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Posted January 13, 2021
Bicycle World Texas will replace Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop Austin.

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — City officials here are recommending that Bicycle World Texas provide bikes to the police department, five months after Mellow Johnny's ended its relationship with the department.

Posted January 13, 2021
Today: Jeff Milbauer of Valley Bike & Ski in Apple Valley, Minnesota.
Jeff Milbauer, Valley Bike & Ski, Apple Valley, Minn.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — We touched base with 16 retailers to get their take on the 2020 season and their predictions for 2021. We'll be sharing snapshots from those interviews online over the next two weeks.

Posted January 13, 2021
Today: Stuart Hunter of roll: bicycle company in Columbus, Ohio
Stuart Hunter, roll: bicycle company, Columbus, Ohio

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — We touched base with 16 retailers to get their take on the 2020 season and their predictions for 2021. We'll be sharing snapshots from those interviews online over the next two weeks.

Posted January 12, 2021

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — Allied Cycle Works named Drew Medlock chief executive officer, replacing Brendan Quirk, who served in an interim capacity since September 2019.

Posted January 12, 2021
Today: Hal Honeyman of The Bike Rack, St. Charles, Illinois.
Hal Honeyman, The Bike Rack, St. Charles, Ill.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — We touched base with 16 retailers to get their take on the 2020 season and their predictions for 2021. We'll be sharing snapshots from those interviews online over the next two weeks.

Posted January 11, 2021

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Sea Otter Classic has moved its event to October from May because of the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted January 11, 2021

As the market changes, so does the way suppliers and retailers interact.

Posted January 11, 2021
Tomias Hinchcliff of Genesis Bicycles in Easton, Pennsylvania.
Tomias Hinchcliff, Genesis Bicycles, Easton, Pa.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — We touched base with 16 retailers to get their take on the 2020 season and their predictions for 2021. We'll be sharing snapshots from those interviews online over the next two weeks.

Posted January 8, 2021
Photo provided by CPSC/CBP.

BALTIMORE (BRAIN) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission combined to seize nearly 600 girls bikes that authorities said were coated in pink paint with excessive levels of lead.

Posted January 8, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (BRAIN) — SmartEtailing is suing a Massachusetts bike store, CrimsonBikes, LLC. The website developer is charging that CrimsonBikes fraudulently told customers to ask their credit card company for refunds for undelivered bikes. A payment service is holding SmartEtailing liable for $400,000 in chargebacks.

Posted January 8, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. (BRAIN) — A U.S. District judge has ruled that when would-be Ironman competitors agreed to a no-refund policy at registration, that meant exactly what it sounded like. 

Posted January 8, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Paycheck Protection Program will resume offering loans to new and some existing borrowers on Jan. 11.

Posted January 8, 2021
Updates with Trek statement.
Bontrager Specter WaveCel helmet.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Trek Bicycle is being sued for $5 million by a New York man who says the company is making misleading claims that its Bontrager WaveCel helmets are safer than other brands.

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