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Posted August 28, 2012

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Market factors such as the devaluation of the euro, Europe’s economic slump and poor weather are all weighing on the minds of many gathered here for the start of Eurobike on Wednesday.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike
Posted August 27, 2012
Eurobike 2012: Workers complete the pump track on Tuesday

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN)—Eurobike, the global industry’s largest and most important tradeshow starts Tuesday, drawing 40,000 visitors to the shores of Lake Constance in Southern Germany during its four-day run.

Posted in International Tagged Eurobike / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 23, 2012

CLOPPENBURG, Germany (BRAIN)—Derby Cycle tempered its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday due to a weaker than expected spring selling season caused by poor weather in much of Northern Europe.

Posted in International Tagged Earnings/Financial Reports
Posted August 21, 2012

BAD URACH, Germany (BRAIN)—Magura has restructured its bike parts sector internally at its German headquarters in an effort to deliver fast and efficient workshop services to dealers and end consumers.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted August 20, 2012

MONTREAL, Canada (BRAIN)Hans Bergman announced Monday that he is stepping down as general manager of Assos North America to take a position with the ski clothing company Kjus North America.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted August 19, 2012

MUNICH, Germany (BRAIN)Munich’s ISPO Bike show closed on Sunday after a four-day run in Bavaria. In its fourth year, ISPO Bike drew 290 exhibitors and 6,000 trade visitors from 46 countries, according to organizers at Messe München International, where the fair is held.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 8, 2012

NANJING, China (BRAIN)Asia Bike will move out on its own next year after coupling with the Asia Outdoor show for its first two years.

Posted in International Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted August 7, 2012

TORONTO, Ontario—Organizers of the ExpoCycle 2012 show are planning two industry networking events for the first evening of September 9, the show's first trade-only day.

Posted in International Tagged Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 19, 2012

FRANKFURT, Germany (BRAIN)—If Trek was looking for more space to showcase its 2013 products to European retailers when it opted out of Eurobike this year, it certainly found what it was looking for.

Posted in International Tagged Events / Tradeshows and conferences
Posted July 18, 2012

VICENZA, Italy (BRAIN)—Campagnolo has brought on former U.S. pro track racer James Hibbard as its new public relations manager.

Posted in International Tagged People
Posted July 12, 2012

BOLOGNA, Italy (BRAIN) Thursday July 12 2012 11:15 AM MT—Marzocchi forks will be assembled by Hodaka in Taiwan starting in October this year, the company announced Thursday.

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Posted July 11, 2012

NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia (BRAIN) — BH Bikes has partnered with its Australian distributor, JetBlack Products, to form BH Bikes Australia. The companies announced the move in a press release saying that this will cut out the middleman and allow BH to be sold at “extremely competitive prices.”

Posted in International
Posted June 21, 2012

Shimano, Pearl Izumi debut at Outdoor Show • German trade group gains stronger voice • ISPO to study business opportunities in Brazil

Posted in International
Posted June 11, 2012

TAIPEI, Taiwan (BRAIN) Monday June 11 2012 6:03 PM MT—First-quarter exports of complete bicycles from Taiwan to the global market fell 9.5 percent in what could be an indication of the effect of Europe’s economic slowdown on the island’s manufacturers.

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Posted May 29, 2012

ALMERE, Netherlands (BRAIN) Tuesday May 29 2012 12:26 PM MT—Derby Cycle could soon return to its private status after more than a year of trading on various European stock exchanges.

Posted in International
Posted May 24, 2012

LAGUNA HILLS, CA (BRAIN) Thursday May 24 2012 3:28 PM MT—The bike business in Europe is showing resilience despite daily headlines on the continent’s turbulent economy that are bound to push buying to the back of some consumers’ minds.

Posted in International
Posted May 23, 2012

PLOVDIV, Bulgaria (BRAIN) Wednesday May 23 2012 5:53 AM MT—Dahon has begun producing bikes for the European market in Bulgaria through a partnership with local manufacturer Maxcom.

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Posted May 22, 2012

JAKARTA, Indonesia (BRAIN) Tuesday May 22 2012 9:05 AM MT—Schwalbe has expanded its factory in Indonesia and is now producing its own tubulars at the 80,000-square-meter (861,000-square-foot) plant in Jakarta.

Posted in International
Posted May 14, 2012

GRENCHEN, Switzerland (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 11:14 AM MT—Construction is under way on Velodrome Suisse, a CHF 15 million ($16 million) track, sports hall and training center planned next door to BMC’s Swiss headquarters in Grenchen.

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Posted May 11, 2012

ALCOBENDAS, Spain (BRAIN) Monday May 14 2012 1:53 AM MT—Spanish brand BH opened the doors to its first-ever concept store last week in the Rio Norte Business Park in Alcobendas just north of Madrid.

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