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Posted March 21, 2018

CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN) — Calgary Cycle, which claims to be the oldest bike shop in the city, has opened a new, 12,000-square-foot store for the 2018 season.

Calgary Cycles has been in business 87 years and now has four locations. The newest will celebrate with grand opening events this weekend.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 21, 2018

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The redesigned Interbike Innovation Awards submission period is now open for exhibitors in the product categories.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Awards / Interbike / Interbike Awards
Posted March 21, 2018
Pentland owns brands including Speedo, Mitre, Canterbury and Berghaus.

LIVINGSTON, U.K. (BRAIN) — Endura has been acquired by Pentland Brands Limited, the British family-owned business behind global brand names such as Speedo, Mitre, Canterbury and Berghaus.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted March 20, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — VeloPress has named Renee Jardine as its new publisher. Jardine was previously the company's editor and associate publisher and has worked in a variety of roles over her 16-year tenure with the company.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted March 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The League of American Bicyclists, responding to the first U.S. pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous vehicle, is supporting changes to Senate legislation that would regulate the self-driving cars and trucks.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Autonomous vehicles
Posted March 20, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN ) — Companies looking to get exclusions from new steel and aluminum tariffs must apply according to rules set out by the Department of Commerce on Mond

Posted in Industry News
Posted March 20, 2018

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — CrankTank has announced two new brand sponsors for its June Impact Media Summit in Sun Valley. The event organizer also announced that Sun Valley-based endurance rider Rebecca Rusch and bike media veteran Zap Espinoza will participate in a PeopleForBikes Draft Meetup event planned for the closing evening of the Summit.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Impact Media Summit
Posted March 20, 2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Beeline Bikes has launched its newest mobile bike shop, in California's Capitol city. Beeline Bikes of Sacramento marks the second territory owned by Bzur Haun, who acquired Beeline Bikes NorCal in August 2017.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted March 20, 2018

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (BRAIN) — Hed Cycling Products has enacted a unilateral Minimum Advertised Price Policy, to be enforced across all channels of advertising.

Posted in Industry News Tagged MAP
Posted March 20, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts, Inc. is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall 565 of its auto bike racks because a weld can fail, causing the rack to separate from the vehicle. 

Posted in Recalls
Posted March 20, 2018

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cycling Sports Group has launched a video training series focused on "Selling Service" to its Cycling Prophet retail education program. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted March 19, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Rotor America has increased its IBD technical support with the hire of Joel Sehloff as West Coast tech rep.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted March 19, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association's Profitability Project, better known as its P2 Program, is moving its monthly reporting to a real-time, web-based system.

Posted in Retail News
Posted March 19, 2018

POOLE, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Muc-Off has announced Quality Bicycle Products as their latest U.S. distributor. QBP started carrying Muc-Off's complete line on March 1. Muc-Off will continue to be carried by BTI, Downeast, Hans Johnsen Company and Hawley-Lambert.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted March 19, 2018
UPDATED: San Francisco bike group calls death “entirely avoidable.”

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — A self-driving Uber car hit and killed a pedestrian Sunday night here, according to New York Times reporter Daisuke Wakabayashi's twitter feed.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Autonomous vehicles
Posted March 19, 2018

MANNING, S.C. (BRAIN) — The Trump Administration’s newly announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will — at least temporarily — put a jobs expansion proposal by Kent International on hold. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted March 19, 2018

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has hired Reese Ruland as the brand's new social media manager. Ruland comes to Niner with a diverse background in the outdoor and cycling industry, most recently working in social media for TrainingPeaks and Specialized Bicycle Components.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People

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