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  1. Vermont bike community remembers prominent cyclist who died Sunday

    HINESBURG, Vt. (BRAIN) — The Vermont cycling community is mourning Richard Tom, a prominent cyclist and former bike shop employee who died Sunday after being hit by a car. Tom, 47, had worked at Earl's Cyclery and Fitness in South Burlingto ...

    Posted April 27, 2015 in North America

  2. Ritchey now available in Canada through QBP

    SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) —Ritchey components and frames are now available to Canadian dealers through QBP Canada. Previously, Ritchey was distributed by Live to Play in Canada. "The Ritchey brand is gaining momentum in Canada, and with th ...

    Posted April 27, 2015 in North America

  3. ERG! energy bars, developed by a cyclist, are going national

    industry PR firm, CFEprPlus, to represent the brand. The bars retail for $2.50. They come packaged ...

    Posted April 22, 2015 in New Products

  4. BMC USA adds independent reps, hires dealer services manager

    SAN DIEGO (BRAIN) — BMC USA Corporation has announced several changes and additions to their sales representatives and inside sales staff. “BMC USA is experiencing the strongest year of growth in our history,” said Chris McLaren, BMC USA’s manag ...

    Posted April 27, 2015 in North America

  5. Raleigh UK to distribute Salsa Cycles to UK market

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Raleigh UK LTD will be Salsa Cycles' exclusive distributor to United Kingdom bike shops effective May 1. "Salsa's mission statement is to keep the spirit of adventure alive in bicycling," says Ben ...

    Posted April 27, 2015 in International

  6. Kali promotes Hays to logistics role, seeks new inside rep

    MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Kali Protectives has elevated Steve Hays from a territory management position to the newly created logistics management role. Hays has been with the helmet and protective gear company since 2012, and has spent the past ...

    Posted April 27, 2015 in North America

  7. Lawmakers introduce bill to reduce tariffs on some outdoor clothing

    costs stifle the innovation that the outdoor industry is known for, hamper economic growth ...

    Posted April 17, 2015 in North America

  8. MRP hires Adam Micklin and Troy Jungheim

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Suspension brand MRP has hired two industry veterans for its sales and marketing team.  Adam Micklin, more recent the director of global sales for Hayes Bicycle Group, joins MRP as its vice president of sales. Also, Troy Jungheim, who was previously ...

    Posted April 20, 2015 in North America

  9. Trek issues recall of QR on disc-brake bikes

    Quick release lever being replaced. CPSC photo.

    used in the industry and bikes from other manufacturers are likely affected. Trek will provide ...

    Posted April 21, 2015 in Recalls

  10. The Bike Co-op now offering Yuba Bicycles

    PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Products from cargo bike brand Yuba Bicycles are now available through The Bike Cooperative. The Bike Co-op's 340 retail member earn rebates on their purchases from its supplier partners, which includes Yuba, effe ...

    Posted April 24, 2015 in North America