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Posted June 1, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) Monday June 4 2012 2:35 AM MT—Visually oriented social media site Pinterest has surpassed Twitter and Facebook as the tool of choice for consumers to engage with retailers, a new survey finds.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet
Posted June 1, 2012

Wells Fargo sponsors free bike rentals in Colorado • Kinetic Koffee featured in entrepreneurship book • Ohio students bike 52,000 miles for Bike To School Challenge • Tim Jackson to 'enhance ride experience' at DealerCamp • Rolf Prima hires Thomas Kern

Posted in North America
Posted June 1, 2012

EVANSVILLE, IN (BRAIN) Friday June 1 2012 9:22 AM MT—Family-owned Gilles Cycling & Fitness will celebrate its 70th anniversary this month with a full month of sales promotions and events.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 1, 2012

Saris awards bike corrals to two communities • Online registration opens for Canadian expo • Hawley distributing NOW Energy Bars

Posted in North America
Posted May 31, 2012

TORONTO, CANADA (BRAIN) Thursday May 31 2012 5:16 PM MT—Cervélo has shifted nearly all its bike assembly for North America from its Toronto-area headquarters to third-party factories in Asia.

Posted in North America
Posted May 31, 2012

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN) — Cervélo and Focus Bicycles will combine sales teams and support functions as part of the integration under new owner Pon Holdings, the brands announced Thursday.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2012

MARINA, CA (BRAIN) Thursday May 31 2012 7:42 AM MT— Sidi Sport is restructuring its U.S. operations to create a "closer collaboration" between its Italian home base and the U.S. market, the company announced Wednesday.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2012

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday May 30 2012 11:48 AM MT—Gregg Frederick is assuming the role of director of retail services for Giant USA. Frederick, who has been with the company for 17 years, most recently was director of sales.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 30, 2012

NEWMARKET, Ontario (BRAIN) Wednesday May 30 2012 11:29 AM MT—Dartmoor Bikes Canada USA Inc. is suspending its importation and distribution of the Polish-made Dartmoor brand of bike products.

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2012

Club Ride staffs up, joins Bikes Belong • Keith Karlick joins Hammerquist Studios as director of interactive • Bikes for Kids Utah changes direction

Posted in North America
Posted May 30, 2012

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday May 30 2012 8:09 AM MT—Ridley Bikes will exhibit at PressCamp and DealerCamp this year, the shows' producer, Lifeboat Events, announced this week.

Posted in North America Tagged PressCamp
Posted May 29, 2012

ALMERE, Netherlands (BRAIN) Tuesday May 29 2012 12:26 PM MT—Derby Cycle could soon return to its private status after more than a year of trading on various European stock exchanges.

Posted in International
Posted May 29, 2012

Shimano giving away RD+ parts to T.E.C. users • VSI Products launching seven online stores with Shopatron • Health+Fitness Business Expo targets light commercial market

Posted in North America
Posted May 29, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Tuesday May 29 2012 8:56 AM MT—The Lumberyard, the first indoor mountain bike park west of the Mississippi, has opened for business. A launch party with pro riders and a vendor expo is planned for 3-9 p.m. June 9.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 25, 2012

Al Budris has been let go as president of Sidi America, he told friends in the industry this week.

"I was “restructured” out of Sidi America on Tuesday and the organization will be run from Italy," Budris said in an email.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted May 25, 2012

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN) Friday May 25 2012 12:28 PM MT—Derby Cycle gained 17.3 percent in revenue in the first half of its financial year, led by significant growth in e-bike sales, according to an earnings report issued Friday.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 24, 2012

Utah high school league off to record start • Saris to offer brats and bike parking at Brat Fest • Volkswagen sponsors KOM prize at professional championships

Posted in North America

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