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May 16, 2018

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Amgen is extending its sponsorship of the Tour of California, which has already continued for more than a decade. AEG, the owner and operator of the race, said Amgen will retain naming rights and other exclusive sponsorship benefits for the race.

Posted in Industry News
May 16, 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has named Eric Smith as its new director of supply chain. The newly created position is a promotion for Smith, who has been with Cane Creek for 10 years, most recently serving as sourcing manager.

Posted in Industry News
May 16, 2018

DENVER (BRAIN) — JackRabbit, which operates 60 athletic specialty stores and several e-commerce sites, has acquired Clever Training, a multisport e-commerce retailer. JackRabbit's parent is the private investment firm CriticalPoint Capital. 

Posted in Retail News
May 16, 2018

OREFIELD, Pa. (BRAIN) — Olympic cyclist Marty Nothstein won Tuesday's Republican primary for Pennsylvania's 7th U.S. House district. Also in the Keystone State, Madeleine Dean — the wife of bike industry veteran Pat Cunnane — won the Democratic nomination for the 4th House district.

Posted in Industry News
UPDATED: Dean wins Democratic primary in PA-4.
May 15, 2018

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Cat Bartash, the buyer at Ace Wheelworks in Boston, will be among the speakers at the fifth annual Aligned Conference in October.

Posted in Retail News
May 15, 2018

LOVELAND, Colo. (BRAIN) — Push Industries is expanding its dealer network and international distributor base as the suspension manufacturer continues to shift from selling exclusively consumer direct to a greater B2B presence.

Posted in Industry News
May 15, 2018

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Giant Manufacturing's first-quarter earnings report offers a look at how the e-bike market is changing the look of the bicycle industry.

Premium e-bike sales drove Giant's growth in the first quarter, accounting for more than 30 percent of its quarterly revenue.

Posted in International
May 15, 2018

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Organizers of the Eurobike trade show — which moves to new dates in early July this year — said the show is sold out of exhibit space. The list of exhibitors includes about 100 brands that are either new to the show or who are returning after an absence.

Posted in International
May 15, 2018

CEDAR PARK, Texas (BRAIN) — Enviolo, a division of Fallbrook Technologies previously known as NuVinci, has started production on new drivetrain groups using its continuously variable internal gearing system.

Posted in New Products
May 15, 2018
Some of MoGo's new adaptive cycles.

DETROIT (BRAIN) — On the anniversary of its MoGo bike share program, Detroit is rolling out a pilot program with a variety of adaptive cycles for riders of all abilities. It's one of the first major cities to offer an adaptive cycle share program.

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