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Posted August 24, 2010

HOUSTON, TX (BRAIN)—Trialtir USA will now distribute Italy's Enervit SpA in North America.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 24, 2010

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN)—Next year's DealerCamp will be held July 26-28 in Deer Valley, Utah.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 23, 2010

Danville, California police need your help in finding the thief who backed a stolen pickup truck into the plate glass window of Danville Bike, getting away with a Giant Trinity Advanced SL2 road bike priced at more than $5k. Click on link for full story and pictures.

Posted in North America
Posted August 23, 2010

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—One Industries will now be distributing SixSixOne, Tag and Sunline product lines.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 23, 2010

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike's third installment of its fashion show, newly named “Ready to Ride,” will showcase a broader spectrum of cycling fashion and have two presentations during Interbike 2010, held at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas, September 22 – 24, 2010.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 23, 2010

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Richard Fries has been named Bicycle Leadership Conference director for 2011. The conference will be held April 12-14, 2011.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 23, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—There is a retroactive feature of the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 bill, or MTB, that many might not be aware of.

Posted in North America
Posted August 22, 2010

SPRINGFIELD, MO (BRAIN)—Küat Racks has issued a voluntary recall on select Küat NV 2 Bike Carriers (N101, N102).

Posted in Recalls
Posted August 22, 2010

VISTA, CA (BRAIN)—Electra Bicycle Company has added Bridget Walsh as product manager for the Lifestyle division. In this new position, Walsh will expand the company’s product offerings, extending Electra’s reach beyond the physical bike and into the total bike riding experience.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 22, 2010

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—Interbike has extended its free attendee and buyer registration to September 3, to give busy retailers a couple more weeks to register for the show and avoid the registration fee of $35.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike
Posted August 22, 2010

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (BRAIN)—In order to accommodate all the fitness product manufacturers wanting to exhibit at the Health+Fitness Business Expo 2010 (HFB), show organizer Nielsen Expositions has expanded its sold out show hall adjacent to the Sands Expo Convention Center for the 2010 expo to be held September 2

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 22, 2010

"We are in the midst of planning our seventh annual Saris Gala for the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin (Bike Fed) on October 29.

Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2010

CORTEZ, CO (BRAIN)—Osprey Packs is reducing the impact of its greenhouse gas-intensive business activities such as flying and ground shipping by purchasing carbon offsets through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 19, 2010

WINDSOR, Ontario (BRAIN)—Creating Bicycle Friendly Communities just got easier thanks to a U.S.-based program that is now available for the first time in Canada.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 19, 2010

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame will be inducting into the “Hall” three praiseworthy individuals and one monumental group on Wednesday, September 22, 6 p.m., after the first day of the Interbike Show.

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted August 19, 2010

Former President George W. Bush (left) and Niner Bikes co-founders Steve Domahidy (center) and Chris Sugai (right) share a post-mountain bike ride conversation in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Posted in North America
Posted August 19, 2010

CHICAGO (BRAIN)—SRAM has taken its 2x10 mountain bike drivetrain on the road to show retailers firsthand the benefits of the 20-speed system.

The 2x10 Experience kicked off last month at DealerCamp in Park City, Utah, and will stop at regional demo events and local trailheads through the end of the year.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 18, 2010

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN)—Cantitoe Road, which distributes product lines such as Caffelatex and Wippermann to U.S. retailers as well as consumer-direct, held an open house yesterday that drew retailers from as far away as Nebraska.

Posted in North America Tagged Events
Posted August 18, 2010

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Revenue from Ideal Bike Corporation’s Taiwan operations rebounded in July after nearly a year on the decline, according to revenue figures released on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 18, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—Imports of kids’ bikes through June showed no signs of slowing, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Commerce. Sidewalk bikes, 20-inch and 24-inch categories were up 32, 23 and 51 percent, respectively, compared to the same month in 2009.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports

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