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Posted August 1, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Strava has broken up its premium membership program into three packages, available as a bundle or a la carte.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 31, 2018

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Harley Davidson announced an ambitious growth plan Monday that includes the launch of a variety of new products, including, possibly, e-bikes.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike
Posted July 31, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Dave Whittingham, an industry veteran who managed bike shops, developed products and worked for several brands in the Boulder area, died Monday of complications from a bicycle accident. He was 67.

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 30, 2018

FRUITA, Colo. (BRAIN) — Local retailer Over the Edge Sports and the City of Fruita are hosting a three-day meeting here in October devoted to trails-based economic development. 

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 30, 2018

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Product Suppliers Association members shipped fewer bikes to dealers through the first half of the year, compared to last year. But even so, they tallied more dollar business.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted July 30, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. (BRAIN) — Organizers of a March, 2019, bicycle trade show in New Jersey are looking for nominations for speakers.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 30, 2018

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (BRAIN) — Dave Bertram, who became CEO of Troy Lee Designs in late 2016, has resigned for personal reasons, the company announced.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted July 30, 2018
Company says its STEPS E8000 e-MTB drive unit has been well received; says March's factory fire cost 1.6 billion yen — almost $20 million.

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Robust European e-bike sales and an average year for bike sales in North America led to a 6.8 percent sales increase in Shimano's bike division in the first half of 2018, the company said Monday. 

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 27, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Norwest Equity Partners, a middle-market investment firm founded in 1961, has made an investment in Atlanta-based Wahoo Fitness. The transaction closed on June 30; financial terms were not disclosed, but NEP said the investment was "significant."

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 27, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland Design Works has hired RoseMary Sindt as marketing manager, developing and managing PDW's marketing, event and sponsorship initiatives. She started in the position July 1.

Posted in Industry News Tagged People
Posted July 27, 2018
Win Allen at the 2016 Mechanics Challenge.

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike has opened registration for the third annual Mechanics Challenge presented by Park Tool.

The event will take place on the Interbike show floor with qualifying heats on Sept. 18-19 and the semi-final and final rounds held from 2-5 p.m. on Sept. 19.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Interbike

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