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Posted June 1, 2018
 Onion River Outdoors reopened in early May

MONTPELIER, Vt. (BRAIN) — When retailer Onion River Sports closed its doors after 43 years in business last December, an outpouring of community support made it possible for the store's former manager, Kip Roberts, and his wife, Jen, to purchase the business.

Posted in Retail News
Posted May 31, 2018

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (BRAIN) — Tifosi Optics has hired Dave Snow as its West Coast/Canada sales manager for the sunglass brand’s bike, run and golf specialty business.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted May 30, 2018

ST-LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Outdoor Gear Canada and Continental Tire have signed a multi-year distribution agreement for Canada. OGC will share Canadian distribution responsibilities with Highway Two and will be the sole Canadian-based supplier of Continental cycling products.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 30, 2018
CABDA West is planned for the Del Mar Racetrack.
The Del Mar Racetrack.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — After reviving its long-dormant regional trade show in 2015, the Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers Association is looking to build on the show's success, adding an event in San Diego in January 2019.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / CABDA
Posted May 30, 2018
The proposed development.

GOLDEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — Yeti Cycles hopes to anchor an "outdoor lifestyle campus" a few miles from the bike maker's current headquarters here.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 30, 2018
Not just a tire brand anymore.
The Donnelly G//C bike will be available in two builds.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Donnelly Cycling, a brand known for its gravel and cyclocross tires, is introducing two bike models at the Dirty Kanza 200 bike race in Kansas this weekend.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 29, 2018

OLDSMAR, Fla. (BRAIN) — A new e-commerce company founded by a former longtime American Classic employee is now selling American Classic replacement parts, cassette bodies, and axle kits as well as new hubs, rims and wheelsets.

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 29, 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Cane Creek Cycling Components has updated its minimum advertised price policy. The company said the update simplifies the existing policy by setting MAP and MSRP at the same price and contains provisions stating that Cane Creek will monitor and enforce the policy.

Posted in Industry News Tagged MAP
Posted May 29, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Taiwanese bicycle exports for the first four months of the year offer a mixed picture on the state of the industry — while e-bike exports posted healthy growth, exports of conventional bicycles continued to decline.

Posted in International
Posted May 29, 2018

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) — BMC Switzerland has announced a collaboration with Red Bull Advanced Technologies, the company that has developed technology used by the Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Formula One program. The company also has developed technology for sail boat racing and air racing. 

Posted in International
Posted May 29, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BRAIN) — The new bike share system here, which includes 600 bikes and 60 stations, is the 50th system for Trek-owned bike share provider BCycle. It also is the company's largest smart bike system to date.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Bikeshare

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