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Posted February 9, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (BRAIN)—As Bicycle Garage Indy North customers may have noticed, Rivers Edge Shopping Center is getting a major facelift with new tenants in place for fall 2011.

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Posted February 8, 2011

NEWPORT, VT (BRAIN)—Louis Garneau products will now be available in the United Kingdom, and will be carried throughout all Evans Cycles stores.

Evans Cycles has a deep history in the industry lasting over 90 years, operating more than 40 stores, according to a press release.

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Posted February 8, 2011

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN)—Jax Bicycles Center, which operates eight stores in Southern California, has appointed Ken Fitzpatrick as their new general manager for their Irvine location.

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Posted January 12, 2011

ST. LOUIS, MO (BRAIN)—The two-store Big Shark Bicycle Company in St. Louis is expanding with two new stores set to open this spring.

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Posted January 5, 2011

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN)—Building on its now proven format, Bicycle Retailer and Industry News will produce 2011 Dealer Tours in three vital cycling markets: San Diego, Philadelphia and Denver.

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Posted January 3, 2011

By Matt Wiebe

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK—If preseason orders are any indication of retailers’ expectations for 2011, they’re bracing for conservative consumer spending while keeping a tight grip on margins.

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Posted December 21, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (BRAIN)—An analysis of bike rental reservations across the United States has revealed stand out bike shops and rental statistics for comparison.

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Posted December 13, 2010

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA (BRAIN)—Shopatron said that sales in its eCommerce exchange grew 59 percent over last year during the five-day Thanksgiving shopping period (November 26-30) that included Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Posted December 9, 2010

CARLSBAD, CA (BRAIN)—Focus Bicycles USA and Mike’s Bikes have partnered to carry Focus in the largest independent retailer on the West Coast beginning January 1.

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Posted December 6, 2010

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (BRAIN)—Black Friday yielded mixed results for bicycle retailers.

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Posted December 1, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Gift cards to independent outdoor specialty stores and sporting goods chain stores are in high demand this holiday season, according to a recent survey by Leisure Trends Group of its Most Active Americans Panel (MAAP).

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Posted November 19, 2010

ROCHESTER, MN (BRAIN)—In order to take his 31-year-old business to the next level, Bob Gritman decided he needed to take a leap, transforming his Rochester, Minnesota store into a Specialized Elite Shop. It opened last Friday.

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Posted November 8, 2010

GRANDVILLE, MI (BRAIN)—The owners of a Grandville bicycle shop destroyed by fire plan to rebuild.

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Posted November 1, 2010

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN)—When industry veterans Mark Ontiveros and Mike France decided to open a shop, they let fate have its way with them.

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Posted November 1, 2010

DALLAS, TX (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editors and sponsors will hit the “Big D” today, kicking off a three-day tour of bike shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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Posted October 27, 2010

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Merchandise sales at cycling specialty retail totaled $243 million in September, up 5 percent from September 2009, according to the Leisure Trends Group.

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Posted October 22, 2010

LAKE FOREST, CA (BRAIN)—Revo Cycles opened its second Southern California location this weekend as an alternative to the single brand concept store model.

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Posted October 15, 2010

AVONDALE, AZ (BRAIN)—Already Arizona’s largest Specialized Dealer, DNA Cycles is set to open its third concept store this month in Avondale, Arizona, about 17 miles west of downtown Phoenix.

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Posted October 4, 2010

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT (BRAIN)—Ibex Outdoor Clothing, a designer of year-round merino wool outdoor clothing and cycling apparel, has opened its first brick and mortar store in the Back Bay area of Boston.

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Posted October 1, 2010

NEW HAVEN, CT (BRAIN)—The Devil’s Gear Bike Shop has opened its doors as the charter retail tenant at 360 State Street in New Haven, Connecticut.

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