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  1. Michigan retailer 'Bicycle Don' dies at 57

    at Al Petri & Sons Bicycles when he was 14 and became a part owner in the business in 2005, along with his wife Debbie, his father-in-law Al Petri Jr. and his brother-in-law Al Petri III. "Don has ...

    Posted March 17, 2014 in Retail News

  2. Special-edition Sting-Ray to be sold through IBDs

    Limited Edition Schwinn Sting-Ray is a testament to the incredible contributions of bicycle design by Al ...

    Posted November 18, 2013 in Product/Tech

  3. The 5th Spot

    "Can I work here?" —Al Franken. The U.S. senator from Minnesota met with Steve Flagg, president of QBP, and company leaders earlier this week to discuss environmentally sustainable business practices and an innovative approach to reducing healthcare costs. Franken ...

    Posted August 24, 2011 in North America

  4. Bike N Hike to close Portland store

    Oregon. He eventually partnered with Bike N Hike founder Al French, and currently owns the four of the six ...

    Posted July 23, 2014 in Retail News

  5. Left behind, a mystery bike tool's purpose is finally discovered

    Fritz is a Schwinn lifer. That’s because Michael Fritz’s father, Al Fritz, who passed away last ...

    Posted October 22, 2014 in North America

  6. Alabama shop becomes Giant Partner Store

    MOBILE, AL (BRAIN) — Working with Giant USA’s merchandising team, Cadence 120 Bicycles recently underwent a remodel and celebrated its grand reopening as a Giant Partner Store. Cadence 120 was founded 25 years ago and moved to its current 5,600-square-foot space, featuring open ...

    Posted May 10, 2013 in Retail News

  7. Currie works with Oregon retailer on pilot program

    was founded by Al French in 1971 in Corvallis. Today the chain has stores in Corvallis, Albany, Beaverton, ...

    Posted October 15, 2013 in North America

  8. Tornadoes rock the Plains states; retailers unscathed

    devastated,” said Eli Brandengberger of Al’s Bicycles' Oklahoma City south location. “Everything ...

    Posted May 21, 2013 in Retail News

  9. Rokbed mount puts phone on steerer tube

    SANTA ANA, CA (BRAIN) — Rokbed v3 is a modular smartphone case with a variety of available accessories, including a new bike mount that attaches the case to the top of a bike’s steerer tube. The bike mount weighs 2.26 ounces and is compatible with al 1 1/8-inch steerers. ...

    Posted September 26, 2012 in New Products

  10. Supreme Court ruling on rail trails is limited, expert says

    Brandt Revocable Trust et al. v. United States could allow private landowners to challenge the federal ...

    Posted March 12, 2014 in North America