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PORT COQUITLAM, British Columbia (BRAIN) — Live to Play Sports is adding Zipp to its selection of products from SRAM, with the brand's full range of carbon and alloy wheels, aero cockpits, bars, stems and seatposts available to Live to Play dealers across Canada starting in mid-October.

Posted in North America
9 hours 34 min ago

NEWPORT, Vt. (BRAIN) — Louis Garneau Sports is instituting a minum advertised price policy in Canada, effective Nov. 1. The company enacted a similar policy in the U.S. in 2012.

Posted in North America
13 hours 23 min ago
Organizers also planning 2015 events in March in Moab and BC in June.
Outerbike 2013. Photo: Whit Richardson.

MOAB, Utah (BRAIN) — The Outerbike consumer bike festival opens this week in Utah, with skills clinics and guided rides scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, followed by the Demo Days consumer expo from Friday through Sunday.

Posted in North America
14 hours 25 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — Mosi Bicycles, a three-year-old San Francisco brand than makes European-styled city bikes, is changing its name to Mozie Bicycles.

Posted in North America
15 hours 41 min ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Frank Hugelmeyer has resigned as president and CEO of the Outdoor Industry Association, effective Oct. 3, the organization's board announced Tuesday.

Posted in North America
1 day 10 hours ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — EcoSpeed, which has been making mid-drive electric bicycle motors since 2001, is in the last days of a Kickstarter fundraising campaign that would enable it to ramp up production.

Posted in North America
1 day 14 hours ago

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Bikinvention 2 CC, the South African maker of Squirt wax chain lube, says it has settled the case it brought against its former U.S. distributor.

Posted in North America
1 day 15 hours ago

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — Charlie Issendorf, most recently a vice president at Champion System, has joined startup virtual training company Zwift as vice president of events for North America.

Posted in North America
1 day 15 hours ago

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Organizers of Levi's GranFondo, which will be held this Saturday in Sonoma County, California, expect the event will raise more than $1 million for charity.

Posted in North America
2 days 1 hour ago

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Bicycle Retailer & Industry News and PeopleForBikes have partnered to update and publish the annual Industry Directory.

Posted in Industry News
4 days 11 hours ago

LAKE FOREST, Calif. (BRAIN) — Torcano Industries has become the exclusive international distributor for grip brand RedMonkey Sports.

Posted in North America
4 days 11 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (BRAIN) — Longtime Dahon general manager Pete Mole, who is also credited as the creator of the first muscle bike, died in mid-September days after suffering a stroke. He was 88.

Posted in North America

Upcoming Events

Oct 01 to Oct 05
Outerbike Moab, UT
Oct 03 to Oct 05
Providence Cyclo-cross Festival Roger Williams Park, Providence, RI
Oct 03
New England Builders' Ball The Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park
Oct 09 to Oct 12
Asia Bike Trade Show Nanjing International Expo Centre, China
Oct 10 to Oct 12
Recumbent Cycle-Con Trade Show & Convention DuPage Expo Center, St. Charles, IL
Oct 21 to Oct 23
BRAIN Dealer Tour, Austin Austin, Texas

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