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Posted March 13, 2015

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Swiftwick, a U.S. producer of athletic compression socks, is now having its products distributed by Quality Bike Products.

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Posted March 13, 2015

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BTI is now distributing Doc's Skincare for Athletes products.

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Posted March 13, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. (BRAIN) — Terry Bicycles has added two new independent representatives to its sales team.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted March 12, 2015

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Media and cycling industry veteran Jasen Thorpe, has joined the board of directors of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / People / Competition
Posted March 12, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Rumbleship has added parts and distribution company BikeSmart to its growing list of suppliers. 

BikeSmart is a distributor of BikeSmart-branded parts & accessories, Creme Cycles and Pure green bicycle lubricants and solvents.

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Posted March 12, 2015

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Guru Cycles has appointed Lorenzo Salvaggio to serve as the bike brand's CEO.

Salvaggio has more than 35 years of experience in developing and executing organizational strategic directions in the private sectors.

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Posted March 12, 2015
23 titles confirmed, a few exhibitor spaces still available for June event.

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of the PressCamp Summer event on Thursday released a list of the confirmed media titles that will attend the June event.

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Posted March 12, 2015

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — The first Spring Outerbike consumer expo event opens here Friday, with about 500 participants and 32 exhibitors expected for the three-day event.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted March 12, 2015

BOSTON (BRAIN) —Vittoria Industries North America, the U.S. affiliate of the Italian tire and wheel manufacturer, has appointed Ken Avery vice president of marketing and product.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted March 11, 2015
NBDA, National Retail Federation and the Outdoor Industry Association applaud the latest attempt.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has introduced a new version of the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would allow states to collect sales taxes from e-commerce dealers who sell into their state, even if the retailer did not have a physical presence in the state.

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Posted March 11, 2015

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Clothing brand Fox Head Inc. has named Paul Harrington as its CEO. Harrington is a former CEO of Easton-Bell Sports.

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Posted March 10, 2015

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (BRAIN) — Kent International has signed an agreement to become a licensee of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company for bicycle tires and tubes. The products will be available for purchase at Walmart and Dunham's this spring.

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Posted March 10, 2015
The federal Highway Trust Fund is a major focus.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — Hundreds of bicycling leaders from around the country are gathering in the nation's capital this week for the 15th annual National Bike Summit, produced by the League of American Bicyclists.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 10, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Component brand Deity will be distributed in Canada by Vancouver-based Trident Sports, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Posted March 10, 2015
September event will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first UCI MTB World Championships.
Wells and Overend are Specialized teammates.

DURANGO, Colo. (BRAIN) — Famed mountain bikers Ned Overend and Todd Wells are getting behind a "dirt fondo" in their home town of Durango, Colo., that will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, which were held in Durango in 1990 and won by Overend.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted March 9, 2015

SQUAMISH, British Columbia (BRAIN) — The first Whistler Bike conference, planned for May 31-June 2 this year, is an event being planned for bike industry marketing and PR professionals interested in sharpening their digital media skills.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted March 9, 2015
Heyyyy Bata Bata Bata.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BRAIN) — The foot of snow that fell in Louisville last week may have complicated exhibitor setup for the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, but it had little impact on show-goers, with many exhibitors saying Saturday's attendance was the busiest they've ever seen.

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Posted March 9, 2015

2015 NAHBS AWARDS GROUPS AND CATEGORIES

RIDING DISCIPLINE DIVISION

Fully complete bikes, paint and component choices factor into the judging (aesthetic impact and correctness of the discipline)

Posted in North America Tagged North American Handmade Bicycle Show
Posted March 9, 2015

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association is running a video contest for teams in its Spring League:  NorCal, SoCal, Texas, New York and Alabama.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted March 9, 2015

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (BRAIN) — The owner of BikeHubStore.com is now selling wheel building tools and supplies through a wholesale channel, BWP Distribution. 

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