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CHANHASSEN, Minn. (BRAIN) — Life Time, a fitness center operator that also owns the Sea Otter Classic, the Leadville 100, Unbound Gravel and other bike events, reports that revenues were up 50% in the first half of 2022 as its fitness facilities re-opened and events resumed after COVID-19 closures.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (BRAIN) — Leatt Corporation second-quarter revenue increased 25% year-over-year, the 17th consecutive quarter of growth.

BLACKSBURG, Va. (BRAIN) — East Coasters Bike Shops co-owner Wesley Best was unusually busy Tuesday, but it had little to do with running the two stores that he and Chris Betz have operated since 2005.

DRESDEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Germany-based bike e-commerce retailer BIKE24 said its sales were up just 1% in the first half of its fiscal year to 128.8 million euros ($132 million) amid what the retailer called "a challenging environment." The company pointed to its expansions into the French, Spanish and Italian mark

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions, the owner of the Outdoor Retailer shows and Interbike, saw its revenues rebound 376% in the second quarter as trade shows resumed following two years of COVID cancellations.

ATLANTA (BRAIN) — Wahoo announced Tuesday the formation of a proprietary Sports Science facility in Boulder, Colorado, that will be led by coaches, sports scientists, and specialists. The fitness technology company's aim is to become the "global leader in smart fitness and training."

DENKENDORF, Germany (BRAIN) — Canada's Bombardier Recreational Products has taken a majority share in Pinion GmbH, the German maker of gearbox drivetrains for bikes and e-bikes.

BRP is the owner of Ski-Doo and Sea-Doo, among other brands, including Rotax and Great Wall Motor Austria powertrain systems.

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified, the parent of BOA Technologies, PrimaLoft and Lizard Skins, among other brands, announced sales growth of 19% in its second quarter. 

DULUTH, Ga. (BRAIN) — Revenues in Fox Factory’s bicycle-related businesses were up 35% in the first half of the year compared with the same period last year. Sales in the division, which includes business under the Fox suspension, Easton, RaceFace and Marzocchi brands, totaled $348 million. 

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Group announced its first half consolidated sales were NT$45.01 billion ($1.5 billion ), a 7.2% increase over the first half last year.

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. second-quarter revenue grew slightly year-over-year, while the sport camera brand reported a 65% jump in subscribers during the period.

Mark Mattei, right, with longtime employee Earl Russell.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — For Mark Mattei, it's simply time. "Being 71 and still having reasonable mental faculties, I thought it would be wise to retire when I could still consciously appreciate retiring," said Mattei, Cycle Smithy's owner since 1973. "And I wouldn't mind a little time off."

Giro Sport Design also included as the parents of a 12-year-old girl who died from injuries in an e-bike crash say the e-bike brand markets to children without adequate warnings.

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — The parents of a 12-year-old girl who later died from injuries suffered while riding as a passenger on a Rad Power Bike in 2021 filed a wrongful death suit Monday against the Seattle brand and helmet-maker Giro Sport Design.

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