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Posted April 9, 2012

Iowa students wins Saris' poster contest • VCU joins Fuji University Bike program • Voting open for Foundry Tradesman and Tradeswomen finalists • Bicyclinghub.com marks ten-year anniversary, welcomes Marc Kipp

Posted in North America
Posted April 9, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Monday April 9 2012 6:14 AM MT—It’s been a whirlwind three months for Sky Boyer.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 6, 2012

DAVIS, CA (BRAIN) Friday April 6 2012 9:36 AM MT— Members of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame voters registry have until April 15 to submit their ballots for 2012 inductees.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 5, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 2:48 PM MT— Public Bikes is recalling some bike models because of a faulty pedal.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 5, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 11:29 AM MT— Todson Inc. is working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall about 40,000 Topeak Babyseat II Bicycle Carrier Seats.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 5, 2012

Hincapie Sportswear adds to sales team • ENVE Composites increases warranty to five years • Fred Perry adds cycling-inspired fashions

Posted in North America
Posted April 5, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 9:45 AM MT—The research company Leisure Trends is reporting that bike shop sales in February were up 12 percent over the same month in 2011, likely due to warmer weather nationwide this year.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted April 5, 2012

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 8:07 AM MT—Munich’s bike show is apparently benefitting from the decision to take on the well-known ISPO name.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 5, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Thursday April 5 2012 9:00 AM MT—Bikes Belong has selected six cities for its Green Lane Project, which works with city officials to develop green lanes, which are protected bike lanes.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 4, 2012

Felt adds to marketing and creative staff • Exergy Tour offers $100,000 prize list

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday April 4 2012 11:26 AM MT—Felt Bicycles has added two new staff members to its marketing and creative departments.

Posted in North America
Posted April 4, 2012

NUNSPEET, Netherlands (BRAIN) Wednesday April 4 2012 9:16 AM MT—Shimano Europe Holding has bought Bike Fitting BV, a 25-year-old Dutch company that develops bike fit measuring instruments.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 4, 2012

Cannondale launches luxury cycling tour business • Cyclone offers paperless dealer account application • B-cycle launches inter-city bike sharing system

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 4, 2012

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday April 4 2012 6:56 AM MT—The National Bicycle Dealers Association is hosting a free webinar Thursday, "Master the Art of the Up-Sell."

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet
Posted April 3, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 4:39 PM MT—The sun never sets on Raleigh, a 125-year-old company with operations across the British Commonwealth and beyond.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 3, 2012

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 7:27 AM MT—Accell Group is in talks to buy Raleigh Cycle Limited, the owner of the Raleigh, Avenir and Diamondback brands.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted April 2, 2012

POTTSVILLE, PA (BRAIN) Tuesday April 3 2012 7:00 AM MT—John Brock is a long way from the Hollywood film and TV sets he used to work on as a set designer and technical adviser, not to mention the crowded Southern California lifestyle.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 2, 2012

BC Bike Race sold out • Ibex hires Nancy Andrews • Bell introduces new helmet at Flanders

Posted in North America

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