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Posted February 3, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) Feb 3, 08:57 MT —The cyclocross product review site

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Posted February 2, 2012
DANA POINT, CA (BRAIN) Feb 2, 16:40 MT —In preparation for a potential relocation, Revo Cycles has begun liquidating its 2010 and 2011 inventory and consolidating 2012 product into its newer and larger store in Lake Forest.

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Posted January 27, 2012
LOVELAND, OH (BRAIN) Jan 31, 04:39 MT —Husband-and-wife team Tom and Sarah Swallow met while working at Cycle Sport, an 8,000-square-foot bicycle retailer that occupied three storefronts in this Cincinnati suburb.
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Posted January 27, 2012
GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) Jan 30, 06:14 MT —Chris Brown, owner of Brown Cycles, now has a half-hour monthly radio show on KAFM in which he lists the local race and ride calendar and trail and path maintenance dates and conducts interviews with cyclists.

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Posted January 27, 2012
MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) Jan 30, 04:13 MT Joselyns Bicycles, a presence in Monterey, California, since the 1940s, closed on Jan. 15.

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Posted January 27, 2012
CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN) Jan 27, 14:03 MT — Emphasizing locally made transportation bikes, cycling accessories and food, combination bike shop/café Heritage Bicycles General Store wi
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Posted January 27, 2012
WILMETTE, IL (BRAIN) Jan 27, 11:09 MT—Chicago's Wilmette Bicycle & Sports Shop was featured in a four-minute segment on NBC's Today show this week, held up as an example of how old-school retailing can thrive despite the odds.

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Posted January 26, 2012
RICHMOND, VA (BRAIN) Jan 26, 10:29 MT—Ann “Spike” Toller views Coqui Cyclery as part business, part community service project.

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Posted January 25, 2012
OCALA, FL (BRAIN) Jan 26—When Top Gear Bicycles opened in November 2011, the owners couldn’t imagine they’d outgrow their space in less than two months.

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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 te
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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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