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  1. IMBA Europe summit planned for Madrid

    MADRID (BRAIN) — IMBA Europe will hold its two-day summit here starting March 28. The event will include discussion of long-distance European mountain bike routes, mountain bike guide programs, sustainable trail building, advocacy and mountain bike tourism. "We are working on a program ...

    Posted February 10, 2014 in International

  2. Accell: Sales in North America, e-bikes bump up revenue

    Dutch company seeks to build scale with new acquisitions in 2014. HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands (BRAIN) — E-bikes and sales in the North American market boosted full-year revenue for Accell Group N.V. The Dutch holding company, which owns Seattle Bike Supply, Raleigh, Diamondback, Currie ...

    Posted February 21, 2014 in International

  3. Open Streets Summit set for April in LA

    LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The Open Streets Project, a collaboration between the Alliance for Biking & Walking and the The Street Plans Collaborative, will hold a summit in Los Angeles in early April to foster new open streets initiatives and expand existing ones. The Open Streets Summit ...

    Posted January 24, 2014 in North America

  4. Cereal maker Post buys PowerBar from Nestle

    VEVEY, Switzerland (BRAIN) — The iconic brand PowerBar has a new owner—Post Holdings, the maker of Grape-Nuts, Post Raisin Brand, Honey Bunches of Oats and other foodstuffs.  Nestle SA sold the brand, along with its Australian sport nutrition company, Musashi, to Post. Nestle made the announcement ...

    Posted February 5, 2014 in Industry News

  5. Green Guru kickstarts recycled bike tube tablet case

    BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Green Guru, which makes a variety of products from used bike inner tubes, is launching its latest product with a campaign, The Upcycled Bike Tube Tablet Sling Case is made of recycled tubes and recycled fabrics. It holds a tablet ...

    Posted December 30, 2013 in New Products

  6. Albuquerque’s The Kickstand to close in early February

    hurt sales. “People were holding off a bit on buying,” he said. “Or they just weren’t upgrading.” ...

    Posted January 30, 2014 in Retail News

  7. Giant USA hires three, promotes one

    career, so the people and the company will always hold a special place in my heart. Everyone has so much ...

    Posted January 30, 2014 in North America

  8. Liv/giant holds second bike design contest

    Breast cancer survivor Emily Gresh with the 2012 Liv/giant Avail Inspire she designed.

    NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) —For the second year, Liv-giant is holding a contest for breast cancer survivors to design a special edition Avail road bike, which will be sold to benefit Young Survival Coalition, an organization supporting young women diagnosed with breast cancer. ...

    Posted October 15, 2012 in North America

  9. SRAM promises new hydraulic brakes in late April

    A SRAM Red disc caliper

    will have to decide themselves whether to hold models until the new brakes are ready, or ship now ...

    Posted January 15, 2014 in Recalls

  10. Derby starts year with slight sales gains

    earnings report released on Friday. Derby owns Kalkhoff, Rixe, Univega and Focus and holds the license ...

    Posted February 24, 2012 in North America