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Fyxation Bicycle Co. buys Pedal Milwaukee Building

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — Fyxation has acquired the Pedal Milwaukee Building, a 1929 brick building that will house the brand’s design center and corporate offices as well as warehouse space. The building also is home to Wisconsin Bike Fed, Velobahn Coffee and Team Sports, Inc, which is owned and managed by Tom Schuler, the building’s previous owner. Schuler, a former Olympic cyclist and founding member of the 7-Eleven Cycling Team, bought the building in 2011 and had always intended to make the building a hub for cycling-related businesses

Chris Kegel, influential Milwaukee retailer and industry leader, dies at 63

MILWAUKEE, Wis.— Chris Kegel, owner of the Milwaukee retail chain Wheel & Sprocket and a longtime advocate for cycling, died Tuesday after a months-long struggle with bile-duct cancer.

Wisconsin declares September 25 as Chris Kegel Day

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — In recognition of his contributions to his native state, the governor of Wisconsin is proclaiming Sunday, Sept.

By Emma on September 23, 2016 | Electric Bike
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Milwaukee’s Ben’s Cycle announces new hires and promotions

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) —?Ben’s Cycle has recently made several key hires and promotions. The store, which dates to 1928, is owned by?Vince Hanoski, the grandson of Ben Hanoski, who began the business out of his basement.

SR Suntour suspension clinics planned in Cleveland and Milwaukee for January

MADISON, Wis.

Klibowitz joins Road magazine editorial team

VALENCIA, Calif.

Milwaukee retailer to add café in new location

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — After just over a year in business, Coast In Bikes is the first IBD in Milwaukee to add a café space to its retail store.

By admin on April 25, 2014 | Folding Bicycle, Safety
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Milwaukee retailer to add café in new location

MILWAUKEE (BRAIN) — After just over a year in business, Coast In Bikes is the first IBD in Milwaukee to add a café space to its retail store. Owners Carolyn Weber and Tristan Klein relocated the store to a new building in December, and are in the process of opening a coffee shop and café in the back of the store.  Coast In Bikes, which opened in April 2013, was originally located in a small business incubator space owned by an organization called Bucket Space

Erik’s Bike and Board announces opening of 21st store

GRAFTON, WI (BRAIN) — Erik’s Bike and Board’s 21 st store is slated to open on Saturday. The new store is located just north of Milwaukee, about 17 miles from its 20 th store in Whitefish Bay, which opened in October. Erik’s moved into a space previously occupied by Grafton Ski and Cyclery and began renovating it this fall.  “We are excited to bring Erik’s service and great selection to the residents of Grafton and the greater Milwaukee area.

Erik’s 20th store planned for former autoworker building

ST. PAUL, MN (BRAIN) — By the end of summer, Erik’s Bike Shop should have opened its 20 th location in a onetime autoworkers’ union hall across from the defunct Ford Twin Cities Assembly Plan right on the Mississippi River in St. Paul