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Posted June 9, 2022

BERLIN (BRAIN) — E-commerce retailer Signa Sports United announced a collaboration with third-party logistics company Rhenus Warehousing Solutions and the opening of a 215,278-square-foot parts warehouse.

Posted June 8, 2022

STUTTGART (BRAIN) — Porsche announced on Wednesday that it acquired the remaining 80% of shares in German e-bike drive system Fazua GmbH.

Posted June 7, 2022

HEERENVEEN, Netherlands (BRAIN) — A consortium's bid for Accell Group has failed, at least temporarily. 

Posted June 6, 2022
Official report attributes the fire to charger equipment failure.

CUTLER BAY, Fla. (BRAIN) — It hasn't quite been business as usual for Andante Bike Shop, operating under tents in the back of the building that was destroyed by fire in early April.

Posted June 6, 2022

WESTPORT, Conn. (BRAIN) — Compass Diversified, which owns BOA and Lizard Skins, has agreed to buy PrimaLoft, a Latham, N.Y.-based textile company. PrimaLoft makes synthetic insulation primarily used in sports apparel. 

Posted June 6, 2022

(BRAIN) — Tour de France hero Greg LeMond announced that he has been diagnosed with Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia. 

The 60-year-old said the form of leukemia is treatable and not life-threatening. He will begin treatment later this week in the U.S.

Posted June 6, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The U.S. imported $565 million worth of bikes in the first quarter this year, up 52% over the first quarter last year and capping three quarters' of massive import figures.

Posted June 3, 2022
Judge rules on 2019 lawsuit brought by conservation groups.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A District of Columbia federal judge ruled that the National Park Service can continue to allow e-bike access on non-motorized trails but needs to conduct its own environmental review followed by a public comment period to gauge the impact they have on park resources and other users.

Posted June 3, 2022

BERLIN (BRAIN) — E-commerce retailer Signa Sports United reported its first quarterly results that included numbers from WiggleCRC and Tennis Express, which it acquired in December. Quarterly sales were up 48% to 269 million euros ($288 million).

Posted June 2, 2022

(PINKBIKE) — Walking around the pits at the Enduro World Series, there was one bike that we caught several fleeting glimpses of, but it was always quickly hidden away. Eventually, I did manage to grab a couple of shots as it stood outside the SRAM pits. It looks like a Nukeproof Megawatt E-MTB with a prototype SRAM motor.

Posted June 2, 2022

(BRAIN) — Canadian Katy Bond has been appointed CEO of Rocky Mountain. Bond joined Rocky Mountain in 2019 as general manager, and the privately held Canadian mountain bike manufacturer says that she has delivered record growth in that role.

Posted June 1, 2022

OAKLAND, Calif. (BRAIN) — Enduro Bearings unveiled a direct-to-consumer website Wednesday with its complete line of products, which exceeds 1,200 SKUs.

Posted June 1, 2022

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano now services third-party e-bike batteries used in its STEPS drive units for North American retailers, unifying the service contact and providing a faster turnaround, the company said. Before the change, retailers had to work with the bike or battery manufacturer.

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