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January 28, 2014

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Accessories brand Serfas has completed its move from Orange County, Calif., to a larger headquarters and warehouse facility in Phoenix.

Posted in North America
January 27, 2014

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Phoenix-area retailer Rick Marquis held a grand opening celebration this past weekend for his new Giant Scottsdale store.

Posted in Retail News
January 27, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS (BRAIN) — Kinetic is now offering its inRide Watt Meter and Bluetooth Smart heart rate strap separately.

The items were previously available only as a package. But Jason Overman, Kinetic's North American sales manager, said many potential customers already owned a heart rate strap. 

Posted in Product/Tech
January 27, 2014
New WFSGI president Frank A. Dassler

MUNICH (BRAIN) — The World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry has elected Frank A. Dassler as its new president. Dassler is the general counsel of the Adidas Group and a descendent of Adidas and Puma founders Adolf and Rudolf Dassler; his father, Armin Dassler, served as WFSGI's president from 1986-1989.

Posted in International
January 27, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — MapMyFitness apps can now sync their data with MyFitnessPal, a web- and app-based program that tracks diet, exercise and weight changes.

Posted in Product/Tech
January 27, 2014

TEMECULA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Continuing the push to grow its retailer base, Intense Cycles has brought aboard two new outside sales reps: Alex Clark in Colorado and New Mexico and Shane Johnson in Utah and Idaho.

Posted in North America
January 27, 2014

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The issue also includes news about Specialized's Rider Experience program, the death of toolmaker Paul Morningstar and more.

Posted in Retail News
January 27, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Launched via Kickstarter and distributed by Southern California-based Torcano Industries, the Orp is the first bicycle light to integrate a dual-tone horn, emitting 76 or 96 decibels of sound to alert cars, pedestrians, runners and other cyclists.

Posted in New Products
January 27, 2014

ASPEN, Colo. (BRAIN) — POC has named Josh Fonner as its  new U.S. bike sales manager. Fonner has a long history in the industry, working most recently as Western retail services manager and Eastern sales manager for Giant Bicycles. POC is entering the road cycling market this year with its AVIP product line.

Posted in North America
January 27, 2014

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (BRAIN) – The trade association Triathlon Business International and triathlon site Slowtwitch.com have named the top 50 multi-sport retailers in the U.S. They released the list Sunday as the two-day Triathlon Business International annual conference got under way here. 

Posted in North America

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