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Posted April 11, 2017

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro has introduced its first-ever trade-up program, offering U.S. consumers as much as $100 off a new HERO5 camera.

Posted in North America
Posted April 11, 2017

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — Accell Group announced Tuesday that it had received a takeover offer from Pon Holdings for 845 million euros ($895 million).

Posted in International
Posted April 11, 2017

NAMPA, Idaho (BRAIN) — Deity has hired industry veteran Silas Hesterberg as its new global distribution and OE manager.

Posted in International
Posted April 10, 2017

HELENA, Mont. (BRAIN) — A Montana House committee has removed an amendment that would have charged out-of-state bicycle riders a $25 fee — a proposal that might have been an April Fools joke.

Posted in North America
Posted April 10, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Dero has moved to a new larger facilty with improved staff amenities.

Posted in North America
Posted April 10, 2017

GIRONA, Spain (BRAIN) — Ghost-Bikes, a German brand owned by Accell Group, is sponsoring three races in different disciplines at this year's Sea Otter Europe. The company is title sponsor of the event's MTB Marathon, International Cycling Tour and Enduro race in Riudarenes.

Posted in North America Tagged Sea Otter Classic
Posted April 7, 2017
Factor Bikes is sponsoring the Ag2R La Mondiale team.

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Factor Bikes has hired industry veterans Richard Wittenberg, Jon Kameen and Antoine Berte as the company prepares for global sales expansion. Wittenberg and his business development firm Lucidity will serve as managing director and provide U.S. logistics support.

Posted in North America
Posted April 7, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — Giant Little Rock recently celebrated its grand opening, and the Giant and Liv dealer has designs on becoming a hub for Central Arkansas' booming cycling community and network of renowned trails.

Posted in Retail News
Posted April 7, 2017
New route will include a 24 percent grade hill and a gravel speed trap.
Bosch’s Brian Sarmiento competes in the 2016 Industry Challenge.

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the second annual e-MTB race at the Sea Otter Classic have created a course designed to challenge the electric bikes and their riders.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike / Racing & Sponsorship / Sea Otter Classic
Posted April 6, 2017

DENVER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed HB 17-1151 this week, a bill defining a three-class system for electric-assist bikes depending on their top speed and whether the electric motor assists while pedaling.

Posted in North America Tagged Electric bike
Posted April 6, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — President Donald Trump honored a group of wounded veterans at a White House ceremony Thursday. The veterans were taking part in the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride, a multi-day bike ride in the D.C. area. The Soldier Ride is a tradition that began in 2008.

Posted in North America
Posted April 6, 2017

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Nuun is launching a new drink powder for extended activity, developed with exercise physiologist Stacy T. Sims, Ph.D. The new Performance mix will be sold through speciality retailers exclusively. 

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted April 6, 2017
2016 Pine Mountain

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes is recalling about 470 bikes, in the U.S. and Canada, because the rigid forks can bend or break during use. The company has received four reports of forks bending, with no injuries reported.

Posted in Recalls
Posted April 6, 2017
Owner of Interbike and Outdoor Retailer wants to go public.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions Events Inc. has filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Posted in North America
Posted April 6, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pearl Izumi is now the exclusive cycling apparel, training apparel and cycling shoe sponsor of USA Triathlon, including the USA Triathlon National Team, USA Paratriathlon National Team and Team USA.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 5, 2017

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (BRAIN) — Allied Cycle Works, which produces carbon road frames at its factory here, began delivering bikes to its U.S. dealers in the last week, said Tony Karklins, the founder and managing director of HIA Velo, Allied's parent company.

Posted in North America
Posted April 5, 2017

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Trips for Kids has formed a new nonprofit organization that will focus on supporting national growth and supporting its regional chapters. Previously, those duties were handled by the flagship TFK Marin office.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted April 5, 2017

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Midwest distributor Olympic Supply Company has completed the move to a new facility nearly double the size of its old space. The new building has LED lights throughout, skylights, energy efficiencies and an extra four feet of ceiling height.

Posted in North America
Posted April 5, 2017

SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — Elliptigo Inc. has added to its sales and marketing staff, bringing aboard Kate Cornelius and Djohara VandeCasteele.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Sales Reps
Posted April 5, 2017
Tilford in 2015. Imagesmith Photo

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — According to web postings by a friend, veteran pro road, mountain bike and cyclocross racer Steve Tilford died early Wednesday following a vehicle crash on I-70 near the Colorado/Utah border. Tilford was about 57.

Posted in North America

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