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Posted October 24, 2012

The fourth edition of DealerCamp will be held a few days later than prior editions and will feature a consumer day, organizers announced late Tuesday.

Posted in North America Tagged Consumer Expos and Rides / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 24, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — Whether it’s dealing in used bikes, specializing in parts and accessories, or serving up beer and coffee and hosting cycling-related events, retailers visited on the first day of the BRAIN Portland Dealer Tour ranged as much in target market and client base as in size and longevity.

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Dealer Tour
Posted October 23, 2012

FRYEBURG, ME (BRAIN) — Maine distributor Downeast Bicycle Specialists has joined SmartEtailing’s Supplier Sync program, which makes it possible for subscribing retailer to display Downeast's inventory on their websites.

Posted in North America Tagged Web/Internet / Distributor news
Posted October 23, 2012

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN) — DT Swiss has promoted Dwayne Weddle to its global sales team, where he will be responsible for OEM sales support.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted October 23, 2012

MADISON, WI (BRAIN) — Organizers of this Friday's 9th annual Saris Gala expect the event to maintain its status as the largest single-night advocacy fundraiser in the U.S. The Gala has raised more than $650,000 in its first eight editions.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted October 23, 2012

MANCHESTER, NH (BRAIN) — The Bike Cooperative has added Profile Design and Bellwether products to its offerings, the companies announced this week.

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2012

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Taiwanese manufacturer JD Group will show a new electric bike motor targeted at North American bike makers at next month's Taichung Bike Week, a major original equipment spec' event.

Posted in International Tagged Electric bike / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted October 23, 2012

MONTEREY, CA (BRAIN) — The Sea Otter Classic has added Mike McCormack and Wendy Booher to its communications staff. The two replace outgoing communications director Donna Brown.

Posted in North America Tagged People / Sea Otter Classic
Posted October 23, 2012

HAVERHILL, MA (BRAIN) — Mavic, Inc. has updated its dealer website and added a new portal site to centralize online dealer resources in the U.S.

Mavicpro.com is a gateway to wholesale ordering, product technical information, media tools and marketing materials.

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Jim Spring, the founder of Leisure Trends Group and a leader in tracking and analyzing the retail sports industry, died Monday at 75.

Posted in North America
Posted October 23, 2012

PORTLAND, OR (BRAIN) — With 50 percent chance of rain and expected afternoon showers, Bicycle Retailer & Industry News editors and sponsors will likely get a little wet today as they embark on a three-day tour of bike shops in Portland, Oregon. 

Posted in Retail News Tagged BRAIN Dealer Tour

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