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Posted November 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has hired Ryan Chao, currently the vice president of the Center for Civic Sites and Community Change at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, as the organization's third president. Chao will join RTC on Jan. 28.

Posted November 26, 2018
Eurobike’s Media Days event returns to Italy’s Dolomite Mountains in 2019.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Eurobike has set the dates for the fifth edition of its Media Days event, which will be held July 2-4, 2019, at Kronplatz Mountain in South Tyrol, a region in the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy.

Posted November 26, 2018

BERGAMO, Italy (BRAIN) — Early Monday morning a group of masked robbers entered the 3T headquarters building here and stole all of the brand's display and demo bikes, including an Exploro frame painted by the late Dario Pegoretti.

Posted November 26, 2018

AIMERE, Netherlands (BRAIN) — Pon Holdings has purchased 338,121 ordinary shares in Accell Group N.V., giving it a total of 5,332,769 ordinary shares, representing 20 percent of the company's shares. 

Posted November 26, 2018

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (BRAIN) — Attendees of the 2016 IMBA World Summit who returned to Northwest Arkansas this October for the advocacy group's Dirty 30 anniversary celebration had a nice surprise waiting for them: more than a hundred miles of new trails that weren't around when they visited just two years earlier.

It doesn't take a CPA to figure out the rate of growth.

Posted November 23, 2018

(BRAIN) — When the 27.5-inch wheel took the mountain bike market by storm about five years ago, many hailed it as a magic bullet that would all but replace the other sizes because it combined the best characteristics of 26-inch and 29-inch wheels.

Posted November 22, 2018

TRUCKEE, Calif. (BRAIN) — A family need inspired outdoor industry veteran Brandon Dodd to launch Ride Concepts, a new player in mountain bike shoes. Two years ago his son, age 8 at the time and to this day an avid downhill mountain biker, was damaging his feet on big jumps.

Posted November 21, 2018

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Nearly 50 retailers have signed up to take part in the second annual Bike Shop Day, an event launched last year by Brooklyn retailer 718 Cyclery.

Posted November 21, 2018
E-bike sales up 46 percent year to date.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — U.S. wholesalers sold 7 percent fewer bikes through the first 10 months of 2018 compared with the same period last year. But the dollar value of those bikes was up nearly 6 percent, reflecting a higher average cost per bike.

Posted November 21, 2018

WASHINGTON, Missouri (BRAIN) — A new center that will provide a number of services for light electric vehicles, including e-bikes, is slated to open next week just outside of St. Louis.

Posted November 20, 2018

EASTON, Pa. (BRAIN) — Genesis Bicycles will, for the fourth time, close on Friday and the store's staff will once again donate its pay for the day to The Children's Home of Easton.

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