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Posted July 19, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Decathlon will open its second full-sized U.S. store in November, in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood. 

Posted July 19, 2019

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group N.V. reported total group revenues of 683 million euros ($766 million) in its first fiscal half, up 7.4% from the same period last year. Net profit for the group was up 16.5% to 29.7 million euros.

Posted July 18, 2019

PARIS (BRAIN) — Testpass, a French company that provides bike-makers, event-organizers and others with software to manage bike demos, is offering expanded features thanks to an investment from a company that provides similar services to the auto and motorcycle industry.

Posted July 17, 2019
Erik Saunders

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Erik Saunders combined a love of bike components with a desire to manufacture domestically to create a company as concerned about the way it does business as the products themselves.

Posted July 16, 2019
Green Guru collaborated with REI and Mountainsmith on its Tripster packs.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Green Guru Gear has combined upcycling with bicycling for the past dozen years.

Posted July 15, 2019

CHANDLER, Ariz. (BRAIN) — This Thursday, Specialized's Bob Margevicius will lead a webinar for bike retailers on de minimis, the minimum value threshold for U.S. Customs to begin charging duties on imports. The U.S. de minimis is currently $800 per day, much higher than most nations.

Posted July 15, 2019
Even Keener's fancy titanium road bike has a bell.

Talking with my ex-wife last night, this question came up. As healthy Boulder homeowners, we have nothing “real” to complain about. And yet it’s our civic duty to be outraged about something.

Posted July 15, 2019

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) — QBP is now distributing Fox dropper posts, forks, shocks and service parts.

Posted July 12, 2019
Vista Outdoors sells about $1 billion in ammo a year.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BRAIN) — After Vista Outdoor announced the sale of its firearms brands, REI quickly resumed buying its products. Some — but not all — bike shops did the same.

Posted July 12, 2019
UPDATED: ANA to cease sales of the brands to Canadian retailers but will provide warranty service for prior sales.

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Accell Group has sold its Canadian brand registrations for Raleigh, Diamondback, Redline and IZIP to Canadian Tire Corporation for $16 million cash. Canadian Tire is one of that country's largest retail chains.

Posted July 11, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. (BRAIN) — Five and a half years after its filing, the bankruptcy case for the former owner of the Mad Fiber carbon wheel brand is finally wrapping up.

Posted July 11, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — With a significant new investment from a clean technology fund, mobile service franchiser Velofix is jump-starting its growth with plans to add 30 corporate-owned vans in the U.S. and Canada in the next 12 months.

Posted July 11, 2019

PETALUMA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Australian consumer-direct retailer Bicycles Online has entered the North American market with an exclusive partnership with Polygon Bikes.

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