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(BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is teaming up with Arleigh Greenwald to bring her Shift Up podcast to a wider audience across the industry. Greenwald, aka "The Bike Shop Girl," is an industry veteran and owner of Bike Shop Girl Family Cyclery in Denver's Stapleton neighborhood.

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group N.V.  said it is considering selling its North American business, Accell North America, or right-sizing it down to a profitable size.

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MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Sea Otter Classic is working with a Toronto-based group to launch Sea Otter Canada, a festival to be held July 4-7, 2019, in Blue Mountain, Ontario. 
 

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — The board of directors for Amer Sports has issued a statement in support of a bid by an investor group to buy the company's outstanding shares. Amer is the parent company of Mavic and Enve as well as an array of other sports brands.

The investor group is led by China's Anta Sports. 

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Police here have arrested a suspect in a series of thefts at Southern California bike shops in which fake identification and credit cards were used to take high-end bikes out on test rides and never return them.

Unparallel’s Up Link men’s clipless MTB shoe

FULLERTON, Calif. (BRAIN) — Mountain bikers who know their sneaker-style MTB shoes will see a few familiar features in the Up Link clipless model from new footwear brand Unparallel Sports. Start with the outsole: That's similar to Teva's Pivot clipless shoes from the brand's brief foray into the MTB market, right? Actually, it is the Teva outsole design.

The Aventon Kijote chromoly adventure bike retails for $599.

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Avant Sports' Justin Christopher views the fixed-gear market much like the BMX market: It's hot for a couple years, then cold. Then hot again, and cold again. That's one reason why Avant's Aventon brand expanded beyond track and other fixed-gear bikes this year to offer its first geared bikes: a drop-bar adventure model and a commuter e-bike.

BOCA RATON, Fla. (BRAIN) — Split Peak LLC, a private investment firm, has acquired Clean Designs, LLC, the parent company of Clean Bottle.

Clean Bottle was launched in 2010 with a guerrilla marketing campaign at that summer's Tour de France and later appeared on the ABC series "Shark Tank." 

Tariffs are a great way to teach geography, as well as a smattering of international economics.

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. plans to move most of its U.S.-bound camera production out of China by next summer to mitigate the potential impact of new tariff lists. Production of cameras bound for non-U.S. markets will remain in China.

Former industry member Trey Richardson looks at the Interbike cancellation and more.

Like anyone who has invested a good portion of their livelihood in this industry, my heart sank to the news of Interbike being canceled.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (BRAIN) — Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill making Ohio the 11th state with an e-bike law supported by the industry. 

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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Donnelly Cycling's new gravel tire is called the EMP, in honor of Emporia, Kansas, the home of the Dirty Kanza race.