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Posted October 2, 2012
Fresh Bikes' new location in Fairfax, Virginia. Courtesy photo.

FAIRFAX, VA (BRAIN)—D.C.-area retailer Freshbikes has opened a new store in Fairfax, Virginia, its first location outside the Washington Beltway.

Freshbikes operates two other stores, in Arlington, Virginia, and Bethesda, Maryland. The new Fairfax location gets the retailer into a more suburban market.

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Posted October 1, 2012

CLEARWATER, FL (BRAIN) — Gary Keener brings 30 years of industry experience to his new full-service store, The Path Bicycle & Ride Shop, set to open Monday in Clearwater, Florida.

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Posted September 28, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) — A year after overhauling its retail strategy, boutique road bike seller Glory Cycles of Greenville, South Carolina, is opening a second location across the country in Seattle, Washington.

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Posted September 27, 2012
The new Medina store.

MEDINA, OH (BRAIN)—Century Cycles marks its 20th anniversary Thursday with the opening of a new flagship store a few doors away from the retailer’s original location in Medina, Ohio.

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Posted September 27, 2012
Dan and Christine Thornton from Top 100 Dealer Free-Flite Bicycles at the Top 100 Awards in Las Vegas last week.

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News will include detailed profiles on its Top 100 and Gold Star retailers in a special section in its November edition.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Top 100
Posted September 26, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV (BRAIN)—Bicycle Sports Shop of Austin, Texas, was honored at Interbike last week with The North Face Never Stop Exploring Award, which recognizes specialty dealers for strengthening their communities by encouraging outdoor exploration.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Awards / Interbike
Posted September 18, 2012
Record-setting year likely, according to BPSA/Leisure Trends data.

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — August sales at independent bicycle dealers were up 6 percent over the same month last year, marking the biggest August in at least four years, according to preliminary data from the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association Topline RetailTRAK from Leisure Trends Group.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Interbike
Posted September 11, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News has selected the Top 100 and Gold Star retailers for 2012 and has invited this elite group to a special reception in their honor t

Posted in Retail News Tagged Awards / BRAIN Top 100
Posted September 4, 2012

SAN ANTONIO, TX (BRAIN) – Hank Estrada, owner of the Charles A. James Bicycle Shop, has moved his 92-year-old shop to a larger space in San Antonio, Texas. 

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Posted August 28, 2012

QUINCY, IL (BRAIN) – The Madison and Davis Bicycle Shop is expanding its storefront in downtown Quincy with the addition of a new 5,000-square-foot building.   

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Posted August 17, 2012

JACKSON, MS (BRAIN)Jackson Bike Advocates and Bike Walk Mississippi are planning a volunteer-run Community Bike Shop in Mississippi capital set to open in the fall.

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Posted August 9, 2012

ITHACA, NY (BRAIN)Owner Jeff Inman has doubled the retail space of his Ithaca shop, Cayuga Ski and Cyclery, with the addition of a second floor.

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Posted August 9, 2012

PLEASANTON, CA (BRAIN) Thursday August 9 2012 11:14 AM MT—Mike’s Bikes recently opened the “jewel” of its now 11-store chain Aug. 3 with its newest shop in Pleasanton, California.

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Posted August 9, 2012

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN)The member-owned The Bike Cooperative continues to grow its dealer base, with a number of new members coming on board during the past season.

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Posted August 6, 2012

PARK CITY, UT (BRAIN)Backcountry.com now offers its customers access to bikes and gear, giving them the convenience of adding a bike helmet or fork to the rock-climbing helmet and skis already in their cart.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Web/Internet
Posted July 31, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Monday August 1 2012—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is seeking retailers to participate on its 2012-13 State of Retail panel.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted July 27, 2012

GILBERT, AZ (BRAIN) Monday July 30 2012—A-1 Bike Center has relocated from its home of 20 years in Mesa, Arizona, to a larger location in nearby Gilbert.

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Posted July 27, 2012

EVANSTON, IL (BRAIN) Friday July 27 2012 4:35 PM MT—Alex Añòn has relocated his secondhand bike and service shop, Bucephalus Bikes, to 1424 Lake Street in Evanston, Illinois.

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Posted July 24, 2012

SANTA MONICA, CA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 3:07 PM MT—E-bike manufacturer Currie Technologies has relocated its brand-exclusive IZIP Store from Venice, California, up the coast to Santa Monica.

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Posted July 24, 2012

RICHMOND, VA (BRAIN) Tuesday July 24 2012 8:27 AM MT—When Rowlett’s Bicycles closed its doors after 95 years in business, Randy Bohn jumped at the chance to expand his own thriving bicycle shop, Pedal Power.

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