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June 19, 2017

WATERLOO, Wis. (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle said it’s adding 100 new retail jobs to the Philadelphia-area as the company looks to bolster its employee base after its recent acquisition of 12 Bike Line locations. The positions — which include various sales and service roles — are new and will be an addition to the current employee base at Bike Line’s locations.

Posted in Retail News
June 19, 2017
MONTRÉAL (BRAIN) — Joey Sivilla, a former painter for Guru Cycles, has opened a bike paint, repair and restoration business here, specializing in creative custom finishes.
 
Posted in Industry News
June 19, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Framebuilder Supply has purchased Bikelugs.com and production rights and tooling for the framebuilding products designed by Kirk Pacenti, including his fork crowns and lugs.

Posted in Industry News
June 19, 2017

FAIRFIELD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jelly Belly has introduced a new flavor for its Sports Beans, Strawberry Banana Smoothie.

Like other Sports Beans flavors, they come in packs of six retailing for $7.99 or packs of 24 for $29.95.

Posted in New Products
June 16, 2017

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Posted in Retail News
June 16, 2017

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Advanced Composites Inc. is recalling about 40 Wound Up carbon fiber tandem forks that were sold in 2015. The fork leg can crack, the company said. 

The company, based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has received one report of a cracked fork leg. 

Posted in Recalls
June 16, 2017

VENETO, Italy. (BRAIN) — Elite is paying tribute to Tom Dumoulin's triumph at last month's Giro d'Italia with a limited edition Drivo Rosa trainer. Dumoulin, along with Giro podium finishers Nairo Quintana and Vincenzo Nibali, train on Elite Drivo trainers. 

Posted in New Products
June 16, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — The National Association of City Transportation Officials will hold a free webinar Monday on how close calls and aggressive drivers affect bike use.

Posted in Industry News
June 16, 2017

BOSTON (BRAIN) — The North American Bikeshare Association has hired its first executive director, Samantha Herr.

Posted in Industry News
June 16, 2017

NEW YORK CITY (BRAIN) — Shimano is opening a pop-up concept store here next week, where it will feature 33 bikes using the brand's new urban component groups, Metrea, Alfine and Steps. 

Posted in Retail News

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