIN) — A longtime Jersey Shore shop is getting a fresh scrubbing as well as a new owner and name as DJ’s Cycles becomes Belmar Bike Shop.

Posted in Retail News
Posted February 21, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) – Race Across America organizers are planning a series of recreational rides across the country this year that will include gran fondo events, RAAM qualifiers and recreational rides as short as 30 miles.

The 2013 RAAM Challenge Series kicks off March 9 in Austin, Texas.

Posted in North America
Posted February 20, 2013

SIMI VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Currie Technologies has hired Daniel Shiau vice president of R&D and product engineering.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / People
Posted February 19, 2013

KENT, WA (BRAIN)—Diamondback has expanded its retailer outreach and demo bike program for 2013 to cover a greater portion of the U.S. 

Posted in North America
Posted February 19, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, MN (BRAIN) — QBP will soon begin distributing a selection of products from Canadian brand Louis Garneau, which also will continue dealer direct sales of its complete product line.
 
QBP will carry Garneau products including socks, warmers, baselayers, bags and nutrition.
Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted February 19, 2013

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Are cyclists interested in sustainability? An industry group is looking to measure consumers' attitudes and behaviors before the Bicycle Leadership Conference holds a session on sustainability in April in Monterey, California.

Posted in Industry News
Posted February 18, 2013

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano sales gained 11 percent last year as bicycle product sales grew 12 percent and fishing sales grew 8 percent.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted February 18, 2013

LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN) — Italian fork brand Marzocchi has moved its U.S. operations from Valencia to Long Beach, California, and following a difficult year in 2012, says it is ready to return strongly to the OE market for the 2014 model year. The company plans to introduce new models to the industry at the Taipei Cycle Show in March and other models to the public at the Sea Otter Classic in California in April.

Posted in International
Posted February 18, 2013

TORONTO, Canada (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada is calling for nominations for its inaugural BTAC Awards. The awards will be presented at the annual ExpoCycle Bike Show in Montréal in September.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted February 18, 2013

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN) — Scott Sports will be providing luxury bike tour operator Velissimo Tours with Scott Foil road bikes for Velissimo's 2013 Tour of California tours.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

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