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Posted February 6, 2018

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News this week has launched its second e-newsletter.

Posted in Industry News
Posted February 6, 2018

MIAMI (BRAIN) — J&B Importers has entered into a distribution agreement with Tubus and Racktime to distribute the brands' touring racks in the U.S.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted February 6, 2018

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer and Industry News has hired Ellen Butler as its Western sales representative. Butler will work with brands in the Western region to develop effective trade advertising campaigns to help them achieve their marketing goals.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted February 5, 2018

SAN CARLOS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Jason Boles, who owns The Velo bike shop in Phoenix, Arizona, has launched a Beeline Bikes mobile repair franchise in Los Angeles. Boles also has signed franchise development agreements with Beeline in other regions of Arizona and California.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted February 5, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Beginning this month, Barnett Bicycle Institute is introducing new curriculum to its core Bicycle Repair and Overhaul class. The BRO course is an 80-hour professional mechanic's training. 

Posted in Industry News
Posted February 5, 2018

EMPORIA, Kan. (BRAIN) — Dirty Kanza Promotions said it will significantly expand the size and scope of its "All Things Gravel" outdoor expo. In the past, expo booth spaces were available to Dirty Kanza event sponsors only with the show running one day in conjunction with rider sign-In.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted February 5, 2018
The Alchemy Arktos

DENVER (BRAIN) — Alchemy Bicycles said it's making "major headway" in the U.S. retail channel, and is taking the next step by offering lower prices on complete bikes.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted February 2, 2018

PASO ROBLES, Calif. (BRAIN) —  The fourth annual Eroica California will, for the first time, include a category for cyclists on modern road bikes.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted February 2, 2018

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Pedego Electric Bikes is now offering used Pedego bikes at its participating Pedego stores. The "Certified Pre-Loved" bikes comes with a 12-month warranty. All Pre-Loved bikes come from participating Pedego stores' rental and demo fleets.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike
Posted February 2, 2018

SAINT LAURENT, Quebec (BRAIN) — Outdoor Gear Canada's BMX division, OGCBMX, has been appointed the exclusive Canadian distributor of Kink bikes. OGCBMX will receive its first Kink shipments this spring.

Posted in Industry News
Posted February 2, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (BRAIN) — Last weekend's Iowa Bike Expo saw a 23 percent growth in attendees over last year, bringing in 6,413 people.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides
Posted February 1, 2018

SAN MATEO, Calif. (BRAIN) — GoPro Inc. on Thursday reported a 38 percent drop in revenue to $334.8 million and a loss of $55.8 million for the fourth quarter following another weak holiday sales period for the action camera maker. Both results fell well short of Wall Street expectations.

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

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (BRAIN) — Kenda Tire has promoted Jay Drunasky to the role of project engineer at its Kenda American Technology Center.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted February 1, 2018

READING, Pa. (BRAIN) — Greg LeMond has been named honorary chairman of the board of directors of the Velodrome Development Foundation, which is supporting the proposed construction of the National Velodrome at Albright College, a $25 million multi-purpose cycling and events center and headquarters of the World Cycling League.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted February 1, 2018
Mark Gouge

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Pocket Outdoor Media LLC, the new owner of VeloNews and other titles, has hired Mark Gouge as publisher for the VeloNews brand.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People / Media/Publishing
Posted January 31, 2018
Major brands including Shimano, SRAM, QBP and Canyon attend the mobile service franchiser's expo in Nevada.
Franchisees and managers at the Las Vegas meeting.

LAS VEGAS (BRAIN) — Mobile bike franchiser Velofix held a stationary “mini-trade show” here last week, with about 110 franchise owners and operators holding their annual meeting.

Posted in Retail News Tagged Mobile service
Posted January 31, 2018

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — Evoking one of the Tour de France’s most storied ascents, Time Sport’s new Alpe d’Huez range is designed to tackle epic climbs and maintain a stable, predictable ride on long, challenging descents.

Posted in Product/Tech

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