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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes will open its sixth store on July 8, in Salt Lake City. The company said it plans to open stores in Huntington Beach, California; Brooklyn, New York; and St. Petersburg, Florida, later this summer. 

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (BRAIN) — Rick Adams is the new CEO of LeMond Bicycles, replacing Dean Hendrickson, who will transition to CEO of LeMond Carbon

Dahon's special 40th Anniverary bike

(BRAIN) — Dahon, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, says it is refocusing on brick-and-mortar retailers by halting sales via Amazon and other online-only vendors.

(BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has announced the 2022 Bicycle Retailer Excellence Awards winners. One hundred and eleven retailers from North America were awarded at Platinium, Gold, Silver and Bronze levels.

TREVIGLIO, Italy (BRAIN) — Bianchi announced Thursday that it will directly distribute in Scandinavia beginning Friday.

Announcing it as "a new phase of the company's growth plan," it will control distribution in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Norway.

MADISON, Wis. (BRAIN) — Saris Cycling Group, the maker of indoor trainers, bike infrastructure products and bike racks, is re-organizing under Wisconsin's Chapter 128, a voluntary debt consolidation program run through the state's circuit court system

(BRAIN) — Shimano trickled down features from its new Dura-Ace and Ultegra groups to the new semi-wireless 105 group, R7100 Di2. The groupset brings the 12-speed shifting and semi-wireless setup from its top-tier groupsets to a lower price point.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (BRAIN) — WizWheelz, the parent company of TerraTrike and GreenSpeed, has acquired Coyne Publishing, LLC. Coyne is the producer of the Recumbent Cycle-Con show, which bills itself as North America’s largest gathering of the recumbent cycling industry.

DENVER (BRAIN) — Lost Paddle Events, which owns the Big Gear Show, is planning a June 2023 e-bike show that may be the first national trade show for the e-bike segment in the U.S.

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — Tire insert supplier Deaneasy will integrate into the Vittoria Group and begin production here to develop accessories quicker with research into sustainable materials and processes being a focus.

BERKELEY, Calif. (Outside Business Journal) — Employees of the REI's store here are seeking to unionize, just four months after the company's Manhattan, N.Y., location passed a vote to do the same in March.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Camber Outdoors announced Monday that Tiffany Smith will be the new CEO. Smith recently served as Camber's chief development officer.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — A prototype all-wheel-drive bike valued at $100,000 was stolen from a shop here specializing in AWD bikes.

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ANTWERP, Belgium (BRAIN) — Classified released its second gravel wheelset. The G19 is a low-profile hookless 19mm-high carbon fiber rim and optimal for 35-61mm tubeless-ready tires.