BRAIN Staff

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October 26, 2017

HELSINKI, Finland (BRAIN) — Sales in Amer Sports' cycling division, which comprises Mavic and Enve, were down 10 percent through the first nine months of the company's fiscal year, and down 8 percent in the third quarter. The company said its bike-related sales were hurt by high OEM and retail inventories.  

Posted in International
October 25, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (BRAIN) — BicycleBlueBook.com was named eBay's 2017 Sporting Goods Seller of the Year at eBay's recent Top Seller Summit in San Jose.

BicycleBlueBook.com was recognized for its rapid growth in selling used bicycles on eBay.

Posted in Industry News
October 25, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Rocket Electrics, an all-e-bike retailer that's operated in Austin since 2011, is opening a second location devoted to Riese & Müller e-bikes. 

Posted in Retail News
October 25, 2017

HOLSTEBRO, Denmark (BRAIN) — High-end component brand CeramicSpeed has responded to Muc-Off's claims about its recently introduced specially treated low-friction chain.

Posted in Product/Tech
October 24, 2017

AMSTERDAM (BRAIN) — Beginning Jan.1, NuVinci Cycling, a division of Fallbrook Technologies Inc., will be operating under a new name: enviolo.

The division will be operating more independently from Fallbrook, the company said.

Posted in International
October 24, 2017
18 Road Trails. Photo by Mattias Fredriksson

FRUITA, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Fruita Fat Tire Festival has reached a preliminary agreement with the Bureau of Land Management to stage a bike demo and expo on-site at the Bookcliffs/18 Road trail system north of the Colorado town.

Posted in Industry News
October 24, 2017

VENTURA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Zeitbike is now distributing the entire range of Panaracer tires, including models for gravel, cyclocross, fat biking, mountain bike, road, recumbent, BMX, city and touring bicycles.

Posted in Industry News
October 24, 2017

PHILOMATH, Ore. (BRAIN) — Softstar Shoes, a maker of handcrafted minimal footwear, has released a new model for athletic and casual wear, the Primal.

Posted in New Products
October 24, 2017

HAIFA, Israel (BRAIN) — Everysight says it will begin shipping its long awaited Raptor AR smartglasses in February in the U.S. The company will begin taking pre-orders from U.S. consumers next month, with pricing starting at $499 for pre-orders. Regular pricing will start at $649.

Posted in Product/Tech
October 24, 2017

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano saw a slight increase in sales in its bike division through the first nine months of 2017, up 1.4 percent to 196 billion yen ($1.7 billion) over sales in the same period last year. Operating income in the division decreased nearly 5 percent over the period however.

Posted in International

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