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Posted February 27, 2012

DAVIS, CA (BRAIN) Feb 28— Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editors and sponsors are rolling out this morning on a three-day tour of bike shops in Davis and Sacramento.

Posted January 26, 2012

Dear Readers,

There’s been some confusion among our readers about recent changes to our website, so I wanted to let you know what we’re doing and what we’re planning.

Since my office is located in Boulder at 5,300 feet, let me give you a view from on high.

Posted January 1, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News' offices are closed Monday in observation of the New Year. News coverage will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Our entire staff wishes you a safe and healthy start to 2012.

Posted December 29, 2011

Mike Sinyard's letter to retailers this week regarding Amazon's Price Check App is escalating an industry-wide conversation and examination of the interaction between brick-and-mortar stores and the many alternate retailing channe

Posted December 29, 2011

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN)—Cateye USA president Thomas Prehn went on an Amazon buying spree of sorts last spring and summer. He has an office full of receipts and packages to prove it.

"I was probably Amazon's best Cateye customer," Prehn said Thursday.

Posted December 29, 2011

Editor's note: The following article appears in the January issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News (Subscribe!).

Posted December 28, 2011

MORGAN HILL, CA (BRAIN)— Specialized president Mike Sinyard is warning the company’s retailers to beware of Amazon.com’s incursions into the bike market.

Posted December 28, 2011

Editor's note: The following article appears in the January issue of Bicycle Retailer & Industry News (Subscribe!). Part 2 will be published here on Thursday.

Posted December 1, 2011

LONG BEACH, CA (BRAIN)—Brian Keate invites cycling community members to get in touch with their inner Urban Cowboy when he holds the grand opening for his second bike shop, Long Beach Cyclery, on Saturday, Dec. 3. “We’ll have free tacos and beer, and I have a mechanical bull,” he said.

Posted December 1, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (BRAIN)—The national governing body USA Cycling has made several rule changes for next year that may be of interest to retailers and suppliers who serve racers.

Posted December 1, 2011

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Retailers will have an extra gear to sell on Shimano-equipped road bikes as soon as next summer as a cable-shifted 11-speed Dura-Ace group appears destined for the company's 2013 product line.

Posted November 23, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—The offices of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News are closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Web news will resume on Monday, Nov. 28.

Posted November 7, 2011

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN)—Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has hired Steve Frothingham as web editor. He starts Dec. 1.

Frothingham is currently editor of VeloNews.com. His last day with Competitor Group, Inc., owner of the news website and Velo magazine, is Nov. 18.

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