More countries than ever to be represented at NAHBS

SACRAMENTO, Calif.?(BRAIN) — Organizers say they have registered exhibitors from more countries than ever for next year’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, which will be held here Feb. 26-28. For the first time, exhibitors from Russia and Lithuania are expected to attend the show, along with bike makers from North America, the U.K., Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Australia, and Japan.

Shimano sales jump 23 percent in 2014

OSAKA, Japan (BRAIN) — Shimano pocketed an extra $518.7 million last year as sales hit $2.8 billion (333.168 billion yen), with most of the increase coming from the company’s cycling division. Sales of bike components rose 26 percent to $2.3 billion (273.955 billion yen) as the company picked up market share from its competitors


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