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Parvilla Cycles holds grand opening in new, larger location

Move allows retailer to purchase its own building and expand fit studio. EDGEWATER, Md

Buffalo’s Tom’s Pro Bike acquires Park Ave Bike Shop

BUFFALO, N.Y. (BRAIN) — The owners of Tom’s Pro Bike Service, which has two locations in the Buffalo area, have acquired Park Ave Bike Shop, which has two locations in the Rochester area, about an hour away.  Tom and Val Lonzi bought the Park Ave business from Andy August effective May 2

Specialized and Maxxis sign on for Impact Media Summit

KETCHUM, Idaho (BRAIN) — CrankTank has announced Specialized and Maxxis will attend its Impact Media Summit, planned for June 26-27 in Sun Valley.

Specialized says exchange rates and inflation forcing a mid-season price hike

MORGAN HILL, Calif.

Niner Bikes hires Reese Ruland as social media manager

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes has hired Reese Ruland as the brand’s new social media manager

Specialized works with 4iiii on new Power Crank power meters

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized Bicycle Components worked with Canada’s 4iiii Innovations to develop the power meter technology used in its new line of Power Crank power meters, which was released to the public on Wednesday. Specialized developed and tested the new power meters with its own Human Performance Lab at the Specialized Win Tunnel and the Locomotion Laboratory at the University of Colorado in Boulder.

Princeton Sports closing one location after selling building

BALTIMORE (BRAIN) — Princeton Sports, a third-generation ski and bike retailer that dates to 1936, is closing one of its two locations after selling the real estate. The retailer began a liquidation sale at its 17,000-square foot Columbia, Maryland, store on Thursday.

Specialized celebrates opening of four new ‘Innovation Centers’

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — This year Specialized will open four new facilities, in three countries, each devoted to innovation, the company said.

Specialized adds global retail leader to help its retailers improve

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — Specialized has hired Marcie Webster as its new leader of global retail. Webster, who was most recently with The North Face will focus on helping Specialized retailers “elevate store performance and integrate operations” with the company. “I am thrilled to be joining Specialized – a team of such smart and passionate people.

First Flight Bicycles to remain open following sale

STATESVILLE, N.C. (BRAIN) — In the months following retailer Jeff Archer’s death after being struck by a car while crossing the street last July, the fate of his shop, First Flight Bicycles, remained uncertain