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Posted October 12, 2012

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Easton Bell Sports sent out revised dealer agreements to its network on Thursday outlining a new unilateral minimum advertised price policy aimed at curbing unauthorized sales of its products. 

Posted in North America
Posted October 12, 2012

IRVINE, CA (BRAIN) — Shimano American planned to break ground Friday on an expansion to its Ladson, South Carolina, distribution center.

Posted in North America Tagged Distributor news
Posted October 11, 2012
An Interbike newbie reports on his first show, where he variously felt out of place and like a movie star.
The QBP booth at Interbike

By Joe Nocella

Posted in Retail News Tagged Interbike
Posted October 10, 2012

TORONTO, Ontario (BRAIN) — The head of Dorel Industries’ bike division laid out an aggressive plan to double sales and triple net profit in the next five years as he spoke to company shareholders and financial analysts during an investor day meeting Tuesday in Toronto. 

Posted in North America
Posted October 10, 2012
The author on Santa Fe's Dale Ball trail Wednesday. Photo: Steve Frothingham

SANTA FE, NM (BRAIN) — IMBA expects close to 400 people will attend today’s opening of its 2012 World Summit here at the city's convention center. The summit, including a variety of seminars and group rides, runs through Saturday. 

Posted in North America
Posted October 10, 2012
Moment Ace Rotor

MARIN, CA (BRAIN) — Rob Reedy of Echos Communications has purchased Dirty Dog MTB, maker of aftermarket laser-etched mountain bike brake rotors, stems and cable guides, and rebranded the company Moment Industries.

Posted in North America Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions
Posted October 9, 2012
Andrew Juskaitis (left) and James Hibbard.

NEWBURY PARK, CA (BRAIN) — Giant has named James Hibbard as its new global road product marketing specialist.

Posted in North America
Posted October 9, 2012

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN) — Pon Holding on Tuesday said it would pay the last shareholders of Derby Cycle 31.56 euros per share to buy out the remaining 5 percent interest in the company.

Posted in International Tagged Mergers & Acquisitions / Bikeshare
Posted October 9, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Taiwanese manufacturer Velocite Bikes has partnered with electronics giant Acer to demonstrate in real time the airflow benefits of its new aero road frame. 

Posted in International
Posted October 8, 2012

ORANGE, CA (BRAIN)—Thousands of dirt devotees young and old gathered across the nation Saturday in observance of Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day, the International Mountain Bicycling Association’s annual event to get youth out on the trails.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits

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