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  1. Thule sales up 20% in quarter, helped by currency fluctuations

    SEYMOUR, Conn. (BRAIN) — Thule Group is reporting a net sales increase of 20 percent in its second quarter, a result helped by favorable currency fluctuations. In currency neutral figures, the Sweden-based company saw a 6.4 percent sales increase i ...

    Posted July 23, 2015 in International

  2. Marzocchi's parent, Tenneco, to shut down suspension business

    UPDATED LAKE FOREST, Ill. (BRAIN) – Tenneco plans to discontinue its Marzocchi motor bike fork suspension and its mountain bike business, and will liquidate its Marzocchi operations, the company announced in a press release issued Wednes ...

    Posted July 22, 2015 in North America

  3. Ass Savers sponsors USA Cycling and supplies Team USA

    SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Ass Savers, the Swedish maker of lightweight rear fenders, is sponsoring USA Cycling for the 2015 season and will provide Team USAC members with customized fenders. "One of our principles as a compa ...

    Posted July 22, 2015 in North America

  4. Bianchi offering mountain bikes in the US again

    The 2016 Bianchi Methanol.

    HAYWARD, Calif. (BRAIN) — After an approximately four-year hiatus, Bianchi USA is once again offering mountain bikes here.  The Italian company stopped offering mountain bikes in the U.S. in 2010 as it focused on its 'cros ...

    Posted July 22, 2015 in North America

  5. Mobile shop franchiser Beeline Bikes gets $2.6M in funding from

    Mobile repair and retail service looks to expand via franchise business. ...

    Posted July 22, 2015 in North America

  6. GoPro quarterly revenues up 72%

    SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro, Inc. revenue hit $420 million in its second quarter, which ended June 30, a 72 percent increase year over year. GoPro's founder and CEO, Nicholas Woodman, noted the company's "aggressive pace of ...

    Posted July 22, 2015 in International

  7. BMX Hall of Fame to induct six at October ceremony

    CHULA VISTA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National BMX Hall of Fame will induct six new members at a ceremony to be held here on Oct. 10. The new inductees are Frank Post, in the Pioneer Racer category; Christophe Leveque, in the Racer category; Bob Tedesco, in the Industry category; Brian Blyther, ...

    Posted July 17, 2015 in North America

  8. German protective gear brand, Bliss, looks to US market

    Bliss' ARG Minimalist Knee Pad.

    HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bliss, a Germany-based protective gear brand, is looking to come to the U.S. market this year with its line of lightweight mountain bike pads. Matthias Ascherl, a former executive with Germany� ...

    Posted July 21, 2015 in International

  9. Green Lane Project surveys city staffers regarding protected lanes

    BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Green Lane Project is asking city transportation staffers and consultants to complete a survey on how protected bike lands are working out. The Green Lane Project is a program of PeopleForBikes. Since its launch in 2 ...

    Posted July 21, 2015 in North America

  10. Pearl Izumi makes year-round agreement with USA Pro Challenge race

    DENVER (BRAIN) — Colorado's pro stage race, the USA Pro Challenge, has expanded its agreement with Pearl Izumi. The Colorado-based clothing brand will now serve as the race's year-round official merchandise retail partner. Pearl Izumi ...

    Posted July 21, 2015 in North America