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BTI’s second distribution facility open for business

SANTA FE, N.M.(BRAIN)  — Bicycle Technologies International has begun shipping orders from its second distribution facility, located in Reno-Sparks, Nevada.

Rotor America hires Joe Hanrahan as inside sales lead

SALT LAKE CITY — Rotor America has hired Joe Hanrahan as its inside sales lead. Hanrahan will work out of the company’s North American headquarters in Salt Lake City. Hanrahan most recently worked as an outside sales rep for Shimano, and has worked in various bicycle shops in Colorado and Utah.

BRAIN Dealer Tour of the Grand Valley kicks off Tuesday

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (BRAIN) – Bicycle Retailer & Industry News staff is returning to Colorado, but this time editors and sponsors will visit shops in Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade.

Giant’s first quarter revenue slides reflecting continued market turmoil

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN) — First quarter revenue at Giant Manufacturing, the world’s largest producer of bikes, continues a downward trend pointing to what could be another tough year for the industry. First quarter revenue dropped 5.9 percent to NT$13.5 billion ($447.4 million) compared to 2016 first quarter revenue of NT$14.4

Giant supports Project Bike Tech

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Giant Bicycles has become a premier partner of Project Bike Tech, a project that uses bicycle education as a conduit to teach core academics, enhance lives, create career opportunities and inspire new generations to be passionate about bikes.

Cycling participation edges higher in 2016, NSGA reports

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — Cycling participation ticked up a mild 0.5 percent to 36.2 million riders in 2016, according to new figures from the National Sporting Goods Association.

Cycling participation edges higher in 2016, NSGA reports

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. (BRAIN) — Cycling participation ticked up a mild 0.5 percent to 36.2 million riders in 2016, according to new figures from the National Sporting Goods Association. The NSGA defines participants as those who have ridden a bike six or more days per year, and tracks this for Americans ages 7 and up

Fox Factory sees 16 percent sales increase in bike products

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.

World Cycling Forum finalizes agenda

PORTO, Portugal (BRAIN) — The inaugural World Cycling Forum, set for June 7 and 8 in Porto, Portugal, will focus on “consumer centricity and increasing speed to market,” organizers stated.

May 1 BRAIN looks at bike podcasts and the high-end MTB market, and remembers Steve Tilford

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — The latest issue of BRAIN features a look at a growing trend in the bike media world: podcasts.