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Posted April 26, 2018

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Arizona's governor has vetoed a state measure containing three-class e-bike legislation favored by the industry. In an unusual gubernatorial protest related to a proposed teacher pay raise that Gov.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike
Posted April 26, 2018

DENVER (BRAIN) — Colorado could become the third state with a law that allows bicyclists to treat some stop signs like yield signs and red lights like stop signs. Last Wednesday the state Senate passed SB 144, which is now waiting for Gov. John Hickenlooper's signature.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 26, 2018

MALLABIA, Spain (BRAIN) — Orbea, an employee-owned co-op organization, announced this week that its first quarter sales were up 26 percent, to 28 million euros ($34.1 million). 

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 26, 2018
Mavic introduced an expanded Allroad wheel and apparel line this spring.

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Sales in Amer Sports' cycling division, comprising the Mavic and Enve brands, were down 12 percent in local currencies in the first quarter, to 32.1 million euros ($38.9 million). The company said its cycling sales were "adversely impacted by lower OEM orders."

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 25, 2018

CORTEZ, Colo. (BRAIN) — Osprey Packs has hired industry veteran Jack Gresmer as bike sales manager.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted April 25, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Boogaloo eMTB Race Series presented by Troy Lee Designs and Bosch eBike Systems is expanded for 2018 with more race venues and race categories. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 25, 2018

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Hearst Magazines has taken a minority stake in Gear Patrol, a "men's enthusiast media company" that operates partly on an affiliate e-commerce model. Last year Hearst bought Rodale, including its Bicycling magazine title.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Media/Publishing
Posted April 25, 2018

OREFIELD, Pa. (BRAIN) — Olympic gold medalist and three-time world champion cyclist Marty Nothstein is seeking the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 24, 2018
Papa Wheelies Natick.

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Dan Houston, who owns three stores with three different names in the Boston area, is bringing them all under the Papa Wheelies brand, first used on his store in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 24, 2018

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike show director Pat Hus has left Emerald Expositions, the show's parent company; PR director Justin Gottlieb has been promoted to interim show director, the company announced Tuesday. Hus had been at the helm of Interbike since 2011.

Posted in Industry News
Posted April 24, 2018
Sea Otter rearranged spaces in Laguna Seca’s lake bed to make room for additional exhibitors this year.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Preliminary figures from organizers of the Sea Otter Classic show that the festival brought in a record 74,000 attendees, 8,500 campers and 9,800 athletes over four days of racing, a busy industry expo, bike demos, gran fondos, cycling tours and other associated events.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Sea Otter Classic

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