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  1. Blue Cycle transitions to West Coast; Harad no longer with the company

    and sales veteran and former editor and publisher of Liberty Sports magazine, said he is exploring several opportunities in and outside the bike industry.   ...

    Posted July 31, 2015 in North America

  2. New BRAIN issue: U.S. bike industry employs 70k-plus

    of support. The August 1 issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News includes our annual stats ...

    Posted August 6, 2014 in Retail News

  3. Fred Clements: Survey shows rising dealer metrics in a flat market

    was cited by just over half, and availability of good employees by 46 percent. Thirty-four percent said ...

    Posted July 17, 2015 in Retail News

  4. CLIF Bar CrossVegas race to be broadcast live on Universal

    in the U.S. and this year it is the first event in the UCI's Cyclocross World Cup series. It's the first time a 'cross World Cup has been held outside of Europe. Universal will broadcast ...

    Posted June 11, 2015 in North America

  5. Bike industry summit planned during Asia Bike trade show this fall

    FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Asia Bike trade show are planning a Bike Summit Forum to "to explore the present and future of sport bicycles." The summit will be held during the show, which is Oct. 9-12 in Nanjing, China. This will be the fifth annual Asia Bike ...

    Posted May 13, 2015 in International

  6. New England race community mourns Marka Wise

    WESTPORT, Mass. (BRAIN) — Marka Spalding Wise, a familiar face to generations of New England road and cyclocross racers, died Friday in Fall River, Massachusetts, following a short period of rapidly declining health. She was 80. Wise was a United States Cycling Federation ...

    Posted July 14, 2015 in North America

  7. Bike sales up in units, down in average value in 2014, says NSGA

    MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — The National Sporting Goods Association found that consumer-reported retail sales of sporting goods equipment, athletic footwear and athletic apparel increased 2 percent in 2014. The NSGA published its 2015 edition of its Sporting Goods Market report this week. ...

    Posted June 2, 2015 in Studies/Reports

  8. Zwift appoints Steve Beckett as vice president of marketing

    to be disruptive, in a good way, for cycling. Zwift is about getting more people on bikes, more often and having more fun. We will evolve the way industry brands can engage with participant audiences, and in doing ...

    Posted March 18, 2015 in North America

  9. NPD Group: Women's-specific cycling product sales continue to grow

    during a webinar hosted by the Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition Wednesday. Julia Day, the executive director of NPD Group's Sports and Leisure Trends Division, told attendees that cycling industry sales totaled $3.3 billion a 12-month period ending May 2015, with sales of women's-specific ...

    Posted July 29, 2015 in Studies/Reports

  10. Industry veteran Beverly Barr retires - again

    Chris and Cindy Cocalis with Beverly Barr (right).

    Pedal and Spoke Group, a professional credit organization for the bicycle industry that is still going strong today. "Bev' is well known and well respected by bicycle dealers around the world ...

    Posted February 20, 2015 in North America