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Posted January 17, 2018

DENVER (BRAIN) — SloHi Bike has opened its second location in Denver, and it's in a space that has long been home to bicycle retail: the former Collins Bicycles building on Colfax Avenue, near Denver's City Park.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 16, 2018
Stalking horse bidder has stepped aside as Niner requests a delay to negotiate with new bidder

DENVER (BRAIN) — Niner has asked its stalking horse bidder — an investment group that had planned to purchase the company's assets on Wednesday — to step back as it negotiates with another potential buyer with a higher offer, company co-founder and president Chris Sugai told BRAIN Tuesday.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 16, 2018

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has moved its European office from the company's former location in Edewecht, Germany, to a new facility in Munich.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted January 16, 2018

SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — The cycling and active lifestyle eyewear brand 100% has chosen True Communications as its official press representative.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 16, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — The high-end wheel brand Irwin Cycling is looking to grow its IBD business in the U.S. and will display at this month's CABDA show, for the first time. The brand also has retained PowWord Communications to assist in multiple areas.

Posted in Industry News Tagged CABDA
Posted January 15, 2018

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Kenda Tire has promoted Roger Hernandez to the position of West Coast sales and marketing manager. Hernandez joined Kenda in 2013 as the mountain bike and BMX marketing manager, while having previously managed a Kenda-sponsored grass roots team.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted January 15, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems will be hosting Dealer Certification Clinics at the CABDA Expo on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15. Dealers can also use the clinics to renew their certification, which expires 15 months from the date of their last training.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Electric bike / CABDA
Posted January 15, 2018

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. is relocating its headquarters to a new location in Petaluma, a community that is also home to CamelBak, e-Thirteen, White Industries, Kitsbow and Soulcraft Bikes.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 15, 2018

EMPORIA, Kan. (BRAIN) — For riders who find the standard 200-mile Dirty Kanza gravel race too short, organizers are adding the Dirty Kanza Extra Large, an invitation-only event to be held the same weekend as the regular race, June 1-3.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship / Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted January 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case about whether states can require out-of-state online retailers to collect their sales taxes.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 12, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — After building frames independently for almost a decade, Portland-based framebuilders Tony Pereira and Ira Ryan came together to launch Breadwinner Cycles in 2013. The pair worked out of their garages until May of 2017 when they moved into a 3,000-square-foot building in North Portland.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 12, 2018

DENVER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Inc.'s creditors were notified Friday that the company had received no new qualified bids for its assets, clearing the way for a stalking horse bidder, Niner Acquisition LLC, to close on purchase of the company next Wednesday.

Posted in Industry News
Posted January 12, 2018

ASHLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The United Bicycle Institute has announced an updated curriculum and manual for its 80-hour Professional Mechanics and Shop Operation class.

Posted in Retail News
Posted January 12, 2018

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Liv Cycling has announced the schedule for its 2018 Liv Ladies AllRide: Powered by SRAM mountain bike skills camps. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted January 12, 2018

TORRANCE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pioneer Cycle Sports has lowered retail prices on its dual-leg power meters.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted January 12, 2018
TDWsport owner Tim de Waele joins Getty as staff photographer,

LONDON (BRAIN) —  Getty Images has acquired TDWsport, a cycling photography business and archive owned by Tim de Waele. De Waele has joined Getty Images as a staff photographer to lead the company's cycling coverage.

Posted in International
Posted January 11, 2018
The IMBP group has more than 70 members and may form a trade association or co-op.

PLAISTOW, N.H. (BRAIN) — It's been less than three years since David Ricker launched his mobile bike repair business in Southern New Hampshire, Pedalin' Fools. But in that time, Ricker has seen the bike industry become increasingly accepting of businesses like his.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service / Advocacy/Non-profits

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