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Posted July 25, 2011

OGDEN, UT (BRAIN)—While much smaller than its annual Frostbike gathering at its Bloomington, Minnesota, distribution center, vendors who set up booths inside Quality Bicycle Products’ new Ogden warehouse yesterday said it offered a captive and high-quality audience.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Events / Distributor news
Posted July 24, 2011

"I hope I brought a great deal of joy to my countrymen, my country. It's been a pleasure and an honor to fly the flag over here."

—Cadel Evans, winner of this year's Tour de France, and native Australian. The 34-year-old is the oldest Tour champion since before World War II.

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 24, 2011

VERDI, NV (BRAIN)—Sinclair Imports will now distribute SpiderTech.

SpiderTech is known for its kinesiology tape therapy, and used world-wide by an ever growing list of professional sports therapists and athletes.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 24, 2011

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)—Bike Expo wrapped for the final year in its original form on Sunday as the three-year-old Munich tradeshow looks ahead to a fresh start with a different date and name next year.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 24, 2011

MILAN, Italy (BRAIN)—With a modest footprint but majestic hopes, the historic Milan bicycle show was relaunched this weekend as a stand-alone event.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 22, 2011

HEERENVEEN, the Netherlands (BRAIN)—Accell Group reported 9 percent growth in sales and 13 percent rise in net profit for the first six months of the year, according to earnings figures released Friday by the Dutch company.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted July 21, 2011

GRAND JUNCTION, CO (BRAIN)—Following an intensive week-long training session, Quality Bicycle Products has earned the accreditation to become an authorized DT Swiss service center.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 21, 2011

WHISTLER, British Columbia (BRAIN)—Norco unveiled its 2012 line in Whistler, British Columbia earlier this week, highlighting three new bikes, appealing to a wide variety of riders.

Posted in Product/Tech Tagged Distributor news
Posted July 21, 2011

BEAVERTON, OR (BRAIN)—Yakima is in the process of consolidating all manufacturing and assembly to its facility in Nanjing, China, where the majority of the company’s manufacturing already takes place.

Posted in Industry News
Posted July 21, 2011

SUNCADIA, WA (BRAIN)—Cyclocross dealers and the fans they cater to may want to take a look at Shimano’s new cyclocross group—cantilever brakes, cranks and front derailleur.

Posted in Product/Tech
Posted July 21, 2011

SUNCADIA, WA (BRAIN)—Interbike’s show director, Andy Tompkins, told Raleigh dealers that the annual show will again be in Las Vegas for 2012 as he laid out plans to put some zest back into this September’s show.

Posted in Industry News Tagged Tradeshows and conferences / Interbike

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