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Posted November 21, 2012

KESWICK, Ontario (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Trade Association of Canada announced that its annual trade show will be held Sept. 8-10, 2013, in Montréal. After a year in Toronto, the show returns to Montréal for the next two years, and will fill the halls of the Palais des Congres de Montréal convention center.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted November 21, 2012

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Campagnolo North America is planning a holiday toy drive and bike ride for Saturday, December 8, leaving from the company's offices here.

Posted in North America
Posted November 20, 2012

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BRAIN) — A bike is a bike is a bike, and a motorbike is something else. But where to draw the line between an electric bike and a motorbike is a thornier question.

Posted in International Tagged Electric bike
Posted November 20, 2012

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (BRAIN) — “Custom” and “local” are the guiding forces at One of a Kind Cycle, a new boutique shop opening this week in Traverse City.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 20, 2012
Cantelearist heads sales for BMC in California; FSA bulks up European office; Still promoted at SmartEtailing

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — A few personnel changes in the bike industry this week.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted November 20, 2012

BOSTON, MA (BRAIN) — The Community Spoke, a bicycle co-op that provides free access to tools, parts and maintenance assistance, has closed indefinitely following a burglary in which thousands of dollars in bikes, tools and other shop supplies were lost. 

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 20, 2012

LOUISVILLE, CO (BRAIN) — Juergen Eckmann is stepping down as president of Pearl Izumi, the company announced Tuesday, after 11 years with the company. Eckmann will be replaced by Mike O'Connor, who is being promoted from vice president of consumer service, retail & distribution.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted November 20, 2012

LA FUYE, France (BRAIN) — No need to wait for Black Friday. Holiday shoppers with a cycling fan on their list can get started today thanks to The Robb Report's "21 Ultimate Gifts" issue.

Posted in International
Posted November 20, 2012

WALNUT, CA (BRAIN) — Cycling website BikeRoar is offering U.S. dealers free listings to market their businesses, with an eye toward rolling out premium services that would display retailers’ in-stock inventory and pricing as well as detailed shop information such as videos and store tours.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet
Posted November 19, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA (BRAIN) — Fueled by strong online sales, third-quarter net income at Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. rose 21 percent, to $50.1 million from $41.5 million a year earlier.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted November 19, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Norco Bicycles has signed on a four-member enduro team that will compete in the burgeoning all-mountain race discipline aboard the Canadian brand’s new line of 650b, or 27.5-inch-wheeled, full-suspension bikes.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted November 19, 2012
Free Wheeling by Lewis Tardy

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) — If you dream about how Lewis Tardy’s Free Wheeling or one of the other SRAM Part Sculptures you saw at Interbike would look in your home or shop, now is your chance to buy.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 19, 2012

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Industry veteran Douglas Ritter has joined Mavic, Inc., representing the brand as sales rep in Nevada and Arizon effective November 1.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted November 19, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN) — USA Cycling has released its calendar of 2013 national championships events for road, mountain bike, track and BMX.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted November 19, 2012
The Stages Power

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Stages Cycling, which is manufacturing a new crank-based power meter, has slightly changed its product name prior to its planned delivery in January.

The company has changed the product's name from StageONE to Stages Power. The company name remains Stages Cycling.

Posted in North America
Posted November 16, 2012

SPOKANE, WA (BRAIN) — Trek and Moots dealer Two Wheel Transit has completed its move from downtown Spokane to a new location in the Washington city’s South Perry Street District. The new shop opened Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Posted in Retail News
Posted November 16, 2012

NEW YORK, NY (BRAIN) — After a successful first year Bike Expo New York returns next May 2-4 at Basketball City, a new venue just north of the Manhattan Bridge. The three-day consumer show serves as the primary fundraiser for local nonprofit Bike New York.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides

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