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Posted November 8, 2019

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Sports reported third-quarter revenue increased 14.2% from the same time last year, while Dorel Industries Inc. earnings as a whole jumped 2.3% during the same period.

Posted November 7, 2019
Randy Ross in a Randy Ross Stepper bike video.

MIAMI (BRAIN) — Two members of the Ross family, whose last name was emblazoned on millions of bikes in the last century, want to bring the brand back to the market. One big problem? The family gave up the trademark in a bankruptcy court more than 30 years ago.

Posted November 7, 2019

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Sales by Vista Outoor's action sports brands, which include Bell and Giro, were flat in the company's second quarter, ending Sept. 29.

Quarterly revenue in the category totaled $83.9 million, down less than 1% from the period last year, when the category registered $84.7 million.

Posted November 7, 2019

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. third-quarter revenues dropped 54.1% compared to the same time last year, a development the company expected because of a production delay.

Posted November 7, 2019

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (BRAIN) — Boutique mountain bike manufacturer Canfield Brothers rebranded as Canfield Bikes and will manufacture new bikes that will be available early next year.

Posted November 7, 2019
Ross was to New York what Schwinn was to Chicago.
A Ross Bicycles ad from the 1980s.

For decades, Ross was the third-best-known brand in the U.S. bicycles, behind Schwinn and Huffy, and slotted between those two in volume, price point, and distribution channels.

Posted November 7, 2019
Steven Goldmeier (left) with Alex, Alex's college friend, his mom Debbie, and his sister Julie (far right)

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — On President's Day weekend last year, the Goldmeier family got news that changed it forever.

Posted November 6, 2019
Julie Ann Pedalino of Pedalino Bikes won the Expo's People's Choice award.

PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Nearly 5,000 people attended last weekend's 10th annual Philadelphia Bike Expo that featured 200 vendors.

Posted November 5, 2019

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the CABDA trade shows are planning an industry summit event to be held at Florida's Disney World Resort in early November next year. 

Posted November 5, 2019

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Peloton's subscription revenue increased 103% in its first quarter as a public company, compared to the same quarter last year, the company reported Tuesday.

Posted November 5, 2019
Following the release of a sobering bike fatality report, the federal board discussed countermeasures at a hearing Tuesday.
Photo by Ross Sneddon on Unsplash

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday adopted an amendment recommending all 50 states pass laws requiring bicyclists of all ages to wear helmets.

Posted November 5, 2019

MADRID (BRAIN) —Trainer and software brand Bkool has sold its hardware rights to a fellow Spanish indoor training company, Versa design, which markets the Zycle brand of trainers. Versa will rebrand the BKool trainers under the Zycle brand while BKool focuses on its cycling simulation software business. 

Posted October 31, 2019

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Uber Technologies Inc. is threatening legal action against the Los Angeles Department of Transportation because of a disagreement over the sharing of real-time location data of its JUMP e-bike and scooter riders.

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