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    Tuesday, August 23, 2016
  • Industry veterans launching ‘high-volume’ carbon bike factory with Guru Cycles equipmentbicycleretailer.com - A group of industry veterans is setting up a high-volume carbon bike factory in Little Rock, using equipment purchased from Montréal's Guru Cycles, which went bankrupt last year. The group, doing business as HIA Velo,...
  • Burton Snowboards CEO to Keynote Camber Outdoors Interbike Eventsgbonline.com - Donna Carpenter, CEO of Burton Snowboards, will be the featured speaker at Camber Outdoors’ (formerly OWIC) Thought-Leadership Keynote at Interbike. The event will take place on Day 1 of the trade show, Wednesday, Septembe...
  • IRONMAN World Champion Mirinda Carfrae teams up with Polartriathlonbusiness.com - Heart rate pioneer Polar has confirmed its partnership with Mirinda Carfrae, the Australian professional triathlete and IRONMAN World Champion. As one of the fastest runners in long-course triathlon, the Carfrae and ...
  • New Nike+ Run Club App includes adaptive coachingtriathlonbusiness.com - NIKE has launched a ‘significant update’ to its popular Nike+ Run Club app, which gives athletes access to a new adaptive coaching feature, expert guidance from the world’s best athletes and coaches and unrival...
  • BattleFrog Series Suspends Season, Restructures As Media-Focused Companymudrunguide.com - BattleFrog, producer of both the BattleFrog College Championship and the BattleFrog League Championship, announced that it will restructure the company effective immediately to focus on its two highly successful media prop...
  • Two Texas masters snared by RaceClean anti-doping programvelonews.competitor.com - The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s increased testing of masters amateur cyclists continues to produce results. This week, USADA announced that Kimberly Ciolli of Austin, Texas, and Robert Baatz of Lewisville, Texas ac...
  • Monday, August 22, 2016
  • Ritzler and Rigney move into VP roles at SRAMbicycleretailer.com - SRAM veterans Sander Rigney and Ron Ritzler have each joined the company's senior management team in vice president roles. Rigney is now vice president of RockShox suspension, where he will oversee all suspension and d...
  • Gwen Jorgensen First American To Earn Olympic Goldtriathlon.competitor.com - The pre-race favorite Gwen Jorgensen held off a challenge from the defending Olympic champion to earn the biggest victory of her career. She is the first American to earn Olympic gold in triathlon - American Susa...
  • Under Armour launches next chapter of footwear campaignbaltimoresun.com - Under Armour launched the next chapter of a footwear campaign unveiled earlier this summer, with the latest focus on running. The newest ad in the "It Comes From Below" campaign highlights an Under Armour sponsored runnin...
  • Ryan Lochte ditched by four major sponsorsmoney.cnn.com - Speedo, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Gentle Hair Removal and mattress maker Airweave all said they would be cutting ties with Lochte after the swimmer admitted to lying about being robbed at gunpoint while in Rio. Lochte's problem...
  • Saturday, August 20, 2016
  • Brian Cookson: Cycling isn’t in denial about doping like other sportscyclingweekly.co.uk - Cycling boss Brian Cookson says that some other sports are in denial about doping and are not doing enough about the problem. Others, like athletics recently, are just now dealing with these problems or are turning a b...
  • Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Orbea moves North American headquarters in Arkansasbicycleretailer.com - Orbea has relocated its North American headquarters to a new facility more than double the size of its previous home in Little Rock, Arkansas. Orbea has made the move to accommodate future growth in the U.S. market and...
  • Momentum building for new Colorado tourvelonews.competitor.com - A group of investors plans to unveil a new professional cycling race in Colorado for 2017. The group, led by Denver businessman Ken Gart, aims to create a better financial model for professional bicycle racing — ...
  • Why did gran fondos become so popular?velonews.competitor.com - The gran fondo has become a popular addition to any American cyclist’s array of event choices. The races range in size from small, local events with several hundred riders to large events that draw thousands and ...
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016
  • Global Bicycle market expected to reach $59.9 billion by 2021, says Lucintel reportcyclingindustry.news - Global market research firm Lucintel has indicated that the worldwide bicycle market should grow to reach $59.9 billion by 2021, with CAGR of 2.4% from 2016 to 2021. Echoing both market reports elsewhere and industry ...
  • Quality Bicycle Products expands sales teambicycleretailer.com - Quality Bicycle Products is filling in four key sales positions: Alix Magner is assuming the role of director of sales, while Benton Hunt is QBP’s new national sales manager, a role Magner held previously. Peter Grim...
  • Nike Enters Americas Supply Chain Partnershipsgbonline.com - Nike, Inc. and affiliates of Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) have entered into a strategic partnership regarding the apparel supply chain in the Americas, according to funds affiliated with the companies. The partnership...
  • Alistair Brownlee Becomes First Triathlete To Successfully Defend Olympic Goldtriathlon.competitor.com - The Brownlee brothers of Great Britain set the pace for the day at the Olympics. Alistair Brownlee carried the top spot all the way to the finish line, becoming the first athlete in triathlon’s 16-year Olympic h...
  • Meet the Iron Nun: 86-Year-Old Triathlon-Running Sister Madonna Buder Stars in New Nike Adpeople.com - 86-year-old Sister Madonna Buder, a nun, is the star of Nike's new "Unlimited Youth" ad, where she shows off her impressive athletic skills. Introduced to running at age 47 or 48 after a priest suggested it, she eventually earn...
  • Bell and Blackburn restructure bike marketing, product teamsbicycleretailer.com - Bell Helmets and Blackburn is adding people to product and marketing: Sean Coffey will now head product development as the category manager for Bell’s specialty bicycle helmets. Heather Cooper has joined as director ...
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016
  • NBDA names America’s Best Bike Shops for 2016bicycleretailer.com - The National Bicycle Dealers Association has published its 2016 list of America’s Best Bike Shops. Retailers who made the cut this year not only offer great shopping experiences and expert staff, but are also rated o...
  • Fitness Trackers in Happy Meals?sgbonline.com - The world’s biggest hamburger fast food chain, McDonald’s, was giving away a step tracker called Step-It to their little eaters, replacing the plastic-wrapped toy coveted by young consumers. After being released in selec...
  • Zipcar, Yakima Partner to Drive Urban Dwellers Outsideinsideoutdoor.com - Car share network Zipcar and Yakima Products announced that the two companies are joining forces to bring Yakima bike, ski and surfboard carriers to Zipcars in North America. Yakima’s StreamLine base rack system, Front...
  • Tuesday, August 16, 2016
  • Skechers Opens Store at World Trade Center in NYCsgbonline.com - Skechers USA Inc. opened a flagship store within the World Trade Center’s new shopping district in New York City. Located along the main level of the West Concourse near the WTC Transportation Hub, the store will be home t...
  • Why Most Triathlons Don’t Have Closed Coursestriathlon.competitor.com - Triathlete Michelle Walters of McCook, Neb. was killed during Ironman Boulder on Aug. 7 when she biked into a coned-off traffic lane on Highway 36 and a pickup truck struck her, according to Colorado State Patrol....
  • ASI buys Performance Bicyclebicycleretailer.com - Advanced Sports International has bought the nation’s largest bicycle retailer, Performance Bicycle, including its 106 stores, private-label brands Forte, Spin Doctor, Transit and Scattante, and online businesses Per...
  • Marathon Revenue Used as Slush Fund, Report Saysrunnersworld.com - According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, a report released by Philadelphia City Controller Alan Butkovitz’s Office alleges that more than $380,000 in revenue from the Philadelphia Marathon was used for inappropriate acti...
  • Monday, August 15, 2016
  • Amer Sports hires Matt Robertson to lead “cycling anticipation group”bicycleretailer.com - Amer Sports has formed the “Cycling Anticipation Group” made up of its two cycling brands, Enve and Mavic, and named Matt Robertson to lead the initiative. The Cycling Anticipation Group will work closely with cust...
  • Marathon swimmers find Rio’s water to their tastelatimes.com - Days before the Rio Olympics opened, an Associated Press study suggested that athletes would be risking their health by swimming in the bay. Ingesting as little as three teaspoons of water, they were told, could cause serious ...
  • CODI Sells More Fox Factory Stocksgbonline.com - Compass Diversified Holdings Inc., which agreed this month to acquire 5.11 Tactical for $400 million, raised approximately $63 million through Fox Factory Holding Corp. Aug. 12 secondary offering of common stock. CODI sold a...

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