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Posted June 16, 2016

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun & Ccompany will provide hydration education and product support at the REI Outessa Summits, three-day women's events to be held in Lake Tahoe in August and near Salt Lake City in September.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2016

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (BRAIN) — Ibex Outdoor Clothing has hired Scott Parr to lead its sales team as vice president effective immediately.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 16, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Settlement talks have apparently stalled between the Moab retailer Poison Spider Bicycles and the California-based offroad vehicle supplier Poison Spyder Customs.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 16, 2016
Company is surveying retailers about their needs and wants.
Chris Chance with a new Yo Eddy.

ASHLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Fat Chance Bicycles, which returned from a long dormancy at the 2014 Interbike show, is now looking to build a small IBD dealer base alongside its consumer direct sales program.

Posted in North America
Posted June 16, 2016

MANCHESTER, N.H. (BRAIN) — Parts and accessories brand Serfas is the latest to join The Bike Cooperative's growing network of supplier partners. Effective immediately, members of the retail co-op will earn rebates on their purchases of all Serfas-branded products.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2016

LONG BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pioneer Electronics USA’s Cycle Sports Division has unveiled Training Assist, a new feature on its SGX-CA500 GPS Cycle Computer to support athletes training with Pioneer’s line of Single Leg and Dual Leg Power Meters. 

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 15, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — John Burke, president of Trek Bicycles, has authored a new book, “12 Simple Solutions to Save America,” which becomes available this week on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It’s the second book by Burke, who released his first book on his father’s life in 2012.

Posted in North America
Posted June 15, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN)  — Interbike has signed up the Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue band to headline the Fall CycloFest festival at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Posted in North America Tagged Events / Interbike
Posted June 15, 2016
New issue also examines Canyon's impending arrival in the U.S., and Shimano's pricing changes.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The June 15 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News, landing in mailboxes and email inboxes this week, features our annual e-bike report, a 12-page package devoted to the fast growing market for electric bikes.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted June 15, 2016

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN) — During National Bike Month in May, Performance Bicycle and its customers raised $17,522 for the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy via a combination of customer donations and matching funds from the retailer.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 14, 2016

DENVER — The Electric Bike Expo heads to Denver on Friday, giving consumers an opportunity to test ride more than 100 electric bikes from several exhibiting brands.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike
Posted June 14, 2016

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — The Mann Group, a retail sales and management training firm, is repackaging its GEAR sales training for the bike industry.

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Posted June 14, 2016

SANDY, Utah (BRAIN) — Reynolds Cycling has promoted Travis Erwin, its current European general manager, to director of global sales. Erwin, who has been based in the Netherlands, will relocate to Reynolds headquarters near Salt Lake City for the role.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted June 14, 2016

ARTIMINO, Italy (BRAIN) — The historic Italian component brand 3T — which was bought last year by its president and CEO, René Wiertz, and Cervélo co-founder Gerard Vroomen — is introducing its first bike, which may be the industry's first aero gravel road bikes, called the Exploro.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted June 14, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix says it has passed the 50-franchise benchmark for its mobile repair business. With the recent sale of multiple franchises in Southern Florida, the company has now sold 55 locations and said it is on track to hit 100 by year's end.

Posted in Retail News
Posted June 13, 2016

MADONE, Italy (BRAIN) — Vittoria Industries has invested in Zehus, a Milan, Italy-based start up that makes the BIKE+, a rear hub that contains a motor and all associated electronics and battery to power a bike. The product creates a hybrid-type vehicle as it regenerates energy from riding to charge the battery.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted June 13, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Cyclone Bicycle Supply is now distributing the Maxima Racing Oils BIKE line of chain lubricants, cleaning products, brake fluid, suspension oils and detailer.

Posted in North America
Posted June 13, 2016

OLNEY, Ill. (BRAIN) — Magura USA has hired Aaron Bilsing for Magura and Bosch sales and technical support for the East Coast.

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Posted June 13, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (BRAIN) — Park Tool has added Mathew Wiest and Riley Thiesfeld to its engineering team.

The company said the new hires will contribute to designing the 20-30 new products Park Tool launches each year.

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Posted June 13, 2016
Osborn (left) and Jasch.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Gates Corporation has added two new positions on its engineering team.

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