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Posted June 5, 2014
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BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The PeopleForBikes Ride on Chicago reached the Windy City on Monday and exceeded its fundraising goal of $100,000.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 5, 2014

GIVISIEZ, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Scott Sports says thieves stole bikes worth more than 1 million Swiss francs ($1.1 million) from a warehouse at the company's headquarters over the weekend.

Posted in International
Posted June 4, 2014
Retail chain has sold a special series of Boardman models for years.

REDDITCH, United Kingdom (BRAIN) — The U.K. retail chain Halfords has purchased Boardman Bikes, the company started by British cycling champion Chris Boardman.

Posted in International
Posted June 4, 2014

SHENZHEN, China (BRAIN) —  WTB has hired industry veteran Kevin Yen to join WTB China's sales staff, focusing on the Eastern China sales territory. Yen will assist WTB's Eastern China sales manager, Jason Zhang.

Posted in International
Posted June 4, 2014
Nutrition brand also offers new flavors for protein bar.

SALT LAKE CITY (BRAIN) — Probar is renaming its protein bar as part of a company-wide "brand refresh," the company said. The bar formerly known as the Probar Core is being renamed the Probar Base.

Posted in North America
Posted June 4, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — IBDs saw growth in merchandise dollars, units and average retail-selling price in April compared with the same month last year.

Posted in Studies/Reports
Posted June 4, 2014
The Nicolai ION-20 with Effigear gear box and Gates Carbon Drive.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — The high-end German mountain bike brand Nicolai is now being distributed in the U.S. by Nicolai USA, based in Arizona.

Posted in International
Posted June 4, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bike fit provider Retül is working with the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine and British Cycling to offer two, two-day classes on cycling injury management: one session in Boulder and one in Manchester, England. The classes are aimed at medical professionals who treat cycling injuries.

Posted in International
Posted June 4, 2014

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — WD-40 Bike is sponsoring the week-long BC Bike Race.

The brand has been named the official bike care brand of the race, held later this month.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition
Posted June 3, 2014
Nys at CrossVegas last year.

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Two-time world champion Sven Nys will defend his CrossVegas title this year at the Las Vegas race held during Interbike.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition / Interbike
Posted June 3, 2014

GILBERT, Ariz. (BRAIN) — USA BMX has awarded $45,000 in scholarships to 31 collegiate athletes as part of the Bob Warnicke Memorial Scholarship Program.

Posted in North America
Posted June 3, 2014

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association is among more than 50 trade organizations urging the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ask Congress to repeal a shipping container scanning mandate.

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (BRAIN) —  QBP is now stocking more than 100 SKUs from BMX brand Animal Bikes, the distributor announced Monday.

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition is seeking nominations for its Bike Industry Pioneering Woman and First Ascent Awards.

The awards were established by OIWC in 2006 to recognize the impact women have had on the bike industry and their local communities. 

Posted in North America Tagged Awards
Posted June 2, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has sent out a confidential request for proposals (RFP) seeking bidders for a contract to provide more accurate statistical data on bicycling participation in the U.S.

Posted in North America Tagged Advocacy/Non-profits
Posted June 2, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) — Folding bike maker Tern is working with Europe's largest car sharing service, car2go, on a promotion in Italy this summer.

Posted in International
Posted June 2, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — CatEye has added Premier Cycling Group as its new sales representative for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.

Posted in North America Tagged People
Posted June 2, 2014

BEAVERTON, Ore. (BRAIN) — Yakima is now the preferred cargo management equipment provider for The Bike Cooperative, a dealer-owned co-op with more than 300 members. 

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2014

AJAX, Ontario (BRAIN) — WASPcam products are now being distributed in the U.S. by BTI and Lexco Bikes.

The Canadian brand's products continue to be distributed in Canada by Live to Play Sports.

Posted in North America
Posted June 2, 2014

BURNABY, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Sugoi Performance Apparel is the official performance apparel sponsor for the BC Bike Race, held June 28-July 5 this year in Sugoi's home of British Columbia.

Posted in North America Tagged Competition

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