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Posted May 2, 2018
Fox introduced the Step Cast 34 fork at Sea Otter.

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. said sales in its bike product division, which includes Fox, Marzocchi, Race Face and Easton Cycling, were up 10.3 percent in the first quarter, which ended March 30. The company said original equipment orders drove the sales increase.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 2, 2018
The new Garmin Edge 520 Plus.

OLATHE, Kan. (BRAIN) — Garmin on Wednesday reported record first-quarter revenue of $711 million, up 11 percent, on improved sales of outdoor, fitness, aviation and marine products. Those gains offset continuing declines in the company’s automotive business.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 2, 2018

SAUSALITO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bay Area public relations and sports marketing agency OutsidePR has hired Logan Waddell as a senior account manager.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted May 2, 2018

BREMBATE, Italy (BRAIN) — 3T is now distributing its frames, bikes and wheels direct to dealers in Canada from its Toronto headquarters. The company said its previous Canadian distributor, Live to Play Sports, will continue to distribute 3T parts.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted May 2, 2018
Trek participated in Ford's display at the 2018 CES show.

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Some bike and e-bike heavy hitters are joining Trek and Ford in helping create safety standards related to bicycle-to-vehicle communication.  

Posted in Industry News Tagged Autonomous vehicles
Posted May 1, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Members of the Profesional Bicycle Mechanics Association can now register for its 2018 / 2019 PBMA Technical Workshops. The three-day workshops are planned for Philadelphia, Peachtree City, Georgia; and Phoenix. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted May 1, 2018
CEO says canceled orders over firearms controversy had little effect on the company and that its plan was in development long before the dispute.

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc. plans to sell its Bell, Giro and Blackburn brands — and its Savage and Stevens firearms brands — and return its focus to ammunition sales.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted May 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Three hundred Apple stores in the U.S. and Europe will begin stocking Lumos Helmet's "smart" bike helmet on May 1, the start of Bike Month.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted May 1, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (BRAIN) — The second annual PlacesForBikes Conference takes place this week here. Organized by PeopleForBikes, the conference kicks off Tuesday afternoon and runs through Thursday.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted April 30, 2018
The New Wheel operates two Bay Area e-bike stores.

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Bay Area retailer The New Wheel is organizing an e-bike festival that will include demos, complimentary breakfast and workshops. The Super Bicycle Festival will be held at The New Wheel's Larkspur Landing store on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Electric bike
Posted April 30, 2018

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (BRAIN) — Brian Lopes is returning to Ibis, where he was a sponsored athlete from 2008-2013. This time, Lopes is managing a new domestic enduro team for the brand. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Racing & Sponsorship

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