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Posted January 16, 2013
Photo courtesy BelgianWerkx

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — With a focus on bike fit and high-end road — and inspired by a legendary “Cannibal” of the pro peloton — retailer and bicycle studio BelgianWerkx opened for business Monday outside of Milwaukee.

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Posted January 9, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has officially handed off its long running Top 100 and Gold Star retailer recognition program to the National Bicycle Dealers Association. This year the NBDA will manage the annual list under the title, "America’s Best Bike Shops."

Posted in Retail News Tagged Awards / BRAIN News / BRAIN Top 100 / Interbike
Posted January 7, 2013

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Indoor bike park The Lumberyard MTB will host its inaugural Sugar Showdown Women’s Weekend, a riding instruction event and competition for female  riders of all skill levels, from Jan. 25-27.

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Posted December 27, 2012

PALOS VERDES, CA (BRAIN) — Steve Bowen, owner of Palos Verdes Bicycle Center, died Sunday of natural causes while riding in Malibu with a friend, according to the store.

Posted in Retail News Tagged People
Posted December 27, 2012

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (BRAIN) — A quickly growing startup retail chain in Florida is headed into 2013 with plans for rapid expansion outside its home state.

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Posted December 27, 2012
Handsome Cycles’ She Devil mixte

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (BRAIN)—In partnership with Minneapolis shop One on One Bicycle Studio, Handsome Cycles is opening its first branded retail location. The shop, set to open in March, will also serve as Handsome’s headquarters.

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Posted December 26, 2012

RIVERSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — After more than four decades in business, California Cyclery & Supply Riverside Schwinn in Southern California’s Inland Empire is closing as the shop’s rented building changes ownership to become a McDonald’s.

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Posted December 24, 2012
Happy kids with new bikes. Photo courtesy Jenson USA

RIVERSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — Retailer Jenson USA has teamed up with Diamondback to donate 20 BMX bicycles to school children this holiday season. The giveaway, coordinated by the East Hills Business Council of Riverside, marks the third straight year of participation for Jenson USA.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 21, 2012

CHEYENNE, WY (BRAIN) — Outdoor gear close-out retailer Sierra Trading Post has been sold to The TJX Companies Inc. for $200 million, the companies announced Friday.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet / Mergers/Acquisitions
Posted December 19, 2012

LANCASTER, NY (BRAIN) — Tom’s Pro Bike Shop recently reopened as a Specialized Elite Shop in an expanded space four times the size of its previous store. 

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Posted December 18, 2012

CHULA VISTA, CA — Bicycle Warehouse, a seven-store chain in San Diego County, is replacing one of its locations with a new one that was merchandised in cooperation with Giant USA.

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Posted December 17, 2012
Pacific Coast Cycles

OCEANSIDE, CA (BRAIN) — Southern California’s Pacific Coast Cycles has been awarded the 2012 Sam Braxton Bike Shop Award by Adventure Cycling Association.

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Posted December 17, 2012

FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Swobo has opened a seasonal store in Old Town Fort Collins located in the Opiate Gallery at 237 Linden Street. 

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Posted December 13, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Online bike retailer Universal Cycles has donated $15,000 to the Northwest Trail Alliance for trail building in the Portland area. 

Posted in Retail News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted December 12, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Trek Store of Boulder has been acquired by Elevation Cycles owner Nick Howe, former global road brand manager for Trek.

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Posted December 7, 2012

FORT MYERS, FL (BRAIN) — New Fort Myers retailer The Bike Bistro is just as much a social space as it is a bike shop.

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Posted December 6, 2012
Biker's Choice

MOUNT JULIET, TN (BRAIN) — The Biker’s Choice owner David Hardin saw the opening of his second store not only as a chance to enter a new community, but also as an opportunity to shake up his 23-year-old business a bit.

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Posted December 5, 2012
Bicycles Plus

FOLSOM, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycles Plus owner John Crews marked his shop’s silver anniversary in unusual fashion: He completely overhauled his already successful 25-year-old business.

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Posted December 4, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (BRAIN) — Consumer magazine Cycling Utah is promoting this Saturday, Dec. 8, as the inaugural Bike Shop Saturday, conceived as a bicycle retail alternative to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. 

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Posted December 4, 2012

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) – Santa Monica’s Cynergy Cycles, a flagship concept store for Specialized, appears to be in transition as its owner and general manager Eric Woods recently left. Longtime store manager Jim Whitsett was let go before Woods’ departure, according to sources close to the matter. 

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