BRAIN Staff

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November 9, 2017
Some of Vista Outdoor's Outdoor Sports brands.

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoors, the owner of Bell, Giro, Blackburn, Bollé, CamelBak and other brands, saw a 9.1 percent decline in sales in its most recent quarter in its Outdoor Products division, which includes those brands.

Posted in Industry News
The owner of Bell, Giro and CamelBak sees declines in its outdoor product and shooting sports divisions.
November 9, 2017

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) – Online registration has opened for the annual E-Bike Summit hosted by the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association and PeopleForBikes. The event, to be held Dec.

Posted in Industry News
November 8, 2017

SANTA FE, N.M. (BRAIN) — BTI is now selling inner tubes under its new house brand, Circ. The distributor said the tubes offer margins starting at 200 percent and are packaged in a color-coded system that makes it easy for shops to find the right size.

Posted in New Products
Distributor plans more products under the new brand.
November 8, 2017

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycles is donating more than 250 bikes to kids in the Sonoma County community where wildfires have devastated many homes and businesses.

Posted in Industry News
November 8, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has hired Drew Axt is its new program manager for Velofix Direct and key suppliers. Axt was formerly with Accell Group, and prior to that he managed sales for Endura and worked in field marketing efforts for Trek.

Posted in Retail News
Company also adds to marketing, operations, and customer service teams.
November 7, 2017

LONDON (BRAIN) — Proviz' new Nightrider LED cycling jacket incorporates machine washable LED lights into the jacket to aid with visibility.

Posted in New Products
November 7, 2017
Several models and sizes of kids' bikes are involved in this recall.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Norco is recalling about 1,050 children's bikes in the U.S. and 1,750 in Canada because the bikes' Samox cranks can bend or break in use. The company has received four reports of cranks bending or breaking; none resulted in injury, according to the company.

Posted in Recalls
November 7, 2017

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jake Duehring will head up Felt Bicycles' sports marketing activities following the departure of founder Jim Felt last week from the company. Duehring has more than 10 years of experience at Felt in marketing, product development and, most recently, international sales.

Posted in Industry News
November 7, 2017

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (BRAIN) — Ofo, a dockless bike share operator, has begun operations in South Miami today.

The mayor of South Miami, Phillip Stoddard, and other elected officials celebrated the start of the program at an event held Tuesday morning at City Hall.

Posted in Industry News
November 7, 2017

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes is now selling into 28 European countries including Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, following a two-year debut in the United States.

Posted in International

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