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Utah retailer revamps three Salt Lake City area stores with Giant

RIVERTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Taylor’s Bike Shop, a group of stores in the Salt Lake City, Utah, region with locations in Riverton, Taylorsville and Provo, have remodeled and become Giant Retail Partner stores.

Nomination period now open for Interbike’s Retailer Innovation awards

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.

Mechanics association plans technical workshops in three cities

Three-day workshops planned for Denver, Portland and Washington, DC.-area. AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association has opened registration for three-day technical workshops to be held this fall and next spring in three cities. The organization said the workshops are being designed to bolster individual mechanics’ skills while growing their business acumen.  They will be held in Denver, Nov

Velofix on track to surpass Performance for the most shops in North America

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Velofix has now sold 104 mobile service franchise territories in North America, putting it just shy of Performance Bicycles’ 106 shop total for the highest number of bike shops under the same name here. Currently 78 Velofix vans are operating, with an additional 20 set to begin rolling in the next three months.  New Velofix operations will soon be running in Atlanta and in the Indianapolis area

PeopleForBikes hosts two executive fly-ins and Congressional Bike Fest in DC

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and representatives from the bike industry spent two days here last week for two executive fly-ins and the first-ever PeopleForBikes Congressional Bike Fest. “The fly-ins and our first-ever Bike Fest are part of PeopleForBikes’ ongoing effort to elevate the bike industry’s voice on Capitol Hill,” said Jenn Dice, the vice president of the PeopleForBikes Business Network.

League of American Bicyclists recognizes Bicycle Friendly Businesses in all 50 states

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — In celebration of National Bike to Work Week, the League of American Bicyclists welcomes 34 new and renewingBicycle Friendly Businesses.

League of American Bicyclists recognizes Bicycle Friendly Businesses in all 50 states

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — In celebration of National Bike to Work Week, the League of American Bicyclists welcomes 34 new and renewingBicycle Friendly Businesses. They join 1,343 businesses in all 50 states and the District of Columbia that have earned BFB status.

L.A. retailer’s crowdfunding campaign will expand the shop’s leather business

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) – When it comes to retail, Chris Kelly has always been one to think outside the box. From closing his store, Topanga Creek Outpost, mid-week for staff and customer adventures, which he has dubbed ‘Unpredict your Wednesday’, to ditching products sold on Amazon more than five years ago, Kelly has spent the better part of his career working to set his shop apart from the rest

Felt Bicycles hires Juan Diaz as key territories sales rep

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Felt Bicycles has announced that it has hired Juan Diaz as sales representative for select counties in Southern California, from Orange in the south to San Luis Obispo in the north, along with the states of Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.

Felt Bicycles hires Juan Diaz as key territories sales rep

IRVINE, Calif. (BRAIN) – Felt Bicycles has announced that it has hired Juan Diaz as sales representative for select counties in Southern California, from Orange in the south to San Luis Obispo in the north, along with the states of Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.