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Posted January 25, 2012

SANTA BARBARA, CA (BRAIN) Jan 25, 08:37 MT—After three years in business, “urban mobility” specialty retailer Wheelhouse Bikes is closing Jan. 31.

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Posted January 24, 2012

McHENRY, IL (BRAIN) Jan 25—Mike Mrachek hasn’t been in the bike business since his college days helping run a shop in Bloomington, Illinois—which is why last week found him at the Barnett Bicycle Institute in Colorado Springs getting a wrenching refresher and boning up on the latest

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Posted January 23, 2012

Editor's note: Former BRAIN managing editor Jill Janov happened to be vacationing in Seattle last weekend and, homesick for journalism and the bike industry, volunteered to check in with some of the city's bike retailers to see how they were dealing with the snow storm.

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Posted January 23, 2012

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN) Jan 23, 06:55 MT — To serve the surging triathlon market, Portland, Oregon-area chain Bike Gallery has converted the upper floor of its Beaverton location into a separate store, Epic Tri Shop. A grand opening is set for this Wednesday evening.

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Posted January 20, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN) Jan 20, 17:04 MT — A huge snow-rain-and-ice storm that hit the Seattle area this week, leaving as many as 250,000 people without power, has brought bike retail sales to a near halt.

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Posted January 19, 2012

GLEN ROCK, NJ (BRAIN) Jan. 19, 5:20 pm MT — “When it comes to wrenching, I believe I’m number one,” Juan Mejia says. Well, if time spent in front of a repair stand is any indicator, that may not be boasting.

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Posted January 18, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Jan. 18, 9 am MT —NBDA dealers are eligible for scholarships of up to $1,000 to help them attend the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C., March 20-22

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Posted January 16, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Selling Cycling, a training partnership between Ray Keener's company Growth Cycle and the National Bicycle Dealers Association, is all-new and all ready to go for 2012.

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Posted January 10, 2012

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (BRAIN)—66 Fixed Gear and Singlespeed owner Michael Davis has shut down the popular St. Petersburg shop, but not because of financial struggles. Rather, an admitted case of burnout and a desire to do something new in the bike industry fueled the move.

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Posted January 9, 2012

REDLANDS, CA (BRAIN)—Don’s Bicycles has posted record sales each of the past seven years.

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Posted January 9, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Warm dry weather has been a nightmare for some ski resorts and snow sports retailers so far this year, but few bike retailers are complaining.

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Posted January 5, 2012


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Posted January 4, 2012

SEATTLE, WA (BRAIN)—Nonprofit community shop The Bike Shack is seeking the donation of land or retail space to relocate from its shrinking, tattered current home.

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Posted December 30, 2011

Editor's note: The following article appears in the January issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News.

By Toby Hill

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Posted December 29, 2011

BATAVIA, IL (BRAIN)—When All Spoked Up partner Matt Knowles first saw the building that would house his new bike shop, he knew right away his business had found a home.

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Posted December 29, 2011

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Santa Monica Mountains Cyclery is looking to help customers stick to their New Year’s riding resolutions—and sell a few extra bikes in the process.

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Posted December 27, 2011

FREDERICK, MD (BRAIN)—Having outgrown its previous location, The Bicycle Escape relocated this month to a larger space that opens up new possibilities for the 6-year-old retailer.

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Posted December 23, 2011

DENVER, CO (BRAIN)—With an emphasis on quick repairs for transportation cyclists, Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop will open a small satellite shop in 220 square feet in Denver’s Baker neighborhood, four miles from its main location.

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Posted December 21, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Velo Cult owner Sky Boyer is the first to admit that life in Portland, Oregon, will take some getting used to.

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Posted December 16, 2011

BALLYCLARE, U.K. (BRAIN)—Online retailer Chain Reaction Cycles has hired an events team to oversee the its increasing presence at global races, including the Sea Otter Classic.

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