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Posted May 3, 2016
The new showroom.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — RockyMounts has relocated its offices, warehouse and retail store to a new location a mile away from its former headquarters in Boulder.

The new location has 65 percent more square footage than its previous home.

Posted in North America
Posted May 3, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Children's bike brand Islabikes has donated 14 bikes to the Community Cycling Center in Portland, Oregon.

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Posted May 3, 2016

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports has named Dean Stojanovic vice president of international sales operations, based at the division's headquarters in Wilton, Connecticut.

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Posted May 2, 2016

EUGENE, Ore. (BRAIN) — In honor of National Bike Month, Rolf Prima is offering bike shop workers an employee purchase program throughout the month of May.

The wheel maker's Built on Demand custom program is also discounted, and shop employees can get a free custom decal upgrade.

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Posted May 2, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic has expanded its relationship with Minneapolis-based Adventure Advertising. Adventure, which has served as Kinetic's marketing agency of record since early 2015, will now also lead the company's public relations efforts.

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Posted May 2, 2016

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has donated four mountain bikes to the San Rafael (California) Fire Department to use in a bicycle-mounted Fire Medic program.

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Posted April 29, 2016

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Felt Bicycles has made four new hires in sales, product management and marketing — including industry veteran Adam Micklin as director of sales, international.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted April 29, 2016

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Wide Angle Podium, launched in April, is a podcast network featuring several popular cycling podcasts, including Crosshairs Radio, The Slow Ride Podcast, and the newly launched Myerson Line podcast, featuring recently retired pro cyclist Adam Myerson.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Media/Publishing
Posted April 29, 2016

MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B Imports will now sell the Schwalbe Active Line products throughout the U.S. Schwalbe's Active Line tires are targeted at price-conscious consumer while still providing effective puncture protection and reliable durability.

The line includes road, mountain bike and trekking tires.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted April 29, 2016

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — CrossVegas has been named the Best Event of the  2015-2016 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup Season by the UCI. The event, held last September in Las Vegas, was the first UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup held outside Europe.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted April 28, 2016
Fifth annual event is sponsored by Cottonelle this year.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes's fifth annual National Bike Challenge starts Sunday, May 1. The promotion seeks to have more than 100,000 bike riders tally 75 million miles ridden between Sunday and Sept. 30 this year. This year's event is sponsored by Kimberly-Clark's Cottonelle Products Brand.

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Posted April 28, 2016

PLEASANT VALLEY, Mo. (BRAIN) — Chamois Butt'r has named Verde Brand Communications as its public relations and brand communications agency of record.

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Posted April 28, 2016

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has opened retailer registration for its Fall CycloFest, a trade and consumer festival to be held Oct. 20-23 near Charlotte, North Carolina. The first two days of the event are trade-only.

Posted in North America Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 28, 2016

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Raleigh Bicycles has hired Curt Davis as its director of product management, effective May 2. The company is also bolstering its sales team with the promotion of Rob Kaplan to vice president of sales and Tyler Stetson to director of inside sales and customer service, effective immediately.

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Posted April 27, 2016

WATERTOWN, Mass. (BRAIN) — Seven Cycles says its flexibility — including programs offering retailers co-branded and store-specific designs — has led to sales growth in early 2016.

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Posted April 27, 2016

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin reported Wednesday that its first-quarter revenue rose 7 percent and net profit surged 32 percent as the company saw strong double-digit growth in the outdoor and marine segments that helped offset continuing declines in its automotive business.

Posted in North America Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted April 27, 2016
Oliver will cover Metro New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

NOVATO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Marin Mountain Bikes Inc. has hired cycling industry veteran Larry Oliver as a factory sales representative, covering Marin's territory of metro New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania.

Posted in North America Tagged Sales Reps
Posted April 27, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) —  QBP has hired Nick Ludwig as its OEM sales manager. Ludwig comes to QBP from SRAM, where he was an OEM account manager for QBP's bike brands, as well as for Trek, Marin and a host of others.

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Posted April 26, 2016

FORT WORTH, Texas (BRAIN) — RPM2 is offering its footbed based power meter for $399, making it one of the lowest-priced power meters on the market. The price is available to the 500 customers to buy the meter from the brand's website using a discount code.

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Posted April 26, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (BRAIN) — G-Form is now working with mountain bike champion Brian Lopes.

Posted in North America Tagged Racing & Sponsorship

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