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Posted August 10, 2012

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN)—Jim Keefe has joined the management team behind the Bicycle Leadership Conference.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / People
Posted August 10, 2012

DENVER, CO (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012 4:21 PM MT—As of Thursday, the National Bike Challenge, a nationwide initiative to inspire Americans to ride, has engaged nearly 30,000 bicyclists and has surpassed its goal of logging 10 million miles.

Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted August 10, 2012

NATICK, MA (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012 12:34 PM MT—Massachusetts retailers are gearing up for some of their biggest days of the year this weekend, when the state's Sales Tax Holiday gets the cash registers ringing.

Posted August 10, 2012

VAN NUYS, CA (BRAIN)Easton-Bell Sports' sales grew slightly to $214.1 million over the second quarter of 2012, an increase of 1 percent as compared to $211.9 million over the same period last year.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 9, 2012

Dorel Industries, the owner of Cannondale, Schwinn, GT and other bike brands, is reporting that unfavorable currency conditions reduced earnings in its bike division by about $2.5 million in its second quarter.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 9, 2012

ITHACA, NY (BRAIN)Owner Jeff Inman has doubled the retail space of his Ithaca shop, Cayuga Ski and Cyclery, with the addition of a second floor.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 9, 2012

EUGENE, OR (BRAIN) Friday August 10 2012—Rolf Prima has hired Cameron Langham as sales manager for the wheel maker’s domestic and international sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 9, 2012

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Lezyne has hired Terry Cooke for its USA R&D team in San Luis Obipso.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 9, 2012

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) Monday August 6 2012 10:13 AM MT—The Canadian distributor Lambert has added Catlike helmets to its product portfolio.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted August 9, 2012

PLEASANTON, CA (BRAIN) Thursday August 9 2012 11:14 AM MT—Mike’s Bikes recently opened the “jewel” of its now 11-store chain Aug. 3 with its newest shop in Pleasanton, California.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 9, 2012

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) Thursday August 9 2012 9:29 AM MT— Loeka Clothing is launching a line of fully recyclable women's cycling clothing.

Posted in Industry News
Posted August 9, 2012

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)The member-owned The Bike Cooperative continues to grow its dealer base, with a number of new members coming on board during the past season.

Posted in Retail News
Posted August 9, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)Brett Lindstrom, national and international sales manager for Speedplay, has left the company “to focus on new projects and spend some time with my family,” he told BRAIN this week.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted August 8, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday August 8 2012 4:14 PM MT—Sport Chalet on Wednesday reported its first profitable fiscal first quarter in five years as same-store and online sales showed improvement for the period ended July 1.

Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 8, 2012

KETCHUM, ID (BRAIN)The winner of an auction of the Specialized bike used by Rebecca Rusch to win the 2011 Leadville Trail 100 is not planning to ride the bike.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted August 8, 2012

NANJING, China (BRAIN)Asia Bike will move out on its own next year after coupling with the Asia Outdoor show for its first two years.

Posted in International Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 8, 2012

Swagman hires KB Sales for NorCal • Maxxis gives away Tuesday Tires • New York retailer hosts art show • Serfas signs international distributors

Posted in Industry News

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