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Amer’s Mavic/Enve sales slump 12 percent in Q1

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Sales in Amer Sports’ cycling division, comprising the Mavic and Enve brands, were down 12 percent in local currencies in the first quarter, to 32.1 million euros ($38.9 million). The company said its cycling sales were “adversely impacted by lower OEM orders.” Amer’s total sales were up 1 percent in the quarter, to 664.2 million euros

Italian Pavilion returns to Sea Otter expo, highlighting nation’s brands

Editor’s note: This article appears in the festival guide for this year’s Sea Otter Classic, which starts Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Backcountry.com adds house-brand clothing, with bike clothes to come

PARK CITY, Utah (BRAIN) — E-commerce retailer Backcountry.com this week announced a new line of branded apparel for outdoor and casual use and said it would add mountain bike items to its new house brand later this year. The Backcountry Lifestyle collection includes technical rainwear, T-shirts, dresses, shorts, pants, hoodies and shirts

Stetina’s Sierra Prospect gran fondo to be held during Interbike’s Northstar Free-Ride Festival

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced Wednesday that the Stetina’s Sierra Prospect gran fondo will take place during the Northstar Free-Ride Festival, the consumer event that precedes Interbike’s trade expo in the Reno-Tahoe areas this September. SSP is now in its second year and is a weekend affair consisting of road rides, dinners and more, leading up to the main event on Sunday where participants roll along Lake Tahoe and into the Sierra Nevada.

Interbike releases details of its public Free-Ride Festival at Northstar

Events will include bike demos, enduro races, e-bike race and kids’ activities. SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike and Northstar California Resort have released details of the new consumer bike festival that will precede the Interbike trade show in the Reno-Tahoe area this September.

ANA makes $5 million in repayments after discovering bike import duties mistake

KENT, Wash. (BRAIN) — As part of a review late last year, managers at Accell North America discovered that the company had been underpaying U.S. Customs on some bike import duties since 2013.

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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Consumer-direct brand Fezzari adds lifetime warranty on frames

LINDON, Utah (BRAIN) — Fezzari Bicycles is now offering a lifetime warranty on all frames. Previously the consumer-direct bike brand had a five-year frame warranty.  “We’re really excited to extend the lifetime warranty to our full range of carbon suspension and hardtail mountain bikes

Australia’s FE Sports promotes Darren Harper to national sales manager

BRISBANE, Australia (BRAIN) — FE Sports has appointed Darren Harper as its national sales manager. FE Sports is one of the largest wholesale distributors of bike products in Australia and New Zealand.

Mavic announces reduced MAP, brings mountain bike apparel back to the U.S.

OGDEN, Utah (BRAIN) – Mavic has announced reduced MAP for most of its 2017 road and mountain wheels and its wheel tire systems.