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Posted December 31, 2014
A blog by the NBDA's executive director.

Casual cyclists sometimes feel intimidated in bike shops because they don't understand the equipment, the complexity or even the people working there.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 31, 2014
Mystery no more.

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — The untimely death of aero wheel innovator Steve Hed resulted in the most read article on BicycleRetailer.com in 2014. That story, published Nov. 26, shocked and saddened industry members and consumers alike.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN News
Posted December 31, 2014

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (BRAIN) — The 2015 Breck Epic MTB Stage Race has a new official lodging partner and host property, Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge. The event, first held in 2009, previously had used a local ice arena as its home base.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 31, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) —  Cyclone Bicycle Supply has added several new product lines for the new year.

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 29, 2014

COSTA MESA, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is accepting Supplier Scorecards from its members through the end of the day Wednesday, Dec. 31.

Posted in Retail News
Posted December 29, 2014

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — Accell North America is launching a retail support program for its Raleigh and Lapierre branded e-bikes. The program — which includes two Sprinter vans that will visit stores nationwide this year — is modeled on a similar program run by Accell NA's IZIP brand.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Electric bike
Posted December 29, 2014
Another show planned for Boulder

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — A new movie by filmmaker Benedict Campbell, "For the Love of Mud, a Film about Cyclo-cross," will premiere at the USA Cycling national cyclocross championships on Jan. 9.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Racing & Sponsorship
Posted December 29, 2014

MONTREAL (BRAIN) — Dorel Industries Inc. is acquiring the remaining 30 percent interest in Companhia Dorel Brasil Produtos Infantis (Dorel Juvenile Brazil), which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Dorel.

Posted in International
Posted December 29, 2014

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Range Light, a Chicago investment firm, has launched a new program to invest in healthy, active lifestyle businesses.

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 29, 2014
The Red Fox Edge.

NIXA, Mo. (BRAIN) — Smack Media is now representing Red Fox Wireless for public relations, the companies have announced.

Posted in Industry News
Posted December 29, 2014
Speedsleev's Large Carbon Seatsleev.

LANCASTER, Pa. (BRAIN) — Speedsleev Products, the maker of lightweight saddle packs and other products, has expanded its distribution for 2015. 

Posted in International Tagged Distributor news

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