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Published June 13, 2012

Teva introduces seven new bike shoes • Currie Technologies launches new website • NSGA's Kasen to retire

GOLETA, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday June 13 2012 6:01 AM MT—Teva has added seven new bike shoe models to its line for the fall. The line is aimed at gravity-oriented mountain bikers and casual riders.

For performance riders, Teva has added high-top versions of its Links model for additional ankle support and protection. The mid-top Crank Mid is aimed at dirt jumpers and for off-bike use.

Teva has added all-black versions of the Links after requests from mechanics and riders. The company has added a women's specific model, the Freewheel, and a wider range of sizes. The Links Mid and Links shoe sizes now extended from 3 to 14.

Currie Technologies launches new website

LOS ANGELES, CA (BRAIN) Wednesday June 13 2012 6:52 AM MT—Electric bike maker Currie Technologies has launched a new website with a rebranded name, Curie Tech. The company said the site is intended to drive consumer traffic into nearby dealers.

The new site features a dealer search tool, article and reviews and in-depth product specifications.

The new site also includes a password protected dealer portal that allows authorized Currie dealers access to all of the company’s dealer materials and other relevant information.

NSGA's Kasen to retire

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Wednesday June 13 2012 6:58 AM MT—National Sporting Goods Association's Dan Kasen is retiring after 31 years with the NSGA. Kasen is NSGA's director of research and information services. He will retire effective November 2.

"Dan's long career with the association has been filled with many outstanding moments and worthwhile contributions," said NSGA's president & CEO, Matt Carlson. "His dedication to providing our members with valuable business intelligence and knowledge is something that will not be easily replaced, but I am happy he is able to take advantage of a well-deserved retirement."

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