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  1. Chris Speyer named CEO of Accell North America

    L to R: Meineke, Mike Simmons from Bicycle Warehouse, and Speyer.

    America to Accell Group, a Dutch holding company and the largest bicycle company in Europe. Speyer ...

    Posted May 20, 2014 in North America

  2. Bult helmets buffs up BRG’s portfolio

    Bult action-cam helmet at Interbike 2013

    their helmet to hold a camera. “The camera helmet is very interesting to us,” Lee said, noting ...

    Posted May 13, 2014 in North America

  3. 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

  4. May is National Bike Month

    Some events to put on your calendar. WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — National Bike Month kicks off Thursday, May 1. The League of American Bicyclists is the sponsor of National Bike Month, observed every May since 1956, and offers a list of resources to help promote and hold ...

    Posted April 29, 2014 in North America

  5. Former VeloNews.com web editor Brian Holcombe joins Backbone Media

    creation, one of the fastest-growing services our agency offers.” Holcombe holds a master’s degree ...

    Posted May 2, 2014 in North America

  6. Linus' new bike bags: The Harrison and The Eleanor

    The Eleanor in Navy.

    MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Linus Bike's newest bike bags are the Harrison briefcase and the Eleanor canvas bag. Both designs attach easily to bike racks with covered hooks. The Harrison holds a 15-inch laptop in a padded pocket and is made of coated 16 ounce canvas with cotton ...

    Posted April 4, 2014 in New Products

  7. E-bike sales steal the show for Derby Cycle

    to such an economic downturn, Derby Cycle would also be unable to decouple from such trends,” it said. Pon Holdings owns the majority share of Derby Cycle, which is traded on the Frankfurt, Berlin, Düsseldorf, ...

    Posted May 25, 2012 in North America

  8. BR&IN's 2011 Year in Review, Part 2

    • Dutch Pon Holdings and Germany’s Derby Cycle agree on an acquisition deal , avoiding a potential hostile takeover of Derby by Accell Group. Pon will pay 28 euros per share for the company. Accell Group later sold its 22 percent share in Derby to Pon, collecting a 17 million euro profit on its five-month ...

    Posted December 29, 2011 in North America

  9. Polar happy hour to benefit PeopleForBikes

    BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Polar Bottle is holding a happy hour at its headquarters Friday evening, with proceeds to benefit PeopleForBikes. A $10 donation fee gets visitors unlimited beer and one raffle ticket. The fee is $5 if you arrive via bike. The first 100 people to RSVP get ...

    Posted February 24, 2014 in North America

  10. Sales, profits increase at Accell in 2011

    percent to 40.3 million euros, helped by the sale of its shares in Derby Cycle, which was bought by Pon Holdings last year. Accell booked a profit of 16 million euros on the sale. Electric bike sales now ...

    Posted February 24, 2012 in North America

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