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HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group announced flat sales for the first half of 2018, with North American sales down sharply over the same period last year due to the loss of Dick's Sporting Goods sales.

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has set news and product submission deadlines for its annual Interbike Show Issue as well as the Interbike Show Dailies distributed at the expo, which moves to Reno, Nevada, this year.

Tariffs range from 22 to 84 percent depending on factory.

BRUSSELS (BRAIN) — The European Commission has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on e-bikes from China, with tariffs ranging from 21.8 to 83.6 percent, depending on which factory produced the bikes.

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COCHRANE, Alberta (BRAIN) — Dynastream Innovations, the inventor of the ANT wireless protocol, is now operating as Garmin Canada Inc. Dynastream has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Garmin for more than 11 years.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — Quality Bicycle Products is introducing the QBP Service Summit, an event in January 2019 for service department leaders that will include strategies and tools to increase profitability.

WILTON, Conn. (BRAIN) — Cannondale has launched a new website with features that allow consumers to research which nearby retailers have the bike they want in stock, among other new features. 

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. (BRAIN) — Kopin, the maker of the Solos smart glasses, is now sponsoring the Ironman North America and Ironman World Championships, where Solos will be the "Official Smart Glasses."

The sponsorship agreement starts at the Ironman Lake Place this weekend. 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. has promoted Justin Gottlieb to vice president and group show director for Emerald's cycling and sports licensing shows, which includes Interbike and the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas.

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — CamelBak has hired Greg Williamson as its new president, effective July 16.

Sue George

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — BikeFlights.com has named Sue George its vice president. George has served as the company's director of communications since 2014.

Velotooler allows consumers to schedule service.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Velotooler, launched as a peer-to-peer service for independent bike mechanics, is shifting toward offering a Software as a Service product with new features allowing consumers to schedule service with independent bicycle mechanics, mobile mechanics, and local bike shops.

EXETER, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — The CLUG, a simple wall-mount bike storage product, has been relaunched globally by U.K.-based accessory brand Hornit.

MELBOURNE, Australia (BRAIN) —BikeExchange is launching a new Webstore product that the company said will enable retail members to efficiently improve their online presence and functionality and reduce the usual pain of development and ongoing maintenance.

The Bomber 58.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory has announced that its new model year 2019 Marzocchi Bomber suspension forks and Transfer dropper seatposts are available in the U.S.

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FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — At Eurobike earlier this month, French tire brand Hutchinson showed an internal wireless air pressure monitor, which will be available in the first quarter of 201

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