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MRP hires Rob Aguero as manager of sales and business development

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) — Mountain Racing Products has hired industry veteran Rob Aguero to its sales team.

North Carolina’s Motion Makers Bicycle Shop to open third store in May

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — Retailer Kent Cranford has announced plans to open a third Motion Makers Bicycle Shop later this spring.

Calgary Cycle opens new location

CALGARY, Alberta (BRAIN) — Calgary Cycle, which claims to be the oldest bike shop in the city, has opened a new, 12,000-square-foot store for the 2018 season.

Eight programs receive grants for equitable bike share and related research

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — The Better Bike Share Partnership has awarded more than $410,000 in grants to help increase access to bike share in communities of color, and to fund research related to bike share and equity

Shootouts, Seminars, Happy Hours, After Hours and more: Interbike events calendar for Tuesday and Wednesday

A calendar of events for Tuesday and Wednesday at the OutDoor Demo and Interbike Expo.  Tuesday, Sept.

ACT Lab establishes sales and research office in Japan

LONG BEACH, Calif.

Interbike announces schedule for Supplier Seminars at next week’s show

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike on Tuesday announced the return of the Supplier Seminar Series presented by the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association, consisting of several educational seminars designed specifically for suppliers and their staff.

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PeopleForBikes arranges for Congress members to visit bike industry

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — In August during the Congressional recess, PeopleForBikes arranged for 19 meetings in 11 states between retailers and other members of the bike industry and Congress members and their staff.  The visits were part of the organization’s summer campaign designed to showcase the economic impact of bike businesses.

6D Helmets wins $500,000 grant as part of a program to increase safety for NFL players

BREA, Calif. (BRAIN) — When Bob Webber and Robert Reisinger launched 6D Helmets six years ago, they were betting on new technology to put them in the big leagues of helmet design. That technology has paid off as the company, along with its partner, Dynamic Research, won a prestigious $500,000 grant for its Omni-Directional Suspension technology or ODS for helmets

Eurobike seminar looks at how bikes and cars could benefit from vehicle-to-vehicle communication

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany (BRAIN) — Every time someone from Google mentions how difficult it is for its autonomous cars to avoid cyclists on the road, the industry collectively shudders. Comments like these emphasize how pressing it is for cyclists to be able to voice their concerns to automakers as more autonomous features are added to cars. The Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) seminar entitled “Bicycle Intelligent Transport Systems, Connectivity and Access to Data”, which was held at Eurobike this week, examined how quickly the automotive and motorcycle industries are moving to advance vehicle-to-vehicle communication and how bicycles currently have little input into that discussion