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Fox Factory sees 16 percent sales increase in bike products

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif.

Federal budget deal includes funding for some bike-friendly programs

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — A budget deal reached by Congress this weekend includes funding for bike projects including the U.S. Department of Transportation’s TIGER grant program, said Katy Hartnett, the director of government relations for PeopleForBikes. The deal, reached Sunday, would fund government operations through Sept

Colorado passes e-bike bill, becomes fourth state with legislation on the books

DENVER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Colorado Gov.

Benno Bikes expands dealer base and sales force, hires Ben Luster as sales manager

PHOENIX (BRAIN) — Benno Bikes, a company created by Benno Baenziger, the co-founder and former designer and co-owner of Electra Bikes, is expanding its retail partners and outside sales force and has opened a distribution center in Phoenix. The company also recently hired Ben Luster as sales manager for Benno Bikes USA

Guest Opinion: Utah’s outdoor companies, legislators must work together

By Sarah Lehman Editor’s note: Sarah Lehman is the CEO of ENVE Composites, based in Ogden, Utah. This column ran in the Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday. Utah is home

Guest Opinion: Utah’s outdoor companies, legislators must work together

By Sarah Lehman Editor’s note: Sarah Lehman is the CEO of ENVE Composites, based in Ogden, Utah. This column ran in the Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday. Utah is home.

GU Energy boycotts all Utah trade shows

Company joins brands withdrawing from Outdoor Retailer, but also says it won't attend Interbike if show moves to state and policies on public lands don't change. BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — GU Energy Labs said Wednesday that it was joining the number of outdoor brands pulling out of the biannual Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City over Utah lawmakers’ opposition to policies on public lands including the designation of the Bears Ears National Monument

Vista Outdoor reports sales increase due to acquisitions

The owner of Bell, Giro and CamelBak sees a drop in organic sales and profits. FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc. sales hit $654 million in its fiscal quarter than ended Jan.

NICA adds board members and staff as growth continues

BERKELEY, Calif. (BRAIN) — The National Interscholastic Cycling Association has added four new board members, done some organizational restructuring and added new staff to meet the needs of continued growth in high school mountain bike racing. As part of the changes, Austin McInerny, who had been NICA’s executive director, will now be its president, with a newly defined riole

Bike registry services merge as Project 529 buys National Bike Registry

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The online bike registry platform Project 529 has acquired the National Bike Registry and is integrating the two programs, which have nearly 400,000 bikes in their combined registries