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Posted November 12, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — On Monday, Nov. 11,  USA Cycling said it will partner with five military support organizations to provide free memberships to veterans, active military and their families in honor of Veterans Day.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 9, 2018

RED WING, Minn. (BRAIN) — Industry companies in the Upper Midwest are lending their support to a local community college's new engineering program focused on the design and fabrication of bicycles and their components.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 9, 2018
UPDATED. Giant Bicycles evacuated Thursday as the Hill Fire erupted amid strong Santa Ana winds.
Photo by An Le from the Giant Bicycles parking lot.

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycles USA evacuated its offices Thursday afternoon as the Hill Fire burned behind the company's headquarters in the Conejo Valley, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 9, 2018

BOULDER, Colo., and WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and the League of American Cyclists will hold separate webinars next week addressing the midterm elections' effects on cycling.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted November 9, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Imports of all merchandise at the nation's major retail container ports have slowed from their pre-holiday peak but remain at unusually high levels as importers continue bringing in merchandise before tariffs increase in January, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Trade/tariffs
Posted November 9, 2018

CORONA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Troy Lee Designs has hired Dutch Schultz as chief operating officer. Schultz had been serving as an executive consultant to TLD, guiding the organization with process improvement initiatives and operational execution to support the brand's growth.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted November 9, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Hydration product maker HydraPak has acquired insulated bottle brand Polar Bottle.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted November 9, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) — Watteam, which has sold some of the least expensive power meter cranks on the market since 2014, announced Friday that it is suspending production of its latest-generation product line and looking for strategic partners that can make use of its technology.

Posted in Industry News
Posted November 8, 2018
PeopleForBikes Foundation and Coalition revenues in recent years.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — If ever the industry's nonprofits were in the spotlight, it was in 2018.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Trade/tariffs / Advocacy/Non-profits / From the Magazine
Posted November 7, 2018

DEARBORN, Mich. (BRAIN) — Axios is reporting, based on multiple unnamed sources, that Ford Motor Co. has agreed to buy the electric scooter startup Spin.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Bikeshare / Electric bike / Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted November 7, 2018

THUNDER BAY, Ontario (BRAIN) — ShipEarly, which contracts with bike brands to provide assembly at independent bike dealers, is now looking to sign up more IBDs. The company said it already has 700 shops signed up and works with multiple brands.

Posted in Retail News

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