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Posted March 2, 2022

BOSTON (BRAIN) — Landry's Bicycles enters year 100 with the announcement Wednesday that it is now completely employee-owned.

Posted March 2, 2022
Dirk Sorenson

Retailers and manufacturers must set their sights on four critical initiatives that will lead the industry to another banner year in 2022.

Posted March 1, 2022

(VELONEWS) — Look Cycle has immediately ended its association with the Gazprom-RusVelo team as a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Posted March 1, 2022

TUCSON, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Tourism Network's board has decided to cancel its planned 2022 and 2023 Bicycle Tourism Conference events and to "postpone indefinitely" holding any future conferences.

Posted March 1, 2022

HOYA, Germany (BRAIN) — Hermann Hartje KG announced Tuesday it has expanded its Mavic distribution to Sweden. This comes a year after it expanded into Denmark and the Benelux countries.

Posted February 28, 2022

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified, the parent of BOA Technologies and Lizard Skins, among other brands, is reporting record fourth quarter and annual sales figures. The company's Q4 sales were $536.6 million and full-year 2021 revenues were $1.842 billion.

Posted February 25, 2022

DENVER (BRAIN) — Alchemy Bikes reported the theft of two high-end bikes from its showroom here that are collectively valued at $20,500.

Posted February 25, 2022

KENT, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — Brompton announced plans Friday for a new global headquarters to be completed in 2027 in the town of Ashford in Kent as the UK's largest bike manufacturer aims to produce more than 200,000 bikes yearly.

Posted February 24, 2022

DULUTH, Ga. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory executives said all orders for its OE bike products are pre-booked for 2022 and they expect no letup in demand until next year or beyond.

Fox announced Thursday that its revenues last year hit $1.3 billion, a company record and a 45.9% increase over its 2020 sales.

Posted February 22, 2022
The building during its Gem City Ice Cream era.

DAYTON, Ohio (BRAIN) — When Matthew Tepper enters Dayton’s West Third Street Historic District, he looks for a two-story brick building as a waypoint. If it’s demolished, he says, its absence would completely alter the neighborhood’s cornerstone and historical context.

Posted February 22, 2022
We want to include your Sea Otter activations in the official festival guide.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News is once again preparing the official event guide for the Sea Otter Classic. The Guide is a consumer-facing publication distributed at the festival and shared digitally with BRAIN subscribers and the readers of Outside's other cycling titles.

Posted February 18, 2022

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — The King County Board of Health repealed a 29-year-old mandatory bike helmet law Thursday, citing evidence of racial and anti-homeless bias in its enforcement.

Posted February 18, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — According to Bryan Hance, it's common in this environmentally conscious and cycling-friendly city for families to trade their vehicle for e-bikes. But if those e-bikes are stolen, it has a chilling effect on the city's bicycling culture.

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